More than 80+ Fun Halloween Drinks, Snacks and Goodies! Updated October 2012
EDIBLE CREEPY CRAWLIES
ANTS IN THE SAND
Crushed graham crackers
Snack sized re-sealable plastic bags
• To crush graham crackers, place inside a large (gallon size) re-sealable plastic bag. Using a rolling pin, crunch crackers through the bag by rolling back and forth over them until they are all in crumb form.
Fill snack sized re-sealable bags halfway with graham cracker crumbs. Add a small handful of chocolate sprinkles to the bags and seal.
Black or chocolate licorice twists
Fudge sandwich cookies
Red cinnamon candies or chocolate chips or raisins for eyes
- Cut licorice in half.
- Remove the top of each sandwich cookie; press 8 licorice pieces into the fudge center to resemble spider legs.
- Spread a little chocolate frosting over the licorice; replace cookie tops.
- Frost the tops of the spider cookies with frosting. Place red cinnamon candies on top for eyes.
MUENSTER CHEESE BEETLES
Crunchy Chow Mein noodles
Muenster cheese (or other soft block cheese)
• Cut the cheese into 2" x 1" rectangular blocks. Gently insert three Chow Mein noodles on each side of the cheese blocks for legs. Using two broken Chow Mein noodles, insert into the "head" as antennae.
Tip: Use softer cheese such as gouda, Havarti, Monterey jack, or mozzarella so cheese does not crumble Chow Mein noodle are inserted.
You'll need a package of large marshmallows, pretzel sticks or chow mein noodles and mini M & M's or raisins.
• Have the kids push four pretzel sticks or noodles into each side of the marshmallow as the spider's legs. These will make the marshmallow body of the spider actually stand on their spider legs.
Use another stick to poke two eye holes in the marshmallow; insert M&M's or raisins into place as the spider's eyes.
CRACKER SPIDERS--with peanut butter or cheese spread!
These arachnid treats are easy to make and they look positively lifelike crawling across the snack plate.
2 round crackers
2 teaspoons smooth peanut butter (or cheese spread if allergies)
8 small pretzel sticks
• With the peanut butter, make a cracker sandwich. Insert eight pretzel "legs" into the filling. With a dab of peanut butter, set two raisin "eyes" on top. Makes 1.
You can also make the spider snacks more substantial by using small round bread slices (They are usually rye or pumpernickle and called party bread slices) Follow the above directions and add olives, chocolate chips or raisins for eyes.
THE ABOVE ARE ALSO GREAT WITH NUTELLA
8 Ritz crackers
4-5 Tbsp. chocolate hazelnut spread, such as Nutella
thin pretzel sticks for decorating
Raisins or white chocolate chips for decorating
1. Spread approximately one tablespoon of the chocolate hazelnut spread (Nutella) on four Ritz crackers. Top each with another Ritz cracker to make a sandwich.
2. Insert pretzel sticks on the sides of each cracker to make a spider's legs. You will be able to fit about six pretzel sticks on each spider.
3. Make the spider's eyes by dabbing a bit of Nutella on the back of two raisins or white chocolate chips and placing them on top of the cracker sandwich. Make the spider's mouth the same way, using the Nutella as glue for the white chocolate chips or raisins, and arranging them in the shape of a mouth.
4. Serve and eat!
Makes 4 crunchy spiders
Cheez Whiz, Green Food Coloring, Pretzel Sticks, Wax Paper
Follow directions to melt Cheez Whiz.
Dip a pretzel half way into the cheese.
Wait fifteen to twenty seconds and re-dip pretzels. Place on wax paper to harden.
When the cheese has re-hardened, remove from wax paper and place on a serving dish.
1 lg. pkg. butterscotch chips
1 lg. pkg. milk chocolate chips
1/4 c. butter
1 (5 oz.) can chow mein noodles
1 to 2 tbsp. water
• Melt chips and butter in double boiler or glass bowl in microwave. Stir to mix. Gradually add small amounts of water to thicken mixture. Stir in noodles and mix to coat in chocolate mixture. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper.
WORMY ICE CUBES
Cup gummy worms or other creepy crawler candy
2 ice cube trays
1 quart fruit punch
• Arrange gummy worms in ice cube trays, 1 worm per cube. Fill tray with fruit punch as you normally would water. Freeze until solid, 8 hours or overnight. Place into punch bowl/drinks minutes before serving.
POND SLUDGE (Green Jell-O)
Fill clear plastic glasses with green Jello. When the Jello has almost set, add gummy worms, making sure a few of them are escaping over the rim of the glass.
