Halloween Fare

Haunted with the thought of a ho-hum Halloween? Never fear—trick-or-treaters will want more than just candy once they see your party table. Throw a fabulous Halloween party fit for little goblins or grown-up monsters with some devilishly good sweets. Try these easy party ideas from Wilton to make your Halloween spook-tacular. Masquerade Cookies Yield: 2 dozen cookies 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 tsp. Imitation Clear Vanilla Extract 1/2 tsp. Imitation Almond Extract Royal icing Orange, Black, Green, …

Spritz Cookies

1 Cup butter 3/4 Cup sugar 1 egg 2 1/4 cups sifted flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder dash of salt 1/2 tsp. almond extract 1 package of dark chocolate chips melted   Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cream together buttter & unbeaten egg. Beat well. Add sifted dry ingredients and extract. Fill cookie press and form cookies on the ungreased sheet. Bake 10 minutes in 400-degree oven. Makes about 5 dozen. If you like you can dip them into melted semi-sweet chocolate & sprinkles after the cookies are cooled or sandwich them together with jam.