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I am of the opinion that Halloween is not only for kids and costume parties. I believe that it’s the perfect excuse to invite over your girlfriends (ghoul-friends in my case) to relax and chat with easy to create Halloween snacks and cocktails before the madness of trick or treating starts occurring. Scroll down for my super easy Ghoul’s Night Out Halloween Snacks.
With a quick trip to Wal-Mart (seriously, y’all Wal-Mart has EVERYTHING) and some basic ingredients and craft supplies, you can whip up this Ghoul’s Night Out get together ridiculously fast.
I’d say you could do it in less than an hour but the Bacon & Chive Cheese Ball needs to refrigerate for several hours to “set” so you do need to set aside a couple of hours if you’re planning on making my Not So Spooky Spider Ball.
And you totally should.
Not only is it delicious, it’s easy to serve alongside a box of Wheat Thins and with my help, we’re going to make it look like one of the Ghoul’s….complete with a bow on her head.
Let’s get started, ok?
You’ll need the following ingredients:
8 ounces of cream cheese
Salt & Pepper
You’re going to mix the ingredients together, shape into a ball and coat with pecans.
Wrap in plastic wrap, shape into a ball again and pop into the fridge.
Once the cheese ball has firmed up a bit, the real fun begins.
Break out the craft supplies to turn your cheese ball into a spider!
Easy peasey, pop some pipe cleaners in for legs (you’ll cut each pipe cleaner into 3rds), add some eyeballs and you’ll all done.
You want your spider to look girlie and not spooky, then you add a little bow on her head. Just poke the ribbon with a straight pin and voila- your spider fits right in at Ghoul’s Night.
- 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 4 slices bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled
- 1/4 c. chopped green onions
- 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
- salt & pepper to taste
- 3/4 cup chopped pecans
- Beat the cream cheese in a mixing bowl until creamy. Stir in the bacon, green onions, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Shape the cream cheese mixture into a ball. Place half of the pecans onto a piece of plastic wrap large enough to wrap around the ball. Coat the cheese ball with the pecans. Place the plastic wrapped cheese ball into the refrigerator for about 3 hours. Serve with Wheat Thins.
Serve her up and move onto the desserts.
Oreo Witch Hats.
Use them on your napkins to replace the “O” ….
Or just pop them straight into your mouth!
Simply melt a little chocolate and spoon onto the Oreo to adhere the hershey kiss and give the sanding sugar something to stick to.
Instant witch hat.
Be sure to check your local Wal-Mart this weekend as they’ll be having demonstrations on the 25th featuring Fanta, Oreos & Wheat Thins. Demonstrations = Samples. Yum.