Happy Halloween, my spooky friends! I hope you have a scary film playing in the background, Jack o’ Lanterns lit, because the hours are counting down until the Trick-or-Treaters come knocking on your door.
To finish off my Hosting Halloween series, I’ve put together a table that really gives me the heebie-jeebies. Nothing creeps me out more than a deep and dark forest. Haunted woods always make me think there is a coven of witches taking refuge in the dense, dead trees. EEK!
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It’s that time of year again, friends, and if you thought that you could get this far into October without me going a bit overboard, then you have no idea who you are messing with! We are halfway through the most glorious time of the year (the 31 day celebration of Halloween), and it’s time to get some serious spook on.
This year, I’ve decided to take on Halloween from a hostess’ point of view, and I’m going to give you a couple of different suggestions on how to make the most of your scare-tastic celebrations. I’m calling this series Hosting Halloween, and it’ll have ideas on decorating schemes, drinks, activities, and of course, treats. So let’s get started with some brunch!
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Cookie butter has been floating around in the baking world for quite a while, and recently, recipes for all sorts of cookie butters have been popping up. It’s gained an almost cult-like following in the United States since late 2015, and it’s popularity has only grown in the last year.
But have you tried original, good old-fashioned cookie butter?
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I absolutely love Halloween! Positively can’t get enough of it, in case you couldn’t tell by the insane number of posts I’ve been doing lately. Everything about it is fantastic–the thrills, the sugar rushes, the chilly nights.
So far, I’ve made you graveyard cookies and a tombstone cupcake, but my confectionary cemetery is missing something. Hmmm . . . Ah! Yes! What’s a grave without flowers?
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Oh, it’s that most wonderful time of the year! I’ve been going absolutely bonkers in my kitchen cooking up all sorts of Halloween tricks and treats, and I can’t wait to share them with you!
The post I want to start this witching season off is one I find the most valuable. Look, Halloween is a holiday all about rushing. It’s about getting in as many houses before bed time; it’s about getting as much candy as you can in this one night; it’s about getting your treats ready before the ghosties and ghoulies come knocking on your door. These easy cupcake decorations are speedy and spooky–exactly what the holiday calls for.
Since there’s no time to waste, the midnight hour approaches, let’s get started!
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I adapted this recipe from Paula Deen’s cinnamon roll recipe, so right off the bat, you know this is gonna taste good and definitely be bad for you.
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