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10 Frightening Halloween Recipes

Stuffed Roaches

Can you think of anything more disgusting than roaches? Just the sight of one sends people scurrying. See how brave your friends really are when you serve them these stuffed "cockroaches."

You only need three ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped semi-fine
  • 20 to 30 dates, pitted

Mix the cream cheese and walnuts in a small bowl until well combined. The walnuts provide a creepy crunch that mimics the insect's body. However, if your guests have allergy issues, you can skip the walnuts.

Split the dates open just a little bit and gently fill with the cream cheese mixture. The dates really look like roaches! To heighten the effect, place some plastic cockroaches around the serving plate.