Having a little Halloween get together but stuck in your planning? The big day is getting frighteningly close! Let us help you with a few fast, fun ideas to get you started.
First grab your cauldron and get cooking!
Halloween Treat Ideas
1940s Popcorn balls Crunchy, scrumptious and fun to make
Betty Crocker’s Caramel apples
Devil’s food cupcakes – 1933 Baker’s Chocolate Devil’s Food cupcake recipe – deep dark chocolate decadence from vintagerecipeblog.com.
Jell-o “guts” Recipe:
Mix red raspberry Jell-o according to package quick set directions. Set in fridge. Using individual plastic serving cups (not drink size!) add to each cup: black raspberries, chopped licorice or jelly beans (according to your taste) then add cooled (but not set) Jell-o. Place cups on a tray and refrigerate til set.
Rice Krispie Treat ghosts Recipe:
Make Rice Krispie treat mix according to directions on cereal package. Form into ghost shapes – or round balls and dip treat in white chocolate. Decorate with black icing for mouth and eyes. Spooky good!
Halloween Party and Decor Ideas
Keep the decor simple with classic scary carved or painted pumpkins; black cats and witches to get everyone in a festive mood. Add a book for storytelling, a game or two and vintage decor and you are ready to go.