Treat…or Treat?! 6 Spooky Snacks to Celebrate Halloween!

There are so many ways to make your everyday recipes and snacks spooky for Halloween time! These recipes are perfect to serve at a Halloween party, bringing to your child’s classroom, or giving out to your neighbors to spread some Halloween cheer! Here are some of our favorite tricks to scare-ifying your favorite recipes!

Spider Cookies

 

 
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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • Miniature Reese’s cups, unwrapped and frozen
  • Candy Eyes
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Beat together shortening, peanut butter, egg, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla and milk.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Add dry mixture to wet mixture and beat until blended.
  • Form into 1 inch balls.
  • Roll in sugar and place a couple of inches apart on cookie sheet.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden.
  • Gently press an upside down frozen peanut butter cup on top of each cookie.
  • Add the candy eyes while chocolate is still slightly soft.
  • Melt chocolate chips
  • Draw 8 legs on each spider cookie.

Ghost Pretzels

 


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Ingredients:

Instructions:

  • Melt the white chocolate and shortening.
  • Dip pretzels in the chocolate, using a fork to turn the pretzel over.
  • Press two eyeballs into the top two holes
  • Allow pretzels to rest and harden.

 

“Rotten” Deviled Eggs

 


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Ingredients:
  • 6 eggs, hard boiled & sliced in half
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • Green food dye
  • Paprika and chia seeds to garnish
Instructions:
  • Boil eggs
  • Once eggs are completely cooked remove from heat and run under cold water.
  • Gently crack the hard boiled eggs by rolling them on the counter.
  • Place them in an zip lock bag.
  • Add food dye of choice to zip lock bag. Roll eggs around to make sure they are fully coated.
  • Refrigerate over night.
  • Place your cooked egg yolks in a bowl & mash them with a fork. Stir in the mayo, mustard, worcestershire sauce and food dye.

“Ghostbusters” Green Slime Popcorn

 


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Ingredients:

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Green and yellow food coloring
  • 8 cups popcorn

Instructions:

  • Place butter, brown sugar and corn syrup in a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and add marshmallows and vanilla extract. Stir until smooth.
  • Add the green and yellow food coloring to create desired color.
  • Put the popcorn in a large bowl and pour the “green slime” marshmallow mixture over the popcorn. Stir with a large spoon until coated.

Chocolate Pretzel Monsters

 


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Ingredients:

  • 1 bag of Pretzel sticks
  • 1 bag of white chocolate
  • 1 bag of mini marshmallows
  • Candy Eyes

Instructions:

  • break apart pretzel sticks into small pieces and set aside
  • Melt chocolate
  • add 5-10 drops of green food coloring and stir.
  • Mix in the pretzel stick pieces until they are completely covered in chocolate
  • Scoop tablespoon size portions onto a waxed-paper lined baking sheet
  • Place in fridge for 5-10 minutes to cool.

Voodoo Doll Cookies

 


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Ingredients:

  • 170g/6ozs butter, softened
  • 280g/10 oz white caster superfine sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 360g/12ozs all-purpose flour
  • Gingerbread man cookie cutter
  • Icing pens with various colors and tips

Instructions:

  • Mix together butter and sugar until smooth.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • Stir in flour.
  • Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour
  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Roll out dough on floured surface 1/3 inch thick
  •  Cut out man shapes.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes in preheated oven.
  • Decorate your voodoo dolls

 

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