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Fun Halloween Food Art Ideas

October 14, 2020
CA Grown Mom

Susan Phillips

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Fun Halloween Food Art Ideas

Halloween Food Art

Looking for some fun Halloween food art ideas to bring into your home this year?

We have two easy and healthy food art ideas that I am going to teach you step-by-step how to assemble.  They literally take just minutes and you can even get the kiddos involved!  

They love that!

I also have some fun links I’m sharing to even more Halloween food art ideas around the web.  And they all use California grown products!  

 

Let’s get started!

 

Spider Bites

This Halloween food art features, cucumbers, olives, and radish.

cucumber

Slice a cucumber about 1/4” thick.

 

cucumber

Spread a small dollop of cream cheese on top.

 

black olives

Halve a black olive lengthwise, I used extra large.  One side is the body.  The other side, slice into 6 equal slivers, these are the legs!

 

working spider

Arrange the olive pieces into a spider form.  Easy Peasy!

 

radish

Slice a radish and cut into triangle shape pieces for the eyes.

 

Halloween Food Art

Attach the eyes with a small amount of cream cheese on the backside so it sticks.

 

Halloween Food Art

Scary good!

 

 

 

Bug Bites

This Halloween food art features prunes and almonds.

cracker with cream cheese

Tint your cream cheese with green food coloring and stir to combine.  Top a cracker with a dollop of the cream cheese.

 

prune

Place a prune on top of the cream cheese mixture.

 

bug

Add slivered almonds for the legs and break another one in fourths for the eyes.

 

Halloween Food Art

That’s one scary dude!

 

Halloween Food Art

But not scary enough to keep the kids’ hands off of them!

 

Halloween Food Art Halloween Food Art

I highly encourage you to make both of these halloween food art ideas.  

They go together like spiders and bugs!

 

Here are some more fun halloween food art ideas that we found from our friends!

How amazing is this Scary Mary Cocktail from California Ripe Olives?  The radish and olive bloodshot eyeball peers out of the glass, turning this drink into a scary concoction.

 

Monster faces for lunch! Frankenstein comes together with the help of avocado or guacamole, tomato, radish and California olives for eyes, stitches and those awesome neck bolts! Make a mummy with tomato sauce, California cheese “bandages” and olive eyes. Courtesy our friend Nicole at Pinch My Salt.  

 

Hola Jalapeño created these ghoullishly gorgeous Chocolate Strawberry Skulls for her guests using dried strawberries melted into the mold.  Creepy beautiful!

 

Halloween Sweet Potato Fries

How fun are these festive sweet potato fries?  Dunk them in spicy ketchup for an extra scary treat!

 

Using in-season California apples, you can create this devilish Shrunken Heads Cider for your guests this Halloween!

 

And for old times, sake, don’t forget about making these this season…

witches brew brownie

Witch’s Brew Brownies

 

Here are the printable recipes for ya!

Halloween Food Art

Spider Bites

CA Grown
A cucmber topped with cream cheese and olives.
Prep Time 1 min
Total Time 4 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 4 slices cucumber
  • 4 tsp cream cheese
  • 4-6 extra large black olives
  • 1 slice radish

Instructions
 

  • Top 1 tsp of cream cheese onto the cucumber.
  • Halve the olive lengthwise. Place one half cutside down onto the cream cheese. The other half, slice into 6 thin slivers for the legs.
  • Cut the radish slice into slivers and then cut on the diagonal to create triangle shapes. Stick to the olive body, using additional cream cheese on the back to help it stick if needed.
Keyword cucumber, olives, radish

 

Halloween Food Art

Bug Bites

CA Grown
A cream-cheese topped cracker with a prune body and almond legs.
Prep Time 1 min
Total Time 4 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 4 crackers
  • 4 tsp cream cheese, tinted with green food coloring
  • 4 prunes
  • 40 pieces slivered almonds

Instructions
 

  • Spread 1 tsp cream cheese on each cracker.
  • Top with a prune and add the 8 slivered almond legs. Cut down another slivered almond and use for the eyes.
Keyword almond, prune

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