A Chef Shares How to Make Peanut Butter Cup Candy Ghosts for Halloween in Just 15 Minutes by Chef Gigi

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A Chef Shares How to Make Peanut Butter Cup Candy Ghosts for Halloween in Just 15 Minutes

Want to be ghostly for Halloween, but just don't have the time to turn on the oven? Try this quick 15-minute Halloween recipe for making mini candy ghosts. 

These adorable treats are so cute, you almost won't want to eat them (almost). Enjoy the Halloween deliciousness!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: Makes about 24


  • 1 package (16 ounces) white fondant
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting or homemade frosting (reserve 2 to 3 tablespoons)
  • 24 miniature peanut butter cups
  • 24 dozen malted milk balls

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Invert two peanut butter cups and stack, securing them together with a small amount of frosting. Top with a malted milk ball, also attaching with frosting. Repeat, forming 24 stacks.
  2. On a work surface, lightly sprinkled with powdered sugar. Roll out fondant and cut out 24 3-inch circles. Drape over the stacks.
  3. Gently cut out shapes of eyes and mouths using pastry tips or the tip of a sharp knife. Repeat for remaining ghosts.

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