Okay, two math classes. She missed math the day of the surgery. She's not complaining about that.
Saucy made so much soft "dental friendly" food over the weekend that she decided to start getting ready for the oh-so-not-dental-friendly Halloween. She felt for something sweet and savoury, crunchy and creamy. It came to her a long time ago on the internet, a Halloween cookie bark so bright and pretty she's been intending to make it forever. Forever came this weekend.
Most versions of this bark are made with mini pretzels, broken Oreo cookies, candy corn, white candy melts, and Halloween sprinkles... of which Saucy has a lot:
... an awful lot:
... okay, maybe too many! But look at the tiny rocks, leaves and eyeballs! She is just not able to pass them by if she sees them.
Saucy will give you a few pointers for this non-recipe treat: one, use Wilton Candy Melts if you can get your hands on the brand. They are available at Michaels and Saucy prefers them for their smooth consistency and the fact that they can be re-heated (Saucy uses the microwave) as needed.
Also, start by piling your pretzels and cookie pieces on parchment paper and then "blob" in the melted candy and artfully add more cookies, the candy corn and the sprinkles of your choice. The finished product will look cuter than if everything is stirred together.
Store in a non-airtight container until serving. This stuff might not last until Halloween but if it does, it makes a pretty gift served in cupcake paper or wrapped in cellophane bags.