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Homemade Halloween Treats

Fun and Tasty Food Recipes

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Not all the good treats are found going from door-to-door. Along with these tasty treats feel free to enjoy some other fun Fun Halloween Activities, like hosting a Twilight Themed Party.

1. Cupcake Quickies

2009 Cupcake Quickies Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com.
2009 Cupcake Quickies Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com.
Here are some quick ideas for decorating cupcakes for Halloween.
Cupcake Quickies
Cupcake Hints and Tips
Decorators' Icing and Icing Tips

2. Severed Fingers

2009 Severed Fingers Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com.
2009 Severed Fingers Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com.
Here's a eerie treat to put on your Halloween buffet.
Severed Fingers
More Desserts Made with Pretzels

3. Hairy Fingers

Kataifi
Carroll Pellegrinelli
Speaking of fingers... my husband grew-up eating these honey-sweetened Greek cookies.
Kataifi a.k.a. Hairy Fingers
Hairy Fingers Made with Shredded Wheat
More Greek Treats

4. Chocolate Spiders

Haystacks also are great for gift giving too.
Photo © 2007 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Have a few chocolate spiders creeping around your place on Halloween.
Chocolate Spiders
Easy Candy Recipes

5. Dirt- A Fun Kid-Friendly Dessert

Photo © 2009 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Photo © 2009 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
It's fun making a little cemetery on the top of this creamy dessert. Even if you make it the traditional way, in a flower pot with gummy worms going in and out of the dirt, it still makes a fun Halloween treat.
Dirt

6. Witches Hats

2008 Witches Hat photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com.
2008 Witches Hat photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com.
Thanks to Aileen for reminding me about Witches Hats, an extremely easy-to-make Halloween treat. It's definitely a blast from the past.
Witches Hats
Other Traditional Cookies Recipes

7. Jack O' Lantern Face Cake

Photo © 2009 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Photo © 2009 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
My daughter decorated this cake that was the first in go in a fall festival cake walk. It's easy enough to do, she was in the 5th grade at the time.
Jack O' Lantern Face Cake
Basic Cake Decorating Videos
Cake Decorating for Beginners

8. Popcorn Treats

Bowl of Colored Popcorn Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
Bowl of Colored Popcorn Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
Popcorn treats have long been a traditional Halloween treats. Some of my favorites are:
Green Popcorn, pictured
Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls
Popcorn Treats

9. Fall Sweet and Salty Treat

A Bowl of Candy Corn and Salted Peanuts
Photo © 2006 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
It's amazing to think that just 2 ingredients can taste so good. This is the perfect snack while watching those scary movies. Can you guess what this treat combinations tastes like? If you guesses a Payday bar, you are correct.
Fall Sweet and Salty Treat
More Sweet and Salty Treats
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