Recipe for Halloween Worms - Icky!

christmas, turkey, thanksgiving, Halloween Recipes, leftover turkey, recipes Cooking time for Halloween Worms: ~ 5 min.

Prep time for Halloween Worms: ~ 15 min., plus overnight chilling

Notes: Use a cleaned 1-quart milk or orange juice carton to hold straws

  1. In a bowl, combine gelatins.
  2. Add boiling water; stir until gelatins completely dissolve.
  3. Chill until lukewarm, about 20 min.
  4. Meanwhile, gently pull straws to extend to full length; place in tall container.
  5. Blend cream and food coloring with the lukewarm gelatin mixture.
  6. Pour into container, filling straws.
  7. Chill until gelatin is firm, at least 8 hours, or cover and chill up to 2 days.
  8. Pull straws from container (if using a carton, tear carton away from straws).
  9. Pull straws apart; run hot tap water for about 2 seconds over 3 to 4 straws at a time.
  10. Starting at the empty ends, push worms from straws with rolling pin, or use your fingers; lay worms on waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
  11. Cover and chill until ready to use, at least 1 hour or up to 2 days.
  12. Worms will hold at room temp. up to 2 hours.

Per worm: 17 cal., 42% (7.2 cal. from fat; 0.4 g. protein; 0.8 g fat (0.5 g sat.); 2 g carbo.; 6.8 mg sodium; 3 mg chol.

Makes about 100, including a few casualties.