Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Halloween Happenings at Allrecipes!

Any hungry ghouls or goblins invading your kitchen this Halloween? It’s a favorite holiday for home cooks—ranking fifth in traffic to the site right behind Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and the Super Bowl. So skip the candy and go right to homemade treats this year! You’ll find Spooky Witches' Fingers and Halloween Eyeballs on the Top 10 Halloween recipe list, along with classic Best Chocolate Chip Cookies and Iced Pumpkin Cookies. For a savory treat, salted Roasted Pumpkin Seeds are a tried-and-true hit with spooks of all ages. (Now you know what to do with all those pumpkin seeds from your jack-o-lantern!)

These really are cookies! (Not the spiders!) Spooky Witches' Fingers (Photo by choco kook)
Here's a fun factoid based on Allrecipes' holiday research: Halloween cooks in the West and South are most likely to bake Spooky Witches' Fingers, while in the Northeast and Midwest, the #1 Halloween recipe is Apple Crisp II.

Check out Allrecipes’ Top 10 Halloween dessert recipes for sweet inspiration!

1. Apple Crisp II
2. Spooky Witches' Fingers
3. Apple Pie by Grandma Ople
4. Easy Sugar Cookies
5. Chantal's New York Cheesecake
6. Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
7. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough + Cupcake = The BEST Cupcake. Ever.
8. Basic Crepes
9. Iced Pumpkin Cookies
10. Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie
Apple Crisp II waiting for a spoon (Photo by natalie)
If you’re cooking dinner for your favorite trick-or-treaters, serve the all-time Halloween favorite: World’s Best Lasagna. Or pull out your slow cooker for Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast. Yum! No one will leave hungry!
World's Best Lasagna awaiting Halloween revelers (Photo by Heather)
 Trick or treat?! What’s your must-make Halloween recipe?

Posted by Judith, Senior Communications Manager 


Such foods are really yummy. I guess they might enjoy this warm celebration for a happy Halloween.