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Halloween Haunted House Cake

By Staff
Prep: 1 hour
32 Halloween Oreo
Chocolate Sandwich
Cookies, divided
1 package (2-layer size)
yellow cake mix
Wilton Haunted House
Cake Pan
2 containers (16 ounces
each) ready-to-spread
white frosting, divided
Yellow, orange, red and
blue icing color
Black string licorice
7 orange &creme soft
candies
Wilton Ghost and
Pumpkin Petite
Icing Decorations
FINELY chop 2 cookies; reserve for door. Cut 3 cookies in half, reserve for shutters. Coarsely chop remaining cookies.
PREPARE cake mix as directed on package; stir in 1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped cookies. Spoon batter into well-greased and floured cake pan. Bake at 350¡F for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack. Place onto large serving platter or tray.
TINT 1/2 cup frosting with yellow icing color; spread onto cake for windows and roof area. Tint 2 tablespoons frosting with orange icing color for the door. Tint remaining frosting purple with red and blue icing color; spread with spatula or pipe stars using star decorating tip and bag over remainder of cake. Pipe star bottom border.
DECORATE around windows and door with licorice pieces. Fill in door area with finely chopped cookies. Use remaining coarsely chopped cookies for roof area. Add halved cookies for shutters. Place soft candy pieces over windows for dormers, stretching to fit areas as needed. Place ghost and pumpkin decorations on house. Makes 12 servings.
Creepy
Cookie Ornaments
Prep: 10 minutes
Halloween Oreo
Chocolate Sandwich
Cookies
Black shoestring
licorice, cut into
9-inch pieces
Wilton Ghost, Pumpkin,
Bat and Spider Petite
Icing Decorations
Decorating icing
FOLD 1 licorice piece in half; insert into creme filling of each cookie for hanger of ornament.
ATTACH ghost, pumpkin, bat or spider icing decoration to flat side of each cookie with decorating icing.
Ice Cream Mud Sodas
Prep: 5 minutes
1 cup milk
2 cups chocolate ice
cream
4 Halloween Oreo
Chocolate Sandwich
Cookies
1 cup seltzer
PLACE milk, ice cream and cookies in blender container; cover. Blend on high speed for
1 minute or until well blended.
POUR into 4 (12-ounce) glasses. Add 1/4 cup seltzer to each glass. Serve immediately topped with scoops of additional ice cream if desired. Makes 4 servings.

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