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Rice Bubble Frankensteins: Easy Halloween Cooking for Kids

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Halloween doesn’t have to be a single nights celebration. Get into the spooky spirit with your kids the whole month of October with Halloween cooking, decorating and craft to help create a fun atmosphere around the celebration. Being the mum is your excuse to stretch out the fun! Enter the Rice Bubble Frankensteins! 

Whether you’re just looking for a creepy Halloween cooking project for an afternoon activity or have a party to go to and want to take a Halloween themed snack these delicious Rice Bubble munchies are as adorable as they are easy. 

As well as being kid-friendly and Halloween themed, this recipe is also a great choice as it uses pantry staples that are budget-friendly! Here’s how to get your Halloween cooking on with Rice Bubble Frankensteins! 

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Halloween Cooking: Rice Bubble Frankensteins

Ingredients for Rice Bubble Frankensteins

  • 3-4 tablespoons of butter
  • 300g of marshmallows
  • 6 cups of rice bubbles
  • Green food colouring (use as much or as little as you like)
  • Chocolate melts
  • Small marshmallows or candy eyes

Instructions to make Rice Bubble Frankensteins 

  1. On a slow heat melt the butter in a large pot, add the marshmallows. Stir until they are melted
  2. Add green food colouring and stir
  3. Add rice bubbles to the mixture and stir so that the rice bubbles are coated with melted marshmallows
  4. Put mixture into a rectangle baking tin lined with baking paper
  5. Press the rice bubble mixture flat into the tin and let cool for 20 minutes
  6. Cut into small rectangles
  7. Melt chocolate as per instructions on package. 
  8. Dip the tops of the rice bubble rectangles then lay them flat on baking paper
  9. Use melted chocolate and a small piping bag to draw on face and as glue for the eyes.
  10. Let the Frankensteins sit so the chocolate sets for about 20 minutes or so

Want to mix it up a little bit more? Kelloggs have a similar recipe on their website which includes making your Rice Bubble Frankensteins on a paddle pop stick

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Here’s to a great Halloween of making memories and building family traditions. If your kids are going trick or treating stay safe with these tips. 

Looking for an allergy friendly Halloween Cooking with Kids Recipe? Try these adorable ghosts!

About the Author:

Alex is your average caffeine addicted mum on a quest to share her experiences and learn from yours. Her world revolves around her baby girl, four-year-old son and hubby Rob. She lives with her family in Sydney's South West and when she's not writing, you can find her engrossed in the latest true crime docu-series or trying to get kids to at least try the broccoli.

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