It’s officially the beginning of the holiday seasons. Halloween is in full swing with some creative costumes, decorations, and indulgences. But, as college students, we don’t all have the time or money to spend on these activities. With these quick recipes that are all under 10 minutes and 10 dollars, you can become your own Ghoulia Child.

Witch’s Hand

  • Prep Time:2 minutes
  • Cook Time:3 minutes
  • Total Time:5 minutes
  • Servings:5
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 bag popcorn
  • 5 clear gloves
  • 1 bag candy corn
  • 5 rubber bands

Step 1

Cut small holes in fingers of gloves.

Step 2

Place the candy corn pieces into the finger holes of the clear plastic gloves.

Step 3

Cook popcorn in microwave for 3 minutes.

Step 4

Fill the gloves with popcorn.

Step 5

Tie the gloves with rubber bands.

Monster Brains

  • Prep Time:2 minutes
  • Cook Time:1 minute
  • Total Time:3 minutes
  • Servings:56
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 10-oz. bag pretzel square or round
  • 1 12-oz. bag unwrapped Rolo candy
  • 1 small package whole pecan/walnut halves or M&ms
Monster Brains
Monster Brains

Step 1

Line a microwave-safe plate with parchment paper.

Step 2

Lay up to 10 pretzels on plate.

Step 3

Place unwrapped Rolo on each pretzel.

Step 4

Microwave for about 30-40 seconds. Watch for the Rolos to soften but not melt.

Step 5

Take out of microwave and add 1 pecan or walnut per pretzel.

#SpoonTip: For an alternative, add festive M&Ms for Gooey Monster Eyes.

Witch's Brew

  • Prep Time:0 minutes
  • Cook Time:2 minutes
  • Total Time:2 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 can root beer

Step 1

Scoop vanilla ice cream into a glass or mug.

Step 2

Fill the glass with root beer soda.