Kids will LOVE this craft while you are making breakfast. I used to do this with my son when he was little and now that he’s 10 I wasn’t sure if it would be a cool thing to do especially when he had 2 friends over for a sleepover. Turns out they said it was so cool and wanted to do more. You can serve it up as toast for breakfast or have them paint some bread and make grilled cheese out of it too. Such a fun thing to do for the whole family!

Introducing The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook for Kids: 50 Fun and Easy Recipes for Tricks, Treats, and Spooky Eats Inspired by the Halloween Classic by Bridget Thoreson [ISBN: 9781646045457; $17.95; Ulysses Press; September 2023], a kid-friendly follow-up to the USA Today best-seller The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook (Ulysses Press, 2021).

This book has more than 50 recipes that are super fun and easy for all ages! If your family loves Halloween as much as mine does, you’ll love this book! I’ve got 2 more post with fun recipes from this book so stay tuned next week!

“Good Zombie” Toast
(Adapted from The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook for Kids)

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8 tablespoons milk
Red, green, purple and orange food coloring
Sliced white bread
Ground cinnamon

Pour 2 tablespoons of milk into each of 4 small bowls.

Pour 3 drops of each food coloring into its own bowl of milk. Add more food coloring to reach your desired colors. Stir gently until the color is mixed through.

Use a small arts or watercolor paintbrush to paint a pattern or picture on one side of the sliced bread with the colored milks.

Toast the painted bread in a toaster or toaster oven. Then butter the toast and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar, or any other desired topping, and serve warm.

Disclaimer: 1 book was provided to me by Pacific & Court for this Review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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