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10 Fun Halloween Treats


By Rachael Yadlowsky and Arielle Jackson

10 Fun Homemade Halloween Treats

With the spookiest holiday coming up, many are having costume parties and spooky treats are a necessity. Below is a list of simple Halloween treats for a last-minute party.

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  1.    Monster Rice Krispies


1 box of Rice Krispies cereal

1 (10 oz.) package of marshmallows

1 (12 oz.) of Candy Melt (color of your choice)

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  1.    Pumpkin Patch Dirt Cups


1 Box of Jell-O Instant Chocolate mix

2 packages of Oreo (use cookie)

1 package of pumpkin candies

1 package of Sour Punch Straws, Green

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  1.    Halloween Candy Bark


4 cups of Bittersweet chocolate chips

2.5 cups of candy of choice (M&M’S, Kit Kat’s, candy corns, Reese’s cups)

  1.   Harvest Hash Chex Mix


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1.5 cup of candy corns/pumpkins

4 cups of pretzels

1 (7 oz.) bag of Bugles

1 (8 oz.) bag of Reese’s pieces

1 box of Chex cereal

  1.    Pretzel Rod Treats
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1 package of pretzel rods

1 cup of candy coating of your choice (candy corns, sprinkles, M&M)

1 (12 oz.) of Candy Melts (Chocolate or Vanilla)

  1.    Homemade Caramel Apples Slices


2 pecks of Apples

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White or Wooden Lollipop Sticks

1 package of chocolate melts


Toppings (sprinkles, nuts, candy corns, M&M)

  1.    Ghost Popcorn Balls


2 regular sized bags of popcorn

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1 10 oz. bag of mini marshmallows

½ stick of butter

1 package of white candy melts

candy eyes

Not interested in something sweet and sugary? Try savory or healthy!

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  1. Spooky seven-layer Bean Dip


16 ounces refried beans

1 1/4 ounces taco seasoning mix

1 cup sour cream

1 cup salsa

1 cup shredded cheese

2 Roma tomatoes

1/4 cup green onion

3 ounces black olives

1 cup guacamole

11 ounces white corn tortilla chips

  1. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ghosts


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30 strawberries

8 oz. white baking chocolate

1 tsp shortening

⅛ tsp almond extract

¼ cup mini chocolate chips

  1. Pumpkin Tangerines and Banana Ghosts
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4 bananas

24 chocolate chips

4 tangerines

1 celery stalk