Carving pumpkins. Choosing costumes. Cueing up corny monster songs.
For pure festive fun, there are few holidays that can rival Halloween. For kids, of course, Halloween is all about getting the costume just right and trick-or-treating around the neighborhood with friends and family. But Halloween is also the perfect time to throw an unforgettable grown-up party. Think beyond the candy corn this year and impress your guests with eye-popping, mouthwatering snacks that look and taste amazing. Try out some of our favorites below.We've got cheesy & spooky halloween treats! Get the all of the festive tricks for your halloween gathering #cabotcheese Click To Tweet
We recommend taking pictures before your guests arrive, though, because these dishes won’t last long.
Serve Up Spooky Shapes
Put those Halloween-themed cookie cutters to work! There’s no need to buy crackers for your gathering; these fun cheesy crackers are super simple to make – and with just a few ingredients, kiddos can help make these into fun festive shapes for the season.
These festive crackers are (almost) too spooky to eat!
Use Nature as a Bowl
There are always pumpkins a plenty around Halloween. When you’re buying pumpkins for carving this year, pick up an extra one for this amazing mac and cheese recipe. It’s loaded with award-winning Cabot sharp cheddar—then baked right in the pumpkin! Your friends will be fighting to be the first to post it to Instagram.
Cheese Balls—Two Ways
If the kids have room after they sample this year’s finest candy, they’ll love this festive-looking Pumpkin Holiday Cheese Ball. You can make it extra kid-friendly by subbing in Cabot Mild Cheddar.
Grown-up guests will go crazy for this Pumpkin Herb Cheese Ball from Running to the Kitchen made with cream cheese and grated white cheddar and coated in pumpkin seeds (hint…it goes great with a glass of bold red wine).