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Halloween BOO’ing Kit Tutorial & Candy Bar Brownies Recipe!

It’s one of my favorite times of the year, Halloween!  I love the feeling of this month, the pumpkin picking, the Halloween parties, trick-or-treating, everything!  It is such a fun time of year, so let’s make a Boo Kit.
Halloween Booing Kit Tutorial
Now I have started another fun tradition for this time of year, BOO’ing.  I recently started hearing about this fun way of sharing the Halloween spirit with friends, family, and neighbors and now I’m hooked.  It is so much fun for everyone involved!
 

What is a Boo Kit

So what exactly is BOO’ing?  You create a fun little package of candy and Halloween themed items and leave it anonymously on someone’s front door.  Now that person has been Boo’d!
This is the BOO kit I created this Halloween:
 

How to create a booing kit

It was easy to make, contains some of my favorite treats, and the mommy perk is that I was able to pick everything up in one trip to Walmart.  Saving time while building fun traditions makes for a great day. 
 

Products needed to make this BOO kit

Plastic Pumpkin
Piece of Styrofoam
Wood Dowels 
Glue Gun
Mini cans of soda in the adorable Halloween cans.
Bag of mixed mini Candy Bars
Once you’ve grabbed all your supplies, its time to have fun building your kit.
 
Start by lining the bottom of the pumpkin with the Halloween soda cans.
 
Next, take your piece of Styrofoam and cut it to fit into your pumpkin, resting on top of the soda cans.
 
 
Cover the foam with a bunch of the mini candies.
 
 
Next, heat up the glue gun, grab your dowels and pick out which candies and how many pieces you want on each stick.
 
 
Put a line of glue on the dowel and stick a piece of candy onto it.  Hold it for a few seconds while the glue cools, then keep going down the line.
 
 
Once your candy sticks are done, stick them into the foam within the pumpkin, wherever you’d like.
 
 
Wala you have a delicious BOO kit, but it’s not quite finished.
You need to print out this fun “You’ve been BOO’d” greeting card along with the “We’ve been BOO’d” sign.
 
That’s it, simple to make and fun to give.
 
We decided to BOO my niece who just got here from Brazil.  This is her first time in the United States and has never experienced Halloween before.  I think getting a cute surprise pumpkin filled with a perfect combination of sweets and soda will make any teen excited for the upcoming holiday.  But shhh her BOO’ing is a secret!
 
 
Booing Gift

Booing Kit

Yield: 1 Booing Surprise
Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $15

So what exactly is BOO'ing?  You create a fun little package of candy and Halloween themed items and leave it anonymously on someone's front door.  Now that person has been Boo'd!

Materials

  • Plastic Pumpkin
  • Piece of Styrofoam
  • Wood Dowels 
  • 8oz Soda Cand
  • Bag of MARS Candy
  • Glue

Tools

  • Glue Gun

Instructions

  1. Start by lining the bottom of the pumpkin with the Halloween soda cans.
  2. Next, take your piece of Styrofoam and cut it to fit into your pumpkin, resting on top of the soda cans.
  3. Cover the foam with a bunch of the mini candies.
  4. Next, heat up the glue gun, grab your dowels and pick out which candies and how many pieces you want on each stick.
  5. Put a line of glue on the dowel and stick a piece of candy onto it. Hold it for a few seconds while the glue cools, then keep going down the line.
  6. Once your candy sticks are done, stick them into the foam within the pumpkin, wherever you'd like.
  7. Wala you have a delicious BOO kit, but it's not quite finished.
  8. You need to print out this fun "You've been BOO'd" greeting card along with the "We've been BOO'd" sign.
 
 
Now that you’ve created an awesome BOO kit and BOO’d an unsuspecting friend.  What are you going to do with the leftover candy?  While it probably would have been devoured within 24 hours at my house.  I wanted to do something different with it.  So I made up some of my hubby’s favorite Candy Bar Brownies.
 
 

Candy Bar Brownies Recipe

Ingredients Needed for Halloween Brownies

Brownie Box Mix and ingredients listed on the box.
Mini Marshmallows
MARS Candy Mixed Minis
Halloween Themed Sprinkles 
Make Brownies as directed on the box, but subtract 15 minutes from the cooking time.
Once the brownies are firm, take them out of the oven and top them with tons of Mini MARS Candy Bars.
Next, sprinkle on the Mini Marshmallows.
Place the pan back in the oven and cook for the remaining 15 minutes.  After everything melted on top pull them out of the oven and top with your favorite Halloween sprinkles.
Then let the brownies sit and cool for at least 30 minutes while the melted chocolate bars harden back up a little.
Top with whip cream and serve with a Halloween can of soda!
And ENJOY!
 
Candy Halloween Brownies Recipe
 
candy brownies recipe

Candy Bar Brownies

Yield: 12 Brownies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

The perfect brownies to make for Halloween! A candy bar and marshmallow-topped chocolate brownie recipe.

Ingredients

  • Brownie Box Mix and ingredients listed on the box
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • MARS Candy Mixed Minis
  • Halloween Themed Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Make Brownies as directed on the box, but subtract 15 minutes from the cooking time.
  2. Once the brownies are firm, take them out of the oven and top them with tons of Mini MARS Candy Bars.
  3. Next, sprinkle on the Mini Marshmallows.
  4. Place the pan back in the oven and cook for the remaining 15 minutes. After everything melted on top pull them out of the oven and top with your favorite Halloween sprinkles.
  5. Then let the brownies sit and cool for at least 30 minutes while the melted chocolate bars harden back up a little.
  6. Top with whip cream and serve with a Halloween can of soda!
I’d love to hear about who you are BOO’ing this year to celebrate Halloween!
 

 

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