Every Halloween, my mom would break out the white chocolate so we could make these ghost treats. They’re fast and easy to make–you can have them prepped and ready to go in under 10 minutes. You can even turn them into “ghost pops” to give to friends or teachers.

Here’s what you need:

•White candy bark (white chocolate chips can work too, but it’s much harder to melt them)
•Sprinkles or chocolate chips to make eyes, mouth
•Wax paper


Melt the white chocolate in the microwave. I use two squares in a 4 or 8-ounce ramekin for each person. I usually melt them in 30 to 45 second rounds at full power and stir them after each time. White chocolate burns easily so be careful not to over do it. If the chocolate seems soft, take it out of the microwave and stir it to melt completely. If you do happen to burn the chocolate, don’t try to keep using it. Clean it out and start again.

Once the chocolate is melted,give each person a large piece of waxed paper, a spoon and decorations. Paint the ghost on the wax paper using the spoon to spread the chocolate into a ghost shape. Add a popsicle stick, if using them. Decorate with chocolate chips or sprinkle eyes and mouth. Let your ghosts sit for about 3 to 5 minutes then remove it carefully from the waxed paper. Now you’re ready to bite your ghost’s head off!

My kids loved making these ghosts. Even if the ghosts didn’t quite look right, that just made them look more…ghostly.

Coming soon: Freaky meatball mice.

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