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Halloween Chocolate Covered Pretzels

HALLOWEEN CHOCOLATE COVERED PRETZELS I think for EVERY SINGLE holiday...I make these!!! I love the sweet and salty taste of these chocolate covered pretzels. All I do different is I would used the different color HOLIDAY sprinkles. They are super easy to make. Kids...

Mini Chocolate Donut Spiders

MINI CHOCOLATE DONUT SPIDERS   These little guys are super easy to MAKE and they taste delicious. The combo of sweet and salty...yummy.  I find that during HALLOWEEN...there is so MANY TREATS that you can make...I am loving it!!! Not sure how my family feels...

Halloween Mini Mummy

HALLOWEEN MINI MUMMY  My lil gal who is in Kindergarten had snack day today and I didn't want to bring a snack corresponding with the letter that they were on this week..instead I wanted to do something FUN for her because this year...her school isn't celebrating...

Spooktacular Donut Bats and Cats

SPOOKTACULAR DONUT BATS AND CATS    Tomorrow my lil gal has snack day and usually I like to make something that corresponding to the letter that they are on for the week...but since we are so close to HALLOWEEN and this year...they aren't having a party. I wanted...

Monster Chocolate Cookies

MONSTER CHOCOLATE COOKIES A few years ago...I made these cookies for a function ..when we were doing an ELMO theme...but we used different things. I figure these would be great to make for Halloween. When you are making the chocolate chips cookies..try to make close...

Baked Meatball Sliders

BAKED MEATBALL SLIDERS Everytime I make these meatball...my kids can have it for days...they eat it with pasta, spaghetti zucchini, bread and MORE BREAD. These meatball is so goooooood.  But these SLIDERS are so YUMMY!!! If you are looking for something that you can...

Halloween Creepy Teeth

HALLOWEEN CREEPY TEETH  There is so MANY Halloween treats to make ....but as you know ..many are so so SWEET...I have to say...I think this one is only a few that is kinda healthy....and NOT TOO SWEET. You can switch it up by using green apples instead of...

Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

PUMPKIN SPICE BUNDT CAKE  I don't know about you...but every YEAR ...I wait for when Starbucks release their PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE (PSL) ...I get so excited when they do...because when that day comes...I am there right after drop off...to grab my PSL!!! I actually LOVE...

Wacky Halloween Lemon Bundt Cake

WACKY HALLOWEEN LEMON BUNDT CAKE I LOVE anything LEMON and this bundt cake is absolutely DELICIOUS!! The lemon juice and the LEMON ZEST just takes it over the TOP. I wanted a lemon cake tonight and but I wanted to make it festive for  HALLOWEEN so instead of making it...

Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats

FRANKENSTEIN RICE KRISPIE TREATS   These little FRANKENSTEIN rice krispie treats are so DARN CUTE and yummy too...I used WHITE CHOCOLATE and just added green food color...what can be better than rice krispie treats covered in white chocolate??? It's super...

Oreo Spiders

OREO SPIDERS  This is one treat that I can make with my eyes CLOSE!!! LOL 🙂 By far this is one of the EASIEST Halloween treat that you can make and its so cute!!! Everything that you need ...you probably already have in your pantry...except maybe the edible...

Mummy Brownies

MUMMY BROWNIES   I remember a few years ago when one of my kids had to bring in a snack to school because it was her snack day that month...and it was near Halloween and she wanted to bring brownies. I am the kind of mom that always like to make their snack...

Pumpkin and Walnut Bundt Cake

PUMPKIN AND WALNUT BUNDT CAKE I don't know about you but I love baking anything that is pumpkin flavor....the smell throughout the HOUSE is amazing!!!! I especially love baking when the weather outside is CHILLY and kinda gloomy.  My pantry is all stock up with cans...

Pull Pork with Asian Slaw

PULL PORK with ASIAN SLAW With Halloween approaching and we have so many school functions and festivities to attend...I needed to make something that is fast and easy to eat...but also store really well. I can make a HUGE batch of this pull pork and store it in the...

Brownie Spider

BROWNIE SPIDERS  I don't know about you...but I LOVE OCTOBER. Something about the month of OCTOBER...maybe it because ..I know the weather will be cooler and the beautiful COLOR LEAVES...the great smelling yummy CANDLES that I have burning in the house. The weather...

Graveyard Halloween Brownies

GRAVEYARD HALLOWEEN BROWNIES    My son needed some treats for one of his class function..so he asked if I can bake something fun for him to bring. He wanted me to make brownies....so I thought why not make my Graveyard Halloween Brownies...it would be fun and...

Monster Crunch Snack Mix

MONSTER CRUNCH SNACK MIX These little snack mix are so easy....and great for the GRAB and GO!! I make a huge batch of these every week...and just leave it on the counter for the kids to just scoop into a little cup or cupcake holder and take on the go. I also pack a...

Halloween Bark

HALLOWEEN BARK This is my version of chocolate bark. When I used to work at William Sonoma...every Christmas we would have these yummy Peppermint Bark. So, I ended up making my own version for every other holiday. My kids LOVE the Halloween and Easter ones the MOST. I...

Witch Hats

Witch Hats Every year during this season ...I make these as treats for the kids to bring to school for their snacks...I think it is the easiest snack to make ....yet its SUPER CUTE!!! It goes well with the reese cup and pretzel stick ...aka witch broom.  Both of these...

Cake Mix Cookies

CAKE MIX COOKIES   Whenever we are craving for some sugar cookies...this is our GO TO sugar cookies. Its so easy ...yet so good and you can CREATE whatever design you like!!! Takes less than 5 minutes to wipe up....all you need is 3 ingredients!!! How easy can that...