Skip the traditional sugar bombs and serve up some healthy—but super scary!—snacks at your next Halloween party. This easy recipe turns ripe red apples into spooky, spiky, mangle-mouthed dentures. A whole tray of these is scary enough to give you recurring nightmares. You're definitely going to want to take a bite out of them before they bite you!
- Serves: 8 persons
- 1tablespoon lemon juice
- 2medium McIntosh apples, quartered
- 2tablespoons slivered almonds, or as needed
- 1tablespoon honey, or to taste
Step 1Fill a medium bowl with water and add lemon juice.
Step 2Create the gums: With a paring knife, cut about ½ inch in from one edge of each apple quarter down towards the core; stop about ½ inch from the bottom and don't cut all the way through. Turn the apple quarter and repeat on the other side, until the two cuts meet. Pull out center section and discard or reserve for another use. Repeat with remaining apples. Dip in lemon-water to prevent browning.
Step 3Add the teeth: Make little holes along one gum line with the tip of a knife, getting as close as you can to the edge. Push an almond slice into each hole. Flip apples over and make holes in the opposite gum lines, in between the top teeth.
Step 4Arrange on a platter and drizzle honey over top.