Brownie Pizza
Submitted by: LisaW
1 package brownie mix (21-ounce)
2 tablespoons flour
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup Reese's Pieces
1 cup mini marshmallows
1/2 cup caramel
(or butterscotch ice cream topping)
Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a 12-inch pizza pan with cooking spray. In a large mixing bowl, combine brownie mix, flour, water, oil, and egg. Beat by hand for about 1 minute, or 50 strokes. Stir in chocolate chips. Spread batter in the pan and sprinkle with Reese's Pieces. Bake for about 18 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove and immediately sprinkle with marshmallows. Cool for 15 to 20 minutes then drizzle with caramel or butterscotch ice cream topping. Slice into wedges when cool.

Ghosts on Broomsticks
Submitted by: LisaW
1 pound white chocolate chips
1/2 cup tiny red cinnamon candies
12 wooden sticks
Heat 2 inches of water to simmering, not boiling, in the bottom of a double boiler. Place the white chocolate chips in the smaller pot and set it over the pot of simmering water. Cook on low heat, stirring constantly until the chocolate is fully melted. Remove from the heat. Cover 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. Arrange the wooden sticks on the waxed paper, 6 to a sheet. Spoon ghost-shaped blobs of chocolate onto the paper, partially covering each stick. Press 2 candies into each ghost for eyes. Freeze ghosts for 15 minutes, or until hard.

Tempting Toenail Truffles
Submitted by: LisaW
3 ounces semisweet chocolate
9 ounces pretzel nuggets
12 ounces beer nuts
Carefully remove the thin sugar shells from the beer nuts and set aside. Heat 2 inches of water to simmering, not boiling, in the bottom of a double boiler. Place the chocolate in the smaller pot and set it over the simmering water. Stir until the chocolate melts. When the chocolate is melted, remove the small pan from the heat. Carefully insert a toothpick into each pretzel nugget, then dip the nugget into the melted chocolate. Be sure your pretzel (toe) is completely covered. Place 1 sugar shell (toenail) on the end of each toe. Place on waxed paper to cool and repeat with as many toes as you desire. Makes 4 to 6 feet. ).

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