Quick and Creepy Recipes

Illustration: a boy eating jelly worms and pudding.

Muddy Worms

Mix up a batch of chocolate pudding and jelly worms for a wiggly treat. For an extra "dirty" look, top with chocolate cookie crumbles. Dig in!

Illustration: a cat and a punch bowl

Eyes-of-Newt Punch

Fill small muffin tins with apple juice and freeze slightly. Place a red grape in the center of each tin and freeze until solid. Float the "eye" in fruit punch. Here's lookin' at you!

Illustration: a spider and a sandwich

Spider Bites

Make peanut butter or cream cheese sandwiches using round deli bread. Insert eight thin pretzels around the edges. Add chocolate chips or olives for eyes. YOU get to bite this spider!

Text by Julie Vosburgh Agnone
Illustrations by Charles Peale