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Hobgoblins’ Pumpkin Pudding

Hobgoblins’ Pumpkin Pudding
Serves 6

A scrumptious chilled pumpkin dessert with a delicious orange and cinnamon flavour that will cool the hottest hobgoblin


one and a half pounds (675g) pumpkin

one and a half pounds (675g) granulated sugar

2 tsps. of powdered cinnamon

2 oranges

2 pints (1.2 litres) water

Cooking Instructions:

Put the coarsely chopped rind and juice of the 2 oranges in a 5 pint (3 litre) saucepan Add the water and boil until the orange rind is soft Add the sugar, pumpkin and powdered cinnamon then simmer until the pumpkin is soft. Remove and keep the pumpkin on one side, then continue boiling the rest of the ingredients until it is reduced to half, about 30 minutes. Return the pumpkin to the pan and simmer for about 5 minutes

Allow to cool then pour into a serving dish and refrigerate

Serve well chilled

October 27, 2006 Posted by | Dessert, Dessert Recipes, Events, Halloween, Halloween Recipes, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Recipes, Thanksgiving | Leave a comment

Bloody Brains

Bloody Brains

One package of softened cream cheese
One jar of favorite salsa
A variety of favorite crackers

Place the cream cheese on a platter.
Shape the cream cheese into an oval, “brain” shape.
Pour salsa over the cream cheese.
Surround the “brain” with a the crackers.
Scoop and eat.

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Vampire Blood with Bugs

Vampire Blood with Bugs

Items you will need:

4 fresh or frozen strawberries
1/2 cup whipped topping or 1/4 cup milk
2 Tablespoons Strawberry syrup
1/4 cup whole Blueberries
Red licorice Stick
1 Tablespoon Chocolate Sprinkles

Mix all together and serve.

October 27, 2006 Posted by | Candy, Candy Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Events, Famous Recipes, Food, Fruits, Halloween, Halloween Recipes | Leave a comment

Creepy Crawler Pie

Creepy Crawler Pie

1 ready made chocolate cookie pie crust
1/4 gal. orange sherbet
3/4 cup chocolate sauce
10 gummy worms

Soften sherbet slightly and spoon into pie shell.
Drizzle with chocolate sauce to form “spider web” design.
Freeze for at least one hour.
Decorate with “worms”.

NOTE: Do not freeze pie too long or it will be difficult to cut through the Gummy worms.

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2 cups grated Cheddar Cheese
1/2 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 cup flour
6 ounce bottle pimento-stuffed green olives

Combine cheese and butter.
Add salt, paprika, and flour and mix well.
Measure approximately one teaspoon of this mixture and form an “eyeball” around an olive.
Turn the olive in the “eyeball” so that it is “staring” outward.
Line up the eyeballs on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake in 400F oven for 15 minutes.

October 27, 2006 Posted by | Cheese, Cooking and Food, Events, Famous Recipes, Food, Halloween, Halloween Recipes, Recipes | Leave a comment



6 eggs, hardcooked, cooled and peeled
6 oz whipped cream cheese
12 green olives stuffed with pimientos
red food coloring or ketchup

Half eggs widthwise.
Remove yolks and fill the hole with cream cheese, smoothing surface as much as possible.
Press an olive into each cream cheese eyeball, pimiento up, for an eerie green iris and red pupil.
Dip a toothpick into ketchup and draw broken blood vessels in the cream cheese.

October 27, 2006 Posted by | Cheese, Condiments, Events, Famous Recipes, Food, Halloween, Halloween Recipes, Ingredients | Leave a comment