Get Crafty! DIY Edible Shrunken Heads for Halloween

Shrunken apple heads are an old-fashioned Halloween craft, but this updated edible version turns them into a healthy snack that will be a hit with kids and adults alike! Pop one into a lunchbox or serve a tray of them at your Halloween party. They're good on their own, but can also be drizzled with caramel sauce or cinnamon "hair" for an extra spooky treat (8 Photos)

Alejandra Ramos on Oct 18, 2013 at 10:57AM

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Get Crafty! DIY Edible Shrunken Heads for Halloween

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Carve a Face

Use a toothpick to trace a face onto the peeled apple, and then carve out the facial features with a spoon. Make all your cuts deep and large as they will shrink when the apple is dry.

The nose is the most important feature, so start there first and make it prominent, then move on to the rest of the face. Dig the handle of the spoon into the apple to make eye sockets, and use the side of the spoon to create the curves for the mouth.

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