Makes: 15 servings
Ingredients: 1 15-ounce can Hormel Chili With Beans, 1 pound pasteurized process cheese spread, such as Velveeta, cut up, 1 10-ounce can diced tomatoes with green chilies
Instructions: Mix chili, cheese and tomatoes in 2-quart microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high 5 minutes or until cheese is melted, stirring after 3 minutes. Transfer to cauldron, fondue pot or chafing dish. Surround with chips or crackers.
For bat garnish: Open and flatten a red or green pepper. Trace the outline of a spread-winged bat 4 to 5 inches across. Cut bat shape from the pepper. Float pepper bat atop hot dip.
For the skeleton cheese stick: Cut American cheese slice into shape of skeleton head. Cut stuffed olive in half; push each half into skeleton head as eyeballs.
Thread skeleton head on wooden skewer.