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Spooky Easy Ghost Treats

These Spooky Easy Ghost Treats can be whipped up in a jiffy and are the perfect candy to share this Halloween!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword spooky easy ghost treats
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 108kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 4 cups powdered sugar divided
  • 1 to 2 tsp your choice of extract I used orange
  • mini chocolate chips and/or regular chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Combine butter and corn syrup together in a small bowl.
  • Add 2 cups powdered sugar and your choice of extract and beat until well combined. Add extract 1/2 teaspoon at a time until the mixture reaches your desired flavor.
  • Stir in an additional cup of powdered sugar.
  • Turn bowl onto a cutting board sprinkled with last cup of powdered sugar.
  • Knead the mixture until sugar is absorbed and is completely smooth.
  • Shape into 1 inch balls and roll in granulated sugar.
  • Flatten gently with a fork.
  • Gently pinch the top third of the patty and shape it into a head by flattening gently with your finger. Use mini chocolate chips for the eyes and mouth or a regular chocolate chip for the mouth.
  • Use a toothpick to make “waves” in the body of the ghost.
  • Let candies stand, uncovered, at room temperature for 1 day.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 20mg | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg