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Halloween Party Series: “Boo-tiful” Halloween Appetizers

Learn how to get your Halloween Party started with these fun Halloween Appetizers: “witches’ brooms” and some “Frightening Frog Spicy Taco Dip”. Plus,  how to get all the ingredients at great prices thanks to an awesome “Stock Up Sale” from my sponsors at Albertson’s

Boo-tiful Halloween Appetizers

I love fall! I love fall weather, fall decorating, fall pumpkins and especially fall holidays! To celebrate I’m already busy planning for a fun Halloween by trying out some festive foods for our family Halloween Party.

In the spirit of the season, I am “treating” you with a 4-part series on festive Halloween Party foods that will be sure to have all of your little ghosts and ghouls howling! Just as in the case with any party, I thought I would get us started with some yummy appetizers!

Right now is a great time to start planning and shopping for a Halloween Party because you can get everything you need at great prices during Albertson’s Stock Up Sale. This week (10/1/14-10/7/14) you can stock up on all of the ingredients to make these two boo-tiful appetizers that will get your party started.

Witches Broom Appetizers

Witches' Broom Appetizers

These snacks are adorable and easy to make and make a great little pre-trick or treat snack for the kids!

1 package of Frigo String Cheese
1 package of stick Snyders Pretzels

  1. Cut each stick of string cheese in half and slightly tear individual threads apart on one side
  2. Gently push pretzel stick through the top (untorn) portion of the string cheese

Frightening Frog Spicy Taco Dip

Frightening Frog Spicy Taco Dip
Halloween parties are all about making your guest feel squeamish right? Serve this spicy dip in this fun frog mouth that is sure to surprise your guests!

1 green pepper
2 whole black olives
1 cup sour cream
3 Tbsp taco seasoning
Tortillas chips or bugles (for dipping

  1. Mix sour cream and taco seasoning in a small bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour
  2. Cut off the top “stem” part of the green pepper and remove all of the seeds from inside the pepper and place on its side on a serving plate
  3. Attach black olives to the top of the pepper using toothpicks.
  4. Right before serving, fill pepper with taco dip and serve with tortilla chips or bugles.

To help you with your party planning I have put together a shopping list including sale match ups for Albertson’s Stock Up Sale, so you can save a little extra money for Halloween costumes and candy!

Snyders Pretzel sticks- 2 for $5
Frigo String Cheese- $6.99 for 24 ct
Green Peppers- 2 for $1
Daisy Sour Cream- $2.99 for 24oz
Taco Seasoning
Whole black olives
Bugles- 2 for $5
Tortilla Chips

While you are there you may also want to take advantage of some stock up pricing on some party supplies including essential everyday 24-48 ct paper plates and bowls (buy 2, get 1 free) and essential everyday napkins 500 ct ($2.99). And stop by the bakery to sample their freshly baked pumpkin chocolate chip cookies (on sale for $3.99 for a box of 10). You “have” to make sure they taste good before getting them for the party (wink, wink).

To take advantage of these and other great stock up sales around the store be sure to visit a local Albertson’s or view their entire ad online.

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