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Halloween

Explore 256 recipes, 432 projects, 123 articles, 89 galleries, 402 videos, and more

Scary Window Silhouettes

Steps:3
Instead of buying plastic pumpkins and inflatable skeletons, try this simple project.
Materials
  • White letter-size paper
  • Transparency film, for plain-paper copiers
  • Photocopy machine
  • Double-sided transparent tape
  • Fluttering bat template
  • Fraidy cat template
  • Hissing cat template
  • Jack-o'-lantern template
  • Wicked witch template
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Spiderweb Florentines

Time:2 hours 5 mins
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup pecans, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
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Painted Pumpkins

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Good Things, Painting, Pumpkins
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Stenciled Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, such as safflower
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
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Stenciled Vanilla Cupcakes

Other Ideas:
Cupcakes, Dessert, Kid-friendly
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Lamb Costume

Steps:2
A first costume should be as cute and cuddly as the wearer, and one made of feathers, wool, even scales, when sewn in quilted felt, will be just that. Use the simple soft designs here to ensure that your little one is adorable in her new skin.
Materials
  • 1 sleeveless white leotard
  • Two 20-by-35-inch pieces of wool-blanket batting
  • 8-by-10-inch pieces of wool felt in black and taupe
  • A white cotton knit cap
  • White craft glue
  • Iron
  • Ear template
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