3 Halloween Recipes Adults Will Enjoy

halloween-recipes

Kids shouldn’t get to have all the fun on Halloween…skip the tricks and make these treats for the adults on October 31!

Poison Martini

Make a dark and mysterious cocktail to serve to your guests by mixing a chocolate stout with a dark spiced rum together with ice and pouring it into a martini glass. This black concoction will be sure to intrigue your guests while being equally delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz spiced rum
  • 1/2 oz Jägermeister
  • 1-1/2 oz crème de cacao
  • 2 oz chocolate stout
  • 3 drops of black food coloring

Directions:

Mix the rum, Jagermeister, crème de cacao and food coloring in a martini shaker with ice. Pour into a martini glass and top with a chocolate stout of your choice. Garnish with plastic spiders on the rim for an extra spooky touch.

borscht-recipeClassic Borscht

This murky, dark red dish is great for a Halloween party because it tastes great but has the look of a zombie apocalypse-esque dish.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of shredded beets
  • 1 cup of shredded carrots
  • 1 cup of chopped onions
  • 1 chopped garlic clove
  • 1 chopped leek
  • 3 cans of beef broth
  • 2 cups of chopped cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions:

  1. Cook the beets, onion, garlic, leeks and carrots on the stovetop over medium-high heat with the beef broth for 40 minutes.
  2. Add the cabbage, red-wine vinegar, salt, pepper and butter and cook for another 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in lemon juice and let the borscht sit for about an hour.
  4. Serve reheated or at room temperature.
  5. Garnish with horseradish and/or sour cream.

white-marshmallow-pumpkinsWhite Pumpkin Marshmallows

Halloween calls for a sweet treat for both adults and kids alike. Make this gooey and ghoulish dessert to enjoy after dinner.

Ingredients:

  • Large marshmallows
  • Bag of pretzel sticks
  • Bag of white chocolate chips
  • Chocolate cookie icing

Directions:

  1. Melt the chocolate chips on the stove.
  2. Insert a pretzel stick into each marshmallow by sticking it into the center and pushing it all the way down.
  3. Dip the marshmallows into the chocolate.
  4. Make sure they are completely covered and use a spoon to even out the sides that may be dripping.
  5. Set the marshmallows aside to dry a little bit and then take a toothpick to run a “stem” down the sides of the marshmallow to make it look like a pumpkin.
  6. Use the chocolate cookie icing to color the “stem” of the pumpkin on top.
  7. Let it dry and serve!
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