Recipe for Fake Scabs (You Can Eat!)

by Trisha Sprouse ; Updated August 23, 2018

Creep out your guests on Halloween with a freaky and festive dish that (dis)embodies the spirit of the occasion. Delightfully heavy on the gore factor yet totally edible, these fleshy wounds will have your guests picking at scabs all night long.

Smear cream cheese into small piles around a serving platter. Use about a tablespoon of cream cheese for each smear. This will be the pus for your scabs.

Top the piles of cream cheese with beef jerky. This will be the flesh for your scabs.

Spread catsup or hot sauce on top of the beef jerky and smear a bit of it onto the cream cheese as well. This will be the blood for your scabs.

Skewer the beef jerky in each pile with a toothpick to make it easy for guests to pick up and eat.

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