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14 quick and easy recipes for Halloween (ideal to make with children)

22 mayo, 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, and although in Direct to the Palate We are offering you many Halloween recipes, it occurred to us that it would not be a bad thing to take a look back and look for you 14 quick and easy recipes for Halloween, and so those of you who don’t have that much time can also celebrate this Anglo-Saxon holiday.

These are very simple recipes to prepare, with easy to find ingredients (or that we already have at home) and without the need for rare utensils. In this selection you will find both sweet and salty recipes, terrifying and also with that adorable point that we often look for. Let us begin.

1. Creepy cheese eyes

Quick and easy recipes for Halloween

We draw the veins on the cheeses with the red coloring. We decorate with the black olives cut in red and fill the center of each olive with a few drops of ketchup.

Link | Creepy cheese eyes. Halloween recipe

2. The curse of Tutancamembert

  • Ingredients for a cheese: 1 camembert cheese, 1 sheet of breeze dough, 5 prunes, 1 grape, 1 dried cranberry, 1 egg.

  • Elaboration: First, cut the cheese crosswise into two equal halves. Place the prunes, pitted, covering an entire half, and close the cheese again. Now proceed to make the mummy’s eyes. We have used a grape, from which we have cut two discs, emptied inside, where we have placed half a dried cranberry. The important thing is to use any combination of pupil and iris, preferably with fruit, but this combination works wonderfully. Once the eyes are in place, arrange the breeze dough and cut straight strips of approximately one centimeter, which will be the bandages for our mummy. One by one, wrapping the cheese, covering only the eyes slightly, to give the figure more realism. Once placed, with the help of a kitchen brush, paint them with beaten egg. At this point you have two options: you can place the cheese in a small casserole (like the one usually used to make provolone in the oven), so that the cheese does not spill. But if you place the cheese directly on greaseproof paper, the overflowing cheese will be crispy and visually appealing. Be that as it may, bake the cheese for 15-20 minutes, until well browned. Serve immediately.

Link | The curse of Tutancamembert: baked cheese recipe for Halloween

3. Cinnamon bats

Quick and easy recipes for Halloween
  • Ingredients: 2-3 fajita-style wheat tortillas, 50g sugar, 1-2 teaspoons cinnamon, 50g butter.

  • Elaboration: We cut the wheat tortillas with a bat mold. Then we paint the bats with the melted butter and batter them with the sugar mixed with the cinnamon. Bake for 10 minutes with the oven preheated to 175ºC.

Link | Cinnamon bats. Halloween recipe

4. Halloween pumpkin quesadillas with guacamole

  • Ingredients for 2 people: 4 flour tortillas, grated cheddar cheese, extra virgin olive oil to grease the pan, homemade guacamole to serve.

  • Elaboration: Mark the eyes, nose and mouth with a sharp-pointed knife on a board and cut along the carefully marked line. Remove the trimmings (they can be used to make fried or baked chips) and repeat with another tortilla. Preheat the oven to a minimum temperature. Top with a generous layer of shredded cheddar cheese over two untrimmed tortillas, leaving a bit of free space around the edges. Arrange the cut faces on top, pressing gently. Lightly grease a skillet or non-stick griddle and cook the quesadillas one by one, over medium heat, pressing a little with a spatula until the cheese melts and forms a homogeneous layer. Reserve the first quesadilla in the hot oven so that it does not get cold while the other is being made, or repeat the process with as many units as you like. Serve with guacamole.

Link | Halloween pumpkin quesadillas with guacamole

5. Monster eye cookies

Quick and easy recipes for Halloween
  • Ingredients: 185 g of flour, 60 g of pure cocoa powder, 1 pinch of baking powder, 1 pinch of salt, 60 g of butter at room temperature, 150 g of sugar, 60 g of melted butter, 1 M egg, vanilla, eyes of sugar.

  • Elaboration: We beat the creamy butter with the sugar, add the egg, the vanilla and the almost cold melted butter. We beat until obtaining a smooth cream. Then we sift the flour and cocoa and mix. We form separate balls of dough and bake for 15 minutes at 180ºC. We decorate with the sugar eyes and serve.

Link | Monster eye cookies. Halloween recipe

6. Sausage bleeding severed fingers

Quick and easy recipes for Halloween
  • Ingredients: A package of frankfurters, flaked almonds, ketchup, or a similar tomato sauce

  • Elaboration: Cut one end of each sausage, ensuring that the cut is irregular. Make a light cut on the tip that we have not separated, where the nail should go. Make other cuts along the body of each sausage, imitating the lines of the fingers. Place an almond like a fingernail on each end and brush each cut end of the sausages with a little ketchup.

