Put those pumpkin carvers to use in another way and make this Halloween Tortilla Appetizer Decorated Using Pumpkin Carving Stencils! Make these delicious tortillas and fill them with anything you like and add any spooky design you want!
Do you carve pumpkins every Halloween and have booklets filled with fun pumpkin carving templates stored in a box somewhere? Well, go dig them out of storage or find a free one on-line and create something new this Halloween.
Carving a thick skinned pumpkin can be a huge challenge, but carving a tortilla is quick and painless, plus you wont have to deal with scooping out pumpkin guts.
All you need to do to create this Halloween themed tortilla is to find a pumpkin carving pattern that has a solid black image like the witch template that I used ((from kaboose.com) and cut it out. Then lay it on top of a tortilla and cut out around it using a sharp knife.
Spread something dark on a whole tortilla. I used black bean dip, which is actually more brown than black so I added a few drops of black food coloring to get a nice dark color. If you want to make this a sweet treat you could use Nutella or a homemade chocolate ganache.
Of course this Halloween tortilla could be filled with just about anything and still look amazing, even if the image isn’t black. A cheddar cheese filled tortilla would have given my witch a cool orange glow. There are so many possibilities.
Serve your Halloween tortillas hot or cold. I heated my Black Bean Filled Witch Tortilla in a 350 degree oven for a few minutes, just until heated through and golden brown around the edges. Tortillas come in several different sizes, so you can make these for dinner, a snack, or dessert.
Be sure to check out all the Halloween recipes here on Hungry Happenings.