Halloween is just about the most serious holiday on our block. When we first moved into our home we had no idea we were being indoctrinated into the Halloween Capital of Canada (I don’t actually know this to be a fact, but it really feels like it). Over wine with our new neighbours they asked us whether we were ready for Halloween in a few weeks, to which we casually replied, “yes, we have a couple of boxes of candy and the kids have their costumes.”. Our friends were stunned. Speechless I might add.
They quickly filled us in on just how serious Halloween in our part of Toronto was. How we had to have over 800 pieces of candy and how every house went all out with decorations, except for the one or two scrooges because all neighbourhoods have at least one of those too. So Michael and I went home and ordered 10 boxes of Nestlé candy containing 100 mini pieces each. You might think that 1000 pieces of candy is a bit much, but by 8pm that night they were all gone and we had to turn off our lights in shame.
So its no wonder that year after year now we go all out for Halloween with decorations, costumes and of course baking. We kicked off Halloween season as soon as Johannes said it smelled like it outside, and I found this easy SMARTIES Cookie Cauldrons with Witch’s Brew recipe on the Nestlé site so we had to make it for our Thanksgiving dinner nevertheless. Magnus was eager to help so we did it together, though he snuck more candy into his mouth than I could count. I think they turned out pretty cute don’t you?!
AND last but not least Nestlé Canada is also hosting a recipe contest online from now until October 20, 2017. To enter the contest, share a Nestlé Halloween recipe featured on their site for a chance to win a $30 prize pack of Nestlé Halloween treats! The contest is only open to Canadian residents, excluding the province of Quebec. And you can check out all the details there!
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