I love seeing all the food that people put out for Halloween get-togethers.
At no other time is it appropriate to make food look disgusting. But, for Halloween, the grossest thing you can come up with is the biggest hit with the kids.
This year, I put together an easy cheese-stick recipe that will work as a spooky after-school snack or as something you take to a Halloween party.
Cheesy Bones and Blood
- pre-made dough (Trader Joe’s sells a bag of pizza dough)
- string cheese
- shredded parmesan
- garlic salt
- marinara sauce.
This recipe takes about 20 minutes from start to finish and the kids can easily help put it together.
Cut your dough in half and roll each half into approximately 12×18″ square (or the size of your cutting board).
Cut the dough to the length of the cheese stick. Cut it again a few inches more than the width of the cheese stick.
Wrap the piece of dough around the cheese stick and lay on the cookie sheet.
Repeat this process until you’ve used 8 cheese sticks.
With the left over dough, roll little balls, which you’ll place on both ends of the cheese stick.
Brush the bones with 3 Tablespoons of melted butter.
Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and garlic salt.
Bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.
It’s important to make sure the dough is sealed around the cheese stick. This way it will melt inside the dough instead of leaking all over the pan. Serve the warm cheese stick with a bowl of marinara sauce.