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Gruesome Green Toes

With only four ingredients and no baking, you'll be in and out of the kitchen in no time with this treat. It's also a great recipe to make with kids. Even the littlest ones can press the gumdrop "nails" on. —Jamey Jackson, Gile, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + standing
  • Makes
    22 cookies

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • Green paste food coloring
  • 22 Nutter Butter cookies
  • 11 Crows candies, halved lengthwise

Directions

  • In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Tint green.
  • Dip one cookie into candy coating. Let excess drip off and place on waxed paper. Immediately place a candy half, cut side down, on the cookie. Repeat. Let stand for 15 minutes or until set.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 155 calories, 7g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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  • tyacobel
    Oct 25, 2015

    These are a great idea, but I did not know that you shouldn't use water based/ gel food coloring to color the chocolate and it ruined the chocolate. It dried up kind of and I had to add oil to it to re-hydrate it. Make sure to use " candy coloring" or oil based coloring for coloring chocolate. I learned the hard way. Also, the crows candies are hard to find at my local stores, so I had to substitute them with almond halves to make claw nails. I tried using just dots but the colored nails looked too comical.

  • munge8
    Oct 30, 2014

    These little guys were a big hit!!!!

  • kbroaddrick
    Oct 3, 2011

    they were a hit at our Halloween party last year. simple and tasty!

  • Miranda B.
    Nov 12, 2010

    It's really good..