30 scary-good Halloween treats
Make the holiday extra tasty with party foods and candy from your kitchen
These ghosts are but one highlight in a spooky Halloween menu including Green Salad With Dracula's Teeth, Broomstick Breadsticks, and Risotto in Decapitated Pumpkins.
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If deviling your eggs isn't enough this Halloween, spider them too. Joanie Pimentel in Sunset's information technology department came up with this styling idea for our Bacon Deviled Eggs recipe. She cuts pitted black olives in half lengthwise and nestles one half on top of an egg for the body, and then cuts the other half crosswise into thin slices to form the creepy legs.
Recipe: Bacon Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Chocolate Candy Corn Truffles
The only quibble we have with popcorn balls is that they're usually too big and unwieldy to bite into. These miniature clusters, held together with caramelized honey, are just the right size.
Recipe: Bite-Size Honey Popcorn Balls
Recipe: Cinnamon Pumpkin Seed Brittle
Recipe: Coconut Haystacks
Recipe: Peanut-Raisin Bark
Recipe: Butterscotch Caramels
Recipe: Cheddar Witch's Fingers
Throughout the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, Sunset paired doughnuts with Halloween. Everything from after-school doughnut parties to "frying tables" at evening events and the gentle reminder, "Don't forget the doughnuts," for a Halloween brunch menu appeared in our pages.
Recipe: Rich Refrigerator Donuts
Recipe: Mini Caramel Apples
Recipe: Apple Ghosts
Recipe: Pumpkin Curry Empanadas
Recipe: Autumn Punch
Recipe: Pumpkin Bourbon Shakes
Recipe: Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes
Recipe: Pumpkin Caramel Ice Cream Pie
Note: You can substitute 1/3 cup golden raisins for the walnuts if you like.
Recipe: Apple-Crisp Baked Apples
Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Galette