Last Minute Halloween Baking Ideas

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By Avery Maslowsky, Business Editor

Spider Cookies
Don’t worry, these won’t send your arachnophobia for a loop!

Ingredients

  • Chocolate chip cookie mix
  • Chocolate frosting

Recipe

  1. Bake chocolate chip cookies based on the recipe and cool
  2. After cookies are cooled, pipe 8 thin lines (as legs) coming out from the chocolate chips
  3. Serve! Its that simple!

Cheese Skull
This yummy mixture of cheese will make you scream!

Ingredients

  • 1 package of Cream Cheese
  • 1 package of Velveeta Cheese
  • Sesame Seeds

Recipe

  1. Mix package of cream cheese and Velveeta cheese until smooth, wrap in saran wrap and let cool in the refrigerator until hard enough to mold
  2. Mold the ball of cheese into a rough shape of the skull and put back into the fridge
  3. Repeat these steps until the shape of the skull has been created and put back into fridge for one hour
  4. Roll in sesame seeds and serve with crackers!

Mini Caramel Apples
Why have one big apple when you can have as many little apples as you would like!

Ingredients

  • Granny Smith Apples
  • Caramel
  • Chocolate frosting (optional)

Recipe

  1. Wash and dry the apples (number based on the outcome of how many balls you want) and cut the apples with a melon baller
  2. Let apples dry for 30 minutes/ dry out
  3. Melt caramel and roll the apples into the caramel
  4. Decorate, let dry and enjoy!

Witches Fingers
They’re so good they’ll make you pinch yourself!

Ingredients

  • Pretzel Rods
  • Vanilla Frosting
  • Green food dye
  • Almonds

Recipe

  1. Dye white frosting green
  2. Dip pretzel rods into the frosting and let sit on a piece of parchment paper
  3. Add finger decals and almonds and the nail
  4. Place in fridge until you are ready to serve!

Cupcake Brain
This fast and simple recipe will blow your mind!

Ingredients

  • Red velvet Cupcake Mix
  • Vanilla Frosting
  • Pink food dye

Recipe

  1. Bake red velvet cupcakes according to your recipe and let cool
  2. Dye your frosting a medium shade of pink
  3. Frost a thin layer of frosting on your cupcake
  4. Pipe a set of parallel lines down the center of the cupcake
  5. Then on each side of the lines, pipe squiggle lines to act as a brain
  6. Enjoy!

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