In its essence, Halloween is about all things creepy, eerie and evil. Somewhere along the line, the gross factor was also incorporated and ever since people have been whipping up foods that push the envelope when it comes to Halloween-inspired eats. The beauty of it all is the amount of creativity you can have and the fact that very little is off limits when it comes to Halloween gore, and that most certainly includes body parts. For something extra spooky this year, check out these Halloween treats inspired by body parts.
This simple edible blood recipe is an easy way to level-up a store-bought treat to make truly spooky! With only four ingredients, you can serve up a Pinterest level dessert without much effort – perfect for a work potluck, Hallows eve party, or even to send with your kiddo to their class celebration!
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/edible-fake-blood/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
The notion of knocking back a shooter of jelly that’s ACTUALLY LOOKING BACK AT YOU may seem a little creepy, but if you’re brave enough, these adult beverages are one sweet treat and make the perfect party drink!
http://www.sugarhero.com/floating-eyeball-jello-shots/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Sugar Hero
You don’t have to be a master cake maker to create these zombie braaaaaiiiinns cupcakes, and you don’t even need a steady hand to decorate them either!
http://brendid.com/all-natural-zombie-brain-cupcakes/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Bren Did
Watch out, if you don’t take a bite of these monster teeth donuts first, they might just bite back! This recipe is an easy way to dress up that box of donuts you just grabbed on the way to the office or potluck.
http://onelittleproject.com/halloween-monster-donuts/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: One Little Project
Realistically, you don’t even need the green food color to make some spooky rice krispies fingers this Halloween, but add a few drops of green and these sweet treats go from regular to downright wicked.
http://www.epicuricloud.com/blog/2015/10/22/crispy-witches-fingers-recipe-and-tutorial / PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Epicuricloud
Not all gruesome treats take hours to prepare. These eerie eyeball skewers require only three things: strawberry preserves, candy eyes, and powdered donut holes.
http://eighteen25.com/2015/09/skewered-eyeballs-halloween-treat/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Eighteen 25
What’s that? You want more braaaaaiiiins you say? You’ve got it.
http://leftbraincraftbrain.com/2015/10/05/rice-krispy-treat-brains/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Left Brain Craft Brain
These puff pastry intestines are stuffed with a savory meaty filling that when sliced, will spill out taking the creep factor of your Halloween-inspired foods to new heights.
http://fabulesslyfrugal.com/halloween-puff-pastry-intestines-recipe/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Fabulessly Frugal
Severed monster toes anyone? Don’t worry these little bites made of mini corn dogs, ketchup and flour tortilla strips taste a lot better than they look. The perfect finger … erm toe food for your Halloween party.
http://www.schwans.com/products/recipe?id=41334 PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Schwans
By simply using some red food coloring and adding a sliced olive, you can turn your deviled eggs into creepy deviled eyeballs for your Halloween party. To make them angry eyes, use pickled asparagus spears for the brows.
http://lightscameraspatula.com/deviled-eyeballs/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Lights, Camera Spatula
Gross, but effective. With some careful carving you can turn the average hot dog into a gruesome severed finger that will make your kids squeal. Add ketchup for the full gross-out effect.
http://www.partytipz.com/blog/halloween-food-severed-fingers-in-a-bun/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Party Tipz
Baked apples are used to make these withered little shrunken heads that will float in your cider, punch or whatever other sinister drink you decide to serve this Halloween.
http://bsinthekitchen.com/spooky-apple-cider-punch PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: BS’in The Kitchen
No need to analyze these gruesome blood spatter cookies this Halloween, just gobble them up and enjoy!
http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/10/29/blood-spatter-cookies/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Annie’s Eats
Sweet meringue makes these light as air treats that can be piped into whatever bone-like shape you want. Try creating a whole skeleton for a boneyard of fun this Halloween.
http://www.marthastewart.com/342498/sweet-bones PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: Martha Stewart