If desired, when the Jello has set, add a dollop of pond mud (chocolate pudding).
Lime Gelatin, Gummy Worm Candy, Large clear glass bowl or baking dish
Make Jell-o following package directions.
Pour into baking dish or bowl.
Once the gelatin has begun to set (about 1.5 hours) add gummy worms.
JELL-O JIGGLER EYEBALLS
Ice Cube Trays, White Grape Gelatin, Blueberries or Dark Grapes
Follow the directions to make jigglers from the gelatin.
Fill ice-cube tray containers 3/4 full.
Once they beginto set, add blueberries or grapes.
Following package directions, use warm water to remove the jigglers from the tray.
Place in a clear serving bowl or on a serving dish.
THREE HALLOWEEN SNACK MIX RECIPES
One easy way to provide Halloween party food for kids is to create a huge bowl (or plastic pumpkin) full of Halloween snack mix.
- Start with a box or two of Count Chocula or Frankenberry cereal- they aren't always easy to find, and are only out at Halloween. Other cereal brands sometimes come out with a special Halloween blend as well.
- Add candy corn, raisins, small marshmallows, small pretzels, chocolate chips or other treats to the mix.
- Kids will have fun 'grazing' at this yummy snack bowl all night!
HALLOWEEN PARTY MIX #2
1 6-oz bag original flavor Chex Party Mix
2 cups Wheat Chex cereal
1 cup candy corn
1/2 cup whole salted almonds
1/2 cup chopped dried apples
• In a large bowl, mix one 6-oz bag original flavor Chex Party Mix, 2 cups Wheat Chex cereal, 1 cup candy corn, 1/2 cup whole salted almonds and 1/2 cup chopped dried apples.
#3 WITCHS' GORP
3 cups eyes of Newts (peanuts)
2 cups tails of dogs (pretzel sticks)
1 cup squishy, slithery parts of frogs (raisins)
2 cups warts of toads (Cheerios)
1/2 cup lizard lips (walnuts)
1 cup dinosaur toenail chips (banana chips)
1 cup teeth of bats (sunflower seeds)
1/2 cup of dandruff from the biggest rats (coconut)
1 cup chocolate cover iguana hearts (chocolate chips)
Measure and combine all of the ingredients in the order listed above. Mix well with mixing spoon.
This is a good one for your newsletter...really cute!
You may also be interested in the loads of Snack Mix Recipes that KidActivities has!
KIX BALLS ON A STICK...
Prep Time:30 min
Start to Finish: 30 min
Makes: About 20 snacks
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup peanut butter
3 cups Kix® cereal
20 raisins, miniature milk chocolate candy drops, small gumdrops, chocolate- or yogurt-covered raisins or miniature marshmallows 1 to 2 tablespoons multicolored candy sprinkles, 20 thin pretzel sticks (2 1/4 inch)
1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat sugar and corn syrup to boiling over medium heat, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter until blended. Stir in cereal. Cool slightly, 2 to 3 minutes.
2. Lightly butter hands. Shape 1 to 2 tablespoons cereal mixture into a ball around each candy. Immediately roll in candy sprinkles. Place pretzel stick into each cereal ball.
No-Cook' NOT SO SPOOKY' SPIDERS
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
3/4 cup Rice Krispies
1/2 cup thin chow mein noodles
1. Line baking sheet with waxed paper.
2. In microwave, place chocolate in 2 cup microwave safe bowl. Microwave on medium (50%) for 2 minutes. Stir. If chocolate is not completely smooth, microwave an additional 20 to 30 seconds; stir.
3. Stir in Rice Krispies.
4. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper, forming spider-body shapes. Stick 4 noodles into each side of "body" for spider legs. Add eyes on top of spider.
5. Refrigerate about 15 minutes to set, or let them set at room temperature about 1 hour. Store in covered container.
Makes 12 spiders.
#1 RICE KRISY HALLOWEEN TREATS
The regular, run of the mill rice cereal treat can be turned into a sweet and unique Halloween treat by adding a few drops of orange food coloring (or a combination of red and yellow) into the marshmallow/butter mixture as it melts.
When you cut the treats into squares, add one candy corn to the top of each square.
Variation: Add in candy pumpkins, candy corn, chocolate chips for extra fun.
#2 RICE KRISPY TREATS
Ingredients: 3 TBSP butter, orange food coloring (or mix red and yellow food coloring), 10 oz. marshmallows, 6 c. rice krispies
- Melt butter in a sauce pan over medium heat; add food coloring to desired color; then add marshmallows. You may want to add more food coloring once the marshmallows are melted.
