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Ghostly Graveyard Cakes

 

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Makes 10 servings.

This quick and easy recipe was developed especially for a Mom and kids fun Halloween project.

Ingredients

9 drops McCormick® Assorted NEON! Food Colors and Egg Dye

9 drops McCormick® Assorted NEON! Food Colors and Egg Dye

1 can (16 ounces) ready-to-spread white frosting

1 1/2 cups flaked coconut

1 box (10 count) individually packaged vanilla cream-filled log-shaped cakes (such as TWINKIES)

Chocolate frosting (for printing on cookies)

10 oval-shaped cookies (such as PEPPERIDGE FARM Milano Cookies)

Crushed chocolate sandwich cookies (optional)

Directions

Mix 3 drops each blue and yellow Neon Food Color into frosting; set aside.

Shake coconut in large plastic bag with 6 drops each blue and yellow Neon Food Color until well coated.

Cover cakes with green frosting. Sprinkle with green coconut to create a grass-like finish.

To make "tombstones", place chocolate frosting in small plastic bag. Snip off a tiny corner of the bag. Squeeze out the letters "RIP" onto each cookie. Place cookie into one end of each cake. Arrange cakes on serving platter to create a graveyard. If desired, surround with crushed cookies to make dirt