• This delicious loaf is a glorious treat from the haunted side of the Emerald Isle. Irish Halloween Brea is full of outstanding flavors.
  • The Zombie is a cocktail made of fruit juices, liqueurs, and various rums, so named for its perceived effects upon the drinker.

  • The Devil's Dentures are simply wonderful confections perfect for the Halloween season. The kiddies will love them. Ghoulishly amusing and devilishly tasty!

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  • Incredibly tasty, somewhat sweet and crunchy Baked Stuffed Pumpkin that has wonderful flavor and texture. A perfect use for small pumpkins.
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