Recipe for Fake Scabs (You Can Eat!)

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.

(Image: Trisha Sprouse)

Things You'll Need

  • Cream cheese
  • Beef jerky
  • Catsup or hot sauce
  • Toothpicks

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Step 1

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.

(Image: Trisha Sprouse)

Step 2

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

(Image: Trisha Sprouse)

Step 3

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.

(Image: Trisha Sprouse)

Step 4

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

(Image: Trisha Sprouse)
(Image: Trisha Sprouse)
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