30 fresh strawberries, washed and dried; 8 squares8 oz)white baking chocolate; 1 tsp shortening;
1/8 tsp almond extract; ¼ cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips.
In a microwave-safe bowl, melt white chocolate and shortening at 50% power; stir until smooth.
Stir in extract.
Dip strawberries in chocolate mixture; place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet, allowing excess chocolate to form the ghosts' tails. Immediately press chocolate chips into coating for eyes.
Freeze for 5 minutes.
In a microwave-safe bowl, melt remaining chips; stir until smooth. Use toothpick into melted chocolate to draw a mouth on each face
Eyeball Salad: Taco or Cheeseburger Salad (contact me for recipe)
FINISH off with two tomato slices, dollop of sour cream on bottom 2/3s, top with 1/2 ripe pitted olive.
Bag of Hershey kisses
Bag of Fudge Stripe Cookies (the kind with a chocolate side and stripes on the other side)
If desired, a tube of orange frosting (the small tube with a fine tip works best)
Unwrap a kiss. Turn over a cookie so that the plain chocolate side is face up. Use a dab of marshmallow fluff, icing, nutella or peanut butter on the center of the bottom of the kiss Place kiss in the middle of the cookie. Add a band and bow with orange frosting. There you have it, a Witch's Hat!
HALLOWEEN RECIPES.BLOODY EYEBALLS
1½ cups creamy peanut butter; ½ cup softened butter; 1 tsp vanilla;
3¾ cups confectioners'sugar;12 oz white candy coating,chopped;1 tbsp shortening;
20 blue, 20 brown milk chocolate M&M's; red decorating gel.
In small mixing bowl, cream peanut butter, butter,
vanilla. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Shape into 1-in.
balls. Cover, refrigerate for 30 minutes.
In microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating and shortening; stir until smooth.
Dip peanut butter balls into coating; place on waxed paper.
Place M&M's, plain side up, on top. Let stand until set. Use red gel to create "bloodshot" eyes.
"Candy Corn" Dessert Pizza
1 package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
1 8 ounce package cream cheese
½ cup powdered sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla
1 can of pineapple chunks, drained
2 cans mandarin orange slices, drained
Roll out the sugar cookie dough into a circle on the large round stone. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes, or until golden. Cool. Mix cream cheese and powdered sugar, spread over cooled cookie. Slice bananas with Egg Slicer Plus and layer over cream cheese to form a 5 inch circle in the center. Around that circle, layer pineapples to form a ring, leaving about 3 inches of cream cheese showing in a ring shape around the edge of the cookie. Finally, drain mandarin oranges and cover remaining cream cheese with them. Slice into wedges for serving.
You take your apple peels (from the Apple Peeler/Corer/Slicer) and throw them in a zip lock bag (do this will they are still real moist) then pour in your favorite flavor of DRY
Jell-O. Close it up and shake real good, so the peels are well coated. Then lay them out on a flat stone and bake at 250 for 30-45 minutes (depending on the amount of peels) I tell this at most of my shows. These are the best gummy worms and they are nutritious since they are made with apple peels and not just sugar. Also, when you peel the apple, you throw away most of the nutrition, this way you don't. This is the only way I can get my kids to eat apple peels.
Bake 1 Devil's Food Cake Mix in the 2-qt Batter Bowl and about half of another in the 1-qt Batter Bowl. Turn them upside down (after they have baked and cooled.) The 2-qt is the "body" part and 1-qt is the "head" part. Use brown sprinkles for "hair" and black licorice strips for legs. Black gumdrops for eyes.
5 medium-size Red Delicious apples
¼ cup orange juice
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 (10 ½ ounce) Packages miniature marshmallows
Use apple wedger, brush with orange juice (prevents browning) and then
spread one side evenly with creamy peanut butter. Press four marshmallows into the peanut butter on half of the wedges; top with another wedge, peanut butter side down.
Make your Halloween less scary with these quick tips!
- Sprinkle Cinnamon and nutmeg all over the inside of your pumpkin. When the candle is lit it will smell like pumpkin pie.
- When your pumpkin starts to look a little shriveled place the ENTIRE pumpkin into a sink or bucket of warm water. After an hour or so it will expand back and look fresh! This is a great tip so you can enjoy your pumpkin longer.
- Use the Zester-Scorer to score "hair" that will show when pumpkin is lit.
- Use V-Shaped Cutter for eyes & teeth.
- The corer cuts round eyes or the chimney on top to let the smoke out.
- For those who cut their pumpkins on the top, the Cake Tester puts the lit match down to the candle.
- Batter Bowl makes a pumpkin cake; or turns Barbie into a Witch
- For safer popcorn balls w/ no hard kernels, Place Non-stick cooling Rack over your popcorn bowl, invert & shake--the unpopped kernels drop out.
- Chop leftover Halloween candy with Food Chopper and store in freezer. Great additions to muffins, cakes, and icings for kids of all ages.
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