Give someone a fright this Halloween with these scarily delicious Halloween fingers. They make for the perfect edible decoration for any festive soirée.


  • 450 ml flour
  • 100 ml granulated sugar
  • 200 g butter or margarine
  • 40 blanched almonds
  • black or red food colouring


  1. Combine the flour, sugar and margarine to make dough. Leave the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  2. Divide the dough into two pieces. Divide each piece into 20 small balls and roll them into fingers. Press a blanched almond into each finger.
  3. Bake at 175°C for about 10 minutes. Leave to cool on a rack.
  4. Use food colouring to paint the end of the fingers blood red and the almonds black or red.

This recipe is courtesy of Siúcra.