Looking to spook up your small and socially distant family Halloween?
This year, Halloween may be different, but there are plenty of ways to stay spooky and celebrate. We knew we had to include recipes that will keep the holiday spirit alive and disappointment at bay. These tasty Halloween recipes will be sure to keep the fun!
This year we decided to include some healthy alternatives for Halloween and came across this really fun and spooky spin on a classic side dish! This is super simple to make, all you need are small Halloween Themed cookie cutters and some of your favorite veggies. For this recipe, sweet and white potatoes are a great choice and can be easily modified for a vegan-friendly option!
Cake pops are such a fun and versatile dessert that can be modified to fit any holiday. For this recipe, you can decorate these spooktastic eyeballs with colored white chocolate, and use M&Ms as the pupil. The lollipop sticks are a great way to serve the cake pops and minimize unwanted touching so you can enjoy every morsel without worry!
Punch is great for any party! This recipe is kid-friendly, but if you add some vodka and caution tape, and you’ve got yourself a fun adult cocktail. We suggest getting some fun halloween themed candy, to garnish the glasses with! Try to serve the punch in a sealed pitcher to avoid spooky droplets.
Spook up your Halloween party with some Boo Bark! This is such a fun and simple dessert for all ages. The great thing about this recipe is that it can be a base for so many other topping choices such as: pretzel pieces, crushed oreos, candy corn and more! Prior to putting the bark in the freezer to set, be sure to score the bark with a sharp knife so that it will break easier upon serving.
Looking for a fun appetizer? Look no further than these absolutely adorable pizza bagels! You can use other Halloween themed cookie cutters for a fun fright! This recipe is such a simple but creative spin on a delicious classic snack!
Who doesn’t LOVE s’mores?! This recipe is quick to put together with few ingredients. If you want a COVID friendly alternative for individual servings, mix the heavy cream and chocolate and pour into small single serving graham cracker crusts or in a muffin tin and garnish with the ghost peeps!
We cannot wait to see what you create from these ghoulish Halloween recipes! We wanted to include some simple COVID-friendly alternatives to ensure that we are all doing our part this Halloween to slow the spread of the virus. It may require a little bit of extra creativity, but our collective health is worth it!
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