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Spooky Snacks for Halloween

10/16/2009 10:19:46 AM

Tags: Halloween, Recipes, Soup, Sausage, Punch, Cocktails, Deviled Eggs

GinaPut a spooky spin on deviled eggs and transform them into deviled eyeballs. You’re your deviled eggs blood-red eyes by topping them off with centered black olives and bits of red pepper.

Our favorite deviled egg recipes…

• Lucie’s Deviled Eggs 
• Deviled Eggs with Dill 
• Colorful Coriander Deviled Eggs 

Photo by riptheskull/Courtesy Flickr

Wrap miniature sausages with bread dough to make them look like mummies. Dot their eyes with bits of dough as well.

Our favorite sausage recipes…

• Turkey and Pear Sausage 
• Italian Sausage with Fennel and Garlic 

Craft a witch’s broth. Green soup with fresh mint can easily serve as a tasty (and healthy) Halloween dish.

Green Soup
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Our favorite witch’s broth recipe…

• Wicked Greens Soup with Fresh Mint

Mix a bloody concoction for your Halloween guests.

Our favorite cocktail recipe…

• Le Cilantro Rouge 

Create a terrifying punch. All you need is a tasty punch recipe, water, food coloring and a disposable, rubber glove. (Note: Make sure the glove does not have powder inside.) A few days before you're ready to serve your punch, mix water with 1 to 2 drops of food coloring (the color is your choice, but I suggest blood red or witch green). Fill the glove with the water mixture about 2/3 full. Use a rubber band or string to tie at the wrist. Let the glove freeze for 1 to 2 days so that it forms a solid ice cube. Once you're ready to serve to guests, carefully remove the disposable glove from the newly formed frozen hand and float it to your punch bowl for a terrifying treat.

Our favorite punch recipes...

• Cantaloupe and Strawberry Mint Fruit Punch 

• Ginger Minted Sparkling Punch 

• Hot Mulled Apple Cider with Cranberry and Rose Hips 

What are you going to do in the kitchen this year to celebrate Halloween? We want to hear your creative ideas!

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