The Best Halloween Dish from Every State
Take a look at which spooky Halloween recipe is being brewed in your neck of the woods. Here you'll find recipes for snake-shaped sandwiches, ghostly hot chocolate, Halloween nachos and more.
Alabama: Orange Gelatin Pretzel Salad
Salty pretzels pair nicely with the sweet fruit in this refreshing layered salad. It’s a family favorite that is a slam-dunk at potlucks. —Peggy Boyd, Northport, Alabama
Alaska: Easy Beef Pies
We make a lot of French dips and always have leftover roast beef. Here's how I put it to good use. For these pies, use any vegetables you like. They're extra awesome drenched in cheese sauce. —Jennie Weber, Palmer, Alaska. These DIY Halloween decorations will pair perfectly with these dishes.
Arizona: Snakewich with Venom Sauce
Our Halloween party is so big, I hold it in the street. This sandwich shaped like a snake is tasty and a scary good centerpiece. —Suzanne Clark, Phoenix, Arizona
Arkansas: Tater Tarts
These bite-size potato appetizers combine the tang of sour cream, the sharpness of pepper jack, and the distinct flavor of cilantro to make a delectable snack that's easy to prepare. —Sona Massey, Stephens, Arkansas
California: Brainy Cake
My Godson and I made this cake after a fun day at the science museum. We've made it several times now, and we get a kick out of experimenting with the frosting colors. —Faith Cromwell, San Francisco, California
Colorado: Skull Deviled Eggs
Thrill partygoers with these bone-chilling deviled eggs. The mayonnaise-filled bites are one of my favorite apps, so I had fun creating a Halloween version. —Nick Iverson, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Connecticut: Eyes On You
Look out! This crazy cupcake only has eyes for you. Don't worry though, he's delicious! —Karen Tack, Riverside, Connecticut. Kids love these non-candy Halloween treats.
Delaware: Edible Arachnids
I bring cake pops to my church group when we have movie nights. This year for Halloween, I used my go-to recipe to make these not-so-scary spiders. —Nicole Rae Paoli, Newark, Delaware
Florida: Boo-rito Bites
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and entertaining is one of my favorite things to do. My entire family loves these cute apps, especially my kids, which makes the recipe extra-special. —Rachel Ruiz, Hurlburt Fld, Florida
Georgia: Pasta Squiggles with Pumpkin Sauce
My family loves this spiral pasta in a tasty pumpkin sauce. Make it for Halloween and call it Creepy-Crawly Noodles! —Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia