girl scout leader for many years and a homeroom parent for both of my
children I have planned many Halloween Parties. You will find some
great Halloween recipes for kid's parties
Pumpkin Veggie Tray
Things you need...
Large serving tray
Large bag of baby carrots
1 head of broccoli
1 pkg veggie dip
Small bowls to be used for eyes and nose
How to make it...
Create an outline of your pumpkin with the carrots.
Once it is perfect carefully fill in the circle with the remainder of
the carrots. Remove enough of the carrots to make a smile and fill
it with cucumber slices. Set the carrots that you removed on top
of the other carrots within your pumpkin. Fill your small dishes
with veggie dip and shimmy them into place where you want the eyes and
nose to be located. Slice off the tops of the broccoli and place
it on top of your pumpkin to create a stem.
Make 18 chocolate cupcakes according to package
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened to room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 Tablespoons boiling water
1 bag M&Mís
Combine powdered sugar, butter, vanilla and boiling water in a medium
bowl. Mix all together with a spatula until combined. Spoon mixture into
a sandwich baggie.
Cut off a small piece of one corner of the baggie. Pipe frosting
onto each cupcake in a zig zag.
Top each cupcake with two M&Mís to create the Mummy face.
Edible Eye Balls Ingredients
1 powdered donut hole for each child
1 gummy life saver (for the iris of the eye)
1 chocolate chip (for the pupil)
1 tube of red GEL icing
Use red gel to glue candy in place and for making the eye ball look
Chocolate Covered Pretzels
3 or more bags of melting chocolate
(depends on the number of kids)
Melt chocolate in crock pot on high stirring
occasionally. Once chocolate is melted have kids dip the pretzel
into the chocolate and then into the sprinkles. Give them a piece
of wax paper to put it on to dry.
Punch Ingredients 1 (13 ounce) envelope
unsweetened grape soft drink mix
1 (13 ounce) envelope unsweetened orange soft drink mix
2 cups white sugar
3 quarts cold water
1 liter ginger ale
Preparations Stir together grape soft drink mix, orange soft drink mix, sugar and
water until solids are dissolved. Combine with chilled ginger ale just
For ice make a frozen hand by washing a disposable glove, filling it
with water, sealing and freezing. Dip the frozen hand briefly in warm
water, and then peel off the glove. Float the prepared hand in the punch
bowl. A black cauldron can be used for a great effect.
Chocolate Ghost Cookies Ingredients
1 lb. white chocolate coating
1 pkg. Nutter Butter Peanut Bars
1 pkg. mini chocolate chips
In the top of a double boiler melt white chocolate coating. Dip cookies
into coating covering completely. Set on waxed paper to cool. Spread
melted chocolate to areas which did not get covered. Add eyes using mini
Witch Hat Cookies Ingredients Fudge Stripe Cookie
Hershey Kiss Orange or black
the cookie over on the solid chocolate side. Squeeze a blob of ornge
frosting onto the middle of the cookie. Squash the kiss into the orange
frosting. The frosting will hold the kiss, and then you have a Witch's
Hat Cookie! These are great for a party or for school. Note: You can
use either orange or black frosting.
some popcorn and using butter spray, lightly spray the popcorn and mix
as you spray so it's all covered. Sprinkle with paprika or a red
colored season salt constantly mixing to coat all kernels.
Pretzel Rods, dipped in chocolate and rolled in sugar sprinkles. Looks
like a magic wand dipped in glitter
Ingredients Carrots ( 4 long,
Bag or two of baby carrots
Vegetable dip (any kind)
Fill a serving bowl with your favorite vegetable dip. Wash and peel 4
long carrots for fingers and 1 medium carrot for a thumb. Cut a flat,
shallow notch in the tip of each carrot. Then use a dab of dip or
softened cream cheese to glue a sliced-almond fingernail atop each
notch. Stick the fingers in the dip, with fingernails upward, and serve
with plenty of peeled baby carrots for dipping.
Use a favorite
recipe, to bake 24 cupcakes and then set your guests to work.
Ingredients 24 Nutter-Butter cookies
Tube of chocolate decorator's icing
Preparations Place chocolate frosting on
the cupcake with a little extra in the center. Cover one Nutter Butter
with vanilla frosting and use tube of decoratorís icing to create the
face of the ghost. Place the ghost on the cupcake using the icing as
Ghostly Bananas and
Pumpkin Orange Tray
banana ghosts simply cut a banana in half and add chocolate chips
for the eyes and mouth. The pumpkin oranges can be made by using a
peeled Clementine or small orange and adding a piece of celery for the
stem. Compliments of Pinterest.
Compliments of Echos of Laughter
Fill plastic cups with orange jello
and then decorate with candy to make monster faces.
Use gauze to wrap green apples to
resemble mummies and add some candy eye balls and you have a simple and
cute Halloween treat.
Fill a terra cotta pot with rice.
Take wooden skewers and add your favorite Halloween Candy to it.
Place skewer into rice -- there you have an edible centerpiece.
You can make one skewer per guest and use large pots or multiple small
Juice boxes, 3/4"x66" white
electrical tape, adhesive-backed googly eyes.
How to Make it....
Cover the entire juice box with
the white electrical tape leaving a spot for the straw. Add
adhesive-backed googly eyes when finished.
Ghoulish Candy Bars
Large HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bars
Adhesive-backed googly eyes
Crepe paper in white, lime green and orange
How to Make it...
crepe paper to the back of the hershey bar and then begin to wrap it
around the entire bar overlapping each layer. You should end it on the
back of the candy bar and then place a apiece of tape to hold it in
place. Once finished separate two layers slightly and add the