- Place the rice krispies in a large bowl. Pour the melted marshmallows over the rice krispies and toss to combine.
- Line a sheet pan with foil and spray foil with cooking spray. Dump rice krispies mixture onto foil.
- Take a sheet of wax paper and spray it with cooking spray; then cooking spray side down press rice krispies mixture so that the entire pan has a thin layer of mixture, about 1/4 inch thick.
- Let set for a few hours.
- With Halloween cookie cutters, cut out your shapes and decorate.
#3 RICE-KRISPY CREEPY SPIDERS
6oz. pkg. (1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1'4 cup peanutbutter'3 cups Rice Krispies cereal
1 cup miniature marshmallows
Black pipe cleaners
1. Melt chocolate chips and peanut butter together in the micro-wave or in large saucepan over a very low heat. Remove from heat and stir in cereal and marshmallows.
2. Shape the cereal mixture into a spider body shape--roundish that is about 3 to 4 inches wide.
3. When spider bodies are firm, insert 6 black pipe cleaners--each 3 to 4 inches long. Add candy or frosting eyes.
HALLOWEEN 'MARSHMALLOW HAYSTACKS'
This is a great variation to the rice cereal treat recipe.
Replace the rice cereal with corn flake cereal. Follow the instructions combining the cereal, melted marshmallow and butter mixture. Mold the cereal mixture into the shape of haystacks. Add an orange candy corn pumpkin to the top of each haystack.
NO BAKE MAGIC BROOMS
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup smooth peanut butter
5 cups shredded wheat cereal, crushed
1 cup M&M's (plain)
32 (8-inch) pretzel rods
Grease 2 large baking sheets; set aside.
- In a small saucepan combine sugar and syrup.
- Bring to a boil; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter.
- Place cereal and M&M's in a large buttered roasting pan.
- Pour peanut butter mixture overall, tossing to coat well.
- Drop mixture by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets, spacing about 2 inches apart.
- Form each mound into a broom shape.
- Place a pretzel rod into top of each "broom" to form a handle.
- Refrigerate 35 minutes or until set.
Store in single layers in covered containers.
RICE KRISPIE GHOSTS
Prepare Rice Krispie Marshmallow treats according to the cereal box directions. Shape the warm mixture into ghosts---- use a ghost cookie cutter if necessary. Add some white icing and mini chocolate chip eyes and the kids will enjoy eating the fun Halloween ghost treats!
HEARTIER SNACKS or with BREAD/CRACKER, or TORTILLA BASE
6 hot dogs
1 package ready to bake pastry in a tin
Wrap each hot dog in a pastry sheet and lightly brush with melted butter. Sprinkle parmesan cheese over the top.
Place "mummy dogs" on a lightly greased baking tray and bake at 350F approximately 15 minutes or until golden and baked through. You can add pepper corns or dots of mustard for eyes.
Serve with "blood" (ketchup
WORMS ON A BUN
Try this Halloween twist of the traditional hot dog and bun.
Cut the hot dogs into thin slices and score the edges (about three cuts per slice).
Boil or microwave until the slices curl like wiggly worms. Serve three or four worms to a bun. For an extra-icky touch, add a few squiggles of ketchup.
STRING CHEESE BROOMSTICKS (A pretty healthy snack that is also fun!)
Shred the string cheese into long strips.
Place/Press them around the end of a pretzel rod.
Tie a piece of string licorice around it to look like a broom. (I've also seen these using the top of green as a tie)
BLOOD AND GUTS WITH EYEBALLS
1 package green spinach pasta (elbow macaroni is best)
1 jar spaghetti sauce
1 jar stuffed Spanish olives
Boil pasta according to package instructions. Heat spaghetti sauce. Cut olives in half to make "eyeballs" and place on top of the "blood and guts."
Toasted English muffins
Orange spreadable cheese or cream cheese with added orange food coloring (If mixing yellow and red coloring--usuall 2 drops of yellow to 1 of red works)
Raisins (M&M's and Candy Corn optional)
Have children spread the cheese or colored cream cheese on the English muffin. Arrange a variety of raisins, M&M's and candy corn to make the eyes, nose and mouth.
Actually the raisins tasted the best when KA tested...however your children many like a variety of goodies to create their faces. (Image by KidActivities.net)
English muffin halves
Pesto or Marinara Sauce
Grated Cheddar cheese
Sliced Black Olives
Lightly spread sauce on the English Muffin halves.
