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Recipes for Busy Moms Recipes for Busy Moms

 Our school is hosting a mother/son monster mash next month and I am in need of some good Halloween dessert ideas. Please help me out by posting a picture, recipe, or idea for this spooktacular event!

Thanks!

by on Sep. 24, 2013 at 3:43 PM
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liz150
by on Sep. 25, 2013 at 1:25 PM

BUMP!

k1ara
by on Sep. 25, 2013 at 1:59 PM
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Halloween Chex Mix

Corn or Rice Chex, bite-sized pretzel twists, raisns, candy corn, black and orange candy decors - all mixed together with melted white chocolate.  Yum!

k1ara
by on Sep. 25, 2013 at 2:06 PM
1 mom liked this

Scarecrow Crunch

Oatmeal cereal squares, bite-sized twist pretzels, autumn mix candy corn, reece's pieces/peanut or regular M&M's, caramel corn, chocolate graham snacks (Teddy Grahams) - mix and enjoy!

mylilprincesses
by Paula on Sep. 25, 2013 at 6:17 PM
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mylilprincesses
by Paula on Sep. 25, 2013 at 6:19 PM
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 'Candy Corn' Fruit Cups

Healthy Candy Corn Fruit Cups: layer pineapple chunks & mandarin oranges, then top with whipped cream.

Ingredients

1 can pineapple chunks, drained (20 oz)
1 can mandarin oranges, drained (15 oz)
1 can whipped cream

Directions

1. Layer in small cups the pineapple first, followed by the oranges, then the whipped cream.

mylilprincesses
by Paula on Sep. 25, 2013 at 6:23 PM
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 Pumpkin Snack Mix
Pumpkin Snack Mix

Ingredients

  • 3 quarts popped popcorn
  • 4 cups Cheerios
  • 4 cups Corn or Rice Chex
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 package (16 ounces) candy pumpkins

Directions

  1. In a large greased roasting pan, combine the popcorn, cereal and peanuts. In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup and butter; bring to a rolling boil. Boil for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; quickly stir in vanilla and baking soda until mixture is light and foamy.
  2. Immediately pour over popcorn mixture; toss to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 250° for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Stir in candy pumpkins. Cool completely. Yield: about 5-1/2 quarts

    Website: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Pumpkin-Snack-Mix
    Pin it: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/102386591501974870/
mylilprincesses
by Paula on Sep. 25, 2013 at 6:31 PM
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 cheesy pumpkin dip
Cheesy Pumpkin Ball - Perfect Halloween Party Food
Ingredients:

  • 200g cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated pumpkin
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 4 tablespoons of cooked rice
  • pepper
  • salt
  • 3/4 tablespoons thick sour cream
  • 1/2-3/4 cup grated pumpkin
  • piece of grissini


Combine together cottage cheese, grated on the fine mesh pumpkin, curry, rice, pepper, salt to taste and cream. Shape it into a ball, sprinkle with the rest of the pumpkin, on top insert  a piece of grissini and serve.

website: http://en.justmydelicious.com/2012/10/cottage-cheese-pumpkin-spread.html
pin it: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/368380444491290645/


swdesigns
by Member on Sep. 26, 2013 at 8:12 AM

I love these ideas!  

bubbabeartb
by on Sep. 26, 2013 at 5:56 PM
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if you go on ranchoobiwan.org    On the first page go down to My Family Recipes Rock they have a great Ackbars for snack and healthy from Star Wars Movie... We are making them for my sons Bday party and he is gonna be 18... He loves Star Wars... Just an Idea

SweetLuci
by Luci on Sep. 27, 2013 at 6:26 PM
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Quoting periwinkle163:

Quoting SweetLuci:

 

Curious? Click here to find out how to turn any drink into a spooky glowing one!

This is very clever, We could totally blacklight the punch bowl. Awesome!

 I think doing this for the punchbowl would be really awesome!

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