Halloween is celebrated on 31st October every year as the day of the dead. This day is mostly associated with ghost, horror costumes and lot of fun as in the 21st century people enjoy this day with ghost themed parties or carnivals, get-togethers or small events. On this action-packed day whether you are partying, or inviting some friends over, what would be required is to cook few Halloween theme based dishes.
Best is to do with few quick Halloween appetizers, here is a list of top 5 Halloween Appetizers Recipes which your guests will surely love to eat.
5 Simple but Tasty Appetizers Recipes
Mini Pizza Bites
The first dish to make it to our list of 5 best Halloween Appetizers Recipes is Mini Pizza Bites. This dish is very simple and quick to make. It’s made from frozen mini filo shells. It only takes 15-20 minutes to cook this dish. All you need is 1 cup pizza sauce, 30 frozen mini filo shells, 1/2 cup diced mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese and 3 tablespoons minced green onions.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Take a small bowl and combine the sauce, onions, mozzarella cheese and pepperoni. Pack filo shells with the said mixture. Bake for 15 minutes and let it cool for another 5 minutes and it is ready to serve.
Watermelon Hors d’Oeuvres
The next dish is “Watermelon Hors d’Oeuvres”. Ingredients are lemon juice, 1 tsp tequila, honey, salt, cubes of watermelon (4 lbs) and 1 cup feta cheese.
Mix all ingredients well excluding the watermelon and chill it for 1-2 hours. While serving dip the watermelons in the mixture and then sprinkle the cheese over it. It can easily serve 10-12 guests.
Angels on Horseback
“Angels on Horseback” is one of the quicker dishes you can make. All you need is 1/2 cup butter(keep it very soft), 1/2 teaspoon paprika, 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, 1-1/2 cups flour, 1/8 teaspoon white pepper and 2 tablespoons heavy cream.
Mix cheese and butter well in a bowl. Add the rest of the ingredient sequentially. Preheat your oven to 325 and bake it for 10-15 minutes. Once done its ready 2 serve.
Next dish is Bleeding Brie. Yes it looks like the cheese is bleeding. This creamy mouth watery dish is the perfect appetizer. Ingredients involve are 1/2 cup cherry preserves, 1 round Brie or Camembert cheese and 1 sheet frozen puff pastry.
Preheat your oven and put the pastry on an evenly floured surface and roll out softly. Place the cheese on top of the preserves and seal the edges. Bake for 25 minutes till the pastry is golden brown. Put to serve.
Curried Chicken Balls
And finally the last dish is Curried Chicken Balls. Preparation time is only 20- 30 minutes. In a large bowl the ingredients which are cream cheese, curry powder and chutney.
Beat the mixture well. Stir chopped cashews, chicken and green onion until mixed properly. Place it on platter and chill it for at least a minimum of 2 hours. This makes 24 appetizers at a time.