Halloween treats your whole family will love
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — It’s the spooky season, and what better way to get in the holiday spirit than by making Halloween-themed treats. Here is a list of ten recipes that you and the spirits will enjoy.
These strawberries from the Made it blog. He ate it. I loved it.” are dipped in white chocolate and decorated to look like little ghosts. It’s a cute and simple idea that only takes three ingredients. In total, you’ll probably spend about ten minutes making them, not counting the time for cooling.
From the Cooking Classy blog, this recipe takes less than half an hour to make. You’ll only need a handful of ingredients to whip up these adorable rice squashes, and they’re sure to be a hit with the whole crew. This recipe is great for kids because the actual pumpkins are simple to make and don’t have to be perfect – they can be as big or as small as you like.
This easy recipe from the Pumpkin and Princess blog only requires three ingredients – although you can certainly add more to customize it. The recipe makes up to 10 pretzels, but you can certainly adjust it as needed for larger or smaller parties.
The ghosts are back, this time with marshmallows and a box of Betty Crocker brownie mix. This super simple recipe will take about three hours to make from start to finish, but it’s worth it for how sweet they turn out. The recipe makes a total of 16 servings.
Looking for a way to enjoy the holidays? This Sausage Board from “Handle the Heat” is a little complicated, but worth it. It has cheeses, fruits and pastries and serves 12 people. You’ll have to spend some time putting it together, but it’s the perfect option for those who want to bring something to a party.
Whoopie pie is a classic that goes well with any holiday, but this recipe from Delicious Little Bites with orange filling and black sprinkles is a great choice if you want something a little more on the theme. Even better, if you scroll down the recipe, it will show you how to turn your pies into little spiders!
The link above will take you to a full article from I Heart Nap Time on healthy Halloween treats, but you’ll want to watch out for pumpkin oranges and ghost bananas in particular. Each of these recipes is easy to make and delicious, with varying levels of “healthiness” to suit your comfort levels.
No, these aren’t real cow eyes, but they sure look like them. The Squirrels of a Feather blog explains that this recipe is a plant-based treat and is made with agar agar. This gelatinous ingredient is derived from seaweed and helps create an eyeball-like texture that will make even the strongest stomach-churning guest cringe.
This recipe from One Lovely Life uses cookie cutters and tortillas to create a delicious treat. They’re awesomely shaped tortilla chips that you can eat with your favorite dip or eat on their own. One of the great things about this recipe is that it allows you to be flexible. Gluten free? You got it.
If you want something that will really give your guests goosebumps, why not try this bowl of gelatin worms? It only requires a few ingredients and is sure to get people talking. This recipe comes from the One Little Project blog and only requires four ingredients.