Jessica and Levi use store-bought ingredients to create tombstone brownies and meringue ghosts

California Cooking

Jessica came up with some easy and delicious hacks for decorating Halloween treats, all with store-bought ingredients!

She and Levi had a blast making tombstone brownies and meringue ghosts.

This segment aired on California Cooking with Jessica Holmes Episode 114.

Tombstone Brownies


  • Store-bought brownies
  • Milano cookies
  • Green frosting
  • Pumpkin candy corn


  1. Cut a Milano cookie in half and write a spooky message like “RIP” on the cookie with black gel.
  1. Cut a slit in your brownie and add green frosting in the slit, then tuck the cookie into the slit so it stands upright
  2. Add more green frosting and place a pumpkin candy corn on top.

Meringue Ghosts


  • Meringue cookies
  • Edible black markers


  1. Draw the eyes and mouth with your edible marker.
  2. You can also swirl black frosting gel around meringue and add orange sprinkles.
  3. Happy Halloween!

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