Halloween is just around the corner, which means one thing, that it's time to prepare for the long-beloved holiday in order to please your kids and the family as a whole with terribly tasty, original and beautiful dishes.
1. Banana ghosts
Getting creative with your holiday preparations is as much fun as simply cooking something at the last minute. It takes a little time, imagination and imagination to cook banana ghosts.
• Bananas - 4 pcs;
• White chocolate (black or milk can be used) - 2 bars;
• Coconut flakes - 1 sachet;
• Chocolate droplets - 0.5 cups.
• Melt the chocolate in a water bath;
• Peel bananas;
• Cut into two equal parts;
• String the halves on skewers or popsicle sticks;
• Carefully dip each half in chocolate;
• Then roll in coconut flakes;
• And carefully lay out on a dish or tray, after covering it with parchment paper;
• Make eyes, mouth, nose, eyebrows from chocolate droplets;
• Send to the freezer for at least 5-6 hours.
2. Sausage mummies
Sausages in dough is a familiar dish to many and, it would seem, what could it have in common with Halloween? And the fact that you can make the most real mummies from them!
• Sausages are dense and elastic - 6-8 pcs (or depending on the number of people);
• Puff pastry - 1 package;
• Flour - 1-2 tbsp;
• Eggs - 1 piece;
• Soft cheese - 1-2 tbsp;
• Pitted olives - 6-10 pcs;
• Ketchup, mustard or any other sauce for serving.
• Sprinkle the table with flour and roll out a layer of dough 5 mm thick;
• Then cut into long strips 0.5-1 cm wide;
• And wrap each sausage so that it looks like a mummy;
• Grease with beaten egg on top;
• Form eyes from soft cheese and put a slice of olive on top;
• Send to an oven preheated to 200 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until the dough becomes evenly golden;
• Serve with any ketchup, sauce or mustard.
3. Goblin eyes
Despite the fact that the eyes of the goblin look a little creepy, nevertheless, they just taste like lick your fingers. And the secret of this dish is simpler than ever.
• Eggs are not large - 8-10 pieces;
• Food coloring red;
• Mayonnaise - 1 small pack;
• Mustard - 1 tbsp;
• A mixture of ground peppers - to taste;
• Olives stuffed with pepper - 8-10 pcs.
• Boil eggs hard-boiled in salted water;
• Then cool well under cold running water;
• Crush the shell so that it will crack all over the egg;
• In another saucepan, dilute the dye (in hot water, the color should turn out to be dark red);
• Transfer the eggs (the water must cover them completely);
• Leave for at least half an hour;
• Then peel the eggs and cut them across into two equal parts;
• Remove the yolks;
• Mix with mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper until smooth;
• Put the egg halves on a dish and stuff with the resulting filling;
• Cut the olives into halves and place in the center of each egg on top of the filling;
• Serve to the table.
4. Zombie fingers
What is Halloween, and without zombie fingers? A sweetness that will be appreciated not only by children, but also by adults. In addition, treating friends with such fingers is what you need in honor of the holiday.
• Pitted dates - 250-300 g;
• Oatmeal - 3-4 tbsp;
• Dark chocolate - 1 bar;
• Peanut paste - 3-4 tablespoons;
• Almond petals - 0.5 cups.
• Wash dates well;
• Cut into pieces;
• Pour into a blender bowl;
• Chop chocolate and add to dates;
• Mix oatmeal with peanut paste and add to the blender thicket to other ingredients;
• Kill everything until smooth;
• Form fingers from the resulting mixture;
• Put on a tray or dish, first covering it with parchment paper;
• Make nails from almond petals;
• Chop the remaining almond flakes and sprinkle on top of your fingers;
• Send to refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
5. Stuffed heads
And finally - stuffed pepper heads stuffed with spaghetti and minced meat, seasoned with hot pepper and spices. What can I say, hellishly delicious!
• Large Bulgarian pepper - 4-6 pcs;
• Assorted minced meat or any other at will - 250-300 g;
• Spaghetti - 200-250 g;
• Medium-sized onion - 1 pc;
• Garlic - 2-3 cloves;
• Salt - to taste;
• Sunflower oil - 1-2 tbsp;
• Ground black pepper or a mixture of ground peppers - to taste;
• Tomato paste - 6-8 tablespoons;
• Boil spaghetti in slightly salted water until tender;
• Finely chop the onion;
• Pass the garlic through a press;
• Fry 3-5 minutes in oil;
• Then add minced meat;
• Salt and pepper;
• Cook for 15-20 minutes or until light golden brown;
• Add tomato paste a couple of minutes before readiness;
• Gently mix the finished minced meat with spaghetti;
• Wash the peppers;
• Cut off the tops;
• Remove the core;
• Cut out muzzles;
• Stuff the peppers;
• Cover with caps;
• Place in an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 15-20 minutes;
• Optionally sprinkle with grated cheese before serving.
Read also about how delicious to cook pumpkin like thisso that not only Halloween is a success, but also weekdays during the working week.