Here’s 5 Quick, Easy Halloween Treats that You Can Easily Make!

Halloween is just around the corner, kids are getting excited about what they’re going to wear and the opportunity to get candy! Before I had kids I never really thought about making or bringing treats to school. This year I am going to attempt to make a Halloween treat for my son to bring to his classmates.

Now I don’t have a lot of time to spend on making something super fancy or complicated, easy and simple is the way I’m going! Here are 7 fun but easy spooky treats that you and your little ones will enjoy!

Dracula’s Dentures

Whip up this fun and spooky chocolate chip cooking dentures that will delight kids and adults alike. There’s not much to prepare this deliciously irresistible treat, you just need marshmallows, chocolate chip cookies, almonds and vanilla frosting. This treat is so simple and easy that you can even have your kiddos help out as well. My kids are always wanting to help and this is a great way to let them.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 Package (18.25 oz) chocolate chip cookie dough (you can make it even simpler by buying pre-made Chips Ahoy regular or chewy.
  • ½ cup prepared vanilla frosting that you tint with red food coloring or frosting that is already a shade of red.
  • 1 ¾ cup miniature marshmallows
  • 48 slivered almonds (if anyone suffers from a nut allergy you can substitute the almonds with pumpkin seeds or a slice of white gummy)

Directions:

If you are making the cookies prepare them as instructed on the package or according to the recipe.

  1. If baking, be sure to allow cookies to cool for 2 minutes, cut each cookie in half for a total of 48 halves.
  2. Frost the bottoms of all cookie halves with frosting and place 5 marshmallow teeth around a curved perimeter of 24 halves. If you want additional support, you can place an extra marshmallow behind the teeth. Top with the remain halves, insert two almond slivers or white gummy if you choose for the fangs. If the fangs won’t stay, dip the tips into the frosting.

Easy Pumpkin Krispies Treats

Instead of cooking up traditional rice crispy treats why not change it up and dish out Pumpkin Krispies! These treats are orange and sorta shaped like a real pumpkin but taste a lot better. This kid-friendly recipe is sweet and oh so delicious.

There’s not much to making this treat, prepare your basic rice krispie like you normally would but add orange food coloring when you put in the marshmallows. You can brown the butter and pour in a little bit of vanilla extract. Let the cereal mixture cool before shaping into pumpkin balls. You can use tootsie rolls as the stem and use m&ms for the eyes, candy corn for the nose.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • red & yellow food coloring or orange gel coloring
  • 5-1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 6 cups crispy rice cereal
  • mini tootsie rolls
  • candy for decorations, M&M’s, candy corn, etc.

Directions:

  1. Melt and slightly brown butter on medium heat in a large saucepan. Next, add vanilla extract and the marshmallows. Stir until the marshmallows have completed melted, add food color until you’ve reached the desired orange color. Add in cereal and stir until it’s blended well. Turn off heat and allow to cool until you’re able to handle them.
  2. Once it’s cooled, spray your hands with cooking spray, then mold cereal into pumpkin like circles. Unwrap the tootsie roll and press into each pumpkin for the stem. With a little bit of frosting, adhere candy for the eyes and nose.

Pretty Simple!

White Chocolate DIY Mummy Pretzels

These yummy miniature sized mummies are a delicious mixture of white chocolate, pretzel rods and of course candy! They’re sweet and yet a little salty as well, easy to make for those that aren’t an infamous chef. You can use a squeeze bottle to drizzle the melted white chocolate onto the mummies. You don’t need a lot of ingredients to make this tasty treat, just 3 simple ingredients and at least 20 minutes to make them.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 18-20 pretzel rods
  • 12 ounces of white melting chocolate such as Ghiradelli
  • Candy eyeballs

Directions:

  1. Melt chocolate according to what is described on the packing. Dip the pretzel rods into the white chocolate, covering approximately ⅔ of the pretzel. Remove excess chocolate by gentling tapping on the side of the bowl.
  2. On each pretzel rod place 2 candy eyeballs, let chocolate sit for 1 minute to avoid the eyeballs falling off. Place each rod on wax paper to help it set.
  3. Spoon remaining chocolate carefully into a Ziploc bag or squeeze bottle. Snip a small corner of the Ziploc bag. Drizzle chocolate over each pretzel, making sure to be careful not to cover the eyes. Pretzel must set completely before serving.

Monster Cupcakes

These monster cookies a spooktacular way to bring Halloween into your home or your child’s classroom. You can find recipes online to make the buttercream or use store-bought frosting for the top.It can be simple or as fancy as you’d like. To make the cupcakes, simply pick up a box of cake mix and make it according to the directions on the box. Add candy eyes and call it a day!

Mini Chocolate Bat Treats

These mini chocolate bat bite-size treats are easy to make and requires just 4 ingredients! Perfect for busy moms and families to make together.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Miniature sized Reeses Cups
  • Oreo Sandwich Cookies
  • Cream cheese frosting either premade or homemade
  • Edible eyes

Directions:

  1. Toss wrappers from the Reeses cups
  2. Break each cookie in half, then separate each piece to make four bat wings. Make sure to scrape off the frosting.
  3. Next, fill a plastic bag with frosting, cut off the tip of the bag so that you are able to pipe the frosting onto the back corners of each broken cookie piece.
  4. Take one cookie piece and press it on the left of the Reeses cup and place another cookie piece on the right side of the Reeses cup.
  5. Pipe frosting on the back of the edible eyes and be sure to secure on top of the center of the Reeses cup.

Halloween treats don’t have to complicated to be fun. Get the kids together and have fun making these delicious treats!

 

Delicious recipes courtesy of :

https://cutediyprojects.com/halloween/30-easy-and-spooky-diy-halloween-treats/

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