Link | Sausage bleeding severed fingers. Halloween recipe

7. Guacamonsters


Ingredients for 4 people: 2 avocados, 1 tomato, 100 g of red onion, 1 jalapeño pepper, 10 fresh coriander leaves, 1 lime, lemon, salt, cheese, black olives, red pepper, finely grated carrot, fried corn nachos blue or purple.

Preparation: We can make our favorite guacamole recipe, try this one with a more original point or prepare it in a moment with the amounts indicated. Open the avocados in half, being careful not to break them, remove the bones and gently remove all the pulp, leaving the skins very clean. Wet with the juice of half a lemon to prevent them from drying out and reserve. Sprinkle the pulp with the juice of half a lime. Peel the tomato, open and extract the seeds. Finely chop the onion with the jalapeño and tomato and mix with the avocado. Add the finely chopped coriander and a little salt. Crush everything or grind, since in this case we are interested in a finer and more homogeneous texture. Fill the avocado skins and add a few more drops of lemon on top. Proceed to assemble the little monsters playing with the corn nachos, grated carrots for hair, bits of cheese and black olives as eyes and noses, etc.

Link | Guacamonstruos, how to make the scariest guacamole

8. Oreo mummy lollipops

Quick and easy recipes for Halloween
  • Ingredients: White chocolate to melt, Oreo cookies or similar, lollipop or skewer sticks, sugar eyes.

  • Elaboration: We open the cookies and with a little melted chocolate we stick a lollipop stick or wooden skewer. We cover the biscuit again, let it cool a little and bathe each lollipop with white chocolate. Top it off with a little more white chocolate melted with the fine mouth of the pastry bag and finally put the sugar eyes.

Link | Oreo mummy lollipops. Halloween recipe

9. Chocolate cobwebs

Quick and easy recipes for Halloween
  • Ingredients: Salted bread sticks and 1 fondant chocolate bar

  • Elaboration: In a tray with parchment paper, we place the salted bread sticks in groups of twelve forming a star. We heat the fondant chocolate until it is melted. We put it in a pastry bag and we form circles on the salty bread sticks. Let cool and serve.

Link | Spider webs. Quick Halloween Recipe

10. Chocolate ghost lollipops

Quick and easy recipes for Halloween
  • Ingredients: White chocolate to melt, dark or milk chocolate to melt, lollipop sticks or wooden skewers.

  • Elaboration: We melt the white chocolate in a bain-marie. With the pastry bag, we form small chocolate circles and, with the help of a toothpick, we push the chocolate out and down to make the arms and the tail of the ghost. Let dry for about five minutes, place the lollipop sticks and seal with a little more white chocolate. We let it dry again and, finally, we draw the eyes and the mouth with a little melted dark chocolate.

Link | Chocolate ghost lollipops for Halloween. Prescription

11. Spider and demon eggs

Quick and easy recipes for Halloween
  • Ingredients: 3 boiled eggs, 50 gr of bonito, 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce, 4 tablespoons of mayonnaise, black olives, red pepper.

  • Elaboration: We cut the eggs in half and remove the yolk. We beat the yolk together with the bonito, the tomato and the mayonnaise. We fill the eggs with the mixture and decorate with the black olives to make the spiders and cone the red pepper to assemble the devils.

Link | Spider and demon eggs. Halloween recipe

12. Cheese witch brooms

  • Ingredients for 12 units: String cheese in bars, mozzarella sticks or other soft cheese, salty appetizer sticks and fresh chives.

  • Elaboration: Wash and dry the chives well, gently. Select the freshest, most flexible and damage-free pieces. Also select the sticks that remain whole and have not been broken in the bag. Cut each cylinder or stick of cheese into 2-3 pieces, about 4-5 cm long. With a sharp, fine-pointed knife, make several longitudinal cuts in one of the bases of each cylinder, without going all the way to the other end. Cut as many times as possible to remove the “bristles” from the broom. Make a small cut in the upper end to insert a salty stick, gently so as not to break it. Tie a chives around the broom, cutting off any excess ends. Repeat with the rest of the cheese.

Link | How to make cheese witch brooms

13. Oreo spiders

Quick and easy recipes for Halloween
  • Ingredients: Oreo cookies, spiral black licorice.

  • Elaboration: We open the cookies in half and remove a little of the cream. We undo the licorice spiral and cut eight legs for each cookie. We place and close them. Then, with the cream that we have removed, we can make small eyes that we will finish with pieces of licorice as pupils.

Link | Oreo spiders. Halloween recipe

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Quick and easy recipes for Halloween