Halloween Side Dish: How to Make Monster Mashed Potato Ghosts! by Donna John

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Halloween Side Dish: How to Make Monster Mashed Potato Ghosts!

Mashed potato ghosts? What child – or adult – could resist? Pair them with a healthy protein and your family will have energy to spare as you haunt the streets on Halloween night!

You’ll need:

  • mashed potatoes (your favorite recipe)
  • frozen peas, thawed

Here’s how to make them:

  1. Whip the mashed potatoes with an electric mixer until fluffy.
  2. Cook peas according to package directions.
  3. Cut the end off of a large plastic zipper bag.
  4. Fill the bag with the mashed potatoes.
  5. Pipe mounds of potato directly on dinner plates to form the ghost, or pipe onto a bed of peas.
  6. Add two peas for the eyes.

To make it healthier, you could do a mixture of mashed potatoes and cauliflower. Serve with an extra bowl of eyeballs (aka peas)! 

Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
These are adorable, Donna John, and I love that it's real food and not just treats! Thank you for the great Halloween ideas!
Donna John
Aren't they cute? I'm hoping Ashlee Smith makes these for my favorite little guy. Elisa All 30SecondMom
Donna John
Aren't they, Meredith Schneider?? I say, who needs kids to make them? Think I'll surprise my hubby with these the next time we have mashed potatoes. :-)

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