Thursday, September 29, 2011

Autumn Blog Party: Day 3

All right. The craft and recipe of the day!
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Pumpkin Roll

Toilett Paper Pumpkin Rolls Halloween Decorations
  • Toilet tissue rolls
  • Orange fabric
  • Brown paper bag
  • Glue
  • 12-inch green pipe cleaners
  • Green felt leaves
  1. Pumpkin Roll - Step 1 Set each roll in the center of a 22- by 18-inch piece of fabric, gather the fabric around it, and tuck the edges into the top hole (A).
  2. Pumpkin Roll - Step 2 For a stem, roll a strip of brown paper bag and glue the edge (B).
  3. Step 3 - Pumpkin Roll For a vine, glue one end of a pipe cleaner to a felt leaf, then curl the pipe cleaner around the stem (C). Insert the stem in the hole.


Mini Caramel Apples

  • 4-inch lollipop sticks
  • Melon baller
  • Granny Smith apples (one apple makes about 8 mini apples)
  • Butterscotch or peanut butter chips
  • Chopped nuts, nonpareils, sprinkles, shredded coconut (optional)
  • Small paper candy cups
  1. Mini Caramel Apples - Step 1 First, cut the lollipop sticks in half at an angle (the pointy end will go into the apple pieces easier). With the melon baller, scoop little balls out of the apple. Each ball should have a section of apple peel. Push half of a lollipop stick into the peel of each ball. Pat the apple pieces dry.
  2. Mini Caramel Apples - Step 2 Melt the chips according to the package directions. Dip and swirl the mini apples in the melted chips, then roll the apples in nuts, sprinkles, nonpareils, or coconut, if desired. Place the mini apples in paper candy cups to set.

These are so cute I am hoping to make a bunch for my family's fall party!

1 comment:

  1. Oh I LOVE the mini caramel apple idea!! I might have to try that. yum yum!! :)

    big hugs, xxxx~Kelsey


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