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Frightfully Delicious Gluten-Free Halloween Snack Recipes

Gluten-Free Black Bean and Blue Corn Chip Nacho Recipe

(Courtesy of About Food)

Ingredients:

  • 1- 16 ounce bag of gluten-free blue corn chips OR your favorite GF tortilla chips
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can GF black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 diced orange OR red bell peppers
  • 1 cup diced red onions
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 minced clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup sliced jalapeno peppers (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons gluten-free taco seasoning mix

Seasoning:

  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 cup gluten free sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. In a medium bowl mix black beans, orange peppers, red onions, green onions, garlic, lime juice and gluten free taco seasoning. Stir to thoroughly blend ingredients.
  3. Layer half of corn chips on a large oven-proof platter or sheet pan covered with parchment paper.
  4. Sprinkle with 1/3 of shredded cheese and half of bean mixture.
  5. Add second layer of corn chips, 1/3 of cheese and bean mixture.
  6. Top with remaining 1/3 of cheese.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  8. Sprinkle nachos with minced cilantro.
  9. Stir lime zest into sour cream and serve with nachos.

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Gluten Free Barbecued Chicken Drummies- Crockpot Recipe

(Courtesy of About Food)

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds chicken drummies
  • 1 1/4 cup Gluten-Free Barbecue Sauce (recipe below)
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 minced cloves garlic
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Pat chicken dry with a paper towel. Broil for 12-15 minutes, turning the drummies several times for even browning. Watch carefully to prevent burning.
  2. In a medium bowl mix gluten-free barbecue sauce, gluten-free chili sauce, honey, garlic and pepper until well blended.
  3. Place broiled drummies in a large crockpot and cover with BBQ sauce mixture.
  4. Set crockpot temperature to LOW, cover with lid and cook for 4-5 hours.

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Gluten-Free Caramel Corn Recipe

(Courtesy of About Food)

Ingredients:

  • 5 quarts fresh popcorn
  • 1/2 cup agave syrup OR light corn syrup
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 250°
  2. Pop 5 quarts of popcorn and place in a large roasting pan.
  3. Put butter, sugar, agave syrup OR corn syrup and cream of tartar in a large pan. Over medium heat, melt the mixture, stirring to prevent burning.
  4. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  5. Add vanilla and baking soda and stir to mix.
  6. Carefully pour this mixture over the popcorn. Gently stir to thoroughly coat the popcorn.
  7. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  8. Remove and pour on a large baking sheet to cool. Use a spatula to separate the warm clumps.

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