Category Archives: Halloween Recipes

Halloween Spiders

2 tb Peanut butter
2 tb Powdered sugar
2 tb Graham cracker crumbs
2 tb Coconut

Mix peanut butter, sugar and crumbs together and form a ball. Divide the ball into 2 parts to form 2 balls, 1 slightly smaller than the other. Roll balls in coconut and place smaller ball on top of larger one. The smaller ball with be the head and the larger 1, the abdomen. Add 8 licorice legs and 8 raisin eyes.

Makes 1 scary spider.

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Frosties

4 navel oranges — (4 to 6)
1 (8 Oz.) Cont vanilla or plain yogurt
Icing tubes — several colors
Serrated knife
Grapefruit spoon

Preparation :

*Marshmallows, silver decors, colored candies, gumdrops, green-colored cherries, or pineapple

Cut a thin slice of peel from the bottom of each orange so it will not roll. Slice off the top 1/3 of each orange.

Scoop out the inside with the knife and grapefruit spoon. Put the pulp and juice (minus seeds) into the blender. Add container of yogurt and blend well.

Decorate orange like a Jack-O-Lantern. Cut a hole in the “cap” and insert a straw. Pour drink from blender into Jack-O-Lantern cups and serve. Enjoy!

Halloween Party Cupcakes

1 can Vanilla or chocolate frosting supreme
Orange slice gumdrop candies – (for pumpkins)
Small green gumdrops – (for pumpkins)
Large black gumdrops – (for cats)
Large marshmallows – (for ghosts)

Heat oven to 350 F. Line 24-30 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Prepare and bake cupcakes according to package directions. remove from pans, cool completely. Spread top of cooled cupcakes with frosting.

TO MAKE EACH PUMPKIN: cut thin slice off of straight edge of 2 orange slices, press cut sides together to make pumpkin. Cut small green gumdrop into quarters, place a piece on top of pumpkin to make stem. Place on frosted cupcake.

TO MAKE EACH BLACK CAT: cut large black gumdrop crosswise into three equal slices. Place bottom and top slices, sugared side up, on top of cupcake to make head and body of cat. Cut thin strip from edge of center slice to make a curved tail; place on cat. Cut 2 small triangles and place on head for ears.

TO MAKE EACH GHOST: cut marshmallow in half with scissors; flatten into ghost shape *Place on frosted cupcake. cut two pieces of gumdrop and place on ghost to make eyes.
24-30 cupcakes

TIP: * To soften marshmallows, place on microwave-safe waxed paper and microwave on HIGH for 5-8 seconds.

Use a bit of imagination, the easy directions, and the assistance of a youngest to quickly create Halloween treats for a classroom of monsters.

Top the cupcakes with pumpkins, black cats and/or ghosts. The ghost look best on chocolate frosted cupcakes and the black cats look best on vanilla frosted cupcakes.

Double Delicious Halloween Bars

1/2 Cup margarine or butter
1 1/2 Cups graham cracker crumbs
1 (14 Oz.) Can sweetened condensed milk
1 (12 Oz.) Package milk chocolate chips
1 Cup peanut butter chips

Preparation :
Preheat oven to 350 degrees (325 degrees for glass dish). In 13 x 9 inch baking pan, melt margarine in oven. Sprinkle crumbs evenly over margarine; pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over crumbs.

Top with chips; press down firmly. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

Cool. Cut into bars.