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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2000
    South Lake Tahoe, CA

    Wink Recipe for Halloween Snack mix

    Found this cute recipe. Anyone have any others?
    * Exported from MasterCook *

    Halloween Snack Mix

    Recipe By :
    Serving Size : 1 Preparation Time :0:00
    Categories : Halloween

    Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1/2 Cup blood drops (red hots)
    1/2 Cup cats eyes (blanched almonds) or (gum
    1/2 Cup cats claws (sunflower seeds)
    1 Cup chicken toenails (candy corn)
    1 Cup colored flies (M & M's)
    1 Cup butterfly wings (corn chips)
    1 Cup ants (raisins)
    1 Cup earthworms (cheese curls)
    1 Cup cobwebs (Triscuits) or (Golden Grahams)
    1 Cup snakes eyes (peanuts)
    1 Cup bats bones (shoestring potatoes)

    Preparation :
    Mix together in a large bowl. Serve with several pints of blood (cherry

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2000
    Northern California
    Very clever recipe, Missi! Thanks for sharing it.


  3. #3
    This one's not exactly a "Halloween" mix, but you could add Halloween M&M's? Or I guess you could add candy corn instead of the chocolate chips/M&M's.

    Teddy Bear Trail Mix
    by leeannr at

    1 (14.5 ounces) Honey Nut Cheerios OR plain Cheerios
    1 (10 ounces) package bear shaped grahams (Teddy Grahams)
    1 (10 ounces) bag mini marshmallows
    1 (12 ounces) bag semisweet chocolate chips (or another flavor like peanut butter, etc., if you like) OR M&M's

    1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir to mix.
    2. Divide and store in small baggies


    I've made this before and it's really good...

    * Exported from MasterCook *

    Halloween Party Mix

    Recipe By : Taste of Home
    Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
    Categories : Appetizer/Snack

    Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
    -------- ------------ --------------------------------
    1 box Ritz miniature peanut butter filled
    1 -11 oz. pkg. small pretzel twists
    1 cup dry roasted peanuts
    1/2 cup butter
    1 cup sugar
    1/2 cup light corn syrup
    2 Tbs. vanilla
    1 tsp. baking soda
    1 -18 oz. pkg. candy corn
    1 -10 oz. pkg. plain M&M's

    Combine the peanut butter filled Ritz bitz, pretzels and peanuts and place in a large greased baking pan (I used my turkey roaster). Set aside.

    In saucepan combine butter, sugar and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 5 minutes.

    Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda. Mixture will foam up.

    Pour over the combined pretzel mixture and stir until coated.

    Bake in a preheated 250 oven for 45 minutes. Be sure to stir well every 10 minutes.

    After baking pour out onto wax paper lined cookies sheets and break mixture apart while still warm.

    When cooled completely toss with candies. Store in Tupperware or other airtight container.

    NOTES : This makes about 16 cups of party mix. Looks cute when placed in festive Fall or Halloween bags and tied with raffia or ribbon.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2000
    Fair Oaks, CA
    Thanks for posting these. I just signed up to bring a treat to DS's school Halloween party and these seem so fun!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Victoria, B. C. Canada
    There are some cute kids ideas on this site:

    An example is:

    Bloody Popcorn

    Be sure to use food paste, not the food coloring that is sold in the grocery store.

    2 qt. popped pop corn
    2 Tbsp. melted butter
    red food paste

    In a large bowl add the popcorn. Add a bit of the red food paste to the melted butter, and drizzle over the pop corn. Stir gently to spread over the color red.

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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Aug 2001
    Marietta, Ga

    There's also this recipe that Val posted last year.

    I found the original recipe!!

    I posted the request on another BB and someone came through.

    Here it is. Will be trying it again as the season approaches.

    * Exported from MasterCook *

    Howlin' Candy Corn Cookie Bark

    Recipe By :
    Serving Size : 20 Preparation Time :0:00
    Categories : Desserts

    Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
    -------- ------------ --------------------------------
    16 Halloween oreos -- chopped
    1 1/2 cups mini pretzels broken in pieces
    12 oz. white chocolate chips
    2 c candy corn (or to taste)
    brown and orange colored sprinkles

    Spread cookies and pretzels into a 13 x 9-inch rectangle on lightly greased baking sheet; set aside.

    Place chocolate in small heavy saucepan on very low heat; stir constantly just until melted.

    Drizzle melted chocolate immediately over cookie mixture, spreading with spatula to coat evenly. Top with candy corn and colored sprinkles. Lightly press candy into mixture.

    Cool until firm. Break into pieces. Store in airtight container.

    How To : Melt Chocolate in Microwave: Microwave white chocolate in microwavable bowl on HIGH 2 minutes. Remove from oven. Stir until completely melted.
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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    St Louis
    Here are some Halloween recipe sites from my list:

    Pumpkin Nook

    Wanda's Halloween Cookbook



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