Photo: Emilie/Finding Zest
Halloween parties are always a good time. Filled with friends and family dressed in costumes from goofy to gory, there aren’t any sad faces in the room, unless it’s a mask. But a Halloween party of course needs some spooky foods served to keep up the theme. Here are some great recipes inspirations ranging from spooky spirits, alarming appetizers, and deadly desserts.
Scary Sips and Spirits
Bloody Shirley Temples
Your favorite childhood drink just took a dark spin. Sherri, Tracy, and Debbie, the dynamic trio behind This Grandma is Fun have added a creepy twist to the classic shirley temple. Using a syringe to add grenadine to the drink not only adds a dark element to the drink, it allows for guest to be interactive. This recipe is non-alcoholic but can always be adjusted if looking for a boozy spin.
No, you don’t need a cauldron to make this magical drink, but a cocktail shaker might do! Courtney from Pizzazzerie has made the perfect purple sip for your spooky night! Filled with Prosecco and topped with dry ice to create a fog effect, this drink will all your guests saying WOW!
Halloween Chunky Cheese Dip
Who doesn’t love guac at a party? Take yours a notch up with a scary face to spook your guests! Kristen from Dine and Dish has an easy step-by-step recipe to create a scary Frankenstein face to top your favorite guac!
Halloween Monster Marshmallows
Give your guests a fright when they go to pop delicious marshmallows in their mouth! Emilie from Finding Zest has a quick decorating tutorial to give those sweet fluffy marshmallows a scary twist. By adding a bright colored chocolate and eyes, these little bites turn from sweet to spooky!
Bloody Eyeball Cupcakes
These cupcakes are eying you down- literally. These red velvet cupcakes are finished off with a gumball eyeball and gel coloring blood to give a creepy effect. Hayley from The Domestic Rebel sure knows how to create some grotesque treats! Bake these cupcakes up for a frightening dessert spread!
Halloween Donut Spiders
Creepy, crawly, and sweet- the only words to describe these donuts from Scarlett of Made It Ate It Loved It. This bite easily comes together by using pre-made donuts and decorating them with chocolate candies and pretzels to give this dessert its spidery topping!