Mummy Hot Dogs: Halloween Recipe

by Heather

Simple foods at parties, like Mummy Hot Dogs, are a great way to celebrate while making fun foods out of pantry staples. Today we are all about HALLOWEEN PARTIES! Check out our 10 Tips for the Perfect Halloween Party plus a fun new recipe! MUMMY HOT DOGS!

Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to gather your friends and family for a spooktacular celebration. You don’t need a haunted mansion or a huge budget to throw a memorable Halloween party. In fact, simplicity can often lead to the most enjoyable gatherings. To help you create a fun and unforgettable Halloween party, we’ve compiled 10 easy-to-follow tips that will ensure your guests have a fantastic time without breaking the bank.

Halloween TablePhoto by Toni Cuenca

Throwing a Spooktacular Bash: 10 Simple Tips for a Fun Halloween Party

1. Choose a Theme:

Every great Halloween party starts with a theme. Whether it’s classic monsters, a favorite horror movie, or a general spooky ambiance, having a theme sets the tone for your party’s decorations and activities. It helps guests get into the spirit of Halloween and makes planning easier.

2. Send Spooky Invitations:

Send out invitations that match your chosen theme. You can go digital with e-vites or create homemade invitations with spooky graphics and creepy fonts. Be sure to include all the essential information, such as date, time, location, and a request for guests to come in costume.

3. Decorate on a Budget:

You don’t need to spend a fortune on decorations. Visit your local dollar store for affordable Halloween décor like cobwebs, plastic spiders, and pumpkin lanterns. DIY decorations, such as paper ghosts and bats, can also add a personal touch to your party space.

4. Create a Haunting Atmosphere:

Set the mood with eerie lighting and a carefully curated Halloween playlist. Use black lights, candles, and string lights to create a spooky ambiance. Play haunting tunes in the background to keep the atmosphere festive.

5. Costume Contest:

Host a costume contest and encourage your guests to get creative. Offer small prizes for categories like scariest costume, funniest costume, and best overall. This will not only add excitement but also ensure that everyone comes dressed to impress.

Peanut Butter Ball HERO

6. Spooky Snacks:

Serve a variety of Halloween-themed snacks and finger foods. You can make mummy dogs by wrapping hot dogs in crescent roll dough, or prepare a spooky punch with floating “eyeballs” made from lychee and blueberries. Don’t forget to have some allergy-friendly options for guests with dietary restrictions.

Be sure to check out our Mummy Meatball Sliders, Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats, Mummy Brownie Bites, Hocus Pocus Pinwheel CookiesPretzel Spider Webs, Mummy Jalapeño Poppers, Ghost Rice Krispie Treats, Ghosts in the Graveyard, Poison Apple Jell-O Shots, Keto Pumpkin Chaffles, Pumpkin Dip, Jack Skellington Pinwheel Cookies and Werewolf Pretzel Squares.

7. Pumpkin Carving:

Pumpkin carving is a classic Halloween activity that guests of all ages can enjoy. Set up a carving station with pumpkins, carving tools, and stencils. This interactive activity adds creativity and fun to your party.

8. Haunted House or Scary Movie Marathon:

If you have the space, consider transforming a room into a mini haunted house with spooky props and jump scares. Alternatively, you can have a scary movie marathon with classic horror films projected on a screen. Both options provide entertainment for your guests.

9. Party Favors:

Send your guests home with small party favors, such as Halloween-themed cookies, mini bottles of potion (decorated mini liquor bottles), or goody bags filled with candy. It’s a thoughtful way to thank them for attending your party.

10. Safety First:

Lastly, make sure your Halloween party is safe for everyone. Provide non-alcoholic drink options, arrange for designated drivers, and ensure that your party space is well-lit to prevent accidents.

Halloween Food Table

Photo by Karolina Grabowska

A simple yet fun Halloween party is within reach for anyone, and it doesn’t have to be expensive or overly complicated. With these 10 tips, you can create a memorable and enjoyable Halloween celebration that will have your guests talking about it for years to come. So, embrace the spirit of Halloween, get creative, and have a spooktacular time hosting your own Halloween bash!

Now that the party is planned, it’s time to get the food ready. Mummy Hot Dogs are a fun Halloween party addition using staples many of us keep in the pantry!

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MUMMY HOT DOGS 

WHAT YOU NEED 

Hot Dogs

Crescent Rolls

Cheese (optional)

Candy Eyes (optional)

WHAT YOU DO 

Preheat your oven to 350. Open the crescent rolls and rolls them out onto a piece of parchment paper. Using a pizza cutter, cut the dough into strips about 1/2″ wide

Mummy Hot Dogs Wrappings

Take each hot dog and wrap the strips of crescent roll dough. Go around and crisscross some to get the mummy effect. If you want cheesy mummy dogs, wrap the hot dog in a piece of cheese first. Leave space for the eyes.

Mummy Hot Dogs Wrapped

Bake your mummy dogs on 350 for about 10-15 minutes, depending on your oven. Remove from the oven and place candy eyes (you don’t have to eat the candy eyes, but they make a good effect

Mummy Hot Dogs

 

Mummy Hot Dogs

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Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )

Ingredients

  • Hot Dogs
  • Crescent Rolls
  • Cheese (optional)
  • Candy Eyes (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350.
  2. Open the crescent rolls and rolls them out onto a piece of parchment paper.
  3. Using a pizza cutter, cut the dough into strips about 1/4" to 1/2" wide
  4. Take each hot dog and wrap the strips of crescent roll dough. Go around and crisscross some to get the mummy effect. If you want cheesy mummy dogs, wrap the hot dog in a piece of cheese first. Leave space for the eyes.
  5. Bake your mummy dogs on 350 for about 10-15 minutes, depending on your oven.
  6. Remove from the oven and place candy eyes (you don't have to eat the candy eyes, but they make a good effect

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3 comments

Terri Quick October 10, 2023 - 4:15 pm
So cool
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Maria Egan October 18, 2023 - 6:48 pm
Looking at all these yummy foods makes me want to plan a Halloween party.
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BILL HOFF October 22, 2023 - 8:08 pm
We are always looking for different treats to make the grandkids
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