Monday, October 26, 2009

Make It Monday


I have been busy scouring the net for cute Halloween recipes to take to a Halloween party Saturday night. Thought I'd share a few with you for Make It Monday. :)

Hot Spiced Cider from Betty This sounds soothing to my scratchy throat as well!

Prep Time: 15 min
Total Time: 15 min
Makes: 6 servings (1 cup each)

6cups apple cider
1/2teaspoon whole cloves
1/4teaspoon ground nutmeg
3cinnamon sticks
1.In 3-quart saucepan, heat ingredients to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 10 minutes.
2.Before serving, strain cider mixture to remove cloves and cinnamon, if desired. Serve hot.
I'm all about simple, and these look like they would be fairly easy to make:
Make this "spook-tacularly" easy cookie for Halloween parties or treats!
Prep Time: 15 min
Total Time: 15 min
Makes: 32 cookies
32Hershey's® Kisses® milk chocolates, unwrapped
1package (11 1/2 ounces) fudge-striped shortbread cookies (32)
1tube (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.

Nibble away on sweet cookies that make you think you're eating candy.
Prep Time: 1 hour 0 min
Total Time: 2 hours 30 min
Makes: About 9 1/2 dozen cookies
1pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/3cup butter or margarine, melted

Orange paste food color
2oz semisweet chocolate, melted, cooled
1.Line 8x4-inch loaf pan with waxed paper, extending paper over sides of pan. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, butter and egg until soft dough forms.
2.On work surface, place 3/4 cup dough. Knead desired amount of food color into dough until color is uniform. Press dough evenly in bottom of pan.
3.Divide remaining dough in half. Gently press one half of remaining dough into pan on top of orange dough. On work surface, knead chocolate into remaining dough until color is uniform. Press over plain dough in pan, pressing gently to edge of pan. Refrigerate 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until firm.
4.Heat oven to 375°F. Remove dough from pan. Cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Cut each slice into 5 wedges. On ungreased cookie sheet, place wedges 1 inch apart.
5.Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set and edges are very light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container.

Please share any great Halloween recipes you have by leaving a comment with a link to your post, or emailing them to me. Thanks!

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Ruth said...

LOVE the candy corn cookies! I think I have to make those! Thanks for sharing!

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