STUFFED ROACHES: Ingredients: 1/3 C. cream cheese, softened 1/4 C. walnuts, chopped semi-fine 20-30 dates, pitted Instructions: 1. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and nuts til well mixed. 2. Gently fill each date with cream cheese/nut mixture (you may have to split the dates slightly). 3. Serve in a festive pumpkin Halloween tray decorated with several rubber roaches (if desired). Label as "Stuffed Roaches," or "Fresh-caught Cockroaches," etc.
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Nightmare Before Christmas
Plaster Bones There's nothing bare-bones about these Halloween decorations. The "Flintstones"-size femur and the heap of humeri posing as logs in the fireplace are made from newspaper wrapped in plaster cloth. (Table legs are legs indeed -- store-bought faux bones!) Watch the How-to video
Jack-o-Lantern Rice Krispies Treats!
Halloween Party Appetizers: Fun Snacks and Recipes for Halloween
These shrunken heads are made from peeled, carved, and dried apples.