Daybreak recipes: Spooktacular Halloween treats

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by AMY KUSHNIR

WFAA contributor

Posted on October 27, 2012 at 8:48 AM

Amy Kushnir of My Texas Today prepared these Halloween treats on News 8 Daybreak Saturday, October 27.


Candy Corn Munch

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Fall Colored M&Ms
  • 2 bags Candy Corn (Brach’s is my fav)
  • 1 bag Reese’s Pieces candy
  • 1/2 lg. bag pretzels sticks
  • 1 box Cheez-Its (original)
  • 1 jar Honey Roasted peanuts
  • 1 pkg. Halloween Oreos (broken into quarter pieces)

Directions

  1. Pour desired amounts of each ingredient into a large bowl.
  2. Toss well and top with Oreo chunks.

makes a cute gift in a Halloween design Ziploc bag


Ominous Flaky Owls

Ingredients

  • 1 8 oz. can Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
  • 8 Pretzel Goldfish
  • 1 Tbs. butter, melted
  • 1 - 2 Tbs. cinnamon sugar
  • 16 milk chocolate stars

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Remove cold dough from package {do not unroll}
  3. With a serrated knife, cut dough into exactly 16 slices
  4. Press two roll slices together {side by side}
  5. Slightly unroll an 1“ of dough at top of both slices and fold to form pointed horns on the owl.
  6. Place each owl on an ungreased cookie sheet about 2” apart.
  7. Brush owls with melted butter then lightly sprinkle cinnamon sugar over each.
  8. Press a pretzel goldfish {tail pointed toward top of owl’s head} into the center for the nose.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Immediately press chocolate stars making eyes on each owl.
  11. Cool completely {about 15 minutes} before serving.

Recipe from Pillsbury October 2008, No. 328

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