Thursday, October 20, 2011

quick & tasty halloween goodies

we want to share some super easy halloween goodies with you today.
(these are actually easy enough that the kids could help out too!)

first up:

chocolate ghost pops
 you'll need:
white candy melts
mini chocolate chips
plastic baggie or squeeze bottle
wax or parchment paper

all you need to do is:
  1. following the directions on the bag, melt your chocolate
  2. cover a baking sheet with wax paper and lay out your pretzels
  3. put your melted chocolate in the squeeze bottle or a baggie with the corner snipped
  4. trace an outline of a ghost shape and then fill it in with chocolate
  5. give your ghost friend some chocolate chip eyes
  6. stick the cookie sheet in the freezer
  7. it only takes about 10-15 minutes until your ghosts are ready!
so cute and yummy!  :)

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next up:

rice krispies mummies
you'll need:
white candy melts
boxed rice krispies (the perfect shape)
candy eyeballs
popsicle sticks
plastic baggie (snip the end larger than normal about 1/4")
wax or parchment paper

all you need to do is:
  1. following the directions on the bag, melt your chocolate
  2. unwrap your rice krispies treats and stick the popsicle sticks in
  3. dip your treats into the chocolate and then set on your baking sheet that's been covered in wax paper
  4. stick them in the freezer for about 5 minutes
  5. using a little chocolate as the "glue" stick your eyeballs on
  6. then with your chocolate in your baggie - "wrap your mummy"
  7. stick them in the freezer so they can set up for about 10-15 minutes

then enjoy. 
now when our little taste testers got home from school they filled us in on a little secret.... they were a bit too chocolaty. so...  maybe skip dipping them? or just dip the front sides and not the entire thing.
 i really don't know if there is such a thing as.... too chocolaty though??

chocolate overload or not... you have to admit... they are pretty cute!!   :)

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here's a few other fun ideas i've seen lately...

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  1. How neat! I may have to make some of these with my boys this weekend! Thank you for sharing!

  2. LOVE fun no-bake ideas! I just used the Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats too and made Frankenstein. :)

  3. Such a cute idea, those mummies are adorable! and delicious looking! : ) Thanks for sharing!


  4. Love it! Where did you get the candy eyeballs though?

  5. Ooohhh those look so delicious! thank you for the cute ideas :)

  6. Fun and easy! I think we will give these a try next Monday for pumpkin carving night.

  7. thanks ladies! i hope you all give them a try!
    wendy - i found those eyeballs at joanns craft store in the halloween section.
    kim - i saw your cute frankensteins... loved them!!
    jen :)

  8. Both of those are so cute. I wish I still had little ones to thrill with such fun things.

  9. Love the sneak peek at the cameo...would love to get my hands on one of these for sure (its been on my wish list) and now I am a FB liker and a pinterestt follower for new ideas!