recipe

Celebrate Halloween with these fun-to-make spooky treats!

safety
  • Uses the oven (Waffle Spiders, Pizza Mummies)
  • Uses a knife (Apple Monsters, Clementine Pumpkins, Ghost Fruit Kebabs)
difficulty
  • Beginner
time
  • 5 minutes and up
yield
  • Varies

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Apple Monsters

Apple slices
Peanut butter
Jelly
Candy corn or slivered almonds
Candy eyeballs

Stick two apple slices together using peanut butter and jelly. Add candy corn or slivered almonds for “teeth” and candy eyeballs for extra spookiness.

Clementine Pumpkins

Peeled clementines
Green apple slices

Insert green apple slice “stem” into center of peeled clementine.

Ghost Fruit Kebabs

Melon chunks
Berries
Marshmallows
Mini chocolate chips

Use skewer to poke holes in marshmallows for eyes and mouth. Thread skewer through center of melon chunks, berries, and marshmallows. Press mini chocolate chips into holes in marshmallows.

Pizza Mummies

Fresh or frozen breadsticks
Pizza sauce
String cheese
Sliced black olives

Bake breadsticks following instructions on package. Spoon small layer of pizza sauce on top of breadsticks. Tear string cheese into long, thin pieces. Drape cheese on top of pizza sauce in criss-cross pattern. Add 2 black olive slices for eyes. Bake breadsticks until cheese is melted, 3 to 5 minutes. Ask an adult to remove baking sheet from oven and place on cooling rack. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to serving platter.

Waffle Spiders

Mini waffles
Nutella
Pretzel sticks
Raisins

Cook mini waffles following instructions on package. Use butter knife to spread Nutella on half of waffles. Gently press remaining waffles on top. Carefully insert 4 pretzel sticks into each side of waffle sandwich to make legs. Add 2 small dabs of Nutella on top of each waffle sandwich where you would like to place eyes. Press raisins into Nutella dots.

Doughnut Bats

Chocolate doughnuts
Thin Mints or Grasshopper cookies, broken in half
Slivered almonds
Candy eyeballs

Press pointed edges of Thin Mint or Grasshopper cookie halves into sides of chocolate doughnuts to form wings. Press slivered almonds lengthwise into center of doughnut to form teeth. Gently press candy eyeballs into top center of doughnuts.