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Bloody Fingers

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars
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"These Halloween treats are scary enough and tasty enough for kids to love. They are also fairly healthy and the kids may want to get involved in the preparations."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 260
Original recipe yields 32 servings

Directions

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  1. Mix peanut butter, powdered milk, and honey together in a bowl until mixture resembles a soft dough. This will be the 'flesh' of the fingers.
  2. Mold enough dough around each pretzel rod, making sure to cover the ends. The pretzels will be the 'bones' of the fingers.
  3. Use the tip of a teaspoon the make marks on the 'flesh' similar to knuckles.
  4. Push 1 sliced almond onto 1 end of each 'finger' to resemble a finger nail.
  5. Place jam in a microwave-safe bowl and heat in microwave until softened, 20 to 30 seconds. Dip the end opposite the 'finger nail' into the jam for the 'blood'.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • I have always used homemade plum jam for the blood. It has just the right color and has tiny bits in it that really look good.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 260 calories; 10.9 35.9 7.7 8 395 Full nutrition

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What an awesome recipe! This is so easy to make and it's a great variation on the peanut butter candy (honey, powdered milk, and peanut butter) that my mom made us when I was a kid. Not only do ...

Most helpful critical review

I dont know if its the peanut butter I uses but I could not get the fingers to maintain their shape.

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What an awesome recipe! This is so easy to make and it's a great variation on the peanut butter candy (honey, powdered milk, and peanut butter) that my mom made us when I was a kid. Not only do ...

This was fantastic, just like the picture! They were really good, like peanut butter and jelly with a little crunch. It was too sticky when I first mixed it up, so I let the batter sit overnigh...

These were so much fun for the kids and I to make!! Just the right balance of creepy & tasty!!

These are a much healthier version than the chocolate ones. They also look very realistic and taste great! Thanks for this recipe, can't wait to take it to my party tonight!!

The kids beg for these every year.

I dont know if its the peanut butter I uses but I could not get the fingers to maintain their shape.

I would cut the recipe in half next time. It makes way to much peanut butter mixture. With my left over siting in the refrigerator for a few days I thought it tasted better.

This recipe was easy..(a bit time consuming) but worth every second. It was so much fun to serve and surprise my friends, coworkers and students with this freaky finger treat. The dough went a ...

Very cute idea for Halloween, and the taste was decent. The kids got a kick out of them. But what a greasy gooey mess trying to cover the pretzels. They needed to go immediately into the free...