DIY Spider Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe and Tutorial from Hungry Happenings. This is so easy and all you need is a ziplock bag for the legs. KID FRIENDLY RECIPE. For more Halloween food like the blood fountain or Brie Coffin Cheese Cemetery go here.
This image below has been pinned to death on Pinterest and is on my "Pinterest Urban Legends" Board. The description under the pinned cookie was always the same, "use a toothpick to drag out ‘legs’ from melted choc chips!" Well Craft Fail found the real image that was (of course) submitted to a photoshop contest that you can read about here as well as the craft fail using a toothpick.
DIY 4 Cookie Butter Recipes. These 2 to 3 Ingredient butters can be eaten spread on toast or added to recipes. Each site has recipes that call for cookie butter. Thee would make nice gifts with baked goods accompanying the butter. For more food gifts go here: diychristmascrafts.tumblr.com/tagged/food
DIY Nut Butter Recipes and Tutorial Including Homemade Nutella from Tasty Yummies. This is the best and most detailed tutorial I have ever seen for making nut butters (including Nutella). I also just saw the worst DIY nut butters on another site that will make people cry if they try it.
This tutorial includes soaking and then dehydrating the nuts before blending them. These should last for several weeks in a covered glass jar in the fridge, but you can freeze them up to 4 months. There are recipes and tutorials for:
DIY 4 Ingredient Poison Apple Recipe from Simply Delicious Food. Apples, corn syrup, water, sugar and gel food coloring. I like this site because they have the best conversion site. For more unique Halloween party food go here.
I have never used gel food coloring.I usually use paste food coloring (never liquid) because it’s more vivid and lasts FOREVER. You can get it at Michaels using a coupon.
Powdered Food Coloring