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BONES AND BLOOD (Breadsticks and sauce)

BONES AND BLOOD (Breadsticks and sauce)

This Halloween appetizer may be one of the cutest recipes yet.  Buttery garlic breadsticks, from a refrigerated tube, and prepared marinara sauce or pizza sauce make for a quick appetizer to serve before trick or treating or at your Halloween party.

This Halloween appetizer could be as involved as you want – you could make your own dough for the breadsticks and your own homemade marinara-which would be ambitious and delicious.  

Bones and blood, a Halloween appetizer of breadsticks shaped like bones and served with a side of blood, which is marinara sauce.

There is, however, no shame in using shortcuts.  This recipe utilizes those shortcuts so that you can whip up this fun dish and still get out there to trick or treat with the kids.

HOW DO I MAKE BONES AND BLOOD?

This Halloween appetizer is deceptively easy.  Crack open a tube of refrigerated breadsticks and separate them into twelve breadsticks.

Next, slit the bottom and top of each breadstick and tuck the ends diagonally under each side, forming the ‘bone’ end.  Slather with butter and sprinkle with cheese. Then bake.

Serve with warmed marinara sauce, either jarred or homemade.  I always have my homemade Sunday sauce in the freezer. It works perfectly for this dish.

Serve and enjoy!

Bones and blood, a Halloween appetizer of breadsticks shaped like bones and served with a side of blood, which is marinara sauce.

Serve your Halloween appetizer with a few Severed Monster Fingers or a couple of Peanut Butter Spider Cookies.   For the adults, whip up a batch of these Cool Lychee Martinis.  They’ll make trick or treating way better.

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Bones and blood, a Halloween appetizer of breadsticks shaped like bones and served with a side of blood, which is marinara sauce.

BONES AND BLOOD (Breadsticks and sauce)


  • Author: Eats By The Beach
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6 1x

Description

A spooky Halloween appetizer that is perfect to serve before heading out for trick or treating.  Breadstick ‘bones’ served with a side of marinara sauce ‘blood’ are sure to be a hit with the kids and the adults.


Ingredients

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1 tube (11 ounces) refrigerated breadstick dough

2 to 3 tablespoons melted butter

2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

1 to 2 teaspoons garlic salt

3 cups marinara sauce, your own or your favorite jarred sauce


Instructions

Preheat the oven to 375F degrees. 

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat mat.

Unroll the dough and separate it into the 12 breadsticks. Lay each breadstick on the cookie sheet. 

Cut a 1-inch slit in each end of the dough. Pull apart the slits and form each piece to make it looks like the ends of bones. 

Brush each bone with the melted butter. Sprinkle with cheese and garlic salt. 

Bake 10 to 20 minutes or until golden. 

Serve warm with pizza or marinara sauce for dipping.

  • Category: Starter
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Halloween appetizer, appetizer recipes, breadsticks and sauce, easy appetizer, Holiday party food

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