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Kid’s Party Food: Halloween Milk and Cookies

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Halloween preparations are in full swing at our house. We’ve decorated and now we’re busy in the kitchen creating Halloween kid’s party food. Sam was excited on a recent shopping trip at Target to find Limited Edition TruMoo Orange Scream milk. I also got all the ingredients to make Spider Cookies together. Talk about the perfect treat for Halloween!

TruMoo Orange Scream & Spider Cookies for Halloween

Just like regular TruMoo, it’s made with wholesome low-fat white milk with no artificial growth hormones or high fructose corn syrup — you’ll be happy when it puts a spell on your family! It’s available for the month of October at retailers nationwide. Not only is it delicious with a Halloween cookie snack, it’s great to use in recipes, like The Monster Mash Float or Paranormal Pudding. However you serve TruMoo Orange Scream, be sure to serve it in a clear glass so everyone can enjoy the awesome orange color!

TruMoo Orange Scream Milk

Hiccup Halloween Costume

While we were at Target, Sam also picked out a second Halloween costume. He will be attending a Halloween party at a farm — as soon as I found out about the party, I envisioned him destroying his WHITE Buzz Lightyear costume. So I decided a second costume was a good choice. He loves How to Train Your Dragon and was thrilled to find a Hiccup costume. It’s perfect because it will hide any dirt he picks up at the farm!

Kid's Party Food for Halloween: Spider Cookies

Creating the Spider Cookies was easy. Sam helped out as we created a classic peanut butter ball and then added candy eyes and licorice legs to turn them into spiders for a fun Halloween treat.

Spider Cookies


  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine, softened
  • 1 lb dipping chocolate or 1 lb confectioner’s coating
  • 60 candy eyes
  • 30 licorice sticks


  1. Stir together powdered sugar, peanut butter and butter until well mixed. Place in refrigerator for a few minutes to make mixture easier to mold. 
  2. Shape peanut butter mixture into 1 inch balls, placing them on a baking sheet covered with waxed paper.
  3. Let balls stand for 20 minutes until dry.
  4. Melt the dipping chocolate or confectioners’ coating.
  5. Drop balls one at a time in melted chocolate.
  6. Using a fork, remove from the chocolate, letting excess chocolate drip off.
  7. Place back on the waxed paper.
  8. Add candy eyes and licorice legs.
  9. Let stand until dry.
  10. Store tightly covered in a cool dry place.

Orange Scream Milk from TruMoo

Orange Scream Carton

Halloween Drink Ideas

TruMoo Promotions

And if you’re looking for a screaming good time this season, you’ll want to participate in TruMoo’s Halloween promotions! From now until October 31, 2014, each week, TruMoo is giving away $250 to one lucky fan that uploads a Halloween-themed photo to the TruMoo Facebook page. Also, from now until November 15, 2014, fans can enter TruMoo’s Spectacularly Spooky Vacation Sweepstakes. Simply visit and enter the cap code found on specially marked TruMoo Orange Scream and chocolate flavored gallons and half gallons for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip for a family of four to a surprise Halloween destination.

Hiccup Costume

Halloween Kid's Party Food: Spider Cookies

Halloween Food for Kids

Sam certainly enjoyed showing off in his Hiccup costume, as well as sampling our tasty Halloween treats. I am certain we’ll be enjoying more TruMoo Orange Scream and Spider Cookies again before Halloween.

Monster Mash Float

Paranormal Pudding

Be sure to find Halloween-inspired recipes, sweepstakes and more by visiting TruMoo on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it’s okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.