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Tag Archives: candy eyes



how to make 2-ingredient macaroon monsters

  I suppose technically, with the eyeballs, these are three-ingredient macaroons. But still. That makes these gosh darn easy to whip up for Halloween. (Or, without the eyeballs, any other time of the year.) Yum. The sweet coconut goodness melts in your mouth.     And they’re pretty scary, right? …. Right? Scary. Not cute. […]



how to make food scary just by adding eyes

“Cute,” “scary,” …. “tomato,” “tomahto.” No one is likely running away from these in fear, but it is stunning how you can transform anything into a Halloween treat by just adding candy eyes. I buy candy eyes by the 100s, by the way. Especially this time of year. Here are a few treats from the […]



fuzzy monster pops

I don’t know at what point we, as a collective imagination, decided monsters needed to be fuzzy. Oh wait, yes I do. Good call, Jim. The fuzzy part makes monsters decidedly less scary and infinitely more cute. Here, coconut is the fuzz.     how to make fuzzy monster pops   you will need:* green […]



crazy delicious cocoa crackle cookies (turn ‘em into monsters, too)

These cocoa crackle cookies are so so, a jillion times so, good. I could eat a jillion. I think I did eat a jillion. They are like brownies and cookies all in one. They have a perfect, cake-y texture and just the right amount of sweetness. Sheesh, I would easily do their PR. My mother-in-law […]



Flashback Friday: 15 Halloween treats from the archives

Next to maybe Christmas, Halloween is the season for a fun food blogger. The creepy licorice legs, the monsters and all the fruity blood, the candy eyes, Oh! the candy eyes. There are 8,456, 107 ideas out there for spooky Halloween treats. Probably more actually. Here are a few from the archives that are my […]