Halloween Fun in the Kitchen

Here are some of my favorite Halloween recipes to make with kids!


1-Spooky Popcorn Hands

You Will Need:

  • Candy Corn
  • Gummy worms
  • Microwave Popcorn
  • Clear gloves
  • Plastic spider rings
  • Spooky Plastic spiders
  • Rubber bands

The Activity:

Place popcorn bag in the microwave and cook according to directions. Ask an adult to open the bag of popcorn and empty it out into a bowl to cool off

Put one candy corn in each of the fingers of the glove to create fingernails

Fill the glove with popcorn and little spiders

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Tie on the other end with a rubber band

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Place a spider ring on one of the fingers

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2-Decorate Mummy Cupcakes

You Will Need:

  • Chocolate cupcakes (we made ours using cake mix)
  • White frosting
  • Ziploc baggies
  • m&ms
  • sugar eyes
  • fruit loops

The Activity:

Put White frosting in a plastic bag and cut a little tip on the end of the bag.

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Create a zig zag pattern on the cupcake by squeezing the bag

Add candy for eyes. We experimented with different types of candies.

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3-Hot Dog Mummies

I have made these 2 years in a row with the kids and they LOOOOVE them!!!!

You Will Need:

  • Beef, chicken, turkey or Veggie Hot dogs
  • Crescent dough
  • Sliced American cheese
  • Cooking spray
  • Mayonnaise
  • Sugar eye balls
  • Knife

The Activity:

Step 1: Unroll dough; separate at perforations.

Step 2: With knife, cut each┬átriangle into long strips. Don’t worry it doesn’t have to be perfect.

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Step 3: Slice cheese slices into 3

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Step 4: Place a small slice of cheese on the hot dog and use a strip of dough to wrap it along the length of the hot dog.

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Step 5: On a large cookie sheet, place wrapped hot dogs cheese side down.

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Step 6: Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until dough is light golden brown and hot dogs are hot.

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Step 7: Once completely cool, put a little squeeze of mayonnaise (use like “glue”)at the top of the hot dog and “stick” on 2 sugar eye balls!!!

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