Easy Halloween treats to make with your kids


Easy Halloween treats you can make with your kids

Halloween is one of our favourite times of the year. It brings people together, allows them to let their imaginations run wild with creative and wacky costumes and fosters a sense of community and generosity rarely seen on other occasions. This year, the pandemic has made it a challenge to take your kids trick-or-treating but you can still make it a memorable day for you and your loved ones through baking activities to keep kids busy. Decorate your house, carve those pumpkins, binge watch scary movies all while indulging in these delicious Halloween treats which consist of easy baking recipes you can make together with your kids. PS- keep an eye out for our Christmas activity boxes as well!

  1. Spooky Cookie Monster Oreos

Ingredients: 

Oreos

White chocolate chip cookies

Coconut oil

Blue sanding sugar

Candy eyes

Mini Chocolate chip cookies

Blue food colouring

Directions 

In a bowl, add the white chocolate chips, oil and a few drops of food colouring.  Microwave the mix until the chocolate has melted. Keep stirring till fine.

Line a baking sheet with parchment.

Fully coat each Oreo cookie in the chocolate mixture. Add to the baking sheet and sprinkle with sanding sugar. Stick 2 candy eyes on top. Serve when chocolate sets completely. 

  1. Halloween Hot Chocolate Mug Cake

Ingredients: 

Flour

Unsweetened cocoa

Baking powder

Pinch salt

Sugar

Milk

Vegetable oil

Mini marshmallows

Milk chocolate

Cracker

Directions:

Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Whisk! Add milk and vegetable oil and whisk till you smoothen the batter.

Microwave in microwave safe mug for 60 seconds. Remove from the microwave and add marshmallows. Microwave again for 12 seconds. Top with chocolate squares and crackers and serve.