No Cauldron Required: Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of "Hocus Pocus" with a Spooky Snack

It's like Halloween in July!It's like Halloween in July!Today marks the 20th anniversary of the beloved Disney film "Hocus Pocus" being released in theaters. We know it's only July, but why not celebrate this fun flick with a treat? Decorating apples is a delicious and nutritious way to add some frightful flavors to your day!

1. Apples
2. Popsicle or craft sticks
3. White chocolate chips and red and yellow food coloring OR orange candy melts
4. Chocolate chips
5. Chocolate sprinkles

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1. For the apples: Remove any labels. Wash apples and remove stem.

2. Insert stick into top of apple.

3. Melt white chocolate chips or candy melts according to package directions in microwave or on stove top. If you want to color the white chocolate, add a few drops each of yellow and red food coloring and stir to make orange.

4. Use a tall cup or glass wide enough for the apple to fit into. (If using microwave, melt the chocolate or candy right in this cup.) Dip apples into melted candy or chocolate until completely covered.

5. Place apple on wax paper.

6. Decorate with chocolate chips to make a face or chocolate sprinkles for a festive apple.

7. Allow to cool and harden on wax paper. You may put them into the refrigerator to speed the process.

- By Armando Formaro

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