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Snacks : Holidays > Halloween

Also See Spiders

Ghost Cookie
added 8-8-98
Original Author Unknown

Using peanut shaped cookies, spread with white frosting or marshmallow fluff, add chocolate chips for eyes and nose.

Witches Brew added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Mix up a batch of lemonade from concentrate. Add green food coloring to the
lemonade to give it a spooky look. Get a plastic witch's cauldron and place a piece of dry ice in it. Pour the brew over the dry ice and watch your kid's delight.

Potato Ghosts added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Hand sculpt mashed potatoes to look like a ghost. Place them on an oiled cookie sheet, brushed with melted butter, and put in the oven to heat and brown a little. You can serve it with bat shaped meatloaf (using a bat cookie cutter).

Pumpkin Faces added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown By Christa J Koch

cream cheese, English muffins (or rice cakes), green fruit roll up, raisins, orange food coloring, plastic knives, bowls, and spoons.

Directions: Help  the children mix the orange food coloring and cream cheese in a bowl to make a pumpkin color. Next, have the children spread the orange cream cheese on their English muffins. Have the children tear a piece of a fruit roll up to use as the pumpkins stem. Then use the raisins to decorate a face on the pumpkin.

Spooky Sandwich Puzzles added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Let the children make their own peanut butter sandwiches with two pieces of bread. Give each child a Halloween cookie cutter and let them press the shape out of the center of their sandwich. They will now have a "spooky sandwich puzzle."

"Hand" Snacks added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Need: Clear food server gloves (one for each child), Popcorn, Candy corn, Yarn

Directions: Take one of the food server gloves and place a candy corn in each of the
fingers. Fill the rest of the glove with popcorn. Fasten the top of the glove with yarn. Make a glove for each child in your class.

Monster Cookies added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Need: Oatmeal cookies, Candy corn, Chocolate chip pieces, Raisins

Directions: Each child creates a monster cookie by making a face on an oatmeal cookie (can be precooked or store bought cookies) by using candy corn, chocolate chips, marshmallows, raisins, etc. Place the cookies on a cookie sheet and place in
a hot oven just long enough for the faces to melt. This creates truly monster faces.

Ghost Toast added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Need: Loaf of bread, Margarine, Shredded coconut, Raisins, Chocolate chips

Directions: Each child makes ghost toast by spreading margarine to make faces on toast then sprinkling coconut on it. Put raisins or chocolate chips for eyes and mouth. Toast.

Monster Pizza added 9-28-98 Original Author Unknown

Toast an English muffin. Spread on pizza or spaghetti sauce. Add cheese. Cut several pieces of pepperoni into triangles. Place 1/2 slice for eyes and nose. Place them overlapping for smile. Cut thin slices of black olives for the eyeball and thin slices of mushrooms for the ears. Place long thin strips

Mummy's Case added 9-28-98 Original Author Unknown

Need: 1 pkg crescent rolls, baco-bits, 6 precooked hot dogs, 4 slices American cheese

Preheat oven to 25 degrees. Cut 2 hot dogs in half, first one way, then the other so that you have 8 pieces. Take crescent rolls out of can and unroll. Divide into four rectangles and close holes in the middle by pinching together. Put 1 slice of cheese on each rectangle. Sprinkle 1 tsp of baco-bits on top of each slice of cheese. Put 1 hot dog on top of each slice of cheese. Seal edges by pressing dough together. Form intomummy shape. Make bandage marks with knife. Put on un-greased cookie
sheet and bake for 15 minutes. Poke eye holes with straw.

Cat Cookies added 9-28-98 Original Author Unknown

Need: Oreo Cookies, candy corn, black licorice, white frosting, green and red M&M's

Spread the frosting on the cookie. Place the two green M&M's on as the eyes. Place the red one on as the nose. Cut the licorice into small pieces (about one inch) and place them on as whiskers. Put a small amount of the frosting on the bottom of (2) candy corns and place them on the top of the cookie as the ears.

Monster Munchies added 9-28-98 Original Author Unknown

Using the cookie cutter, cut out a circle from a slice of bread. Spread peanut butter or cheese spread over the entire circle. Cut two slices of bananas for eyes. Place a few raisins for nose and mouth. Cut celery pieces to use for eyebrows and/or ears. Use shredded carrots or cheese for curly hair. Let the children be as creative as they want. You can add new ingredients and let the children experiment!

Seedy Snacks added 9-28-98 Original Author Unknown

Wash the seeds from a pumpkin. Sprinkle them with salt. Place them on a baking sheet coated with non-stick cooking spray. Bake them at 200 degrees for 30 minutes to 1 hour until the seeds are dry and crisp. Eat them for a healthy snack.

Individual Pumpkin Pies added 9-28-98 Original Author Unknown

We make individual pumpkin pies. Use the prepared tart shells and pumpkin from the can or use a real pumpkin. The children can mix, pour, and fill the tart shells.

Banana-Pumpkin Foamy added 9-28-98 Original Author Unknown

Blend 1 cup milk, 1 sliced banana, 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin and a dash of cinnamon together for a foamy pumpkin drink. Makes 2 servings.

Spider snacks added 5-27-99 Original Author Unknown

Give each child a chocolate donut and 8 pretzel sticks, have children put pretzels on sides of donut for legs.

Spiders added 8-11-00 Original Author Unknown

Need: 2 round crackers, 2 tsp. Peanut butter, 8 small stick pretzels, 2 raisins

1. Make a "cracker sandwich" with the peanut butter
2. Stick the pretzel "legs" in the middle of the sandwich.
3. Stick the raisin "eyes" on top with just a dab of peanut butter.
4. There you have it! A perfectly creepy snack

Jack-O-Lantern Sandwiches added 10-1-00 Original Author Unknown

Need: Wheat Bread, Yellow Bread, Butter / Mayonnaise

Directions: Using wheat bread, spread with butter or mayonnaise. Lay on a slice of yellow cheese. On the top slice of bread cut out a jack-o-lantern, Enjoy!

Pumpkin Ice Cream shakes added 10-1-00 Original Author Unknown

1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream
1 can of pumpkin
cinnamon in shaker

Have children scoop out ice c
ream into large bowl.  Then have spoon pumpkin on top of the ice cream.  Using small hand held mixer combine the two. (Children can take turn helping you hold the mixer).  Pour into individual cups and let children sprinkle cinnamon on top.  Eat and enjoy!  

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