Spooky Snack Ideas – Primula Autumn Recipes

Snack Ideas

This is the time of year when we’re all ready to get cosy, put the heating on and indulge in comfoting treats. If you are looking for some spooky snack inspiration this month then take a look at the handy recipes from Primula, below. Get wrapped up in creating these mummified cheese and tomato faces except instead of a trail of bandages you leave a trail of tasty Primula.


What you’ll need:

(Serves 4)

– 4 slices of bread

– Primula Cheese with Ham

– Tomato puree

– Halved olives stuffed with red peppers

What to do:

– Toast the bread

– Cut circles in the toast using a 3” pastry cutter

– Top with tomato puree

– Bake at 200°C for 5 minutes

– Mummify your toast using Primula cheese squeezed in stripes to look like bandages

– Place your olives on top for eyes


Cheesy guacamole lanterns. These mini-cheesy lanterns are perfect for Halloween parties and to make things even better they’re stuffed full of spooky goodness.

What you’ll need

(Serves 4)

– 2 ripe avocados

– 100g Primula original

– ¼ red onion, finely diced

– 1 chilli, deseeded and finely diced

– 1 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

– Juice of ½ a lime

What to do

– Cut the avocados in half and remove the stone

– Scoop out avocado from the peel, put in a mixing bowl

– Crush with a fork too desired texture (we like it chunky)

– Add the onion, lime and chilli

– Mix well and serve

– To make the lanterns, cut the top off four peppers (orange or red are best) and de-seed. Carve your spooky face into the front



Super-Safe Sparklers

These edible sparklers are quick and effortless to prepare and fun for the whole family.

What you’ll need:

(serves 4)

– 4 breadsticks

– 150g tube of Primula Original Cheese

– 60g bacon crumble (cooled, crispy bacon placed in a freezer bag and crushed)

– 60g onion bits

– 30g chopped pistachios

– 2 rosemary stems chopped

– A sprinkle of dried red chilli flakes

What to do:

– Scatter the dried ingredients onto a baking tray and mix.

– Apply Primula Cheese to the breadsticks and smooth with a knife.

– Roll breadsticks through the topping(s) and enjoy.


Stuffed Sweet Potato

These minimal effort potato skins are perfect for autumnal evenings or bonfire celebrations – quick and simple so you won’t miss the firework display.

What you’ll need:

(Serves 4)

– 4 sweet potatoes

– 1 tube of Primula with chives

– Crispy bacon

– Olive oil

– Chopped chives

What to do:

– Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6.

– Prick the skins of the sweet potatoes all over with a fork and rub with a small amount of olive oil.

– Place potatoes on a baking tray and bake in the oven for about 45 minutes or until tender.

– Towards the end of the cooking time, preheat the grill to hot.

– Place your bacon strips under the grill and cook till crispy.

– Remove potatoes from the oven and leave to cool for a few minutes.

– When baked, cut the sweet potatoes in half lengthways and keeping the skins intact, scoop the flesh from the sweet potatoes into a bowl.

– Add your Primula with chive to the removed sweet potato and mix.

– Stuff your cheesy mixture into the skins.

– Add crispy bacon and chopped chives and serve

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