“Monster Eye Balls” make for a fun and creative appetizer for Halloween parties and gets the kids involved! This recipe is great for those who are short on time, yet want to impress guests with a tasty and creative dish. Kids love the mild fish flavor of these too, a great way to introduce kids to seafood. These Stuffed Clams are a good source of omega 3's and are low in sodium.
Remove clams from tray and place on baking sheet into a preheated 450-degree oven; cook for 30 minutes.
Place one green or black olive in center of each stuffed clam (keeping the stuffing in its shell).
Place hot sauce in a squeeze bottle and add a little xanthun gum to thicken it. Then, drizzle zig zags of the thickened hot sauce or ketchup (xanthun gum not needed for ketchup) away from the olive eye with a squeeze bottle to give it a bloodshot appearance.