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Recipes for Halloween

Try some of these sweet and tasty treats (and even gross recipes) for Halloween!

Halloween Recipes - Photo by Family Fresh Meals.comHalloween Candy Bark
Easy AND yummy!  You'll definitely want to add this to your Halloween recipes book.  We found this recipe at Family Fresh Meals.com and just had to share!

Ingredients:
12-14 Halloween Oreos or other sandwich cookies, broken up into large chunks
1 cup pretzels, broken into pieces
1 pound almond bark or white chocolate melts
1 1/2 cups candy corn
20-30 candy eyeballs (Check Wilton cake supplies isle)
1-2 tablespoons of a variety of Halloween colored food sprinkles.

Directions:
1.  Melt almond bark according to package. I slowly melted mine in a sauce pan over a low heat, until smooth and shiny. Make sure to stir frequently to prevent burning.

2. In the meantime, cover a large cookie sheet with wax paper or parchment paper.  Spread broken cookies, pretzels and about 1 cup of the candy corn onto the prepared cookie sheet.

3. Drizzle the melted chocolate over the cookie mixture, spreading with spatula to coat evenly.

4. Quickly sprinkle remaining candy corn, candy eyeballs and food sprinkles over the almond bark while it is still wet.  Place cookie tray into refrigerator until set and firm.

5. Break into small pieces and enjoy!

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Black Halloween Punch Recipe with Frozen Hands - by Kathleen at Allrecipes.com

Black Halloween Punch with Frozen Hands - by Kathleen

Ingredients
1 (.13 ounce) Envelope Grade Koolaid
1 (.13 ounce) Envelope Orange Koolaid
2 Cups Sugar
3 Qt. Cold Water
1 Liter Ginger Ale

Disposal Rubber Gloves

Directions
To make a frozen hand, wash a disposable glove, fill with water, seal with a rubber band and freeze until hard.

Stir together grape and orange koolaid mixes, sugar and water until dissolved. Combine with chilled ginger ale just before serving.  Dip the frozen hand briefly in warm water, then peel off the glove. Float the prepared hand in the punch bowl for a ghastly effect.

Halloween Recipe Cookie Pizza by PillsburyHalloween Cookie Pizza
Recipe by Pillsbury!

Ingredients:
1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup candy corn
1/2 cup chocolate chips or raisins
1/4 cup vanilla ready-to-spread frosting

Steps:
1.  Heat oven to 350F. Line 12-inch pizza pan with foil; grease foil with shortening. Cut cookie dough into 1/4-inch-thick slices; arrange in pan. With floured fingers, press slices to form crust.

2.  Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

3.  Use foil to lift crust from pan. Carefully remove foil from crust; place crust on serving platter or tray. Spread peanut butter over crust. Sprinkle candy corn and raisins evenly over top.

4.  In small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting on High 10 to 15 seconds or until thin and drizzling consistency. Drizzle frosting over cookie pizza. Cut into wedges or squares.

The great thing about this recipe is it's made to mix it up!  Choose different cookie dough, different toppings and even different frosting to create your kid's new favorite Cookie Pizza!

Mummy Dogs Recipe and Photo from Farmers AlmanacMummy Dogs
Recipe adapted from the numerous versions available online.

Ingredients:
1 can crescent dinner rolls
2 slices real cheese, cut into 5 equal strips
10 hot dogs
Hot Dog Dips:  Mustard, Catsup, BBQ Sauce etc.

Instructions:
1. Heat oven to 375.

2.  Unroll dough, separate at perforations, creating 4 rectangles.  Press perforations to seal.  Cut each rectangle lengthwise into 10 pieces, making a total of 40 pieces of dough.

3.  Cut cheese into strips.

4.  Place 1 cheese strip on a hot dog, and wrap with 4 pieces of dough, stretching dough slightly to completely cover the hot dog and look like bandages.  For the mummy face, separate the bandages so the hot dog shows through about 1/2 inch from one end of the hot dog.

5.  On ungreased large cookie sheet, place wrapped hot dogs cheese side down.

6.  Bake 13-17 minutes, until dough is cooked through and lightly browned.

7.  Use catsup or mustard for dot eyes.

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