Monday, November 2, 2009

A Great Halloween!






We threw together a Halloween party this weekend to celebrate the holiday and for my son's birthday party combination. It was a great success and the kids loved all the food and fun the night had to offer.

The table looked amazing and the food was fun to make. Of course all the recipes can be used for any party table but adding a few embellishments made them spooky for Halloween.



Cat Face Taco Dip

One container sour cream
One packet taco seasoning
1 cup shredded cheese
embellishments

Mix the taco seasoning into the sour cream well, spread in a shallow dish and top with shredded cheese.




Scary deviled eyeballs

One dozen hard boiled eggs, peeled and sliced in half
1 cup mayonaise
salt and pepper to taste
4 ounces room temperature cream cheese tinted red
green olive slices

Mix the yellow egg yolks with the mayonaise and salt and pepper until creamy, using a fork will help press out any chunks and will give more yield. In a bowl put in the cream cheese and mix red coloring until the color is what you want. Place into a ziplock bag and snip a tiny corner off. Fill the empty egg halves with the yolk mixture and then pipe lines on and smear with a toothpick. Once they look like you want them to, add a green olive slice to the center to look like a bloodshot eye.





Spider Eggs

This is an easy recipe for any party!

Frozen home-style meatballs from the freezer section of the supermarket
One small jar grape jelly
One bottle Heinz chili sauce (on the ketchup isle)

Throw it all together in the crock pot, set it on low and let them cook and when ready serve. Either transferring them to a fondue pot with Sterno or putting the crock pot on the table and plugging it in.




Skull cheese ball

2 packages of room temperature cream cheese
1 packet ranch dressing powder

Mix together well and put into the refrigerator to cool again then shape as desired. If not making a skull, roll into a large ball and roll in bacon bits or chopped pecans for coating.

All in all the night was a success, everyone had a great night and the food was almost gone. You know it's a good party when there isn't much leftover!

4 comments:

mandatorybloghere said...

omg you went all out!
fantastic
It looks fun

Family Best said...

It was fun, making all the spooky food! I was surprised that they ate it ALL! A good sign it went well haha

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