This is the latest Recipes Express newsletter with some Halloween recipes I hope you'll enjoy.

October 29, 2004
Issue #009

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1. Kids Halloween Recipes
2. Recipe Prize Winner
3. Cooking Shop Special


1. Halloween Recipes for Kids

I hope you all, parents and kids, have a safe and fun Halloween. Here are a few easy recipes kids will have fun with at Halloween:

Floating Hands and Eyeballs in Punch

strawberry or cherry Kool Aid
7 Up or Sprite
maraschino cherries
frozen grapes
plastic disposable gloves

Make punch with 2 parts Kool Aid to 1 part lemon lime drink. Freeze grapes. Take disposable gloves and add one maraschino cherry to each finger tip, then fill with lemone lime drink. Tie end of gloves and freeze. Peel off gloves and add frozen floating hands and frozen grape eyeballs to punch, then serve.

Green Hands

1 package green apple gelatin
1 jar raspberry pie filling
disposable gloves

Follow package directions to make green gelatin. Pour into disposable gloves, tie end, and let set in refrigerator. When set, peel off gloves and there you have a green hand. Cover with raspberry pie filling and serve on a platter.

Groovy Ghosts

1 package marshmallows
1/2 stick butter
6 cups Rice Krispies or other rice bubble cereal
1 package white chocolate morsels
chocolate sprinkles

Make rice cereal treats by melting butter and marshmallows in a pot over medium low heat and then adding rice cereal. Stir well. Form into ghost shapes and let cool. Then melt white chocolate morsels and dip each ghost in the white chocolate. Make ghost face with chocolate sprinkles.

Creepy Spider Cookies

1 package Oreo cookies
1 package black licorice
1 package craisins
peanut butter

Make a platter full of creepy spiders. Start by pulling the Oreo cookie apart. Cut licorice into 1 inch long pieces and slice in half. Press 8 licorice spider legs into the cream filling and press the cookie back together. Put two dabs of peanut butter on the edge of the cookie and press two craisins for spider eyes.

Popcorn Bug Balls

6 cups popcorn
1/2 stick butter
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 bag marshmallows
gummy worms juicy gummy bugs

Melt butter and marshmallows in a pot over medium low heat. Remove from heat and stir in popcorn and salt. Next stir in gummy worms and juicy gummy bugs. Use your hands to form into balls. Let cool and serve to bug lovers.

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2. Halloween Recipe Winner

Michael, age 11, and Matthew, age 7, sent in their spookiest recipe for a special Halloween treat. Michael and Matthew win the holiday prize for the Halloween recipe contest.

(Their mom says this recipe is a great way to use leftover pumpkin and make a yummy treat at the same time.)

Witch's Treats

1/2 cup witch's glue (margarine)
1 cup monster dust (sugar)
2 bat eggs (eggs)
1 cup goblin's juice (pumpkin)
2 cups ghost powder (flour)
1 teaspoon vampire tears (vanilla)
8 ounces witch's pebbles (chocolate chips)
"Witch's seasonings"- 3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla

1. Mix sugar and margarine.
2. Beat in eggs.
3. Add pumpkin.
4. Combine flour and witch's seasonings.
5 Add to above mixture.
6. Add vanilla.
7. Fold in chocolate chips.
8. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto baking sheet.

Bake at 350F degrees for 10 minutes.

Let cool and enjoy with a glass of Casper cooler (milk)!

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Happy Kid Cooking!

Clarissa, mom chef
Easy Kids Recipes


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