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10 Frightening Halloween Recipes

Litter Box Cake

This cake never fails to attract attention. Expect a crowd of people to gather around and say, "Ewwwww!"

You'll need:

  • 1 spice or German chocolate cake mix
  • 1 white cake mix
  • 1 large package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 package vanilla sandwich cookies
  • Green food coloring
  • 12 small Tootsie Rolls
  • 1 new (and definitely unused) kitty litter pan
  • 1 new plastic kitty litter pan liner
  • 1 new "poop scoop"

Prepare your cakes according to directions. While they bake, make the pudding and chill. Smash the sandwich cookies to a litter-like consistency. Set aside a 1/4 cup. Add a little of the food coloring to the 1/4 cup.

Crumble your cooled cakes into a big bowl. Gently stir in the non-green cookie crumbs and the pudding. You may not need to use all the pudding -- just enough to moisten the cake mixture.

Line your litter box, and spoon the cake mixture into the box. Microwave your unwrapped Tootsie Rolls in small batches until they're pliable. Form them into -- well -- poop shapes. Bury most of them in the cake. Then sprinkle that last 1/4 cup of cookie crumbs on top of the cake. Add a couple more Tootsie Roll poops for effect. Stick the poop scoop and use it to serve "litter" to your grossed-out guests.