Wednesday, October 17, 2012

It's that spooky time of year and many of you are in the midst of planning Halloween parties full of frightening fun. We thought this would be the perfect time to share some easy-breezy Halloween party recipes perfect for every ghoul and goblin you invite!

Halloween Spider Webs 
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Pretzel sticks
White chocolate bark
Milk chocolate chips
Wax paper
2 Ziploc bags with the tip snipped off, or piping bags

  • Arrange the 6 pretzel sticks into circles as shown in the image above.
  • Melt the white chocolate bark in a double boiler or the microwave and add it to the bag.
  • Make the web working from the inside out.
  • Place a glob of white chocolate in the center and glue an M&M to it.
  • Melt the milk chocolate chips in a double boiler and add the to a separate bag.
  • Pipe a dollop of milk chocolate on top of the M&M and let it melt over it.
  • Allow the chocolate to set on the wax paper before attempting to remove the web.

Monster Mouths
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24 apple slices
Peanut butter
Miniature marshmallows

  • Spread the peanut butter on each apple slice
  • Glue to marshmallows to one side of the slices
  • Top with the other buttered apple slice to for a sandwich of sorts

S'mores Party Favors
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Ghost Peeps
Graham Crackers
Mini Hershey Chocolate Bars
Favor bags
Halloween Ribbons

  • Add each ingredient to a favor bag and tie with Halloween ribbon

Halloween Hand Punch
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1 surgical globe filled with water and frozen
2 quarts apple juice
2 quarts cranberry juice (substitue 1/2 bottle of cranberry vodka for adult party)
2 liters of ginger ale

  • Mix all of the juices (and/or alcohol) into a punch bowl and stir.
  • Slowly slide the ice hand out of the surgical glove being careful not to rip the latex.
  • Slide the iced hand directly into the punch bowl.
  • *NOTE: you may want to keep a second hand handy in case the first one melts quickly!

Witch Hat Cookies

Keebler Fudge Stripe Cookies
1 tube of orange icing
1 bag of Hershey Kisses

  • Lay the fudge strip cookies upside down
  • Add a blot of orange icing to the center
  • Top with a Hershey Kiss


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