Halloween Eyes

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in |

This healthy snack will absolve you of any guilt. One piece dried apple. Then one piece dried apricot. Then one sultana or raisin.

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Red back spiders

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Buy black licorice and red snakes (or red licorice) Cut black licorice into thin strips for legs. Twist four strips over each other to make 8 legs. Experiment with a black loop of licorice for the body. Use the red snake or licorice to tie the legs together.

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Witches fingers

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in |

As a shortcut, I used bought cookie dough from the supermarket. Shape dough into skinny long fingers. Mark some lines with a knife, for the knuckles Place a Smarty or M&M for the fingernails Back as per directions on the packet Note. This was an experiment that didn’t really work out, as the purchased cookie dough expands quite a lot. It would work better with a traditional shortbread recipe. An alternative look is for a drop of red gel icing, with a sliver of...

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Frozen raspberry hand

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Buy a latex rubber glove and wash it thoroughly. Turn it inside out so the smooth side is on the inside. Fill it with raspberry cordial, and freeze it until rock hard. Then mix together your favourite fruit juices to make a punch. Splash warm water over the glove until it is loose enough to take the glove off the ice. Place the icy hand in the punch. Place glow lights under the punch bowl to give it a spooky appearance.

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Grape eyeballs

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in |

One of our neighbours did this  a few years ago. She had a big box with a small hole for a hand to go through, so you couldn’t see inside. It also works well if you blindfold people, so they can only feel something cold small and slimy, like eyeballs. For health reasons, you’d probably want to stop people handling a whole bowl of grapes.

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