Autumn Recipes

Witch's Broomsticks

These are an easy Halloween treat that both kids and adults are sure to gobble up!


  • 8 string cheese sticks
  • 24 pretzel sticks
  • Fresh chives
  1. Cut each string cheese stick into thirds (about 1-1/2" each).
  2. Make lengthwise cuts around the cheese stick to about half way up.
  3. In the uncut end of the cheese, insert a pretzel stick.
  4. Bind with a piece of chive.  Cut off excess chive.

Green Apple Monsters

These adorable apple monster faces are super simple to make and perfect for the whole family – especially if you like peanut butter and apples!


  • 3 green apples
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 2 ounces of sliced cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of pumpkin or sunflower seeds
  • A package of candy eyes
  1. Quarter the green apples and slice off the core and seeds.  Carefully cut out a v-shape into the center of the apple quarter to create the mouth of the monster.
  2. Spread a thin layer of peanut butter in the mouths.
  3. Press several pumpkin or sunflower seeds onto the top of the mouth along the edge to form teeth.
  4. Place a triangular slice of cheese into the mouth.
  5. Spread a small amount of peanut butter onto the back of the candy eyes and place them on top of the apple slices.

Spider Crackers

A fun and easy Halloween or everyday snack!


  • Round crackers such as Ritz
  • Pretzel sticks
  • Cream cheese, unsalted peanut butter, or any spreadable nut butter
  • Small dried fruit such as raisins, blueberries, cranberries or even mini chocolate chips
  1. Spread the cream cheese or nut butter on two crackers thick enough to hold the pretzels.  Make sure it is not runny otherwise it will not hold.
  2. Break 4 pretzel sticks in half.
  3. Place the broken pretzel sticks around one cracker to look like spider legs.
  4. Take the second cracker and sandwich the pretzel sticks in between the two crackers, without them moving.
  5. Dip two raisins in cream cheese or nut butter and stick to the top of one of the crackers for eyes.

Snack-o'-Lantern Fruit Cups

A healthy fun snack for Halloween!


  • Oranges
  • Other fruit options of your choice
  1. Slice the top off the orange.  Run a knife around its interior to hollow it out.
  2. Scoop out the orange segments and reserve for filling.  Carve pumpkin face on one side of the orange.
  3. Use a paper towel to gently soak up any remaining juice inside the orange.
  4. Dice up desired fruit, including the reserved orange segments and fill each cup.
  5. Set the lid back on top and serve.