Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Peel and quarter potatoes and in a large saucepan cover with salted cold water by 2 inches.
  • Bring water to a boil and simmer potatoes until tender, about 15 minutes
  • While potatoes are simmering, in a small saucepan heat butter with milk over moderately low heat until melted and keep warm.
  • Drain potatoes in a colander and place in a bowl.
  • With an electric mixer beat in milk mixture, yokes and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Spread about one third of the potatoes in a buttered 1 quart gratin dish and transfer remaining potatoes to a pastery bag fitted with a 3/4 inch plain tip.
  • Pipe potatoes close together into pointed mounds for form "ghosts" and garnish each mound with 2 seeds for ghosts' eyes.
  • Bake potatoes until heated through and tops of "ghosts" are golden, 15 to 20 minutes
  • Be very afraid.

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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Finally a Halloween recipe that doesn't involve dessert! I've been searching for hours, and yours is the first non-dessert related recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    These are absolutely adorable! Thanks for the recipe!
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  • bitebob 11 years ago
    Great decorating idea! I'm so putting these in my bento boxes. They sound yummy too.
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    " It was excellent "
    blondie80 ate it and said...
    This is the cutest idea ever!! Thank you!!
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  • b1g_gangly_th1ng 11 years ago
    Great idea. I must try.
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    " It was excellent "
    dandelion ate it and said...
    Hubby likes to watch all those ghost and unexplained shows. Maybe I'll surprise him one night. How Fun!
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    How adorable and fun....I have to make these! Great post - thanks so much....
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  • jett2whit 11 years ago
    And they disappear too!! How cute ~ jett
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    Beyond Cute, you made my day .I have to make these ASAP

    Michael
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  • hayleesgrandma 11 years ago
    How are cute are these.....
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