sweet halloween treats

We are always looking for fun Halloween snacks for our kids. Last year we did a lot of spider-themed snacks for Halloween, and this year we wanted to focus on snacks that were easy to bring to school and parties. Kids love any snack that is on stick, and our marshmallow pops have been so popular with our kids that we wanted to make a few more snacks on sticks. It’s the simple things!

Mummy Cookie Pops

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Mummy cookie pops are a really fun snack to make and they are pretty delicious too! We started with Oreos, but any Oreo-style cookie will work. We used white chocolate melts, heating them either in a double boiler or the microwave until they had just melted, not too chunky and not to runny. Open the Oreo cookie, place the lollipop stick on the frosting, put a drop of melted chocolate on top of the stick, and then place the two cookies together again. The melted chocolate ensures the cookie will stick together with the stick inside.

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Next, dip the cookie in the melted white chocolate and place them on a piece of parchment paper to cool. Add candy google eyes or upside down chocolate chips for eyes while the chocolate is still wet. Roll out a piece of white fondant until it is flat and thin. Once the fondant is rolled out, cut narrow rectangular strips for the bandages. Lay the fondant bandages on top of the cookies in a haphazard way, layering some on top of another. If your chocolate hardens, you may need to add a touch of melted chocolate to help the bandages stick. If you don’t want to mess with fondant you can pipe strips of melted white chocolate onto the cookies to look like bandages.

Chocolate and Caramel Dipped Apple Slices

Our kids love caramel apples, but a whole caramel apple is not only difficult to eat, it’s also quite a large sugary treat for one kid. Which is why these caramel and chocolate dipped apple slices are perfect. They were also a cinch to make!

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With the stem facing up, we cut green apples into 1/2 inch wide slices. Then, using a sharp knife we cut a slit into the bottom of each slice and inserted a popsicle stick into each slit. We dipped the apple slices in melted chocolate or caramel and set them on a parchment lined baking sheet to cool. Our kids loved helping make them festive by drizzling melted white chocolate and adding a dash of sprinkles on top.

For some more Halloween snack inspiration check out our spider cupcakes, monster cupcakes, rice crispie treats, or any of these new delicious looking treats we’ve found:

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Candiquick

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Just a Taste

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One Little Project

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Betty Crocker

Happy Making!

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Hallman + Ashley

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