• Oct 07, 2016
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  • by Danielle Nott
Processed with VSCO with f2 preset   We're getting in the Hallowe'en spirit over here and we're excited to share this fun treat with you all! I picked up the Today's Parent magazine yesterday and saw this super fun recipe for Monster Donuts. It's so easy and the perfect Hallowe'en recipe to do with the kiddos. Processed with VSCO with g3 preset   We got up early this morning to get all the goodies needed! A trip to Michaels & Safeway and we were set. Here's what you need:
  1. Premade unglazed donuts (Safeway has them in the bakery section)
  2. Sprinkles
  3. Candy Melt (or you could do a homemade icing, just to stick sprinkles on)
  4. Candy eyes (Michaels OR get creative with black/white icing)
  5. Gummy teeth (I searched everywhere for these, I ended up with gummy worms!
  Processed with VSCO with g3 preset   [gallery ids="56,61,59,58" type="circle" columns="2"] Here's what you do! Start by cutting small rectangle into the inside of the donut that you can sit the teeth in. This really didn't work that well for me! I ended up actually just sitting them on top and it was fine. A girlfriend of mine thought a gala apple might work better to cut the triangles out of the teeth to make look like fangs... next time ill try that! But this was probably the hardest part. I couldn't find the actual "teeth gummies" stated in the original recipe, so I ended up with gummy worms and did my best! Processed with VSCO with g3 preset Next, prep your candy melts or icing if you choose and apply a layer onto the top of the donut. Have your sprinkles ready to go for dipping! [gallery ids="62,63,64,65" type="square"] And now the teeth and eyes! Apply a thin layer (ha! I used a GOB to make it really stay) to back of the teeth and the eyes. Place on top of the sprinkles. [gallery ids="67,68" type="rectangular"] And that's it! Super fun, the kiddos loved it. It was hard keeping their tiny mitts off them until after dinner (although they easily snuck a few gummies and candy melt wafers to bounce off the walls for an hour) but they were so excited to eat them! Super easy, super fun and great way to spend some time with kids and get creative! 2016-10-07-11-24-08 Processed with VSCO with f2 preset Wishing everyone a fun and safe Hallowe'en! Enjoy. Danielle xx