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Quick Black and Orange Recipes for Your Next Halloween Party

Pumpkin Shaped-Chocolate Covered Pretzels




  • Classic pretzels
  • Orange chocolate melts
  • Green M&Ms


  1. Melt your chocolate
  2. Completely dip your pretzels in the orange chocolate until they are covered well
  3. Set them on wax paper but before they dry add an M&M to the top to look like the stem on a pumpkin.
  4. With a toothpick take some chocolate and fill in the holes to make it look more like a full pumpkin.

Spider Cookies




  • Classic Oreos
  • Black Licorice
  • White and black frosting for decorating


  1. Cut the licorice into strips  about 2 inches long
  2. Take each Oreo and open carefully, then set four strips of licorice on each side
  3. Press the cookie back to sandwich form with the “legs” creeping out of each side of the cookie
  4. Draw eyes on each cookie to make them look more like spiders

Witch Hat Cookies




  • Fudge-striped shortbread cookies
  • Chocolate kisses
  • Orange frosting for decoration


  1. Place a chocolate kiss on the center of each cookie, using a dot of frosting like glue
  2. Frost a orange ring around the chocolate kiss like a border on a hat

  Enjoy these DIY orange and black creations!



About Baked Magazine

Baked is Syracuse University’s student-run food magazine. Founded in 2011, Baked aims to widen food options for SU students by introducing kitchen amateurs to cooking, highlighting local businesses and eateries, and connecting readers to the greater Syracuse food community. It publishes one issue each semester.

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