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Decorate a candy dish.
This is a true family tradition in my house, the Halloween Candy Dish Witch (say that 5 times fast - LOL).

Approximately 35 years ago, my mother saw this craft in BH&G or Woman's Day or some other magazine just like that and made this...

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  • How to make a cookie jar. Halloween Candy Dish Witch - Step 1
    Step 1

    Yes, this is the original glass Mom made many moons ago and she put it out in her house every year for Halloween until about 5 years ago when she passed the torch to me. I have happily carried on the tradition.

    I have no idea what kind of glue she used but those are the original googly eyes and construction paper mouth (and they are cemented to the glass). ;)

  • How to make a cookie jar. Halloween Candy Dish Witch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Next you need to make her a hat...

  • How to make a cookie jar. Halloween Candy Dish Witch - Step 3
    Step 3

    I cut two different size circles, cut a slit in one to fold it into a cone, and stapled/glued together to make her hat. I also added a piece of orange ribbone as a hat bad and curly ribbone in several colors for hair (my Mom used to make her hair from drinking straws).

  • How to make a cookie jar. Halloween Candy Dish Witch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fill her with candy (usually we use candy corn, but I didn't have any in house). Luckily, I did have some gross-looking gummy worms.

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Josephine F.
Josephine F.
Wow! I love this! What a great tradition.
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