Tired of buying the same old Halloween candy every year? If you want to add a little fun and excitement for your neighborhood’s trick-or-treaters, try your hand at some homemade treats. Here are a few simple homemade trick-or-treating treats to get you started.
Spooky Rice Krispie Treats
Take these traditional Rice Krispie treat to the next level this Halloween! After a bit of butter, marshmallows and a box of Rice Krispies, these treats can be shaped into whatever fun forms you want them to take. Then a dash of food coloring or a flourish of icing can turn a delicious treat into an amazingly festive treat for kids to add to their bags.
Sometimes all it takes to make candy awesome is to dress it up. A pair of bat wings or googly eyes can turn a chocolate bar from “ok” to “OH YES!” Come up with some playful, creepy, or festive ways to make an ordinary piece of candy into a Halloween special.
Nothing says Happy Anything like cake. So why not wish everyone a Happy Halloween with customized and individually wrapped cake pops? There are tons of online recipes and tutorials on how you can make your cake pops with or without a machine. Send your trick-or-treaters on their way with a pop to their step.
Peanut Butter Cups
Pretty much anything you can buy in stores you can make on your own. So why not try making one of the most popular Halloween candies on the market? Peanut butter cups are so easy to make and you can imitate the different sizes using standard and mini muffin pans!
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
We’ve talked about candy, pops, and cups, but what about pies! Delicious pumpkin whoopie pies to be exact with a dreamy cream filling. Make it using store-bought ingredients or from scratch out of the pumpkin patch! “Whoopie” pretty much says it all.
You’re going to raise the bar for your next-door neighbors with this next homemade trick-or-treating treat. Decorated caramel or candy apples are incredibly easy to whip up and are popular seasonal treats, perfect to keep young tricksters satisfied.
Chocolate Dipped Pretzels
When it comes to food, opposites definitely attract. Dip some salty Halloween pretzels into an undeniably sweet white or milk chocolate coating. Let them cool and package them into nifty goody bags available at any craft store. Done and done!
Now you are all set in making your doorstep the go-to hotspot for Halloween! Come up with your own variations and invite your family and friends to help you prep before the big night. Your trick-or-treaters will thank you for it. Grins guaranteed.