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5 Easy and Fun Halloween Food Ideas

If you’re hosting a Halloween party this year, or if you’re getting into the spirit of the holiday, why not create your own spooky snacks at home?

5 Easy and Fun Halloween Food Ideas
Reader's Digest Australia

These five quick and easy snack ideas are perfect for sharing and you can even get the kids involved to help you make them.

1. Cheese & Pretzel Broomsticks
1. Cheese & Pretzel Broomsticks
Reader's Digest
Witches and wizards alike with love these tasty savoury snacks. To make them, simply cut a slice of cheese in half, then cut slits and wrap it around the end of a straight pretzel. Tie the cheese onto the pretzel with chives and trim it with scissors. Simple!


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