Eat, Drink & Be Scary: Halloween with Oriental Trading

This post was sponsored by Oriental Trading

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I’m kicking off one of my favorite holidays a little early this year! I teamed up with Oriental Trading today to get in the Halloween spirit; and I’ll be sharing my favorite table decor, plus two super easy and tasty cocktails for a spooky Halloween party!

Below you can find my recipes for Caramel Apple Cider Sangria – seriously my new fav cocktail for fall, and apple cider mimosas! Also, did someone say Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats?! These will for sure be a hit among your guests and you can find the recipe is at the end of the blog post!

Also, later this month I’ll be sharing a few easy DIY costumes, recapping some fall activities I do with friends, and what I plan on dressing up as for Halloween! For more halloween decor, costumes and party ideas, make sure to check out Oriental Trading! I can’t wait to have a spooky month with you! BOO! xo

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(RECIPE BELOW!)

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CARAMEL APPLE SANGRIA

STEPS:

  1. Fill pitcher with sliced apples

    (We used a clean flower vase to make it more fun and Halloween-y)

  2. 1 liter bottle of white wine

  3. 1 cup of caramel vodka (around 8 shots)

  4. 8 cups of apple cider

  5. 4-5 chopped apples

  6. Optional: 1/4 cup of caramel syrup – plus drizzle more in the cups for garnishing

  7. Enjoy!

*Note: my vase does not represent the full recipe – scaled smaller for blog photos*

Recipe originally from The Sweetest Occasion (HERE)

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APPLE CIDER MIMOSAS

STEPS:

  1. Dip the rim of the glass in maple syrup or caramel syrup (we used maple)

  2. Dip again in brown sugar

  3. Fill half of the glass with champagne

  4. Top off with apple cider! 

  5. Enjoy!

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Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats

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What you’ll need:

  • 6 cups of Rice Krispie Cereal 

  • 10 ounces of marshmallows 

  • 3 Tablespoons of Butter 

  • Green Food Coloring 

  • Chocolate — I just melted Nestle chocolate chips

  • White sprinkles for eyeballs!

STEPS

  1. Melt the butter in a large pot and add the marshmallows. Stir until they are all melted!

  2. Add in the food coloring and stir until it turns green.

  3. Add rice krispie cereal and stir to combine.

  4. Press rice krispie cereal into 9 x 13 pan. (I lined with foil so I could easily take them out to cut)

  5. Let rice krispie treats sit for about 30 minutes.

  6. Remove from pan and cut into squares.

  7. Melt Chocoalte according the package directions. Dip the tops of the Rice Krispie Treats into the melted chocolate.

  8. Lay on a sheet of wax paper (or a plate).

  9. Fill a ziplock bag with some of the melted chocolate, snip an end off and make eyes and mouth

  10. Add sprinkles for eyes

  11. Let the Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats sit for about 20 minutes or until the chocolate had hardened. (I put them in the freezer to speed up the process and so they didn’t melt while sitting out.)

Recipe originally from Big Bear’s Wife (HERE)

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POST SPONSORED BY ORIENTAL TRADING

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