Fun & Easy Halloween Recipes Kids Will Love

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Want some fun treats for the holidays?  Try these easy Halloween recipes your kids will love!

Want some fun Halloween recipes for the kids? They're going to love these easy Halloween treats! #ad

I love this time of year!  There are so many fun holidays to look forward to and it all kicks off with Halloween!  Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  How can you not love it when you get to dress up and people give you candy?

It’s not all about the candy though.  There are tons of fun Halloween recipes that you can make, starting with these cute mummy dogs.  They’re a triple whammy…kids love hot dogs already, they’re cute and most importantly, they’re easy!  I really wanted to make these Mummy Dogs with the kiddos and I thought it would be fun to add a little twist.  We decided that our mummy dog needed a pet…he needed his own mummy dog!

When I said easy, I wasn’t kidding.  You just need three ingredients…

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Start by opening and unrolling your Pillsbury Crescent Rolls.  You will have four rectangles.  Take a pizza cutter (or a knife) and cut 10 strips lengthwise.

If you really want to make it simple,you can wrap the hot dog whole.  I wanted ours to have arms and legs so I just made a few well-placed slits and he was ready to be wrapped.  If you’re using cheese, put it underneath your mummy and wrap the crescent strips around both the cheese and the mummy.  My girls decided they wanted theirs without so we skipped that step.  Wrap your hot dogs in the crescent strips, making sure to leave room for the face.

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Now it’s time for your mummy’s dog…even a mummy needs a best friend.  First, cut about an inch off each end.  Leave one of the small pieces as is and cut the other into fourths.

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Break some toothpicks in half to attach them, then wrap away.

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Bake at 375° for 15 minutes.  Give your mummy some mustard eyes and eat up!

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That was pretty fun but we couldn’t stop there!  You can’t have Halloween without sweets and we had witch hats on the menu.  This was another super easy recipe with just three ingredients, crescent rolls, chocolate chips and powdered sugar.  It already sounds good, doesn’t it?

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This time you’ll need to separate the individual triangles and place chocolate chips along the bottom (after a quick taste test, these passed inspection).

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Flip the top section down over the chips.  Your pointy top will be facing down (I just flipped the plate for the picture)

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Bake at 375° for 9-11 minutes, then sprinkle with powdered sugar.  You can also choose to add icing or sprinkles…whatever makes the kids happy, right?  I can tell you that these hats made us all very happy!

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What are your go-to Halloween recipes?  Does your family have a favorite?

More Halloween inspiration:

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55 Comments

  1. JAck-o-lantern cookies are a must! And a big pot of soup.

    1. Yumm…I LOVE soup!
      xoxo
      Lisa

    1. Decorating is always so much fun!!!
      xoxo
      Lisa

  2. Michelle J. says:

    Decorating pumpkin cookies!

    1. Thanks! We had a lot of fun making them!
      xoxo
      Lisa

  3. My favorite Halloween treats are donuts! 🙂

    1. You can NEVER go wrong with donuts!!!
      xoxo
      Lisa

  4. Carving Pumpkins and roasting the seeds 🙂 I actually LOVE the gooey feeling lol!

    1. It always sounds so fun but the few times I’ve tried to carve a pumpkin, it was not something to be proud of…LOL! Maybe I’ll try again next year…
      xoxo
      Lisa

  5. My favorite activity is going to the pumpkin patch and picking out pumpkins! So much fun!

  6. Austin Baroudi says:

    My favorite Halloween activity is trick-or-treating.

    1. I agree! The only thing better is stealing the mini-chocolate bars from the trick-or-treat buckets when the kids go to bed…LOL!
      xoxo
      Lisa

  7. kraftmaking says:

    My favorite Halloween treat is candy corn.

    1. I don’t let myself buy candy corn because I just can’t stop eating it…so good! Thanks so much for visiting!
      xoxo
      Lisa

  8. Super cute! Pinned and tweeted. Thank you for being a part of our party! I hope to see you on Monday at 7 pm. We love partying with you! Lou Lou Girls

  9. Pamela Gurganus says:

    My favorite Halloween treat is popcorn balls.

    1. I’ve never made those but my kids would love them! Maybe I should give it a try!
      xoxo
      Lisa

  10. Leigh Anne Borders says:

    Meatball Mummy Crescent Bites are adorable!

    1. I agree…I’m planning to make them very soon! Thanks so much for stopping by!
      xoxo
      Lisa

  11. Leigh Anne Borders says:

    We enjoy making rice krispies treats for Halloween.

    1. Yumm…I love those!!!
      xoxo
      Lisas

  12. I think the Meatball Mummy Crescent Bites are cute as buttons

  13. I have some Halloween molds and I like to make krispy treats in them for the grandbabies

  14. Great ideas! Thanks so much for sharing at Thriving on Thursdays. I’m featuring this post in a Halloween Round Up post on my blog tomorrow. Thanks for your support.

    Anne @ Domesblissity

    1. Wow…thank you so much!!! I really appreciate it! I hope you have a fabulous week!
      xoxo
      Lisa

  15. My favorite Halloween activity is baking Halloween cupcakes

  16. I would like to try the Halloween Cookie Pizza recipe

    1. Me too…making it soon!
      xoxo
      Lisa

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