Ghoulish Fingers Recipe
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Ghoulish Fingers Recipe

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We serve this fun finger food at our annual Halloween party alongside sandwich rolls and condiments.—Marilee Davieau, Allentown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) assorted lunch meats
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 12 grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 39 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 96mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.


  1. Roll up each slice of lunch meat; spread a small amount of cream cheese at seam to secure roll. Insert a tomato half at one end of each roll to resemble a fingernail; secure the tomato in place with a small amount of cream cheese.
  2. Place seam side down on a platter. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Ghoulish Fingers in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p241

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jessescrew User ID: 3432350 142357
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2011

"These are the coolest things-they look so creepy. Looked great on the Halloween party table and so easy to make. Will definitely be making again next year."

kat83 User ID: 2934264 79839
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2011

"I did these but with pickles in them instead of the tomatoes they went like hotcakes."

crisa2219 User ID: 1000429 79838
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2008

"I made these for our last Halloween Party and they went like wild fire. I will be making these this year too. Thanks for the great and scary recipe.

Christina, TX"

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