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Halloween Recipes You Must Try

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at WVU chapter.

I don’t know about you, but Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Decorations, costumes, & fun food. What’s better than all three combined? While Pinteresting your last minute costume ideas, throw your oven mitts on to spark an idea.


Rice Krispie Treat Pumpkins

Serves: 12 people

Time: 20 minutes

Need a cute, small, but to the point dessert? These pumpkins are for you!

Recipe/Instruction found here: http://www.onelittleproject.com/rice-krispie-treat-pumpkins/

(i.e. Photo Courtesy of One Little Project)


Sugar Cookie Cake

Serves: 8-15 people

Time: 30 minutes

Halloween themed cake that is easily served? This dessert is great for a small, informal get together!

Recipe/Instruction found here: http://www.lilluna.com/halloween-sugar-cookie-cake/

(i.e. Photo Courtesy of Lilluna)


Slow Cooker Halloween Hot Chocolate

Serves: 3 people >

Time: 3 hours

Everyone needs drinks at their party, so why not make it match with the theme? This hot chocolate will be having your guests ask for more!

Recipe/Instruction found here: http://www.myincrediblerecipes.com/slow-cooker-halloween-hot-chocolate/  

(i.e. Photo Courtesy of My Incredible Recipes)


Caramel Apple Slices

Serves: 6 people >

Time: 1 hour

Halloween calls for caramel/candy apples. Let’s put a spin on things and have them as slices!

Recipe/Instruction found here: http://www.domesticallyblissful.com/caramel-apple-slices/

(i.e. Photo Courtesy of Domestically Blissful)


Jello Popcorn Balls AKA Pumpkin Brains

Serves: 12 people

Time: 30 minutes

Another Halloween classic, popcorn balls. Have a little fun with them and have some delicious PUMPKIN BRAINS.

Recipe/Instruction found here: http://www.tipsfromatypicalmomblog.com/2017/09/halloween-jello-popcorn-b…

(i.e. Photo Courtesy of Tips From A Typical Mom Blog)


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Madelynn is a junior at West Virginia University. She is majoring in strategic communication with an emphasis in public relations. Madelynn plans on working for a non-profit organization after graduation. She is involved in Her Campus, Omega Phi Alpha, Ed On Campus, Active Minds, & WVU Student Events Board. Madelynn is passionate about community service and helping others. 
Hi ladies and gents, my name is Mel, Melanie if you're feelin' fancy. I'm a senior studying advertising, political science and fashion at West Virginia University. In addition to my studies, I am the Campus Correspondent for the WVU HC Chapter! You can hear me on the radio at U92 FM reporting the news and hosting morning shows. If I'm not there, I'm most likely at the local Panera eating my body weight in broccoli cheddar soup or writing about the daily, awkward encounters I experience. I represenative of the college of media as an ambassador and the prez of the magazine club. Oversized sweatshirts and jean on jean are my aesthetics. Lover, not a fighter unless you tell me Joe Jonas wasn't the best Jonas. Laters, baby.