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Halloween Buffet and Panini Sandwich Bar


A buffet to satisfy everyone on Halloween

The Halloween Buffet and Panini Bar turned out scrumptious and fabuous thanks to my daughter-in-law Ashley.

She helped me set up the buffet table and it looked grand!

Thank you so much Ash for your time and very cool decorations. It make it all come together boo-tifully!

On Halloween night, at our place, family and friends drop by to show off their kids, or grand kids, their costumes, and visit for a spell.

It is usually the tradition to have chili, soup, stew or even a pizza decked out to look like a pumpkin.

But I wanted something that as people came by, they could make their own food to their liking. 

See, something went terribly wrong, and a few of my kids do not like soups or pasta (I know….WHAT?). So a panini bar fits everyone just right.

This is family friendly to the best!  There’s something for everyone.  Healthy food. Have gluten free bread on hand.  People can make their  sandwich hot or cold.  And best of all….you get to relax and enjoy the company!

EVERYTHING you’ll want from crafts to decorations to keepsakes is here at It’s ALL About Halloween  [1]

Halloween Buffet and Panini Bar

Halloween Buffet and Panini Bar

A panini bar is a wonderful option for guests to make their own.  See below for more on the paninis.

Here are the details of the awesome Halloween Buffet Table.

The plates and utensils were on a side table due to space.


Eye See YOU Halloween Cupcakes [2] started the dessert table.

Halloween decorated cupcakes


My Cold Cider Drink [3] comes up next.

A delicious cold apple cider


You could also serve my copycat version of Starbucks Hot Caramel Apple Cider [4]


Not to be passed by is my own Spooky Halloween Layered Cake [5]

Cake with layers of batter in Halloween colors, then decorated with Halloween candy


If you want a real treat with a trick, make sure to have out my own creation of Mysterious Halloween Candy Confection [6]

Chocolate with a bit of sweet, some pop and a little heat


Always a favorite is Halloween Mother Goose PopCorn [7]

Granny Corn, Mother Sugar Popcorn

Homemade or purchased donuts are easy to put in a fun decorated plate or bowl.

The incredible Make Your Own Hot Sandwich Panini Bar [8]

Panini Bar for guests to make their own hot sandwiches

For MORE Halloween food, decorations and crafts, come on over to It’s All About Halloween [1]

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2014, 2018

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