Halloween Reuben Sandwich Recipe

Reuben The Cheese Ghost

This cute cheese ball has all the flavors of a Reuben sandwich hiding inside!

45 min. prep time
32 servings
000 Ratings


2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
8 ounce (2 cups) slice Land O Lakes® Deli Swiss Cheese, shredded
1 cup chopped corned beef
1 cup sauerkraut, drained, squeezed dry
3 tablespoons Thousand Island dressing
1 teaspoon caraway seed, if desired
2 slices black olives
Jalapeño pepper slice
Rye bagel chips, cocktail rye bread, rye toast, caraway crackers and/or light rye crisp bread


Combine cream cheese and butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Remove 1 cup mixture. Cover with plastic food wrap; refrigerate.

Add Swiss cheese, corned beef, sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing and caraway seed, if desired, to remaining cream cheese mixture. Beat until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour.

Remove sauerkraut mixture from refrigerator. Shape into ghost shape on serving plate. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Remove 1 cup cream cheese mixture from refrigerator, while ghost is refrigerated, to soften.

Frost ghost with cream cheese mixture. Attach olives for eyes and pepper slice for nose. Cover; refrigerate until serving time or up to 24 hours.

Remove from refrigerator 15 minutes before serving. Serve with assorted bagel chips, toast, crackers and/or crisp bread.

Recipe Tip

Frost ghost with cream cheese mixture using table knife or inverted spatula.

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 110

Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 35mg

Sodium: 170mg

Carbohydrates: 1g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #16341©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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