Cover with grated cheese. Make a jack-o-lantern face
with olives. Place mini-pizzas on a cookie sheet and
broil in oven until the cheese is melted.
This is a great kid activity as well as a menu food
White sliced bread
Children’s favorite sandwich ingredients
A ghost-shaped cookie cutter (or a cardboard template to cut around)
• Make up favorite sandwiches and cut out with the ghost-shaped cookie cutter. You can add eyes with chocolate chips, olives, or whatever else is appropriate.
GHOST SANDWICHES #2
Bread, Peanut Butter or Whipped Marshmallow Creme, Ghost Cookie Cutter, Raisins
Make the sandwiches using peanut butter, marshmallow creme-or both.
Use the cookie cutter on finished sandwiches to create ghost shaped sandwiches. Add raisins for eyes
One or Two cans of Refrigerator Biscuits
Cinnamon & Sugar Mixed together
Butter or Margarine
• Have children separate and shape each biscuit like a ghost...brush on melted butter...sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon and bake as directed. Simple, fun and tasty.
HALLOWEEN 'TORTILLA TREATS'
Canola or other oil
Cheddar, Parmesan or other favorite cheese
Start with some flour tortillas and spray a little oil on them. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan or other cheese. Then cut fun shapes out of the tortillas with a bat, ghost or pumpkin cookie cutter. Put the shapes into the oven for a crispy treat
Serve 'BLOOD SOUP' (tomato soup)! Serve it in bowls made out of carved gourds or small pumpkins...
GOODIES USING CAKE OR COOKIES...
EASY PUDDING WITH WHIPPED CREAM GHOSTS
Makes 4 servings
3 1/2-oz) chocolate OR vanilla pudding
Chocolate cookie crumbs (for dirt)
8 mini chocolate chips for eyes
Scoop pre-made chocolate pudding into serving glasses.
Sprinkle cookie crumbs on top and swirl a mound of whipped cream on top of crumbs.
Place mini chocolate chips on near top of whipped cream mound for eyes.
GHOST COOKIES #1
Nutter Butters Cookies
Ready-made White Frosting in a can
Ready-made Chocolate Frosting in a can (or mini chocolate chips)
Spread each Nutter Butter cookie with white frosting, then make little eyes with the chocolate frosting or mini chocolate chips.
GHOST COOKIES #2
6 oz. vanilla flavored almond bark
1 pkg. (15.5 oz.) peanut butter sandwich cookies (peanut shaped) Small black jelly beans
Melt almond bark following package directions. Dip two-thirds of each cookie into melted candy, shaking gently to remove excess coating. Place on wire rack with waxed paper underneath.
For eyes, cut jelly beans in half and place on cookie.
Makes 32 cookies …source unknown
Provide prebaked sugar cookies (or bake your own in Halloween shapes). Set out a variety of frosting/icing, sprinkles, chocolate chips and candy corn for children to decorate their own cookies. A craft and snack in one! Photo Source: Pinchmyself
KITTY LITTER CAKE
This really does look like used kitty litter!)
• 1 spice or German chocolate cake mix
• 1 white cake mix
• 1 large pkg vanilla instant pudding mix
• 1 pkg vanilla sandwich cookies
• Green food coloring
• 12 small Tootsie Rolls
• 1 new (and definitely unused) kitty litter pan
• 1 new plastic kitty litter pan liner
• 1 new Pooper Scooper
1. Prepare cake mixes and bake according to directions (any size pans).
2. Prepare pudding mix and chill until ready to assemble. Crumble white sandwich cookies in small batches in food processor, scraping often. Set aside all but about 1/4 cup.
3. To the 1/4 cup cookie crumbs, add a few drops green food coloring and mix. When cakes are cooled to room temperature, crumble into a large bowl. Toss with half the remaining white cookie crumbs and the chilled pudding. (Mix in just enough of the pudding to moisten it. You don't want it soggy. Combine gently).
4. Line new, clean kitty litter box. Put mixture into litter box. Put three unwrapped Tootsie rolls in a microwave safe dish and heat until soft and pliable. Shape ends so they are no longer blunt, curving slightly. Repeat with 3 more Tootsie rolls and bury in mixture. Sprinkle the other half of cookie crumbs over top.
5. Scatter the green cookie crumbs lightly over the top. (This is supposed to look like the chlorophyll in kitty litter.) Heat 3 Tootsie Rolls in the microwave until almost melted. Scrape them on top of the cake; sprinkle with cookie crumbs.
