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EASY RECIPIES FOR THE ULTIMATE HALLOWEEN PARTY SPREAD
By Abbe Herman
Posted on October 27, 2021
With Halloween quickly approaching, we thought we would put together a collection of easy, festive, and scrumptious recipesthat will get you in the spirit! Afterscouring the internet for the best, themed recipes, we are certain thesewicked treats will make your Halloween Spooktacular! If you don’t want to miss out on a scary good time, keep on readingand make sure to tag us @bumpclubandbeyond in your FaBOOLouscreations!
We absolutely loved this recipe from ItsYummi.com. Make sure to head to their website for even more delicious recipes, and tips on how you can spice up your Stuffed Jack-O-Lanterns!
INGREDIENTS: 4 large bell peppers, 1 cup of cooked rice or brown rice, 1 Tbsp of avocado oil, 1lb lean ground beef, 1 medium yellow onion, 8 oz. mushrooms, 2 cups roasted red pepper sauce, 1 Tsp dried Italian seasoning, ¼ Tsp red pepper flakes, and salt/pepper to taste.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Use a knife to slice off the top off each bell pepper horizontally. Set aside tops (do not discard) and remove all seeds and insides. Rinse and pat the peppers until dry.
Cut holes into the exterior of the peppers to resemble a Jack-O-Lantern face.
Cook rice according to package directions. As the rice cooks, lightly grease a small sheet pan and arrange the peppers and tops on the pan.
Cook the peppers for 20-25 minutes, or until peppers are cooked yet firm.
While peppers are cooling, heat oil over a skillet on medium and add your chopped onion and mushrooms to the pan. Sauté for 3-4 minutes or until they have softened and reduced in size.
Increase heat to medium high and add ground meat and spices into the pan. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until no pink remains.
Drain excess grease from pan, reduce heat to medium low, then add red pepper pasta sauce and cooked rice. Stir to combine and cook for 2-3 more minutes, or until mixture is heated thoroughly.
Prior to serving, fill each pepper with approximately 1 cup of mixture, over filling each pepper slightly. Place a top onto each stuffed pepper and serve!
Mini Spider Pizzas
This recipe was a no-brainer, because of how easy and simple it is! If you’re on a time crunch, this is the perfect savory snack that everyone will love! Be sure to head to Tipbuzz.com for more easy-to-follow recipes like this!
INGREDIENTS: 14 oz refrigerated pizza dough, 1 cup of pizza sauce, 1 ½ cup of shredded mozzarella cheese, and1/2 cup of black olives. The best part about this recipe is that you can customize it exactly to your liking…the choices are endless!
Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Set aside a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Open the pizza dough and unroll onto a work surface.
For mini pizzas: using a 4-5” circular cutter or mug, cut out 6-8 circles of dough and place on the prepared baking sheet.
Brush the dough with marinara sauce to cover, leaving ¼-inch around the edges uncovered.
Sprinkle your shredded cheese on top.
Slice 3-4 olives lengthwise into halve to make the spider bodies. Then slice 3-4 more halves widthwise to make legs. Finally, cut several olive tips to make heads.
Arrange the spiders on top of the pizzas. Bake for 8-10 minutes until cheese is bubbly and serve warm!
Spooky Halloween Pudding Cups
Need a quick and easy Halloween treat? Look no further than these delicious (and spooky!) Halloween pudding cupsmade with Stuffed Puffs Marshmallows!
Oreo crumbles (or the chocolate cookie of your choice)
Spooky candy garnishes of your choice
Make instant pudding according to directions.
Once pudding is mixed, pour a little of the warm mixture into each cup.
Cut 1 Stuffed Puffs® Filled Marshmallow per cup into roughly 4 pieces and place on top.
Pour more warm pudding over the layer of Stuffed Puffs®.
Sprinkle top with chocolate cookie crumbles.
Add in your spooky garnishes to your liking. Trick or treat!
Halloween Monster Treats
For a spooky spin on rice krispie treats, check out this recipe for Monster Treats! The best part? You can make them your own using different colors of frosting and decorating gel!
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 package (10 oz., about 40) JET-PUFFED Marshmallows
4 cups JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
6 cups Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® cereal
6 cups Kellogg’s® Cocoa Krispies® cereal
Canned frosting or decorating gel
In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
Add KELLOGG’S RICE KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.
Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into 8 rectangles. Decorate with frosting and/or candies to make monster faces. Best if served the same day.MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:
In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.*Note
For best results, use fresh marshmallows.
1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for marshmallows.
Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container. To freeze, place in layers separated by wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.
Pumpkin Spice Latte
It’s not fall without a delicious PSL, and this recipe can be enjoyed by the whole family! Just add a shot of espresso for mom and dad and you have the perfect treat after a chilly night trick-or-treating!