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Halloween Themed Snack Treats

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The holidays are a special time for children. Halloween is one of the first special events in the fall. There are a number of Halloween treats that are easy to make and the kids will enjoy them.

Mummy Dogs

These treats take a new look on pigs in a blanket and are great for Halloween. All that is needed are:

  • 6 hot dogs
  • 1 package ready to bake pie crust
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Melted butter
  • Sliced olives

Cut the hot dogs in half. Brush the pie dough with butter and cut into strips. Wrap each piece of hot dog in the piecrust. Brush with some more melted butter. Sprinkle the top with Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350-degrees for 15 minutes, or until the crust is lightly browned. Put two slices of olives on the cooked hot dog to make it look like eyes. This treat is tasty and will look cool for children.

Bloody Fingers

This is another easy to make Halloween treat that the children will enjoy eating. The following ingredients are needed:

  • Mozzarella string cheese
  • Slivered almonds
  • Cream cheese
  • Red food gel or catsup

To make the bloody fingers cut each piece of string cheese that you are using in half. About ¼ end from the end of each piece of cheese make a small indentation to look like a fingernail. At the other end of the cut three creases to resemble joint marks. At the tip of the fingernail put an almond piece so it will look like a real nail. To get the almond to stick to the cheese dab the back of it in cream cheese before applying. Use some red gel or the catsup to make the fingers look bloody.

Pumpkin Faces

These treats make good snacks. They are not too bad either. They are low in fat and make a tasty treat for both children and adults. To make these goodies you are going to need:

  • English muffins, sliced in half
  • Cream cheese
  • Orange food coloring
  • Raisins
  • M& M or similar candies

Lightly toast the English muffins. Mix the cream cheese and food coloring until it reaches a shade of orange you are happy with. Spread the cheese onto the English muffin. Make a face on the muffin using the raisins for eyes and the M&M.

Creepy Crawlers

This treat is a nice and creepy. It is very tasty however and the children will love it. To make these crawlers you are going to need:

  • 1 package butterscotch chips
  • 1 package of chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup of butter
  • 1 can chow mein noodles
  • 2 tbs water

Melt the chocolate chops and the butterscotch chips in microwave. Stir until it is smooth and thick. Add the water to the chocolate mixture. Add the noodles to the chocolate mixture. Drop by tablespoonful onto waxed paper and allow them to harden before serving.

These are some great Halloween treats that the kids will love. They are fun to eat and tasty as well.