6. Spread remaining Tootsie Rolls over the top; take one and heat until pliable, hang it over the side of the kitty litter box, sprinkling it lightly with cookie crumbs. Place the box on a newspaper and sprinkle a few of the cookie crumbs around.
PUMPKIN SHAPED CAKE
Make or purchase two bunt cakes. To create your pumpkin--put the two cakes together. (You may have to shave a bit off the bottom cake to sit on the plate and stay level) Cover with orange frosting and decorate as desired!
PUMPKIN FACE CAKE
...Make a round cake and just decorate!
Powdered Donut Holes (Or tiny powdered donuts)
Gummy Life Saver
Tube red gel icing/frosting
1. Place a life saver in the center of the eye (donut). This makes the iris.
2. Place a chocolate chip for the pupil.
3. Use the red gel to glue all together and make the eye appear blood shot. (This is something that can be prepared ahead or to have the children make!)
Take a Hershey Kiss candy and with frosting, attach it to a round cookie. using frosting.
OREO PUDDING WORM CUPS
4 cups of cold milk
1 package (4-serving size) Jell-O chocolate flavor instant pudding
1 package ( 4-serving size) Jell-O vanilla flavor instant pudding
1 tub (8oz) Cool Whip topping, thawed
18 Oreo chocolate sandwich cookies, finely crushed, divided
8 plastic cups (6-7 oz)
8 gummy worms
8 gummy frogs
1. Prepare instant chocolate and vanilla puddings separately, with two cupsof cold milk each , as directed on packages. Let stand for five minutes.
2.Gently stir 1/2 cup of cool whip into each bowl of pudding. Sprinkle onetablespoon of Oreo crumbs into bottom of plastic cups. Top each with 1/4 cupof vanilla pudding, 1 tablespoon Oreo crumbs and 1/4 cup chocolate pudding.Sprinkle evenly with remaining Oreo crumbs. Refrigerate at least one hour.
3. Insert one gummy worm and one gummy frog into each cup just beforeserving.
Makes 8 Sand & Dirt Cups.
Ingredients: 1 package ladyfingers, Almond slices, Confectioners' sugar, Raspberry jam
Place the ladyfingers on a tray.
Spread with raspberry jam.
Place an almond slice at the tip of the finger.
Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and serve.
NO BAKE HALLOWEEN CAKE! Not really a cake-but pudding!
2 packages Instant Chocolate Pudding (four serving size)
3 1/2 cups milk
2 8-ounce tubs of whipped topping
1 16-ounce package of chocolate sandwich cookies
1 package of Milano Cookies and Gummy Worms
Crush the entire package of cookies by placing them all in a zip style plastic bag and have the kids pound on the package.
in a large bowl, make pudding as directed on the package but use 3 1/2 cups milk for both packages. Let stand 5 minutes. Mix in one tub of the whipping topping then mix in half of the crushed cookies. Spread the mixture into a 13x9 pan.
Sprinkle the rest of the crushed cookies on top. Put in refrigerator and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Use the Milano cookies to make the grave stones. Use the other tub of whipped topping to make ghosts. Stick gummy worms into the mixture so it looks like they are coming out of the dirt.
HALLOWEEN 'FRUIT & VEGGIE' IDEAS!
The following are a few ideas from the APPLE COOKING THREAD that are wonderful at Halloween time! Be sure to check out the '68 Apple Recipes' for other ideas--including 'apples on a stick'
This is an apple recipe your kids are sure to love. Cut a red apple into slices. (These are the lips) Have child spread peanut butter or cream cheese on apple slice. Place mini marshmallows (These are the teeth) on top of peanut butter and top with other apple slice. (Image by KidActivities.net)
8 large Red Delicious apples
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tbsp. sugar
1 10-oz. jar strawberry or cherry sauce
1. Wash, peel and core the apples. Then cut each apple into 8 pieces.
2. Dip the cut apples into the lemon juice to prevent them from turning brown.
3. To prepare the fangs, cut the apple slices into long, narrow triangles, making pointy tooth-like shapes. Re
-dip slices in the lemon juice and lightly sprinkle them with sugar.
4. Arrange the fangs on a serving platter with the strawberry dipping sauce in the middle. Make sure you splatter some of the "blood" over the fangs. Makes 10 servings.
Help kids slice apples into thirds and remove seeds from the center. Reassemble the apple with peanut butter (or cream cheese) and gummy worms between each layer.
