Halloween Family Fun: How to create these 5 Tasty Treats!

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These Halloween ideas were provided by Bright Ideas.

Spider Cupcakes

Details:

  • Prep Time: 20 min.
  • Bake Time: 18-21 min.
  • Decoration Time: 25 min.
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Yield: Makes 24 cupcakes.

Ingredients:

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) Devil’s Food cake mix
  • 1 can (16 oz.) dark chocolate frosting
  • 1 can (10.5 oz.) chocolate sprinkles
  • 24 large marshmallows
  • ¼ cup M&M’S® Brand Chocolate Candies
  • 48 red or black licorice laces
  • 1 toothpick

For directions see Bright Ideas website here.

Haunted House Cake

Details:

  • Prep Time: 20 min.
  • Decoration Time: 40 min.
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Yield: Makes 24 servings

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups prepared vanilla frosting
  • Orange food coloring
  • 2 frozen pound cakes (16 oz. each), thawed
  • 24 pieces thin chocolate wafer cookies
  • 1 tube black decorating icing or gel
  • 8 pieces TWIX® Brand Caramel Cookie Bar Minis
  • ¾ cup M&M’S® Brand Peanut Chocolate Candies
  • ¼ cup M&M’S® Brand Chocolate Candies
  • 2 resealable plastic bags
  • Spatula

For directions see Bright Ideas website here.

Pumpkin Cookie Pops

Details:

  • Prep Time: 10 min.
  • Bake Time: 15 min.
  • Decoration Time: 20 min.
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Yield: Makes approximately 30 pops.

Ingredients:

  • 1 roll (18 oz.) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1 can (16 oz.) vanilla frosting
  • Orange and green food coloring
  • 2 cups M&M’S® Brand Chocolate Candies for Halloween
  • 2 cookie sheets
  • 25 colored craft sticks

For directions see Bright Ideas website here.

Vampire Bites

Details:

  • Prep Time: 20 min.
  • Bake Time: 7-10 min.
  • Decoration Time: 15 min.
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Yield: Makes 24 bites.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • Red food coloring
  • ¼ cup red decorator’s sugar
  • 24 pieces MILKY WAY® Minis
  • 1 tube vanilla frosting
  • Plastic wrap
  • Electric mixer
  • Large bowl
  • Medium bowl
  • 2 cookie sheet pans

For directions see Bright Ideas website here.

Night Owl Cookies

Details:

  • Prep Time: 25 min.
  • Bake Time: 11 min.
  • Refrigeration Time: 30 min.
  • Decoration Time: 15 min.
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Yield: Makes 20 owl cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 roll (18 oz.) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 20 whole cashews
  • ¼ cup chocolate frosting
  • ½ cup M&M’S® Brand Peanut Chocolate Candies
  • 2 cookie sheet pans
  • Plastic wrap paper
  • Resealable plastic bag

For directions see Bright Ideas website here.

Find more ideas on Bright Ideas.com

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