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October 23rd, 2013

Pumpkin Party Mix

Pumpkin Party Mix

Pumpkin Party Mix

This is a Halloween craft and tasty treat all in one! Very cute idea for parties at school or the office.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Kix® cereal
  • 2 cups small square pretzels
  • 2 cups teddy bear-shaped chocolate graham snacks
  • 1 cup freeze-dried cinnamon apples
  • 1 cup candy-coated peanut butter pieces
  • 1 box (7.5 oz) crunchy caramel-coated popcorn with peanuts

Instructions

  1. In large bowl, mix all ingredients. Store in airtight container.
  2. Wrap in orange tissue paper and wrap the 'stem' up with green ribbon.
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October 22nd, 2013

Bubbling Cauldron Cheese Dip with Bat Wing Chips

Bubbling Cauldron Cheese Dip with Bat Wing Chips

Bubbling Cauldron Cheese Dip with Bat Wing Chips

Tips and Tricks:

To make on the stovetop, mix all ingredients except the tortilla chips in a double boiler. Cook over hot water on medium heat, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth.

To easily remove the skin from a clove of garlic, smash the clove with the flat side of a heavy knife to crack the skin, and then slip it off.

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (16 oz) prepared cheese product, cut into cubes
  • 1 container (8 oz) reduced-fat chives-and-onion cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 12 oz blue tortilla chips

Instructions

  1. In 1 1/2-quart microwavable bowl, mix all ingredients except tortilla chips. Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 8 minutes, stirring every 3 minutes, until cheese is melted and dip is smooth.
  2. Serve warm with tortilla chips.
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October 21st, 2013

Monster Mash Margaritas

Monster Mash Margaritas

Monster Mash Margaritas

To make a simple syrup, combine 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup sugar in a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring until dissolve. Cool and store in refrigerator for up to one week.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 2 drops green food color
  • 2 drops yellow food color
  • 36 ice cubes
  • 2 teaspoons simple syrup or water
  • Black coarse sugar, if desired
  • Orange slices, if desired

Instructions

  1. In blender, place tequila, liqueur, lime juice, 1/2 cup simple syrup, the green food color, yellow food color and ice cubes. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth.
  2. Place 2 teaspoons simple syrup on small flat plate. Place coarse sugar on another small flat plate. Dip rims of 5 margarita glasses in simple syrup and then in coarse sugar. Divide margarita slush evenly among sugar-rimmed glasses. Garnish with orange slices. Serve immediately.
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October 20th, 2013

Halloween Gorp

Halloween Gorp

Halloween Gorp

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (16 oz) candy corn
  • 1 bag (16 oz) pretzel nuggets
  • 1 package (15 oz) dried banana chips or dried apple slices
  • 1 package (15 oz) candy-coated chocolate candies (2 cups)
  • 1 box (12 oz) caramel popcorn and peanuts
  • 2 packages (5 oz each) milk chocolate-covered pretzels
  • 1 cup gummy worm candies
  • 1 cup sesame sticks
  • 1 cup raisins

Instructions

  1. In 7-quart or other large container with cover, mix all ingredients; cover tightly. Store at room temperature.
  2. Serve in decorative Halloween containers.
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October 19th, 2013

Baked Eyeball Eggs (Halloween Breakfast)

Baked Eyeball Eggs (Halloween Breakfast)

Baked Eyeball Eggs (Halloween Breakfast)

Ingredients

  • bag (30 oz) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of potato soup
  • 1 container (8 oz) sour cream (about 1 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
  • 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 slices Canadian bacon (about 6 oz)
  • 10 eggs
  • Ketchup

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix potatoes, soup, sour cream, cheese, onion, salt and pepper. Spoon mixture into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, spreading evenly.
  2. Arrange bacon slices in pairs over top of potato mixture to resemble eyes. Press bacon into mixture to form deep cups (for eggs). Bake 40 minutes.
  3. Remove baking dish from oven. If necessary, press bacon into mixture to reshape cups. Carefully break 1 egg into each bacon cup.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or just until eggs are set. Decorate eggs with ketchup "veins" to resemble bloodshot eyeballs.
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October 18th, 2013

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • Reynolds™ Baking Cups
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Place Reynolds Baking Cups in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. In heavy 8-inch nonstick skillet, cook pecans and 2 tablespoons of the sugar over low heat about 8 minutes, stirring constantly, until sugar is melted. Spoon and spread pecans onto sheet of waxed paper. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar; toss.
  3. In large bowl, beat cake mix, pumpkin, water, oil, eggs and pumpkin pie spice with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full).
  4. Bake 19 to 24 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  5. Frost cupcakes with frosting. Sprinkle edge of frosted cupcakes with pecans; press lightly into frosting. Store loosely covered.
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October 15th, 2013

Halloween Spider Pops (Craft and Treat)

Halloween Spider Pops (Craft and Treat)

Halloween Spider Pops (Craft and Treat)

Ingredients

  • Black pipe cleaners
  • Lollipops
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue

Instructions

  1. Holding all four pipe cleaners, center them at the base of the pop and wrap them around the stick once so there are four legs on each side. Bend the pipe cleaner ends to form eight feet.
  2. Glue on googly eyes
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