Creepy Crawly Cupcakes, Edible Eyeballs - They're Easy!

October 26, 2006 - Posted at 10:30 a.m. CST

Jonesboro, AR - Sweet treats for Halloween - simple, fun, and homemade!

Popcorn Balls-

12 cups of Popped Popcorn / 1 cup of light corn syrup / 1/2 cup sugar / 1 pkg. of Jello, any flavor

Place Popped Popcorn into large bowl, Mix syrup and sugar in saucepan over medium heat, bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add gelatin; stir until dissolved. Pour over popcorn; mix well. Cool for about 5 minutes. Makes about 18 balls.

Tip: Spray hands with non-stick cooking spray so the popcorn doesn't stick.

Crispy Treat Balls-

2 Tbsp. butter or margarine / 3 cups Mini Marshmallows / 4 cups of Golden Crisp Cereal

Melt butter in large saucepan on low heat. Add marshmallows; cook until melted stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add cereal and peanuts; mix well. Shape into around 12 balls.

Tip: Spray hands with non-stick cooking spray so the cereal doesn't stick.

Creepy Crawly Cupcakes-

24 baked cupcakes / or store bought (saves time) / cool whip/ chocolate sprinkles/ black licorice/ small candies for the eyes

Frost the top and sides of cupcakes with cool whip. Decorate with sprinkles. Cut licorice for spider legs. Top with candies for eyes. Refrigerate.