Spread on paper towels to cool. Some uncomplicated cutting, pasting and painting are required for the project, which is appropriate for children over the age of 5 who can use scissors. Add... 2. After cutting out the image you have drawn, you pull off the paper backing and then lay the image on the bag where you want it to be, and press it tightly with an iron. From It is what it is - Pixy Stix pockets from Pine Is Here - Jack o'lantern seeds from Can't Stop Making Things - Halloween treat bags from I Am Momma Put on two cookie sheets and bake 15 minutes in a 250-degree oven, stirring once. Boil the brown sugar, white syrup, oleo, and salt for 3 minutes. Trulee Ann from Arkansas City, Kansas on October 08, 2011: Osiyo:Nice information and some recipes I just must try.Blessings.......Annlee. You'll also need some colored yarn, ribbon, raffia and/or cord—these you may just have on hand or ask Grandma for some. Pour over and coat the popcorn/Crispix/peanut mixture. i think kids would love helping to make the treats and decorate the bags just as much as eating them - I know I would have! Inexpensive brown paper bags make the perfect canvas for Halloween decoration crafting. Stir in Worchestershire sauce, garlic powder, and seasoned salt. Immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips and let stand 5 minutes. Melt the almond bark in the microwave until creamy. Thanks. Halloween Treat Bags Halloween Diy Halloween Decorations Holiday Crafts Holiday Fun Festive Candy Display Fall Gifts Candy Bags. Pour over crackers and stir well. Put into two 9 x12 baking pans and place in the oven. Aren't brown paper bags the best??? 62. Start Slideshow So easy to... 3. Bring to a boil; boil 3 minutes without stirring. Are you really pressed for time? Store in an airtight container. Halloween treats are the most important part of Halloween. Alternatively, serve them as take-home treat bags for your party-goers. Using a glue stick, paste the facial features on the fronts of the bags to make silly or scary faces. @annieangel1: Thank you so much for the blessing and the nomination. Bake 30 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. You can cover them in paint, add construction paper, deck them out in fabric, or glue on googly eyes. Use battery-lit candles in indoor luminaries to avoid a fire hazard. In a very large bowl, mix the Kix, Crispix, pretzels and mixed nuts. Tie a bow. The black Sharpie was used for the running stitches and the faces on this brown bag. Loraine enjoys making crafts and sharing the projects she’s developed. Microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes or until the almond bark is melted, stir after every minute. scant 3/4 cup Orville Redenbacher popcorn oil. Heat oil—not too hot or the dressing becomes hard. Store in an airtight container. Make a series of 4-inch-long cuts perpendicular to the top open edge of the paper bag, spaced 1-inch apart, with scissors, to create 1-inch-wide tabs. Pour the caramel syrup over the corn puffs and stir until mixed. I used White Out (correction fluid) for the white areas, eyes, and teeth, on the bag. Brown Lunch Bag Halloween Stencil Patterns, 1 package Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix. Store in an airtight container. Our mermaid crown is another paper bag head piece that the hooligans use for dress-up play. Over medium heat, boil the mixture until 250 degrees is reached on a candy thermometer, or until a bit of syrup dropped in cold water, forms a very soft ball. In a 2 quart saucepan, combine the butter, brown sugar and light corn syrup. Make a series of 4-inch-long cuts perpendicular to the top open edge of the paper bag, spaced 1-inch apart, with scissors, to create 1-inch-wide tabs. (Place soup cans inside so they don't tip over.) Pour brown sugar syrup mixture of the chex, stir, then microwave for 1 1/2 minutes. Mix the sugar, syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, vinegar, and butter in a medium-sized pan and cook over medium-high heat until a very good soft ball is formed when a bit of syrup is dropped in cold water. When I was a kid, we would go to my grandma and grandpa's farm to trick or treat. Turn brown paper bags, adhesive shapes, and votive candles into festive Halloween decor. 