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Halloween Treats

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October is right around the corner, and with that comes the Halloween season. From the decor to the costumes and parties, there’s nothing not to love about this holiday season! Over this next month, why not get into the holiday spirit by baking these baked goods? Here are four delicious recipes that are bound to knock your socks off!

Marsh Monsters

Ingredients

  • Marshmallows
  • One Cup of Orange and White Candy Melts
  • Pretzel Sticks
  • Green M&M’s
  • Oreo Cookies
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Lollipop Sticks
  • One Black food gel pen
    • Preparation
    • First, pour a cup of orange and a cup of white candy melts into two bowls.
    • Microwave your candy melts for 60 seconds. Make sure to stir when you hit the 30-second mark.
    • Stick your marshmallows on lollipop sticks and dip them into the candy melt. Set them aside until hardened.
    • Decorate your marshmallows using pretzel sticks, M&M’s, and a black food gel pen. Enjoy!

Ghost Chocolate Pretzels

Ingredients

  • Pretzel Rods
  • White Candy Melts
  • Coconut Oil
  • Black Edible Marker

Preparation

  1. In a small bowl, microwave candy melts and a teaspoon of coconut oil in 20-second increments, and stir until it’s fully melted.
  2. Dip the pretzel rods two-thirds of the way into the candy melts. Remove the excess.
  3. Place the pretzels onto a baking sheet of parchment paper and let them sit until hardened.
  4. Lastly, use your edible marker to draw ghost faces. Enjoy!

Halloween Candy Cookie Bars

Ingredients

  • One cup white sugar and one cup brown sugar
  • One cup of melted butter
  • Two eggs
  • One tablespoon of vanilla extract 
  •  A half teaspoon of salt
  • Two cups flour
  • Two  cups of chocolate assorted candy

Preparation

  1. To start, preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Chop your Halloween candy into bite-size pieces.
  3. Mix one cup of white and one cup of brown sugar in a bowl.
  4. Mix the eggs and vanilla extract, then add the salt and flour. Mix until thoroughly blended.
  5. Then, mix in the candy.
  6. Bake for 45-50 minutes. 
  7. Once done, allow it to cool, and then cut it into squares. 
  8. Enjoy!

PB&J Spiders

Ingredients

  • Two slices of whole-grain bread
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly
  • Eight pretzel sticks
  • Two raisins

Preparation

  1. To start, cut two circles from your bread slices.
  2. Spread peanut butter evenly over one slice of bread and jelly on the other.
  3. Place the slices of bread on top of each other to create a spider’s body.
  4. Place four pretzel sticks on each side of the sandwich to work as the spider’s legs.
  5. Place two raisins on the sandwich to create the eyes.
  6. Enjoy!
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Claire Rios
Claire Rios, Writer
Hi!! My name is Claire Rios and I’m a sophomore. I sing in the choir and I love to write and draw in my free time. I’m in a variety of clubs outside of Abingtonian, such as NAHS, Garden Club, Environmental Club, Fruit Ninjas, ASL Club, 3-D Printing Club, and many more! I’m excited to be a part of Abingtonian and to work alongside such talented writers! 

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