Thursday, November 1, 2012

Happy Halloween Party Food

My Precious Sweet Granddaughter Harlow

Watermelon Brain
Cut watermelon in half lengthwise, shave green off, 
cut slits down to red to make a brain

Artichoke Habanero Mummy Dip
shaped by hand with cream cheese piped on top
(see recipe at bottom of post)

Tombstone Pudding Cups
Chocolate pudding topped with chocolate cookie crumbs,
add a sugar cookie cut to shape of tombstone, gel frosting to write
and top with a gummy worm

Mummy Juice Boxes
remove straw from back, wrap in crepe paper, add wiggly eyes
re-glue straw on back, write flavor of juice box on bottom

Healthy Clementine Pumpkins

Mandarin Oranges

Too Much Fun!

Gourde works just as well as a pumpkin
Add water with dry ice and a glow stick inside

Pumpkin Cheesecake Shots
(recipe at bottom of post)

Puff pastry filled with taco meat, decorated 
with red food coloring, bake at 350 degrees until
golden brown.  Sprinkle remaining taco meat
around "intestines".  Serve with tortillas, lettuce, tomato,
shredded cheese and salsa for intestine tacos.

Sweet Halloween friends
Sonya's crazy endless decorations, Moi, and Helen's beautiful home

Zackary aka Ninja Wolf and 
Count Dracula Gavin
(Sonya's amazing trailer decorations
complete with hay for comfy seating)

Artichoke Habanero Dip
The Chef In My Head

12 oz  cream cheese
2/3 C. mayonnaise
2 habanero peppers, finely diced
1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
3 green onions, finely diced
1-1/2 C drained marinated artichoke hearts, diced

Combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, habanero peppers, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, pepper and cayenne to bowl of food processor, process until smooth.

Transfer to bowl and fold in green onions and artichoke hearts.

Makes about 2-1/2 Cups.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Shots
adapted from Skinnytaste

Check out her recipe and directions!  
The only change I made was using ground ginger snap cookies.

Happy Halloween!
Go Texans!!

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