5 Easy Halloween Meal Ideas
These 5 easy Halloween meal ideas will give you a better way of preparing meals for a Halloween treat. They are easy to prepare and offer a festive Halloween meal for everyone to share.
Steak Bites with Bloody Mary Dipping Sauce
This 30-minute Halloween meal idea is a great way to share food with family and friends on All Hallows' Eve.
- Olive oil (1 tbsp.)
- 1 small onion, chopped
- Worcestershire sauce (2 tbsp.)
- Vodka (1/2 cup)
- Salt and pepper (1/2 tsp.)
- Hot pepper sauce (2 tsp.)
- Tomato sauce (1 cup)
- Horseradish (1 tbsp.)
- Beef sirloin cut in bite size (11/3 lbs.)
- Steak seasoning (according to preferred taste)
- 6-inch bamboo skewers
- Add oil and onions in a pan over medium heat and saute for five minutes. Add vodka, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, horseradish and tomato sauce. Continue to saute. Add seasoning with pepper and salt.
- Place non-stick skillet over high heat and coat with oil. Cook the meat with steak seasoning, salt and pepper until the meat is caramelized on each side. Place the dipping sauce in a dish and surround it with meat bites, placing the bamboo stakes or skewer on the side of the meat.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
Simple but delicious cheesecake bars you can make in just 35 minutes.
- 1 package of cake mix
- 3 eggs
- Melted butter (2 tbsp.)
- Pumpkin pie spice (4 tsp.)
- 1 package of cream cheese
- 1 can of condensed milk (sweetened)
- 1 can pumpkin
- Salt (1/2 tsp.)
- Chopped nuts (1 cup)
- Combine cake mix, one egg, butter and pumpkin spice. Mix ingredients in a bowl to produce a mixture resembling a course crumb. Place the mixture in a 15 x 10-inch pan. Preheat oven at 350 degrees.
- Beat cream cheese. When fluffy, add the condensed milk and add the two beaten eggs and pumpkin pie spice. Add salt and mix. Pour over the crust and sprinkle the nuts on top. Bake for 35 minutes. Let it cool, chill and then cut into bars.
Witches’ Broomsticks Cookies
A peanut butter cookie with a pretzel handle that gives an intriguing broomstick perfect for the Halloween.
- All-purpose flour (1 cup)
- Baking soda (1/4 tsp.)
- Creamy peanut butter
- Softened Parkay original-stick (1/4 cup)
- 1 egg
- 1 egg yolk
- 16 pretzel sticks
- Melted chocolate bark coating (2 squares)
- Red or orange decorator icing (1 tube)
- Heat oven at 350 degrees. Mix flour and baking soda in a bowl. With an electric mixer on medium speed mix peanut butter, Parkay, brown sugar, egg and egg yolk. Add flour mixture gradually while beating in low speed. Shape dough into balls.
- Place the pretzel rods on an ungreased baking sheet. Place the dough balls on the pretzels. Firmly press the dough with fork to leave indentation similar to broom bristles.
- Bake for twelve minutes. Place bark coating on area where the pretzel and cookie join. Decorate the cookies with the colored icing.
This recipe makes two loaves of pumpkin bread you can make in 40 minutes.
- Vegetable oil
- Sugar (3 cups)
- 4 eggs
- Unsweetened pumpkin (canned)
- Salt (2 tsp.)
- Baking soda (2 tsp.)
- Baking powder (1 tsp.)
- Nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon (1 tsp. each)
- Cloves (1/2 tsp.)
- Water (2/3 cup)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare two 9 x 5 loaf pans. Combine and mix sugar, oil, eggs and pumpkin. Blend all dry ingredients and combine with the wet mixture while adding water.
- Pour the mixture into the pans. Bake for 40 minutes. Allow the bread to stand for ten minutes after baking and let it cool before serving.
This is a very simple and easy Halloween meal that even children can do.
- 12 pieces of breadsticks
- 12 frankfurters (jumbo)
- Heat oven to 375 degrees. Stretch the breadsticks up to twelve inches and wrap it around the frankfurters, allowing the hot dog to show through open space intervals. Place the capers for eyes.
- Bake for twelve minutes or until golden brown. Add ketchup and mustard when serving.