Another fun treat set for your Halloween party!
large bag M&M candies in Halloween colors
large bag Starburst candies or Candy Corn.
1 16 oz chocolate frosting
Chocolate cookies at least 3 1/2 inch around
Ice cream cones
Frost each cookie and place the ice cream cone face down on each cookie. Cover the rest of the ice cream cone with frosting and arrange M&Ms in random patterns on the cones. You can make a verity of stripes, zig zags or leave them all one color. If you are very creative you might be able to put some other designs such as a round pumpkin on a solid background.
To make the brim of each hat. Separate the starbursts into piles of the same color. Flatten them with the bottom of a clean glass, the using sizes snip 2/3rds of the chew into thin strips making a decorative fringe. Or you can use candy corn placed around the outside edge of the cookies.
A fun replacement for candied apples.
5 medium pears
5 wooden craft sticks
12 oz white baking chocolate
5 squares of florist’s foam or plastic foam bricks.
Assorted black candies ( like M&Ms and chocolate sprinkles)
Green Jelly beans.
Small Decorative dishes
Wash your pears well and allow to dry. Then insert a craft stick in the small end of the pear next to the stem.
In a thick pan or double broiler melt chocolate slowly over low heat. Stir constantly to be sure not to burn your chocolate.
Holding each stick over the pan. Use a spoon to slowly pour melted chocolate over the pear until completely covered. Push craft stick into the foam blocks and allow to stand for 30 minutes or until chocolate is solid.
When cooled, decorate pears with candies to resemble skulls, attaching candies with the remaining melted white chocolate, remelt if necessary. Place foam blocks into decorative dishes and cover with green jelly beans.
Lemon Lime soda
Green food coloring
Freeze mericheno cherries in ice cubes first. This will take several hours to set. You can also freeze it in lemon lime soda or juice as an alternative. Make jello and allow to set halfway. Mix lemon lime soda with a few drops of green food coloring till you like the green color. Pour the jello mix into the punch, add ice cubes with cherries and serve chilled.