Budget-Friendly Fall and Halloween recipes


I can’t believe Halloween is less than a week away. I am attending 2 Halloween parties and my friends and I already have the menu planned. You don’t have to break the bank while hosting a party. I typically do it pot luck style which can save money as it allows everyone to contribute.

Here are some good frugal recipes if you have a party or maybe just want to get in the Halloween or Fall spirit:

  • This is a super easy Sweet and Salty Halloween treat. It is pretzels, Hershey kisses and candy corn. It is quite the crowd pleaser too. I make this for little teacher’s gifts and for my kids Halloween parties at school.
  • This Halloween Snack Mix is very frugal. It comes out to be about $0.45 a serving. It serves 8 people. So if you are having a Halloween party or just need a snack be sure to make this one. It is a crowd pleaser for sure.
  • It is getting chillier and it is time for Chili. I love that this meal can be doubled or tripled so it can feed a lot of people. It is a twist on a typical chili recipe. The other thing I like about this White Chicken Chili is it can be prepared in a crock pot too.
  • This simple Apple Cranberry Tart is quick and easy and can be made at a moment’s notice. Served with a scoop of ice cream or whip cream it makes for a yummy dessert.

Melissa Cox aka-Frugalissa is a wife and mom to 2 elementary aged children. Her motto is “Frugal does not mean I have to be cheap”. She is into natural living, being green and tries to feed her family healthy, wholesome food while still couponing and saving a buck or two. She teaches workshops where she teaches people how to coupon, save money and make their dollars stretch. She is also an advocate for teaching people to give to those in need through couponing. She writes the blog Frugalissa Finds.

(Source: Savings.com)

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  1. ChuckG

    2 years ago

    The recipe to apple tart doesn’t look too hard. The picture looks delicious.

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