I love easy to make treats….
You know the kind that you just assemble.
They call to me you know.
I hear them say…use me to make a broom stick..or you can eat the candy as you go.
Not that I would ever do anything like that.:)
I have been scouting recipes for “quick” Halloween treats and I have found a couple that I would like to share with you.
Very simple and with things you already have on hand.
And you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy them.
Don’t ask me how I know that.
First up is a hot chocolate mix….the recipe is below or use your favorite recipe. And then you can “dress” the hot chocolate up a bit by cutting a marshmallow in half and sticking chocolate morsels in awkward places to resemble the eyes.
Most people love hot chocolate…I know the Captain and I both do….and on this Fall morning…it was very rainy and cool…and a perfect time to have a steaming cup of chocolate.
The dry mix recipe will make about 5-6 cups of mix…which should yield you about 24 cups of chocolate depending on the size of your cups and the amount of chocolate mix you use.
We like a rich, dark chocolate…but you may prefer it to be a lighter milk chocolate.
Another quick Halloween treat is to make Witch’s Hats….you can use any cookie for the base and put a bit of frosting around a Hershey’s kiss.
Another quickie is to make Witch’s Brooms using mini peanut butter cups, a little frosting and a pretzel stick..
Really that simple
Or why not buy your cupcakes at the supermarket (or make your own) and decorate the top with Halloween picks!
Make it easy on yourself.
Last year, there were no children dressed in costumes at our door.
It seems that in some places, door-to-door trick or treating has been replaced by celebrations at churches or shopping malls in an effort to protect these wee ones.
Our church holds a trunk or treat which is so much safer.
Do you my dear readers…. have many trick or treat-ers?
Enjoy the evening, no matter how you celebrate!
How come you get to have all the fun? I am sure he has grown since I saw him last….give him kisses for me.
We sat outside last evening in an effort to “see” all the little goblins and ghosts…but, alas….there was nary a one.
A jogger went by and I asked him if he was trick or treating and he laughed and said…they never have any at their house..so they didn’t buy any candy this year…BUT he does coach a high school football team and he said he would bring them all down if that would help.!!!
I told him only if they were in full football uniforms and we all laughed.
I felt like Charley Brown in the pumpkin patch waiting on the Great Pumpkin…..
Brenda ....only daughter says
Mom everything looks so yummy. I usually have maybe five or six Trick or treaters but tonight I will be at Melanie’s house watching your great grandson so they can have date night. So we will see
Thanks for commenting Sandy…I am glad there are still some neighborhoods celebrating. It is a shame that a few have to spoil it for so many.
I always looked forward to Halloween every year…and our costumes were always home made. Many times I went as a gypsy just so I could wear Mom’s skirts and blouses (long on me) and her jewelry and scarves and make-up!
Good innocent fun.
Kari, I prefer dark chocolate. I love hot chocolate. A nice cup of hot chocolate, or hot pumpkin spiced tea is yummy, and a blanket to curl up in with a good book is a perfect way to spend Halloween.
We do have a lot of kids in our neighborhood, and they always end up at our door. They’re so cute. We usually have around thirty or forty, but more if they come from other neighborhoods.