Worms should be hanging out from apple. (Image by KidActivities.net)
APPLE OR PEAR MOUTH
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
1 medium apple or pear
1 Tbsp peanut butter (or low fat cream cheese or cottage cheese) Cutting board
1. Cut apple into 8 slices. Spread 4 of the slices with a small amount of peanut butter.
2. Insert raisins between the apple slices for “teeth”.
3. Top the apple slices with another apple slice.
4. Serve. Refrigerate leftovers.
LOOKING FOR A 'HEALTHY' HALLOWEEN SNACK?
How cute is this?!
Using a 'Sharpie type' pen... draw various 'Jack-O-Lantern' faces on Clementine Oranges! Small, seedless, usually sweet... and easy for children to peel. These make a nice snack to take to school, pack in the lunch box, or snack on at home! Tangerines and Mandarin Oranges could also be used. (Image by KidActivities.net)
PEANUT BUTTER and BANANA CATERPILLARS
Chow Mein noodles
• Peel and slice a banana. Join the slices together by "gluing" them with peanut butter. Carefully poke two Chow Mein noodles (or break a pretzel stick in half to make two pieces) through the top of the grape. Use more peanut butter to attach the head (grape) to the front of the body, with antennae (Chow Mein noodles) pointing up.
BASIC 'BUGS ON A LOG'
Peanut butter, cream-cheese or spreadable cheese spread
Raisins or Raisinette candy
• Spread peanut butter onto washed and drained celery stalks. Top with raisins.
MAKE 'LOGS' from any of these foods:
- CELERY STALKS (cut to about 3 inches long)
- CARROT STICKS
FILL THE 'LOGS' WITH A SPREAD
• Cream Cheese
• Cream cheese and pineapple
• Cheese and pimento
• Peanut butter
• Egg salad
SPRINKLE 'BUGS' ON THE SPREAD:
• Golden raisins
• Dried cranberries or cherries
• Raisenettes candy
• Unsweetened cereal
• Sunflower seeds
• Chopped peanuts of finely chopped walnuts
• Mix in chopped apple or crushed pinapple
Isn't this idea wonderful! Photo and directions are courtesy of No Fuss Fabulous--a fantastic blog site. Melt white chocolate in your slow cooker. Holding a pear by it's stem, dip it into the melted white chocolate until you have a nice even coat of chocolate. Place chocolate-covered pear onto wax-paper. Place two choclate chips on the pear for eyes. Let harden and enjoy!
(Raisin Banana Roll Up's-Good all year long!))
BLOODY MUMMY BONES
1 - 8-inch whole wheat or flour tortilla
1 tablespoon - peanut butter
1 tablespoon - strawberry fruit spread or strawberry jelly
3 tablespoons - DOLE Seedless Raisins
1 - large Banana
1. Spread peanut butter on one side of tortilla; spread on jelly. Sprinkle raisins over jelly.
2. Peel banana and place at one end of tortilla
3. Wrap tortilla around the banana.
4. Use a sharp knife to cut in half. (Image by KidActivities.net)
NOTE: Half of the banana tortilla is quite substantial. For 'snacks'...consider cutting the banana roll halves in half again.
FRUIT SALAD IN A JACK O'LANTERN ORANGE
Slice off the top of an orange, like you would when making a pumpkin Jack-O-Lantern.
Remove the orange fruit from the inside of the orange--- chop the orange segments into bite sized pieces. Mix with fruit cocktail or your favorite chopped, fresh or canned fruit.
Next refill the orange with the fruit salad.
If desired, draw a traditional Jack O'Lantern face with food writer markers, or a regular black marker (you won't be eating the orange skin).
Serve in a shallow bowl with a spoon. (Image by KidActivities.net)
Do the same as above; however, save the fruit for later. Instead, fill the orange with vanilla or butterscotch pudding.
WORMY BAKED 'APPLE TONGUES' AND 'RAISIN BUGS'
6 red baking apples, cored and sliced (KA left the skins on--peel if desired)
1/4 cup raisins
1 Tbsp soft margarine
Juice of one lemon
1 tsp cinnamon
Pinch nutmeg (optional)
1 Tbsp brown sugar
6 candy gummy worms
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine apples, raisins, lemon juice, spices and sugar in a large baking dish.
Cover and bake until apples are tender, about 30-45 minutes.
Place in bowls and serve warm or chilled. Garnish each one with a gummy worm.
Serves 6. (Image by KidActivities.net)
TIP: If you wish to serve from baking dish--scatter gummy worms in/out/and under the apples. This recipe is delicious as a dessert without making it a 'gross type' dish. Just omit the gummy worms and serve with ice-cream or whipped topping!
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