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5 Spooky Cute Halloween Treats by The BakerMama

5 Spooky Cute Halloween Treats

  • Author: The BakerMama

Description

Put a festive twist on every day snacks with these 5 Spooky Cute Halloween Treats. Banana Ghosts, Strawberry Ghosts, Frankenstein Kiwi Pops, Peanut Butter Cracker Spiders, and Pretzel Mummies are as delicious as they are adorable!


Ingredients

Banana Ghosts 

  • Bananas
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Strawberry Ghosts

  • Strawberries
  • Vanilla Candy Coating
  • Mini Chocolate Chips

Frankenstein Kiwi Pops

Peanut Butter Cracker Spiders

  • Snack Crackers
  • Peanut Butter
  • Stick Pretzels
  • Raisins

Mummy Pretzels

  • Mini Pretzel Twists
  • Vanilla Candy Coating
  • Candy Eyeballs

Instructions

Banana Ghosts 

  1. Peel a banana and cut it in half crosswise.
  2. Press the top of two mini chocolate chips into the side of each banana half for the eyes and then
  3. Press the top of a regular-size chocolate chip below the eyes for the mouth.

Strawberry Ghosts

  1. Melt chocolate according to package directions.
  2. Pour melted chocolate into a cup or deep serving bowl.
  3. Dip each strawberry into candy coating and let excess drip off before placing on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  4. Immediately press two mini chocolate chips in the candy coating for the eyes and one mini chocolate chip for the mouth. Let set completely before enjoying.

Frankenstein Kiwi Pops

  1. Peel and slice the kiwi into ¾ inch rounds. Lay in an even layer on a paper towel to dry so the chocolate will stick to the kiwi. If needed, pat the kiwi slices with a paper towel to dry completely.
  2. Melt chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl in 30 second intervals, stirring between each interval, until completely melted.  Place the melted chocolate chips into a resealable baggie and cut a small piece off of the corners to squeeze the chocolate out of
  3. Insert a mini popsicle stick into the bottom of the kiwi slice.
  4. Drizzle chocolate at the top of the kiwi slices for the hair and draw lines near the bottom for the mouths.
  5. Immediately press the top of two white chocolate chips into the chocolate dizzle for the eyes.
  6. Dip the bottom of two mini chocolate chips into the melted chocolate and place them on top of the white chocolate chip to complete the eyes.
  7.  Let set completely before enjoying.

Peanut Butter Cracker Spiders

  1. Spread peanut butter onto the bottom of two snack crackers.
  2. Break four pretzel sticks in half and press four of the halves into each side of the peanut butter on one of the crackers so they’re sticking out to create the spider legs.
  3. Place the second cracker peanut butter side down on top of the pretzel sticks.
  4. Spread a dot of peanut butter on the bottom of two raisins and press them on the top of the cracker spider for the eyes.

Mummy Pretzels

  1. Place a cooling rack on a baking sheet and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Melt the candy coating according to package directions.
  3. Place a mini pretzel twist flat on a fork. Use another fork to drizzle the candy coating onto the pretzel.
  4. Place the drizzled pretzel on the prepared cooling rack.
  5. Immediately press two candy eyeballs into the candy coating on each pretzel for the eyes. Let set completely before enjoying.