Quick, Easy and Nourishing!
Need a Halloween cooking
recipe that’s quick, easy and will keep the kids satisfied? Let’s face
it, over Halloween they fill up with so many treats that we need to try
to get some real food into them before they head out to overload on
These Halloween foods are simple to prepare,
suitably ghoulish to frighten the kids and will reassure you that they
have some ‘real’ food in their tummies! If your kids are feeling
helpful, these Halloween recipes are so easy, that they can even pitch
6 hard-boiled eggs (medium size)
6 oz whipped cream cheese
12 green olives stuffed with pimentos
Red food coloring or ketchup
Once the eggs are
cooked, allow them to cool and peel. Half eggs widthwise and remove the
yolks. Fill the hole with cream cheese, smoothing the surface as much as
possible. Press an olive into each cream cheese eyeball, pimento up,
for an eerie green iris and red pupil. Dip a toothpick
into ketchup and draw broken blood vessels in the cream cheese.
Serve on a bed of lettuce.
One package of softened cream cheese
Jar of salsa
the cream cheese on a platter. Shape the cream cheese into an oval,
“brain” shape and use a toothpick to draw squiggly lines to make it look
Pour salsa over the cream cheese.
Surround the “brain” with the crackers.
4 small Pitas
8 oz Mozzarella cheese — shredded
Preheat the oven to 350F/180C. Slit open each pita along 1/4 of its edge to make a pocket, and spoon
1/2 cup shredded cheese into each one. Place the stuffed pitas on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for
15 minutes, or until the pitas turn golden brown. Remove from the oven. With a knife, poke a hole in the
top of each pita. Carefully squeeze pitas, they’ll be hot, until a little melted cheese oozes out of the
hole. Dab ketchup around the hole and arrange on a platter.
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
those seeds from Jack-O-Lantern making — you’ll enjoy them cooked as
these tasty treats! A really easy Halloween cooking recipe that uses up
all those seeds that you’d otherwise be throwing away.
4-1/4 cups raw pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 teaspoon salt
16 clear plastic bags or 6-inch-square pieces of colored cellophane wrap
a medium mixing bowl combine pumpkin seeds, cooking oil, and salt.
Spread mixture onto a waxed-paper-lined 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Let
stand for 24 to 48 hours or till dry, stirring occasionally.
waxed paper from baking pan. Toast seed in a 325F/160C oven for 35 to 40
minutes, stirring once or twice. Let cool slightly. Pat seeds with
paper towels to remove excess oil.
Package 1/4 cup of the seeds in
each bag or place seeds in the center of cellophane wrap, then bring up
edges. Tie closed with the ribbon. Makes 16 (1/4 cup) servings.
Use this Halloween cooking recipe as a great crunchy snack for prizes in a pumpkin race. Divide the kids
into two groups. Give each group a pumpkin and have the kids race by
rolling the pumpkin with their feet, hands, or noses.
Ants on a Log
This is a fun, easy and healthy snack for your kids at Halloween- doesn’t even require any cooking!
the celery and cut it into pieces about 5 inches long. Spread peanut
butter over the entire length of the celery. Press raisins into peanut
8-oz. tube refrigerated crescent rolls
8 breakfast sausages
1 squeeze bottle yellow mustard
oven according to directions on the crescent-roll package. Cook the
sausages according to the directions on the package. Remove from frying
pan and allow to cool ten to fifteen minutes. Separate the crescent-roll
dough into its pre-cut triangle pieces, and lay them flat on an
ungreased cookie sheet.
1 red bell pepper
12 mozzarella sticks
1 cooked pizza crust
pizza sauce on cooked crust. Form fingers by slicing mozzarella sticks
in half lengthwise, then width wise. Put a notch in the rounded tip. Cut
pepper lengthwise and then again width wise, so they look like a