7 Spooky Halloween Treat Recipes

Sharon Bowers, author of Ghoulish Goodies, shows you how to turn everything from Rice Krispies Treats, cookies, and cupcakes into scary but delicious Halloween treats.

By Chelsea Gaulin from Ghoulish Goodies
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    Rice Krispies Treats® Jack-O'-Lanterns
    Make these little orange jack-o-lanterns out of the usual back-of-the-box recipe. The sweet treats are so cute you won’t want to eat them. But you will.
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    Pages reprinted from Ghoulish Goodies by Sharon Bowers, copyright August 2009 by Storey Publishing, LLC. Photos by ©Kevin Kenefick, food styling by Norma Miller, illustrations by ©Michael Slack.

    Chocolate Spider Clusters
    These spidery clusters get their creepy appeal from gleaming red candy eyes. If you have time before the chocolate sets up, pull a few chow mein noodle 'legs' upward from each cluster to wave around.
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    Monster Eyeballs
    Your kids will have a blast helping you make these wickedly delicious chocolate peanut butter eyeballs.
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    Pumpkin Spice Jack-O’-Lantern Cake
    Impressive but surprisingly easy, this jack-o'-lantern requires two full cake recipes baked in a Bundt pan - plenty of cake for a big party!
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    Funny Bones
    Fun with pretzels and melted chocolate! Covered with a white chocolate coating, these treats are a tasty mix of sweet and salty. For the best effect, heap and jumble the little bones in a bowl rather than laying them on a plate.
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    Sea Monster Cupcakes
    If you're feeling crafty, bake up a batch of these these alarming sea monsters with waving tentacles. Your kids will love the green treats!
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    Bandaged Fingers
    Pigs in blankets take on a whole new look when they have a fingernail at one end and a bandage of flour tortilla wrapped around. A dab of ketchup on the tip makes them extra spooky. Serve with more ketchup or a dish of mustard for dipping.
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