51 Creative Paper Bag Craft Ideas 1. Place the crackers in a single layer in a foil-lined 15 x 10 x 1 jelly roll pan. In a large pan, over low heat, melt the chips and peanut butter, stirring frequently. The bag with two pumpkins, one is an orange-colored print and the other plain orange. Those were great memories for me - I'm going to go get my supplies for the bags and start making them now. Halloween is just around the corner, collect all the brown paper bags you have out there and start crafting. Our family has these three times a year; at Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. In this article, I will talk about decorating brown lunch bags to hold Halloween treats, and share with you recipes for the treats that taste great, and are easy on the budget. You and your children will enjoy turning the lunch bags into silly or scary face luminaries to line the walkway, inviting trick-or-treaters to your front door. I added this as a complement to my new page on organic and Fair Trade Halloween candies. Cut short pieces of black yarn with scissors and glue them above the eyes for eyebrows or under the noses for mustaches, using the glue stick. Faye Rutledge from Concord VA on October 02, 2011: Love these Halloween bags and recipes. L. Christine Shepard has been a print journalist since 1994, covering news, home improvement, gardening and food for the "Oakland Press," "Rochester Post," "Troy Times" and "Michigan Meetings and Events" magazine. Thread the yarn or string from the front to the back, and then bring the string back through the second hole, to the front. Store in an airtight container. Halloween House and Pumpkin You'll also need Heat & Bond Light. Pour out and cool on waxed paper. These recipes look delicious and easy to make! Just get all the needed supplies together and use your imaginations to make one of a kind, or a bunch of the same, bags to distribute to the ghosts, goblins, and ghouls that come to your door. Use one of our five spooky designs, or get creative and personalize your bags with your own designs. Instructions: 1. Grease inside of brown bag and add the box of corn chex. Fill outdoor luminaries with 2 inches of sand and candles. In that time, I could have made 2 or 3 of the other bags. 2 cups … Bake, uncovered, at 250 degrees for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Pour over popped corn and stir until coated. @orange3 lm: All those great memories. For a really quick and easy Halloween treat, you can make candy wrappers. Paint the bags with clear glow-in-the-dark paint, using artist's paint brushes. Put popped corn in a very large bowl, and salt. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Just had to put it up there! 14 cups popped corn. Grat lens. She always had baggies filled with popcorn balls, homemade candies and other goodies. Spread in jelly roll pan. Walmart carries this, and while you are there, pick up 1/4 yard pieces of orange, green, black, white, and brown broadcloth. The directions are on the Heat & Bond so you'll be able to read and follow the directions. I fell in love with the owl paper bag craft on the far right a few weeks ago, so it has inspired me to find a whole set of great Halloween paper bag crafts. Will reciprocate and feature a lens of yours. Let's face it, next to dressing up in scary costumes, it's the TREATS that get the attention! Spread on waxed paper and cool. They are quite inexpensive at a discount store or a dollar store. Hand draw or print off a copy of the Halloween stencils and draw the image on the paper backing of the Heat & Bond prepared fabric. The bags would be fun for kids to take their lunch in during the week before Halloween. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla. Spread on wax paper lined cookie sheet and let cool. Thanks for your wonderful ideas!!! Paint bags whatever color you like. All of them could be served at a Halloween party - or any other type of gathering. Cool on waxed paper and store in an air tight container. Place Crispex and popcorn in a very large bowl. Thank you for all the craft tips and recipes. The issue becomes getting your design perfectly centered on the bag…the PixScan mat worked well for that, though it was a bit time consuming with the extra bag folding, picture taking, importing the photo into the software, and placing the design – all that just for ONE bag. The Pumpkin Moon bag is made from Halloween fabric, an image was used from the fabric. Daub the paint over facial features and on paper hair strands. Or, wrap the 1-inch tabs tightly around pencils for curly hair. @VarietyWriter2: Thank you for the blessing, Squid Angel, Wedding Zazzle. Break apart and store in a tightly covered container. If you're looking for some stencil ideas, check out this article: Brown Lunch Bag Halloween Stencil Patterns. Microwave 2 minutes and stir; microwave another 2 minutes. All the bags will be filled with treats made from the recipes below.