Halloween Party Snacks

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Halloween is just a couple of days away and we are here to bring you some quick tricks to make some seriously scary (and very cool) Halloween snacks, that will be the perfect addition to your Halloween party. October 31 sees the streets alive with ghoulish children dressed in their most terrifying outfits and nowadays, it’s not just the kids. Us adults also love to have fun with costumes and many people will throw an All Hallows’ Eve party. Are you ready to horrify your party guests with some delectable treats? Well then, take a look and enjoy.

Spooky Eyeball Tacos

What you need – 1 lb ground beef | 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning mix | 12 taco shells | 3⁄4 cup salsa | 3⁄4 cup sour cream | 1 tomatoes, small cubes | 1 small head lettuce, sliced into small confetti squares | 1 (2 1/4 ounce) large can black olives, sliced | 1 cup cheese, Shredded & Long

To make –

• Mix the meat with the seasoning mix. Shape half of the mixture into 24 (1-inch) balls; place in 15x10x1-inch baking pan and bake at 350 F for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through
• Brown the remaining seasoned ground beef and add salsa
• Fill each taco shell with a thin layer of ground beef, sour cream, lettuce, and tomatoes
• Position 2 meatballs inside the taco shell and add a dollop of sour cream to each. Garnish with olives to make “eyeballs.”
• Spread the cheese out along to the top for stringy hair

Witches fingers

Ingredients – 1 cup unsalted butter, softened | 1 cup icing sugar (sift through a sieve after measuring to remove lumps) | 1 large egg (room temp) | 1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla | 2 1⁄4 cups all-purpose flour | 1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt | 3⁄4 cup whole blanched almond (you need about 60) |red decorating gel (you can use jam or icing)

Let’s go –

• In a mixing bowl, beat butter sugar, egg and extracts together
• In another mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt
• Beat dry ingredients into butter mixture, then cover bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes
• Preheat oven to 325 degrees F; have cookie sheets, lined with parchment paper, ready
• Remove only 1/4 of the dough from refrigerator (leave rest refrigerated to stay cold); measure out heaping teaspoonfuls and shape into fingers
• Press an almond firmly into the end of each finger to make the fingernail
• Below the almond and at the opposite end of the finger, press in the dough to create knuckle halfway down; using the back of a table knife, make indents into the knuckle
• If you want really big ugly fingers with two gnarled knuckles, use about a tbsp of dough per cookie.
• Place on paper-lined cookie sheets and bake in preheated oven until a pale golden color (about 20 to 25 minutes)
• After the first sheet goes into the oven, remove more dough from the fridge to make more fingers
• When cookies are done, remove from oven and let cool for three minutes
• Carefully lift almond from each finger and squeeze some red decorating gel onto nail bed, then press almond back into place; the red gel will creepily ooze out
• Transfer to a rack and let cool completely

We hope you have the spookiest time!

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