graveyard crunch

Photo from Elizabeth Griffin

Eating dessert on Halloween seems like a given, but if you want to show up on Halloween with the spookiest, most delicious dessert out there, look no further than this Cookies and Scream Graveyard Crunch recipe. This no-bake dessert is easy to make and sure to please everyone and is super fun to make with kids.

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12 oz box of woven grain or rice cereal
12 oz bag semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 stick unsalted butter
5 cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
2 oz melted chocolate
3 oblong vanilla sandwich cookies
assorted marshmallow ghosts ad gummy worms for decorating

1. Put the cereal in a large bowl and set aside.


2. Melt the chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter together in a saucepan over low heat. Pour over the cereal and toss to coat thoroughly and season with a pinch of salt.


3. Add 3 cups of the chocolate wafer cookie crumbs and toss to coat.


4. Pour into a 9x13 casserole dish, then sprinkle the remaining 2 cups of  cookie crumbs over the top.


5. Add the melted chocolate to a piping bag fitted with a fine round tip.


7. To make gravestones, pull apart the sandwich cookies and remove the frosting. On the flat side of the cookies, add a border of chocolate around the edge and add cobwebs, bats, or write RIP at the top of each.


8. Decorate the graveyard with marshmallow ghosts, gummy worms and gravestones.