"Loved these! Very simple to make, though they do take time. I topped with chocolate sprinkles to add the 'hair' look. Everyone thought they were great!" – JaSharp021
"We made these for our son's school carnival, and they were a sensational hit!" – CarolinaCook
"These were so cute for my son's class on Halloween!" – MILON
"RAVE reviews. The kids gobbled them up! Wonderful and tasty autumn treat. This will be an annual tradition for sure!" – BakerBee
"I added this recipe to my recipe box in 2009. It is the only buttercream recipe I have used since! I do sometimes change it to use half shortening, half butter." – Becky
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