Spooky Halloween snacks for kids
Conjure up some spooktacular Halloween treats for your kids this October 31. These bite-size Halloween treats are perfect for a party or anytime this month.
Give your kids a healthy and spooky treat this Halloween with these silly apple smiles from Caramel Potatoes. They are so easy to make, you can invite your kids into the kitchen to make them with you.
- Smooth peanut butter
- 1 apple, cored and sliced into eighths
- Miniature marshmallows
- Spread peanut butter on one side of each apple slice.
- Place 4 to 5 miniature marshmallows on one apple slice and then lay another apple slice, peanut butter side down, on top.
Creeper peeper cookies
Have you ever seen such cute creepy peepers? Look away and these covered cookies by Party Pinching will vanish!
- White chocolate
- Colored candy melts (for tops)
- Black and red edible ink markers
- White confetti sprinkles
- Dip Oreos in white chocolate and add a colored candy melt on top.
- Use a black edible marker and a white confetti sprinkle for the middle of the eye.
- When completely dry, make squiggly lines with a red edible marker for the bloodshot look.
Owl moon pies
Whoooo wouldn't love these creepy (but mostly cute) Halloween owls created by PartyPinching.com?
- Moon Pies
- Junior Mints
- Candy corn
- Simply twist open two Oreos and attach Junior Mints to the center of the Oreo filling with white frosting.
- Then attach the Oreos to the center of the Moon Pie for the eyes.
- Next take the cookie half of an Oreo and firmly cut in half with a knife. Push the ends of the Oreo halves in the marshmallow part of the Moon Pie for the horns.
- Using a little frosting, attach a candy corn for the beak. Now you have a hooty hoot super cute treat!
Frankenstein marshmallow pops
With just a few easy ingredients, you and your kids can make these monstrous marshmallow treats created by Nothing But Country to pass out to trick-or-treaters or party guests.
- Chocolate sprinkles
- Pop sticks
- Candy melts
- Gourmet writer food decorator pen in black
- Simply press the sticks into the bottom of the marshmallows.
- Melt green candy drops into a glass cup deep enough to submerge the marshmallows. Melt them in the microwave and stir in five to seven second intervals. If you melt them for too long or they become too hot, the candy will get ruined so be careful. Once it is smooth, you can dip your marshmallow into the candy melt and tap off the excess.
- Turn upside down and dip into the chocolate sprinkles.
- Allow candy to harden or put them in the freezer for two minutes. If you leave them too long they will begin to sweat. You will need a stand to hold them up such as a floral Styrofoam block.
- Draw on the faces using the gourmet writer food decorator pen.
- Allow ink to dry before serving or wrapping up.
Creepy peepers Halloween Jell-O
Serve up a glass of these ooey eyeballs to really give your kids the creeps!
- 2 6-ounce packages of green Jell-O
- 2 envelopes Knox unflavored gelatin
- 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
- Water, various portions and temperatures
- Food coloring pen
- Pam (or other) vegetable oil spray
For complete recipe directions, go to InKatrinasKitchen.