Friday, October 29, 2010

There’s no bones about it….

I’m going to leave October behind with one last Halloween recipe. It’s a quick and easy recipe and actually looks quite nice next to Mr. Meathead.

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I called these Dead Vampire Bones because they were very garlicky.

Let’s get our two whole ingredients ready:

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One tube of Pillsbury garlic breadsticks will make 16 bones. Open the tube and unroll the dough. Is there anyone who actually inserts a spoon in the seam, like it says on the instructions? Because I was raised to just smack it on the counter. When I was a kid, I loved that sound, because I knew my mom was makin’ biscuits for breakfast!

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Cut the dough in half, unless you’re making life sized femur bones. Separate each of the bread sticks and then make a slit in each end. Take the slits and roll into balls.

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Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with coarse salt, then bake at 350° for about 12 minutes. I found them to be perfectly garlicky, but if you are really scared of vampires crave more, sprinkle with garlic powder before baking.

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There you have it! It doesn’t get any easier than this. They’re prefect for just munching as you hand out candy or as a yummy dipper, with some bloody marinara sauce, at your Halloween party.

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Happy Halloween!

10 comments:

  1. Hey, I have a bone to pick with you. Get it? Bone to pick? Ah never mind.

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  2. Another awesome Halloween food idea. Love the blood marinara suggestion.

    And I'm sorry, but it has to be said. With a slight alteration, ALSO a great bachelorette party idea.

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  3. Looks wonderful! I'll have to try it for the party tomorrow night - if we have time.

    You come up with the greatest ideas. BD does, too.

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  4. Love that one! Just love it. I'm going to make them for tomorrow night's party. Yay!

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  5. Love it! Also, I have indeed tried putting a spoon against the side but I am always terrified something is going to hit me in the face. I hit it against the counter to open it up.

    Speaking of spoons hitting me in the face, once we had a friend over who opened a beer with a spoon when we couldn't find a bottle opener. Him and my husband walked out of the kitchen and into the living room, and I attempted to open my beer with a spoon.

    I did succeed, but I also hit myself in my forehead with the spoon (with at least enough force to pull of a bottle cap) and spilled beer all over the floor. It wasn't my finest moment.

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  6. Great idea! I'm planning to make witches finger cookies tonight.

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  7. That is such a cute idea! I love it. I would add some parmesan or asiago cheese, some basil and of course a bit more garlic. Because that's the kind of person I am, always tinkering with recipes!

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  8. Clever and simple! I'm not imaginative anymore. I think it's because I only talk to dogs all day.

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  9. I love how you embrace the holidays! Happy weekend girlfriend!

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  10. At first I thought they were dog treats. Thanks for sharing--very cute!

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