Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Savory Owl Snack - Letter "O"

1 small container of plain cream cheese
1 package of round crackers
1 small box of mini crackers with cheese inside
1 package of slivered almonds
1 small jar of whole raw almonds
1 small box of raisins


Whoooo's hungry? You will need: cream cheese , round crackers, mini cheese crackers , whole and slivered almonds, and raisins. Spread layer of cream cheese . Create feather pattern. Place whole almond in center for beak. Flank with cheese crackers . Arrange slivered almonds for ear tufts and wings. Use cream cheese to add raisin eyes. 

To watch an easy step-by-step "how to" video, click HERE

Also, HERE is a great recipe for Chocolate Octopuses that I made with my son a few years ago. It makes for another great letter "O" recipe.

Chocolate Spiders - Letter "S"

¼ c. butter
1 – 12 oz. package of semisweet chocolate chips
1 c. butterscotch chips + save a few extra for the eyes
¼ c. creamy peanut butter
4 c. crisp rice cereal
1 can of chow mein noodles
Waxed paper

1. Cover baking sheet with waxed paper. Combine butter, chocolate chips and butterscotch chips in large saucepan; stir over medium heat until chips are melted and mixture is well blended. Remove from heat. Add peanut butter; mix well. Add cereal; stir to evenly coat.
2. Drop mixture by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet; insert chow mein noodles for legs and add some of the extra butterscotch chips for eyes.
3. Allow to harden and enjoy!

Makes about 3 dozen

Original recipe found in Frightfully Fun Halloween Recipes