Last-Minute Halloween Treats That Are Scary-Easy to Make
If Halloween snuck up on you (boo!), don't get tricked out of a Halloween treat.
If Halloween snuck up on you (boo!), don't get tricked out of a Halloween treat. You don't need to invest in hokey smoke machines or tangled cobwebs to get in the Halloween spirit — we've got easy ideas for last-minute Halloween treats that are scary-good, and perfect for a spooky meal or take-to-school snack. A last-minute costume, on the other hand, is a bigger challenge, and one that we'll leave to you.
All you need to make Sandra Lee's Spider Bites is three ingredients: semisweet chocolate chips, pretzel sticks and creamy peanut butter.
Party-ready in just 25 minutes, The Pioneer Woman's sticky, crunchy Candy Corn Popcorn Balls from Food Network Magazine are assembled and studded with peanuts and candy corn in a flash.
You don't necessarily have to do special shopping to get the materials necessary for churning out spooky treats. In fact, Food Network Magazine's new fleet of Spooky Snacks, like Cobweb Dip and horn-bearing Devilish Eggs, achieve high impact with ingredients already in your kitchen.
Though roasting Pumpkin Seeds like the ones in this recipe from Food Network Magazine isn't necessarily quick, it's definitely easy. Bake leftover pumpkin seeds from any pumpkin carving you've done over the weekend, then toss them with different spice mixes.
Make mealtime extra eerie by taking classic white pizza in a new ghostly direction. These Individual Spooky White Pizzas call upon store-bought pizza dough to slash prep time, leaving you more time for face painting and wig fitting.
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