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Top 10 Homemade Halloween Treats

October 30, 2018

Have you gotten everything ready for Halloween? If you’re still trying to decide whether you’ll being taking ‘tricks’ or ‘treats’ to a friend’s party or to your kid’s classroom, don’t stress! One of the moms on our Renasant team came up with a Top 10 list of quick homemade Halloween treats you can easily throw together last minute.

1. Pumpkin Marshmallow Treats

With a bit of food coloring and a piece of chocolate, these marshmallow treats can satisfy your sweet tooth.

2. Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

CAUTION: If you’re afraid of spiders, then these might not be for you. Some people will enjoy munching on this little peanut butter and chocolate critters though.

3. Mummy Cupcakes

You can bring the mummies from the pyramids to life right from your oven. Mummy cupcakes are a fun way of decorating a cupcake and turning it into a classic monster snack everyone will enjoy.

4. Halloween Chex Mix™

Chex Mix by Steve A Johnson, on Flickr
Chex Mix” (CC BY 2.0) by Steve A Johnson

Imagine sitting on your couch on a crisp Halloween evening. You have your book, a blanket, and some coffee. The only thing missing is some Halloween Chex Mix™. With a blend of salt and sweet, your evening just got better.

5. Monster Doughnuts

The simplest of treats, the monster doughnut is an easy snack for any festival or event. Grab some doughnuts, some candy eyes, and a pack of fake vampire teeth. Then, put the teeth in the doughnut hole, add the eyes, and you’re done.

6. Strawberry Ghosts

If you’re looking for a sweet but healthier option, these little ghosts are for you. Just dip in some melted white chocolate and add dark chocolate drips for the eyes and mouth. Now that’s a spooky treat.

7. Pumpkin Pretzel Bites

Chocolate and pretzels go together like eggs and bacon. Put chocolate and M&Ms® on pretzel bites, and now you have an easy-to-make snack for everyone to enjoy.

8. Pumpkin Oreos®

The treat of all treats, the chocolate covered Oreo® reigns supreme.  Feel free to get creative when making the face to give your Oreo® a scary look.

9. Banana Ghosts and Tangerine Pumpkins

More healthy, festive options include banana ghosts and tangerine pumpkins. These snacks are easy, juicy, and may even be better than the candy.

10. Halloween Pretzel Monsters

Let your imagination shine with this last Halloween treat. Experiment with different kinds of monsters to make this treat unique to you.

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