Frightfully Easy Halloween Treats

  • Yield: 16 pieces
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins

These colorful treats are perfect for Halloween parties.


2 sleeves Ritz-style crackers
1/2cup Creamy peanut butter
1 (12-ounce bag) white chocolate chips
1 (12-ounce bag) semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips
2tablespoons Crisco shortening
Decorative icings, orange and yellow, optional
Green gumdrops, cut in half, optional


  1. Spread peanut butter on 32 crackers and cover with another cracker, sandwich style.
  2. Melt chocolate chips separately in a double boiler with one tablespoon shortening per bag. (This also can be accomplished in a microwave oven on very low heat, stirring at one-minute intervals.)
  3. Dip the peanut butter crackers in the chocolate to coat evenly. Set aside on waxed paper.
  4. When chocolate is firm, decorate with icings and gumdrops.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 350
  • Fat 21g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 180mg
  • Potassium 130mg
  • Carbohydrate 37g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 26g
  • Protein 5g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 8%