7 Scary-Good Halloween Recipes Your Kids Will Love
If you and your kids get way into Halloween, you’ll love these scary good Halloween recipes! Most of them only require a handful of ingredients and a few minutes in the oven. Best of all, your little ones may even be able to help you put them together.
These 7 Halloween recipies will be both a trick and a treat
1. Apple mummies
If your kids love to eat apple slices as a snack, they’re going to love this recipe for apple mummies. All you need to do is lay apple slices out on a sheet of parchment paper, melt white chocolate in the microwave, and open a bag of M&Ms.
Once the chocolate is melted, drizzle it over the apple slices in a zig-zag shape to form the mummy’s wrapping. Then, give each one two M&M eyes.
2. Frankenstien rice cereal treats
You can probably guess how this Frankenstein rice cereal treat recipe is going to start. In this case, you just need to mix up some rice cereal in a pot on the stove with some melted butter and mini marshmallows. Once everything is combined in a sticky mixture, throw in some green food coloring until the cereal becomes your desired shade.
After the treats have been cooled down and cut into squares, that’s when the fun begins. Simply have your kids decorate each square with a scary monster face using cookie icing. In this case, there are no wrong answers. Creativity is key.
3. Boo bark
If you’re the type of cook who’s looking for a recipe that’s only a few steps, this boo bark recipe is for you. It’s super sweet and delicious, but only uses a few ingredients and only takes a few minutes to put together. Everyone you serve this sweet treat to is bound to be spookily-impressed.
To put this recipe together, you just need orange candy melts, sprinkles, and candy eyeballs. Simply melt the candy melts in the microwave or over a double-boiler. Then, pour the melted mixture out onto a baking sheet. Let it cool down a little before you let your kids join you for the next step.
Once it’s cooled, it’s time to decorate. Use the sprinkles and the candy eyeballs to form your spooky bark. Then, just pop it in the freezer and break it into pieces before serving.
4. Baked ghost chips — a healthy Halloween recipe
Those who want a tasty and healthy Halloween treat should look no further than these baked ghost chips. Luckily, this recipe is also fairly simple to put together. All you need is a ghost-shaped cookie cutter and some fresh tortillas.
For this recipe, cut out ghost-shaped chips using your cookie cutter. When you’re done, arrange all your chips on a baking sheet. Brush them with a light coating of olive oil and sprinkle a little bit of salt on top. Then, pop them into a preheated 375-degree oven for 5-7 minutes. When they’re done, the edges should be lightly browned.
Serve your chips up with your favorite salsa, guacamole, or dip.
5. Spooky spider cookies
In truth, you can make this spooky spider cookie using just about any cookie recipe on the planet. Like a lot of these recipes, the fun part comes from the decoration. You’ll need mini peanut butter cups, melted chocolate, and candy eyeballs for the decorating stage.
As your cookies are cooling, place a mini peanut butter cup in the middle of each one. Then, give the peanut butter cup two eyes, using melted chocolate to get the eyeballs to stick to the candy. Finally, use more melted chocolate to give your spider its legs. Let the chocolate cool to harden and enjoy!
6. Graveyard pudding cups — the classic Halloween recipe
For this spooky treat, you’re going to make a parfait. These graveyard pudding cups are made of chocolate pudding and crushed chocolate wafer cookies. Simply layer those two ingredients in a clear glass to make your parfait. Then, when you’ve reached the top, decorate your design with a few gummy worms.
This classic treat is bound to become a family favorite.
7. Bloody popcorn with bones
The secret to this bloody popcorn recipe is actually gelatin. To make it, simply prepare a box of your favorite red gelatin according to the stovetop directions. Then, once the gelatin is heated through, pour it over some prepared popcorn. To make things even gorier, purchase some bone-shaped sprinkles and add them into the mix, too,
Allow the mixture to cool and harden before serving in a big bowl.
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