Thursday, October 29, 2015

Mrs. Freshley's Semi-Homemade Halloween Treats

**Complimentary products received in exchange for our honest review.  All opinions are ours and ours alone**

It's that time folks!  Halloween is just a few days away!  Creating Pinterest-worthy desserts to wow trick-or-treaters does not have to break the bank. Mrs. Freshley's has created some recipes that are the perfect combination of taste and presentation for upcoming Halloween celebrations.

Each of these recipes are no-bake and utilize Mrs. Freshley's delicious treats with a few extra ingredients to create ghoulish goodies that are sure to have guests begging for the recipe -- not to mention pondering if the host moonlights as a food stylist.

Batty Pops

-Mrs. Freshley’s Peanut Butter Swiss Rolls
-Popsicle sticks
-Wax Paper
-1 pkg chocolate candy bark / candy melts
-Piping bag
-Large Yogurt Chips

-Insert one popsicle stick in each of the Peanut Butter Swiss Rolls and place in the freeze to harden.
-Draw a stencil of the wing shape on a piece of wax paper; be sure to make the wings wide enough to accommodate the Swiss Roll.
-Melt a portion of the chocolate candy bark or melts and pour into a piping back with a small tip.
-Pipe out the outline of the bat wings. In the center of the wings pipe a chocolate rectangle approximately the size of the Swiss Roll.
-Place the Swiss roll on the chocolate rectangle and put in freezer to harden (3-5 minutes).
-Remove bats from freezer, use a little chocolate to place the large yogurt chips on the bat for eyes, put the pointed side of the chip into the Swiss Rolls. Use a toothpick and chocolate candy bark to apply pupils on the flat side of the yogurt chips to finish the eyes.
-Use the chocolate candy bark to pipe the mouth and fangs.
-Allow the bat pops to set and then serve.

Pumpkin Bells

-Mrs. Freshley’s Chocolate Bells
-Vanilla Frosting
-Orange food coloring (or red and yellow food coloring)
-Confectioners’ sugar
-Orange decorating sugar or sprinkles
-Green licorice pieces

-Turn the Chocolate Bells with the larger side facing up.
-Mix the vanilla frosting with orange food coloring (or red and yellow) until it reaches the desired hue.
-Next, mix in a small amount of confectioners’ sugar to frosting mixture to make the frosting fluffy so it easily holds its shape.
-Apply the frosting onto the Chocolate Bells, with more frosting towards the center making a pumpkin shape.
-Roll the icing pumpkin in the orange decorating sugar or sprinkles until fully covered.
-Use a toothpick to draw lines in the pumpkin, making textured sections.
-Cut a two-inch section of the green licorice and insert in the top of the pumpkin making the stem and use smaller pieces of the licorice to make the pumpkin’s vines.

So there ya go!  Halloween made easy thanks to Mrs. Freshley's:)  Enjoy!

Disclosure: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

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