Last Minute Halloween Favs!

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      Witches’ Hats

      Prep Time:15 min

      Start to Finish:15 min

      Makes:32 cookies

      32 Hershey’s Kisses® milk chocolates, unwrapped

      1 package (11 1/2 ounces) fudge-striped shortbread cookies (32)

      1 tube (4.25 ounces) orange or red decorating icing

      1. Attach 1 chocolate candy to chocolate bottom of each cookie, using

      decorating icing.

      2. Pipe decorating icing around base of milk chocolate candy.


      Sloppy Joe Rotini (“Ghoulish Goulash”)

      Prep Time:10 min

      Start to Finish:30 min

      Makes:8 servings

      4 cups uncooked rotini pasta (12 ounces)

      2 pounds lean ground beef

      4 cups Green Giant Niblets frozen whole kernel corn

      2 cups water

      2 small zucchini, sliced (2 cups)

      2 jars (15 1/2 ounces each) extra-thick-and-chunky sloppy joe sauce

      1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.

      2. While pasta is cooking, cook beef in Dutch oven over medium-high

      heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir

      in pasta and remaining ingredients.

      3. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and simmer 5 to 10

      minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is crisp-tender.


      Spicy Pumpkin Pancakes

      Prep Time:15 min

      Start to Finish:15 min

      Makes:6 servings

      Maple-Pecan Syrup

      1 cup maple-flavored syrup

      1 tablespoon butter or margarine

      1/4 cup chopped pecans


      2 1/3 cups Original Bisquick mix

      1/3 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)

      1 1/4 cups milk

      1/4 cup vegetable oil

      2 tablespoons sugar

      1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

      2 eggs

      1. In 1-quart saucepan, heat syrup and butter until butter is melted,

      stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in pecans.

      2. Heat griddle or skillet over medium heat or to 375°F. Grease

      griddle with vegetable oil if necessary. In medium bowl, stir all

      pancake ingredients until well blended. For each pancake, pour

      slightly less than 1/4 cup batter onto hot griddle.

      3. Cook until edges are dry. Turn; cook other sides until golden

      brown. Serve with syrup.


      Halloween Chex Mix

      Prep Time:10 min

      Start to Finish:40 min

      Makes:18 servings (1/2 cup each)

      8 oz white chocolate baking bars, coarsely chopped

      4 cups Corn Chex or Rice Chex cereal

      2 cups bite-size pretzel twists

      1/2 cup raisins

      1 cup candy corn

      1/4 cup Betty Crocker orange and black candy decors

      1. In large microwavable bowl, microwave chopped baking bars

      uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds to 2 minutes 30 seconds,

      stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth.

      2. Gently stir in cereal, pretzels and raisins until evenly coated.

      Stir in candy corn and decors.

      3. Spread on waxed paper or foil until cool and chocolate is set,

      about 30 minutes. Break into chunks. Store loosely covered.


      Kelly in IL

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      BUMP98.gif Sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing

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