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A few scary good recipes for Halloween

It's that time of year again! The leaves are changing color, the air is getting crisper, and best of all, it's time to start planning for Halloween. If you're looking for some inspiration for spooky snacks to serve at your Halloween party, look no further. Here are a few recipes for hocus pocus snacks that are sure to be a hit with your guests.


From spiderweb popcorn to graveyard dirt cake, these recipes are sure to get you into the Halloween spirit. So fire up your cauldron and let's get started!

Spiderweb Popcorn

This recipe for spiderweb popcorn is the perfect mix of salty and sweet. It's also easy to make, which is always a bonus. To make this snack, simply pop some popcorn and drizzle it with melted chocolate. Then, use a toothpick or a fork to create spiderwebs on top. Let the chocolate harden and enjoy!

Graveyard Dirt Cake

This decadent dessert is perfect for any Halloween party. It's also super easy to make. Simply make a chocolate cake or brownies and top them with crushed Oreos (to look like dirt). Then, add gummy worms and ghosts (or any other candy you like) and voila! You have yourself a graveyard dirt cake. Yum!

Mummy Hot Dogs

These mummy hot dogs are so cute, they're almost too good to eat...almost. They're also super easy to make. Simply wrap hot dogs in pre-made croissant dough (or you can make your own dough from scratch if you're feeling ambitious). Then bake them until the dough is golden brown and voila! You have yourself some delicious mummy hot dogs. Serve with ketchup or mustard for dipping and enjoy!

Witch Finger Cookies

These witch finger cookies are spooky and delicious! They're also pretty easy to make. Simply shape sugar cookie dough into fingers (complete with knuckles), then bake them until they're golden brown. Once they're out of the oven, press an almond into the tip of each finger to create a nail, then let them cool completely. For the finishing touch, drizzle some melted chocolate over each finger to create wrinkles and veins. Yum!

Brain Pizza

This recipe for brain pizza is not for the faint of heart! It's both gruesome and delicious. To make this ghoulish snack, simply roll out some pizza dough into a brain shape (you can use a brain mold if you have one). Top with your favorite pizza toppings and bake according to the recipe instructions. Once it's out of the oven, let it cool slightly before serving. Enjoy!

Eyeball Subs

These eyeball subs are sure to creep out your the best way possible! They're also super easy to make. Simply take pre-made mini sub buns and fill them with your favorite sandwich toppings (I like ham, cheese, and pickles). Then top each sandwich with an olive slice (for the eyeball) and some red pepper flakes (for the blood vessels). Serves with chips and enjoy!

Bat Wings

These bat wings are both creepy and delicious! They're also pretty easy to make; simply take pre-made buffalo chicken wings and dip them in melted chocolate. Then add some candy eyeballs and let them dry on a wire rack before serving (the chocolate will harden as it dries). Serve with ranch or blue cheese dressing for dipping and enjoy!

Witch's Broomsticks

You will need pretzel sticks, cheese strings, chives. Cut the cheese strings into thirds and tie a knot in the center of each cheese string. Stick 4 pretzel sticks into the cheese to form the broomsticks. Finally, trim the chives to create tiny brooms. attach the chives to the broomsticks with a bit of cream cheese or mayonnaise.

Spider Eggs

Make these using deviled egg mixture, black olives and chives. Cut the black olives in half length-wise. Use a small spoon to scoop out the deviled egg mixture and place it in a piping bag fitted with a star tip. Pipe the mixture onto each half of the black olive. Garnish with chive legs and enjoy!

Eyeball Punch

Easy to make and easy to like. Use lime sherbet, lemon-lime soda and plastic eyeballs. Place scoops of lime sherbet into individual glasses. Pour lemon-lime soda over the sherbet until it is just covering it. Drop in a plastic eyeball and serve immediately! 

Celebrate Halloween

Are you ready for Halloween? I hope so because it's just around the corner. Halloween is a time to celebrate by dressing up in costumes, going on thrilling adventures, and enjoying sweet treats! It's the perfect holiday for making memories with friends and family. These recipes for truly hocus pocus snacks are sure to get you into the spirit. So make sure to celebrate Halloween this year!