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      Monster “Cake”

      Prep Time: 15 min

      Total Time: 1 hr 10 min

      Makes: 24 servings, one cupcake each

      1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix

      1 pkg. (4-serving size) Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie

      Filling

      1 pkg. (8 oz.) Cream Cheese, softened

      1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened

      1 tsp. vanilla

      6 drops green food coloring

      1 pkg. (16 oz.) powdered sugar, sifted (4 to 4-1/2 cups)

      1 tube (0.75 oz.) black decorating gel

      8 Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, finely crushed

      3 Miniature Marshmallows, cut in half

      PREPARE cake batter as directed on package. Add dry pudding mix; mix

      well. Spoon evenly into 24 paper-lined medium muffin cups. Bake as

      directed on package for cupcakes. Remove to wire racks; cool

      completely.

      beat cream cheese, butter, vanilla and food coloring in medium bowl

      with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. gradually add

      sugar, beating well after each addition.

      arrange cupcakes on large serving platter or tray to resemble a

      monster’s head as shown in diagram. spread with frosting. use

      decorating gel to outline the eyes, mouth, scars and hairline on the

      cupcakes. fill in the hair with cookie crumbs. place 2 of the

      marshmallow halves in centers of eyes; place remaining 4 marshmallow

      halves in the mouth for teeth. Store in refrigerator.

      .

      Scary Pudding Cups

      Prep Time: 10 min

      Total Time: 1 hr 10 min

      Makes: 4 servings

      1 square BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate

      2 cups cold milk

      6 drops green food coloring

      1 pkg. (4-serving size) Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling

      8 Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, crushed

      MELT chocolate in microwave as directed on package. Use a clean small

      paint brush to paint a monster face on the inside of each of four

      clear 5-oz. plastic cups with the melted chocolate. Refrigerate until

      ready to use.

      ADD milk and food coloring to dry pudding mix in medium bowl. Beat

      with wire whisk 2 min. or until well blended. Immediately pour into

      prepared cups.

      TOP with the cookie crumbs. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before

      serving. Store any leftover desserts in refrigerator.

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      Great Pumpkin Cake

      Prep Time: 30 min

      Total Time: 2 hr 30 min

      Makes: 24 servings, one slice each

      1 pkg. (2-layer) cake mix, any flavor

      1 pkg. (8 oz.)Cream Cheese, softened

      1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened

      4 cups powdered sugar

      Few drops each: green, red and yellow food coloring

      1 comet cup

      prepare cake batter and bake in 12-cup fluted tube pan as directed on

      package. Cool in pan 10 min. Invert cake onto wire rack; remove pan.

      Cool cake completely.

      MEANWHILE, beat cream cheese and butter in medium bowl with electric

      mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add sugar,

      beating until well blended after each addition. Remove 1/2 cup of the

      frosting; place in small bowl. Add green food coloring; stir until

      well blended. Spread half of the green frosting onto outside of ice

      cream cone; set aside. Cover and reserve remaining green frosting for

      later use.

      ADD red and yellow food colorings to remaining white frosting to tint

      it orange. Spread onto cake to resemble pumpkin. Invert ice cream

      cone in hole in top of cake for the pumpkin’s stem. Pipe the reserved

      green frosting in vertical lines down side of cake.

      .

      Trick-or-Treat Banana Pops

      Prep Time: 15 min

      Total Time: 3 hr 17 min

      Makes: 12 servings

      6 medium bananas

      12 wooden pop sticks

      1 pkg. (8 squares)Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate

      1/3 cup butter or margarine

      3 Tbsp. multi-colored sprinkles

      CUT bananas in half crosswise. Insert pop stick into cut end of each

      banana half. Place on tray; cover. Freeze 3 hours or until firm.

      microwave chocolate and butter in small microwavable bowl on high 1-

      1/2 to 2 minutes or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring after

      1 minute. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Pour into tall

      glass.

      DIP frozen bananas into chocolate mixture, turning to evenly coat.

      Immediately roll in sprinkles. Place on wax paper-covered tray. Serve

      immediately. Cover leftover pops and store in freezer.

      .

      Ghostly Pudding Milk Shake

      Prep Time: 10 min

      Total Time: 10 min

      Makes: 4 servings, 3/4 cup each

      1 square Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate

      3 cups cold milk

      1 pkg. (4-serving size) Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling

      1/2 cup thawed cool whip whipped topping

      melt chocolate in microwaveable bowl on high 1 min., stirring after

      30 sec. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Use clean small

      paintbrush to paint a ghost face on inside of each of four clear 8-

      oz. plastic cups with the melted chocolate. Refrigerate until ready

      to use.

      PLACE milk and dry pudding mix in 1-qt. pitcher with tight-fitting

      lid; cover. Shake vigorously 1 min. or until well blended.

      POUR into prepared glasses; top with the whipped topping. Serve

      immediately. (Mixture thickens as it stands.)

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      Halloween Pizza

      Prep Time: 5 min

      Total Time: 21 min

      Makes: 4 servings

      1 pkg. (20.5 oz.) TOMBSTONE Original Extra Cheese Pizza

      2 Tbsp.100% Grated Parmesan Cheese

      Few drops of food coloring, any color

      prepare pizza as directed on package.

      meanwhile, mix cheese with food coloring until evenly tinted.

      place open-topped halloween cookie cutters or stencils over hot

      pizza. (careful, pizza will be hot!) sprinkle cheese lightly into

      cookie cutters. lift off cookie cutters with both hands to reveal

      design.

      serving suggestion

      serve with baby carrots or pepper strips and fat-free milk for a

      festive dinner at home.

      family fun

      create a jack-o’-lantern face on your pizza. top unbaked pizza with

      assorted cut-up vegetables, such as peppers, mushrooms, onions or

      olives, in a face design. bake as directed on package.

      .

      baker’s one bowl spider web brownies

      prep time: 20 min

      Total Time: 1 hr 57 min

      Makes: 32 servings, 1 brownie each

      4 squares BAKER’S Unsweetened Baking Chocolate

      3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter or margarine

      2 cups sugar

      3 eggs

      1 tsp. vanilla

      1 cup flour

      1 cup coarsely chopped Pecans (optional)

      1 jar (7 oz.) Marshmallow Creme

      1 square baker’s semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted

      line 13×9-inch baking pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over

      sides of pan to form handles. Grease foil.

      microwave unsweetened chocolate and butter in large microwavable bowl

      on high 2 minutes or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is

      completely melted. Add sugar; mix well. Stir in eggs and vanilla.

      Add

      flour and nuts; mix well. Spread into prepared pan.

      BAKE at 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in

      center comes out with fudgy crumbs. (Do not overbake.) Immediately

      drop marshmallow creme by spoonfuls over hot brownies; spread evenly

      over top of brownies. Cool in pan. Lift out of pan onto cutting board

      using foil handles. Remove foil. Place on serving tray.

      Drizzle

      melted chocolate over marshmallow creme to create a spider web

      design. Cut into 32 brownies just before serving.

      Enjoy!!

      Kelly in IL

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