This year, make Halloween about more than costumes, trick or treating, and candy. You can have frightening food fun at the dinner table, too. Try these mischievously delicious meals as a way to make Halloween last for more than one day.
Try starting Halloween morning off with some Jack-O-Lantern waffles or pancakes. Just add a little orange food coloring to the batter and use chocolate chips to make a variety of faces for a fun Halloween breakfast. This breakfast will be easy on you, and fun for your children. If your mornings are too hectic, remember that breakfast is the new dinner!
Frightful Feet Meatloaf
Take your favorite meatloaf recipe and form the loaves into feet including toes. Use an onion slice on the top of each ankle, and small onion slices to serve as the toenails. Ketchup around the anklebone adds a nice touch! Bon appetit.
Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Orange Peppers
With some delicate carving, create pumpkin faces on the orange peppers and stuff them with your favorite pepper stuffing mixture with ground beef, rice, and tomatoes. Be sure to keep the tops of the peppers with the stems – it adds the final touch to your festive Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Orange Peppers.
Graveyard Veggie Pizza
Pizza is always a hit and Halloween eve shouldn’t be any different. This pizza is a bit different because it is much healthier and looks amazing! Your kids will eat it up and you’ll feel great because it’s full of veggies. Find the complete recipe from Taste of Home.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Spider
This is not your everyday peanut butter and jelly. This Halloween, take that childhood favorite an turn it into a Peanut Butter and Jelly Spider sandwich. Use a large circle cookie cutter and make your Peanut Butter and Jelly just like you normally would. Add four small pretzel sticks on each side for spider legs. This is one spider you and your child won’t be afraid of, and it’s not every day your child gets to eat a spider.
Mummy Hot Dogs
This is a home run meal for the pickiest of eaters. These are incredibly easy and delicious! Just wrap your hot dogs with strips of crescent rolls, leaving parts of the hot dog exposed and bake according to the package. Buy some candy eyes and use a bit of mustard to attach them at the top of the hot dog. This may be the ideal dinner after an evening of trick or treating.
These are sure to be a hit around the dinner table. Chicken makes these burritos super kid-friendly, and putting them together doesn’t get much easier. Find the recipe from Taste of Home.