Aside from trick-or-treating, one of the most enjoyable things a family can do during the fall season is trying out Halloween recipes for kids. Whether as an activity for a kid-friendly Halloween party or just an afternoon with your kids, cooking together can create memories for a lifetime. Try making one of these tasty treats, and who knows, you may start a new family tradition.
- 1 dozen donut holes
- 1 bag mini chocolate chips
- 2 (11 oz) bags white chocolate chips
- Red cake decorator frosting tube
- Large mug/jar
- 1 box plastic forks
- Melt the white chocolate over a med-high heat on the stove, stirring frequently.
- Spear donut on a fork and dunk into melted chocolate. Tap to remove any excess and add a brown chocolate chip, point first, into the donut.
- Place fork with donut hole into glass/jar handle side first. Let harden. Repeat this process with all donuts.
- Add red squiggly lines coming from the "iris", to simulate veins
- 1 package string cheese
- Green bell peppers
- 1 package cream cheese
- Adults slice up the bell pepper into fingernail sized pieces and set aside.
- Older children can use a plastic knife, or safety pumpkin carving knife, to carve lines into the cheese sticks. Carve the knuckles at the mid-section, flip over and carve the horizontal lines for the finger's bendable points. Carve an indent for the fingernails,.
- Spread cream cheese onto fingernails dents.
- Affix fingernails; refrigerate.
- 1 (11oz) bags chocolate chips
- 1 bag sliced almonds
- 1 tube red icing
- Wax paper
- Remove strawberry stems, rinse, and stick toothpicks in stem end.
- Melt chocolate in a saucepan over med-high heat, stirring frequently.
- Dip strawberries in chocolate, shake gently to remove excess and place on wax paper.
- Immediately place almond, pointy end first, in berries to make "ears". Let cool until chocolate hardens.
- Add red dots with the icing for "eyes".
- Prepackaged, cylinder-shaped angel sponge cake
- White sugar cookie icing
- Black food coloring
- 1 tube cake decorating black icing
- An adult, or older child, with plastic knife cuts the cake into a simple U shape. If using a whole, not pre-sliced cake, cut into 1.5" slices before shaping.
- Empty white icing into a mixing bowl. Slowly add food coloring and whip together. Check the color. Keep adding slowly until you get the shade of gray you wish.
- Spread the icing over the cake. This icing will harden up nicely, so these can be handled with little mess.
- Write RIP or any simple message on the tombstones with the icing tube.