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5 Frighteningly Good Halloween Recipes

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October is halfway over, and Halloween is just around the corner. Halloween is a pretty exciting time around Blendtec. We decorate a couple weeks before, and on Halloween many people dress up in very cool costumes.

If you haven’t had your Halloween party yet, now is the perfect time to start planning. Bob for apples, tell ghost stories, and watch scary movies. And be sure to make some of these blender recipes—their frighteningly delicious flavors are sure to impress your guests.

Halloween Recipes

5 Frighteningly Good Fall Blender Recipes

Spice Cake Pops

1 c  whole wheat pastry flour
1½ c all-purpose flour
1 c  brown sugar
1 tbsp  baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp ground ginger
1½ tsp ground cinnamon
¼ tsp ground cloves
¼ tsp ground nutmeg
½ c canola oil
1 apple, cored and quartered
¼ c molasses
3 eggs
4 oz  Neufchâtel cheese
¼ c fat-free milk
1 c  powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350°F. Add first 10 ingredients to WildSide or FourSide jar. Secure lid and press “Pulse” 3–4 times. Pour into bowl and set aside.

To make cake: Add oil, apple, molasses, and eggs to WildSide or FourSide jar. Secure lid and select “Whole Juice.” Add half of dry ingredients to jar. Secure lid and pulse 3–4 times. Add remaining dry ingredients to jar. Secure lid and pulse 8–10 times or until dry ingredients are incorporated. Pour batter into greased 9-x-5-inch pan, and bake for 25–30 minutes. Cool cake completely before moving on to next step.

To make frosting: Add Neufchâtel cheese, milk, and powdered sugar to WildSide or FourSide jar. Secure lid and pulse 6–8 times or until well blended.

To assemble cake pops: Crumble entire cake with your fingers. Add frosting to crumbled cake a little at a time until cake crumbles cling together. Make cake balls by using 1-ounce ice cream scoop, cookie dough baller, or your hands. Insert top of a lollipop stick into each cake ball, and secure stick upright in craft or floral foam. Place balls in freezer for at least 15 minutes.

 

Pumpkin Spice Latte

1¼ c brewed coffee, cooled
1¼ c low-fat milk
¼ c brown sugar
¼ c pumpkin puree
⅛ tsp kosher or sea salt
¼ tsp pumpkin pie spice

Add all ingredients to FourSide or WildSide jar. Secure lid and select “Soups.”

For an extra-special treat, serve with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.

 

Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

1 tsp coconut oil
¼ onion, roughly chopped
2 Roma tomatoes, roughly chopped
2 cloves garlic
¼ tsp black pepper
¾ tsp kosher or sea salt
½ tsp fresh sage
½ tsp fresh basil
½ tsp dried oregano
½ c milk
1 c pumpkin puree

Heat oil in large saucepan. Add onion, tomatoes, garlic, black pepper, salt, sage, basil, and oregano to pan; cook until onion becomes tender and translucent. Add milk and pumpkin puree to saucepan, and continue cooking until mixture is heated through.

Transfer all ingredients to FourSide or WildSide jar. Secure lid and select “Sauces.” Serve with your favorite pasta.

 

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

1 tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic
¼ medium onion, roughly chopped
3 c vegetable broth
¾ c pumpkin puree
2 c yams, baked and peeled
½ tsp chili powder
1 tsp kosher or sea salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper
¼ tsp curry powder
1 tbsp mascarpone cheese

Cook garlic and onion in olive oil until tender. Transfer to WildSide jar, and add remaining ingredients in order listed. Secure lid. and select “Soups.”

 

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie 

1 c pumpkin puree
1 c fat-free vanilla yogurt
½ c apple juice
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
½ orange, peeled
1 c ice cubes

Add all ingredients to FourSide or WildSide jar in order listed. Secure lid and select “Smoothie.”

What’s your favorite Halloween treat?

4 thoughts on “5 Frighteningly Good Halloween Recipes

  1. Terez

    Would love a recipe for apple cider. Am planning to core and chop apples, then run them through the smoothie cycle. Sound like a plan or is there more to it?

    Reply
  2. Terez

    Hi Kelli. I didn’t see your reply earlier and I tried to make cider last night by putting apple chunks in the Blendtec and selecting “whole juice.” Ran that cycle twice. Got applesauce. I had wanted a reduced cider syrup (boiled cider) and thought (hoped) my results might turn into that when I heated them but I just got hot applesauce.

    The only difference I see in the wassail recipe is the 1/4 orange and the spices. Does the citrus (or is it the liquid from the orange) make the difference to turn it from applesauce into cider? Should I have run it through the “whole juice” cycle a time or two more?

    Reply

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