So, as you know, I love Halloween! Maybe because my birthday is on the 1st.. so I like to bring it in with the Spooktacular Celebration of All Hallows Eve! Each year, my daughter and I prepare a few snacks and treats to share with some friends, watch some “scary” movies, and tell spooky tales! Most people would think… “Where do you find the time?” What they do not realize is putting together a little Halloween fun does not have to be a time consuming task. Here are a few Kraft recipes for your Halloween party snacks…Majestiquely quick and yummy! We have tried them all!!!

Monster Claws with Dipping Sauce

total time -30 min
prep - 15 min
servings - 4 servings
Photo- Kraft
What You Need
4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb.), cut lengthwise in half
1 pkt. SHAKE 'N BAKE Extra Crispy Seasoned Coating Mix
1/4 red pepper, cut into 8 triangular pieces
1/2 cup KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce
(Majestique tip- SUPEREASY - You can prepare with Tyson’s Chicken Strips- Heat and Go!)
Make It
HEAT oven to 400ºF.
COAT chicken with coating mix as directed on package. Place on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
BAKE 13 to 15 min. or until chicken is done.
MAKE 1/2-inch slit in thinner end of each chicken strip; insert red pepper triangle in slit for the monster's claw. Serve with barbecue sauce.
Kraft Kitchens Tips
Family Fun
Arrange 4 claws on large serving plate to resemble each of the monster's 2 hands.
Prepare using BULL'S-EYE Barbecue Sauce.

Easy Ghost Cookies

total time- 45 min
prep - 45 min
servings - 18 servings, 1 cookie each
photo by: kraft
what you need
1 pkg. (6 oz.) BAKER'S White Chocolate
18 NUTTER BUTTER Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies
Decorating gels and/or assorted small candies
Make It
MICROWAVE chocolate in medium microwavable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 minutes or until chocolate is completely melted, stirring every 30 seconds.
SPREAD chocolate onto one side of each cookie for the ghost's "body." Cool slightly.
DECORATE with gels and/or candies to create "faces." Cool until chocolate is set.
Kraft Kitchens Tips
Fun Idea
Place decorated cookies in small gift bags to give to trick-or-treaters.
Family Fun
For a quick Halloween dessert, prepare JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding as directed on package; spoon into dessert cups. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with decorated cookies just before serving.
How to Make Just a Few Ghosts
If you want to make only a few ghosts, remember that 1 melted chocolate square is enough to frost about 3 cookies.

Mummy-Face Pizzas

total time- 15 min
prep- 5 min
servings- 2 servings
photo by: Kraft
What You Need
1 plain bagel (3-1/2 inch), cut horizontally in half
2 Tbsp. pizza sauce
2 sticks KRAFT STRING-UMS String Cheese
4 slices black olives
Make It
HEAT oven to 400ºF.
SPREAD bagel halves with sauce. Pull cheese into thin strips; place in random criss-cross fashion on tops of bagels to resemble mummy bandages. Trim ends with kitchen shears. Add olives for the eyes.
PLACE on baking sheet.
BAKE 10 min. or until bagels are crisp and cheese is melted.
Kraft Kitchens Tips
Prepare using a split English muffin.
Prepare using stuffed green olive slices.

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EASY, QUICK and Delicious!
This is a tradition with my family especially when we're on holiday and a great alternative to the "regular" BBQ chicken! It's tasty with a zing!!! No perservatives!

Citrus Balsamic Grill
(4 servings)

1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4cup Worcestershire sauce
3 tbsps balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp. Chopped garlic
2 ½lbs chicken (thawed)

Combine all ingredients and mix well
marinate chicken for 2 hours or overnight in the refrigerator
Grill when ready!!!

(I usually make cuts through the middle of the raw chicken to ensure thorough seasoning and doneness!)

Another GREAT Marinade Recipe to Try...

Zesty Italian Vinaigrette

¼ cup apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. Minced fresh garlic
1 tsp. Dried parsley flakes
¾ tsp. Sugar
¾ tsp. Dry mustard
1 tsp. Salt
1/8 tsp. Ground pepper

Whisk all ingredients together until well blended.
Keep refrigerated for up to 4 weeks.

Variation- Add ¼ cup soy sauce to recipe and use as marinade for fish and poultry.