Every Halloween thousands of costume parties are enjoyed across the country. Decorations, party games, and music can contribute to a great party, but the Halloween party food can tie it all together to make a blast. Serving the right treats and drinks is the mark of a good host or hostess. Thankfully, there are tons of ideas for the perfect Halloween party food. The best way to find the perfect food for the party is to plan out a menu and then search out lots of different recipes. Try to create a theme with the food, drinks, and the decorations.
Some common favorite Halloween party foods are foods masked as eye balls. These are normally made with peeled grapes, but a new twist is to use marshmallows. The eye balls are made with raisins, red jam, and white marshmallows. The raisins are stuck onto the marshmallows using the jam. The jam will also look like a little drip of blood to add to the gory look.
Pumpkins are also a very popular theme for Halloween parties. Small pumpkins can be hallowed out and lined with wax paper or plastic wrap. This makes a great bowl for chips, cookies, or marshmallow eyes. The pumpkin seeds that were removed can also be roasted for a great little treat. Another favorite pumpkin themed food is a pumpkin cake. This cake is made using two Bundt pans. The cake halves are first baked and then layered on top of each other to form the pumpkin shape. An orange frosting is used to color the cake, and a black or brown frosted cupcake is placed on top to create the stem.
Another important touch is the punch being served. Halloween party food is going to need something to wash it down with. No matter what type of punch being served, a great way to mix it up and add some Halloween fun is to add a frozen hand to the bowl. One option for a frozen hand is