Sunday 26 October 2014

Spooky Snacks and Creepy Crafts

I love than a challenge, so I was really excited to push my boundaries and create some spooky crafts Halloween creations for my readers.

Squeamish Squares

150g Shredded Wheat
x6 Yorkie Bars
50g Marshmallows
200g Golden Syrup
1 Pack of Strawberry Laces
1 Pack of Jelly Tots
1 Bag of Milky Bars Buttons

Step 1 - Grease and line a 20cm square tin
Step 2 - Slowly melt the Yorkie Bars and Golden Syrup together over a cauldron simmering water until melted.
Step 3 - Mix the Shredded Wheat and half of the Jelly Tots, Jelly Worms, and Marshmallows together into a bowl and then stir in the Yorkie and Golden Syrup mixture until combined.
Step 4 - Pour the mixture into the tin and place in the fridge for a least an hour to set.
Step 5 - Melt the Milky Bar and scatter across the top adding the rest of the jelly tots, Once set cut into squares,

Spider Attack

You Will Need
(Makes Two Spiders)
6 Pipe Cleaners
2 Pack Of Smarties
4 Googly Eyes

Step 1 - Empty the Smarties and wrap around a pipe cleaner, Twist and bend down to form legs continue to do this with another two of the pipe cleaners.

Step 2 - Kink each leg, so your spider is ready to pounce.
Step 3 - Glue on the googly eyes.
Step 4 -Hang on doorways or leave on your party table.

Handy Treat

Witch's Hand
2 Packs of Jelly
500ml of boiling water
Oil Spray/Oil

Bed Of Dirt
100g Caster Sugar
75g Plain Nestle Crunch Milk (blended into crumbs)

Step 1 - Melt your jelly by pouring 250ml of boiling water and allow to dissolve, then add another 250ml of cold water.
Step 2 - Oil the inside of a clean rubber glove, then pour in the jelly mix, tie with an elastic band and suspend in the fridge. I suspended my glove on a wooden spoon over two shake cups and held in place with a heavy duty clip.

Step 3 - Very carefully cut away the glove to reveal your hand.
Step 4 - Now create your bed of dirt.... Boil the caster sugar with a splash of water until the sugar turns a very light brown.
Step 5 - Boil until sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and whisk in the crumbled chocolate. Leave to cool on a baking tray before fluffing up into a mould of dirt,
Step 6 - Add the hand on top of the chocolate dirt.

Why not try these awesome creations and amaze your family and friends.