DIY Halloween Treats that are Spooktacular

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It used to be that we could whip up a batch of halloween treats for the trick or treaters, but for safety reasons most don’t go that route anymore. Concerned parents inspect the halloween goodies before they allow the kids to eat them. To be safe they usually pitch out anything that is homemade or unwrapped.

This shouldn’t stop you from making some absolutely goulish delights for friends and family though and here are some ideas to get you going.

Lets start with a favorite and thats the rice crispy treats…but with a halloween twist

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Ingredients
6 Cups Rice Krispie Cereal
3 tbs Butter
10 oz  Marshmallows (approx 1 Bag)
Red & Yellow Food Coloring (to make orange color)
12 Tootsie Rolls
1 Green Fruit Roll-up (you will only  be able to find the blue/green combo)

click on the image link for the step by step instructions

Serve these if you dare…

You might turn a few appetites off but you will certainly create some conversation

halloween fingersimage source: partytipz

To create the nail bed just cut into a section of the end of the weiner, then score what would be the knuckle areas and don’t forget the ketchup!

Yuk Worms!

jelly wormsimage source: .instructables

Actually these are really easy to make and you won’t believe how real they look. They are made from jello can you believe that!

Ingredients
2 packs (3 oz) Raspberry jello
1 pkg unflavored gelatin (for extra firmness)
3/4 cup whipping cream
3 cups boiling water
15 drops green food coloring
100 flexible straws (or enough to fill your container)
Tall container (1 quart or 1 liter carton of milk)

Click on the image link for the super simple instructions.

Dracula’s teeth:

dracula's teethimage source: the-girl-who-ate-everything

These actually taste really good too, so click on the image source for the how to directions

 

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2 packets (2 Tbsp) plain powdered gelatin in 1 cup tepid water
(or 8 sheets plain leaf gelatin)
8 oz (one brick) cream cheese (can be Neufchatel)
1 10oz jar marshmallow creme (or 1 cup mini marshmallows)
1 cup cold pineapple juice

truffle candy molds or similar half-sphere molds
food coloring for irises (your choice of color)
black food coloring for pupils
piping tip or similar size lid for iris outline
solid small dowel, pen, or similar size flat round end for pupil
fine soft watercolor brush

Now just click on the image link for the how to instructions

healthy treatimage source:feedingfourlittlemonkeys

This will just give you some great ideas of how you can turn those veggies into something fun when you want the kids to eat a healthier version of a halloween treat

halloween chipsimage source:simplydesigning

These halloween chips are really easy to make and not so sweet as many of the other types of Halloween goodies.

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