Halloween Crackers

Trick-or-treaters will arrive at your door in droves when you put a new twist on a traditional Christmas treat and create Halloween crackers.

Halloween Crackers

Source: Martha Stewart


Save your paper-towel holders to make candy-toting tubes.


  • Paper-towel roll, cut in half

  • Crepe paper in assorted colors

  • Double-sided tape

  • Scissors

  • Plastic spider rings

  • Assorted candies, such as jellybeans, sour balls, and candy corn


  1. Center a paper-towel roll at the top of an 11-by-9 1/2-inch piece of crepe paper, and attach with double-sided tape. Roll the paper around the paper-towel roll, and tape the edge of the paper.

  2. Gather the crepe paper on one end. Cut a piece of a plastic spider ring off, and loop it around the gathered paper to hold.

  3. Fill the roll with assorted candies, and gather the paper on the other end. Secure with spider ring.


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