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Easy Halloween Party Recipes For Kids

Easy Halloween Party Recipes For Kids

Halloween's just round the corner and everyone's busy preparing for the special day. This recreationxleisure article has some delicious, mouth watering Halloween recipes for kids.

Halloween time is that time of the year surrounded by goblins, wizards, witches and ghosts. The kids love the holiday especially and for that reason you need some great Halloween recipes for kids to choose the holiday. At this time of the year, the enjoyment begins when the scary is increased, that’s the more scary, the more the enjoyment. Here are some Halloween recipes for children to consider that will surely be considered a big hit with the kids.

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkin cupcakes recipe

Pumpkin cupcakes recipe

Ingredients

  • Pumpkin Puree, 2 cups
  • All-purpose Flour, 2½ cups
  • Eggs, 2
  • Baking powder, 2 tsp.
  • Unsalted Butter, (softened) 1 cup
  • Ground Nutmeg, ½ tsp.
  • Vanilla Extract, 1 tsp.
  • Kosher Salt, ½ tsp.
  • Allspice, ¼ tsp.
  • Ground Cinnamon, 1 tsp.
  • Ground Cloves, ¼ tsp.

Preparation

In a large bowl, sift the all-purpose flour, baking powder, allspice, ground spices, and Kosher salt. Blend the eggs, butter, pumpkin puree, vanilla flavoring, and brown sugar, till an even batter is formed. Add the flour mixture, while stirring it continuously. Fill the batter within the cups and bake it in a preheated oven at 350°F for around half an hour. Transfer the cup cakes to some metal rack and allow them to cool down completely. Frost the cupcakes with cheese frosting.

Yummy Caramel Corn

Ingredients

  • Popcorn, 3 quarts
  • Brown Sugar, 1 cup
  • Baking Soda, ½ tsp.
  • Butter, 3 to 4 tbsp.
  • Corn Syrup, ¼ cup
  • Salt, ¼ tsp.

Preparation

Take a saucepan and melt the butter. Now add the brown sugar, salt, baking soda, and corn syrup, and stir thoroughly. Take a large, heavy paper bag and put the popcorn in it. Pour the caramel mixture in to the bag and stir it properly with the help of a wooden spoon. Place this bag within the microwave and cook it on the high for about 2 minutes. Remove the bag and shake rid of it. Cook for about a minute more and remove it from the microwave. Transfer the contents to some large bowl.

Scary Eyeball Cookies

Ingredients

  • Peanut Butter, 2 cups
  • Confectioner’s Sugar, 3½ cups
  • Vanilla Extract, 1½ tsp.
  • Shortening, 2 tbsp.
  • Brown Milk Chocolate, 20 pieces
  • Blue Milk Chocolate, 20 pieces
  • Softened Butter, 1 cup
  • White Candy Coating, (chopped) 12 oz.
  • Red Decorating Gel

Preparation

Have a medium-sized bowl and blend the peanut butter, vanilla flavoring and the softened butter together. Stir within the confectioner’s sugar and make small balls. Place these balls in a refrigerator for about half an hour. Melt the shortening and candy coating within the microwave and coat the peanut butter balls within this mixture. Place the brown and blue milk chocolates around the eyeballs. With the help of the red gel, give the eyeballs a ‘bloodshot’ effect.

Halloween Treats

Halloween treats for kids

Halloween treats for kids

Shortbread Fingers with Raspberry Blood

Ingredients

  • Flour, 2½ to 3 cups
  • Almond Meal, 1 cup
  • Sugar, 1 cup
  • Baking Powder, 1 tsp.
  • Eggs, 2
  • Whole Almonds, (blanched and halved) 1 cup
  • Softened Butter, 1 cup
  • Vanilla Extract, 1 tsp.
  • Raspberry or Strawberry Jam
  • Salt, ¼ tsp.

Preparation

Take a medium-sized bowl and beat the eggs, butter, vanilla flavoring, almond meal, and sugar together. Have a separate bowl and mix all of the dry ingredients together. Add some sugar mixture to the flour mixture while continuously stirring it, to ensure that lumps are not formed. Once the dough is formed, cover the bowl and refrigerate it for around an hour. Divide the dough into four equal parts and with the help of a rolling pin, flatten them into finger shapes. Make knuckles from small balls and stick them in the middle of the fingers. With the help of a knife, create slashes around the knuckles. The almonds can be pressed right down to make nails. Line these fingers on the greased baking tray and bake them at 320°F inside a preheated over for about 25 to Half an hour, till they turn light golden in color. Remove the tray from the oven and permit the fingers to cool down. Now smear the raspberry or strawberry jam on the top to give it a ‘bloody’ look.

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