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Graveyard Halloween Party
Have a ghoulishly-good Halloween with recipes like Graveyard Cake, Chili-Filled Coffin and Peppered Tombstone Spread. And don’t forget treats like Cupcake Mummy and Dracula Cookies that will make your party a hauntingly good time!
Underneath tasty tombstones, ghosts, pumpkins, worms and soil that make this dessert a conversation piece, you’ll find a delectable chocolate cake made from scratch in a few simple steps. It’s a recipe I use year-round with different frostings. —Vicki Schlechter, Davis, California
These cute coffin sandwiches our Test Kitchen created are such a breeze to decorate, kids could do it themselves. With ice cream sandwiches and the toppings of their choice, the frozen snacks are ready in a snap.
This sweet treat takes just 10 minutes to prepare, meaning you’ll have more time to celebrate the occasion with your family. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
I came up with this idea for my youngest daughter’s October birthday. Then my son requested it for a school treat. But I knew it was a hit when my oldest daughter took it to a class Halloween party and even her teacher asked for the recipe! —Angie Dierikx, Taylor Ridge, Illinois
My annual Halloween bash wouldn’t be the same without the now famous Mummy Man. When kids first see Mummy Man, they wonder if they can actually eat him. I assure them they can, and we hack off a foot or an arm with some crackers. —Rebecca Eremich, Barberton, Ohio
Here’s an easy main dish that’s cute enough to double as a Halloween table centerpiece! The hearty meatless chili is spiced up with onion and colorful Serrano and red peppers. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario
Wrap up Halloween fun with these frightfully frosted goodies. Once you take that first bite, it’s impossible to stop eating! —Karen Tack, Riverside, Connecticut
These little hot dogs are all “wrapped up” in Halloween fun. Kids really enjoy them! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
This unique treatment for cheese dip will be sure to scare your guests silly! They’ll be pleasantly surprised when they “dig in” and find that it’s peppery and delicious! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
If you’re looking for the perfect main entree for a Halloween dinner party, look no further. The pork stays moist under the pyllo “wrappings,” and the sauce adds a dijon zip that guests won’t soon forget. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Scare your guests with this delicious, yet good-for-you addition to your next Halloween party!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
The maple flavoring in the frosting makes this spooky cake taste delicious! And the gingersnap crumbs make the “coffin” look like a pine box…to suit the season perfectly. —Kathy Michel, Dubuque, Iowa
A cake mix speeds up the prep of these fun little cakes. Chow mein noodles are the “fingers” that reach out from the cupcake grave.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen