Surprise trick-or-treaters with ghost cake pops

A record 170 million Americans are expected to celebrate Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation.

No Halloween celebration is complete without a plethora of sugar. But instead of passing out traditional candy, you may want to try cake pops as a fun and easy alternative.

Jenn Tilton from Indulge by Jenn stopped by WNWO Today to show us how to make ghost cake pops.

The average person will spend $79.82 on decorations, costumes and candy, up from $72.31 last year, according to the National Retail Federation.

Ghost Cake Pops Recipe

-1 box cake mix (cook as directed on box for 13 X 9 cake)

-1 can of frosting or homemade butter cream icing (16 oz.)

-White chocolate

-Candy eyes

-Sucker sticks

Directions: Bake cake mix as directed on box. Let cake cool off and then crumble in a large mixing bowl. Gradually mix in one can of frosting then use fingers to mold ghost pops. Place sucker sticks into cake pop and dip in chocolate. Next, attach candy eyes and let it set for 10 minutes until dry and then induldge!