Sweet and savory Halloween treats


Amanda Rizkallah and Sami Hart

Whether you’re throwing a Halloween party or just looking for some time to waste, these delectable treats will have anyone entertained and will go perfectly with this upcoming holiday.

Creepy Crawlers

spider treats


How to make:

  • Take one mini chocolate doughnut as the spider’s body.
  • Break pretzels into three sections (three curves) for the legs.
  • Take two M&M’s for the eyes, coat the underside with icing, and apply to the doughnut.

Witch hats

witch hats

How to make:

  • Take one fudge-striped cookie and turn it over.
  • Grab one Hershey’s kiss and coat the bottom with orange frosting and place in the center of the cookie, leaving a rim of orange around the kiss.

Pumpkin cookies

pumpkin cookies

How to make:

  • Take one can of white frosting and split it into three sections that you will dye orange, green, and brown with food coloring.
  • Take a fudge-striped cookie and dip it in the orange frosting (softened for easy coating) and remove when fully coated.
  • Set it on parchment paper to decorate.
  • Fill two plastic bags with your green and brown frosting and snip one of the corners to use as a piping tool.
  • Create the stem and face as you wish, and let sit in the refrigerator to harden.

Witch broomsticks

witch broomsticks

How to make:

  • Take one pretzel stick and carefully press it into the center of a mini Reese’s peanut butter cup to prevent cracks and you have a broomstick as nice as Harry Potter’s Nimbus 2000.