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Bewitching Ice Cream Cones

 Bewitching Ice Cream Cones
Both young and old members of my family request these frozen treats every Halloween. It's been a fun tradition around here for many years. —Edie DeSpain, Logan, Utah
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + freezing

Ingredients

  • 8 chocolate sugar ice cream cones
  • 1 tube chocolate decorating gel
  • 8 thin round chocolate wafers (2-1/4 inch diameter)
  • 1 quart pistachio, mint or ice cream of your choice
  • 15 shoestring black licorice
  • 16 semisweet chocolate chips
  • 8 candy corn candies
  • Red decorating gel

Directions

  • Coat edge of ice cream cones with decorating gel; press chocolate
  • wafer against gel to make bring of hat. Set aside.
  • Drop eight scoops of ice cream onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet.
  • Cut licorice into strips for hair; press into ice cream. Add
  • chocolate chips for eyes and candy corn for noses. Pipe red gel for
  • mouths.
  • Flatten scoops slightly to hold hats in place; position hats over
  • heads. Freeze for at least 2 hours or until hats are set. Wrap each
  • in plastic wrap after solidly frozen. Yield: 8 servings.
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