Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it is time to start planning your party. If you are looking for some great ideas for dishes to serve at a kids Halloween party, look no further. This article gives some delicious and spooky recipes that will be sure to impress your little ghosts and goblins.
- Mummy Dogs
This simple dish is sure to be a hit with the kids. All you need is hot dogs and pre-made croissant dough. Simply wrap the dough around the hot dogs, making sure to leave some space for the eyes, and bake according to the dough package instructions.
- Witch Finger Cookies
These spooky cookies are easy to make and only require a few ingredients.
First, the dough is made by combining flour, sugar, butter, and eggs. Then, it is refrigerated for an hour so that it can be easily rolled into finger-shaped logs. Next, the logs are baked for 10 minutes before being shaped into fingers. Finally, the cookies are dipped in green icing and almond slivers are added for nails. Witch finger cookies are sure to be a hit at any Halloween party, and they are a great way to get kids involved in the kitchen.
- Graveyard Dip
A Graveyard Dip is the perfect way to add some festive fun to your party. Simply spread a layer of green-tinted frosting on top of a white cake, then top with crushed cookies and gummy worms. For an extra touch of spookiness, add some skeleton decorations or spider webbing. Your guests will love this delicious and creepy treat.
- Spider Cupcakes
Spider cupcakes are perfect for kids’ Halloween parties. They are easy to make and only require a few simple ingredients. In addition, they are sure to be a hit with the little ones. To make the cupcakes, start by mixing the dry ingredients in a bowl. Then, in another bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until everything is well combined. Next, scoop the batter into a muffin tin lined with cupcake liners. Fill each liner about three-quarters full. Bake the cupcakes for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting. For the frosting, simply combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix until smooth.
- Pumpkin Pie Dip
Celebrate Halloween with a delicious and easy-to-make pumpkin pie dip. This festive treat is perfect for a kids Halloween party. Simply mix together canned pumpkin, cream cheese, sugar, and spices. Then, chill for an hour or until firm. Serve with graham crackers, cookies, or fruit for dipping. You can even use this dip to make pumpkin pie pops. Just insert a Popsicle stick into each piece of graham cracker or cookie before dipping. Kids will love this fun and tasty twist on a classic Halloween treat.
- Candy Buffet
A kids Halloween party just is not complete without a candy buffet. Not only does it make for a great decoration, but it also ensures that there is plenty of candy for all the little ghosts and goblins. When setting up your candy buffet, be sure to include a variety of colors and types of candy. This will not only look more visually appealing, but also it will also give guests a greater variety to choose from. For added fun, you can even set up a “candy bar” where guests can create their own custom treats. Simply provide a variety of small containers and let them fill them up with their favorite sweets.
Mini Pizzas With Spooky Toppings
Pizza is the perfect food for any occasion, and mini pizzas are even better. They are easy to make and can be customized to suit any party theme. For a Halloween party, try these spooky toppings:
Bloody Tomato Sauce: Add a few drops of red food coloring to your favorite tomato sauce recipe, or simply use store-bought tomato sauce.
Monster Mushrooms: Sliced mushrooms make for a simple yet effective topping. You can also use mushroom caps for a more realistic effect.
Ghostly Pepperoni: Cut pepperoni into thin slices and arrange them on the pizza in the shape of ghosts.
Cauldron of Cheese: Create a bubbling cauldron effect by melting some cheese in the microwave and spooning it over the pizza. Top with green onions for the perfect finishing touch.
These are only a few examples of the many creative and delicious dishes you can make for your kid’s Halloween party. No matter what you choose to serve, just remember to have fun and enjoy spending time with your little ones.