14 Oct

That’s right.

I still have a few more tricks and treats to share.

I told you Halloween is my favorite!

These sweet witch hats only require two ingredients and just like everything else I’ve shared so far, are easy to make.

This would be another great project for little hands to help with. If your kids like playing with play-doh, they will love this.

All you need are Tootsie Rolls Minis and caramels. I use the individually wrapped caramels from Kraft for this but use whatever you have as long as it is soft enough to mold.

To make the witch hats:

1. Warm the Tootsie Roll up in your hand a bit by rolling it back and forth.

2. Form the Tootsie Roll into a cone shape. You want it to be wider at the bottom and more narrow at the top. You can do this in your hand or on a flat surface.

3. Take the larger side of your Tootsie Roll and press it down on a flat surface to create the hat’s brim.

4. Pinch the brim a little with your fingers to flatten it out even more.

5. Pinch the narrow end of the Tootsie Roll to make a pointy top. You can leave it pointy or fold it over a bit like I did.

6. Pinch off a small piece of caramel and roll it in your hands to warm it up a bit.

7. Roll it into a log/snake shape.

8. Wrap the caramel around the base of your witch hat.

9. If you want a more fabric-like appearance to your hat, just press lines into the Tootsie Roll using a toothpick.

If the cone-shape thing just isn’t happening for you, don’t worry. Once the Tootsie Roll is warm enough, you can pretty much just shape it by hand.

I put mine on top of some cupcakes but you can use these however you like. Make these a day or two ahead, store them in an air-tight container, and then use them when you’re ready.


2 Responses to “”

  1. sugarbitznmilkybar October 14, 2013 at 9:30 am #

    The witch hats are adorable!!


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