5 Spooky Recipes For Halloween

5 Spooky Recipes For Halloween

Halloween night is one of the most anticipated of the year. Therefore, a fun evening (as well as terrifying) can be a fun plan to enjoy with family or even with friends. It does not take a great display of tools or ingredients, but a lot of imagination. Therefore, to give your creativity a boost and show you that everything can be very simple, we leave you these ideas for a simple snack.

There is salty, sweet, and a mixture of both if you dare. So, let everyone participate, light the oven and create with your hands: ghosts, skeletons, and mummies.

COOKIE FINGERS

INGREDIENTS

125g margarine

125g white sugar

2 egg yolks

1cc lemon zest

250g flour

50g whole almond with skin

50g dark chocolate

 

PREPARATION


- Mix the margarine and sugar until smooth.
- Add the egg yolks and the lemon zest and mix well.
- Add the flour and knead until you get a uniform dough.
- Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 180ºC, and prepare the tray with greaseproof paper.
- Shape the dough into fingers and place them on the baking sheet, leaving enough space between the cookies so they can grow and expand inside the oven.
- Using a knife, draw lines simulating the knuckles.
- Bake for about 15 minutes, until golden brown.
- Make a small hole at the tip of each finger.
- Melt the chocolate and put some chocolate in those indentations.
- On top, carefully place an almond, simulating the nail, and press to make it stick.
- Let cool and eat!

 

SAUSAGE MUMMIES

INGREDIENTS

1 sheet of puff pastry

5 Frankfurt sausages

1 egg

Ketchup

Mustard

 

PREPARATION


- We preheat the oven to 180ºC
- We roll out the puff pastry on a smooth surface.
- We cut the dough into thin strips, half a centimeter thick
- We wrap the sausages with the puff pastry strips, leaving a hole for the 'face' of the mummy
- We paint the puff pastry with a previously beaten egg
- Bake at 180ºC for about 15 minutes, until the puff pastry is golden
- We let temper so that the mummies harden and we make the 'eyes' with a pinch of mustard
- We place a container with ketchup to accompany the mummies.

 

GHOST CASTLE

INGREDIENTS

FOR SHORT DOUGH

400g flour

30g cocoa

2cc baking powder

150g white sugar

2 packet vanilla sugar

2 eggs

150g margarine

 

FOR THE QUARK DOUGH

1 package of cheesecake mix

4 egg whites

1tsp white sugar

1 jar of whipped cheese (Quark)

150g white sugar

1 package vanilla sugar

4 egg yolks

1 lemon

250ml milk

 

TO DECORATE

50g dark dark chocolate

300g marzipan paste

60g powdered white sugar (sifted) mint leaves

4 rounded white chocolate bonbons

 

PREPARATION


- Mix the flour with the cocoa, baking powder, sugar and vanilla sugar in a bowl.
- Add the diced eggs and margarine.
- Then knead the ingredients by hand until you get a smooth dough.
- Roll out the dough on a baking sheet on greased parchment paper.
- For the Quark batter, use the queso fresco, the cheesecake mix and the remaining ingredients, mixing well.
- Spread this mixture over the dough.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 180ºC for about 1 hour, remove and let it cool.
- Cut the cake sheet into strips, rectangles and circles and assemble it as seen in the photograph to form a castle.
- Cut the decorating chocolate into pieces, place it in a small bowl, melt in a double boiler, put it in a plastic sleeve and cut a small corner.
- Knead the marzipan with powdered sugar.
- Take a small amount, color with green food coloring, form thin rolls and decorate the castle with marzipan branches and mint leaves.
- Spread the rest of the marzipan on a very thin film, cut out the door and window and use the rest in pieces as a cape for the ghosts.
- Glue the door and window with a little decorating paste and paint the bars.
- Decorate the white chocolates with faces, layer the marzipan and sprinkle with sugar.

 

HALLOWEEN PIZZAS

 

INGREDIENTS

4pcs pita bread

4tbsp tomato sauce

4 black olives

100g mozzarella cheese

50g York ham in small cubes

Oregano

 

PREPARATION

- We preheat the oven to 180 ºC.
- We cover each of the pita breads with a tablespoon of tomato sauce, sprinkle with the oregano and the York ham cubes.
- We cut the 'mozzarella' cheese into strips of approximately 1 cm and 'sell' each of our pizzas as if they were mummies, crossing the small strips.
- We cut the black olives into slices and, with them, we create the eyes of our pizzas.
- Bake for just 10 minutes, until we see that the bread is toasted.

 

SKELETON COOKIES

INGREDIENTS

1 pc orange

100 g margarine

250 g brown sugar

250 ml caramel syrup

2 ud eggs

1 pinch salt

275 g wheat flour

375 g corn flour

1 baking powder envelope

Icing colored pencils

 

PREPARATION


- We preheat the oven to 180ºC.
- We wash the orange with hot water.
- Grate the shell with a grater on a saucepan.
- Add the margarine, brown sugar and caramel syrup with the orange peel and cook, stirring over medium heat until the sugar has melted.
- We let the mixture cool for 10 minutes.
- Lightly beat the eggs over the previous mixture.
- Sift the flours, yeast and a pinch of salt over the mixture and stir everything together until obtaining a smooth and homogeneous dough.
- Knead for a few minutes with your hands until it stops being sticky.
- We form a compact ball with the dough, flatten a little and wrap in plastic wrap.
- We let the dough rest for at least 2 hours.
- We sprinkle a flat work surface with flour and roll out the dough with a rolling pin until it is about 5mm thick.
- Cut the dough in the shape of dolls with cookie cutters and place it on the baking sheet lined with baking paper.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes until golden brown and let cool.
- We decorate the cookies with colored icing pencils as if they were skeletons.

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