Five Fang-tastic Halloween Recipes

Halloween has been a celebration of all things frightening and gruesome for centuries, rooted in the pagan traditions of the Ancient Celts. Evolving throughout history, it’s a night dedicated to warding off evil spirits with costumes, dancing and food, making throwing a Halloween party a no-brainer.

To make sure that yours is the spookiest soirée, we’ve brewed up our favourite recipes to guarantee your guests will eat, drink and be scary.

Cast a spell over your guests with these deceptively delicious witches’ fingers. Made from ready-to-roll shortcrust pastry, almond nails and a parmesan topping for a skin-crawlingly realistic gnarled texture, they’re guaranteed to disgust and delight.

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[image source: https://recipes.sainsburys.co.uk/recipes/baking/witches-fingers-with-crunchy-almond-nails]


For an easy but exceedingly gruesome Halloween recipe, look no further than juicy jelly worms! All you need is a packet of jelly cubes, a glass and some ridged bendy straws to make these creepy critters. Coat in a raspberry gh-oulis and sit atop of crushed chocolate biscuit soil for a revolting centrepiece.

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[image source: http://www.geniuskitchen.com/recipe/halloween-worms-3092]


A healthy Halloween is possible, with these silly-almost-scary monster faces. Hung, drawn and quartered, apples are filled with nut butter, sunflower seed teeth and a strawberry tongue to create a goofy-yet-spooky snack.

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[image source: http://www.forkandbeans.com/2015/08/06/silly-apple-bites/


For a dessert which isn’t a pain in the neck to make, Bat Brownie Oreo Truffles are easy enough for little hands to help with. Made from fudgy crumbled brownies, buttercream, sanded sugar and halved Oreo biscuits, it’s guaranteed to be love at first bite.

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[image source: http://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a43946/brownie-bat-truffles-recipe/]


Wrap up your party with these cute-but-creepy dessert mummies. Conical spirals of puff pastry are drizzled with zig-zags of melted white chocolate, topped with googly eyes and filled with a sticky and sweet buttercream for a hauntingly yummy mummy treat.

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[image source: https://pizzazzerie.com/holidays/halloween-recipe-puff-pastry-mummies/]


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