Halloween is next week, and trick-or-treating won’t be happening the same way as before the pandemic, but it’s still a good time to enjoy something spooky and sweet. KCRW’s Evan Kleiman shares some ideas for Halloween treats.
Ready-made treats for purchase:
For the sophisticate:
Valerie Confections - Echo Park, Historic Filipinotown
Pumpkin Petit Fours
Black Cat Box of Truffles
Black Sesame Toffee
Bat Bar of chocolate with black lava salt
For the family:
La Brea Bakery
Pumpkin and Ghost Cookies
Events for kids and parents:
Gourmandise Cooking School - Santa Monica
-A daytime baking class on Oct 31 lets families make their own Devil’s Food Dirt Cupcakes and Homemade Pumpkin Spice Oreos.
Alta Baja Market at the 4th Street Market in Santa Ana
-Honor those who have passed with a Day of the Dead Workshop on Oct 31 at 4 p.m. Participants can decorate a sugar skull and sugar cookie.
Make your own treats at home — try this seasonal take on a Whoopie Pie