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October 25, 2013

Witch Bones

The Eagle-Tribune

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Halloween is a time for spooky fun and food, and what better to satisfy our holiday cravings than with a wickedly good sweet and salty treat?

Stirring up a cauldron of fun and bones, our Mystery Chef is back with yet another boneyard party creation — Witch Fingers — simple and tasty, with only pretzel rods, sliced almonds, white chocolate and food coloring.

Your guests will think you’re pretty clever when you serve up these green fingers. Serve fingers in a spooky cup and watch the expression on your guests as they crunch witch bones!

Witch Bones

12 large pretzel rods

12 cut almond slices

1 package of white melting chocolate

Melt the white chocolate in the microwave, 15 seconds at a time until smooth and dipping consistency.

Add green food coloring to the melted chocolate. When dry the color will fade, so add slightly more than you think is needed to achieve a rich green shade.

Take the pretzel stick and dip it into the green chocolate.

Place an almond slice on the tip of each pretzel rod, slightly wedging it into the melted chocolate. This creates the witch’s nail.

Dry on parchment or wax paper. When almost dry, cut a knuckle into the finger. Three small slices per knuckle, and two knuckles per finger. You can use your own hand as a model.

Serve in a spooky cup or container, and have a Happy Halloween.