Ho Ho Bat Treat

We've had bats on our minds ever since the bat flyout. Trevor and I had fun putting together this edible craft. 

Ho Ho Bat Treat


  • Ho Ho
  • Almonds
  • Oreo
  • Candy eyes
  • Black edible pearl
  • Peanut butter taffy
  • Pretzel
  • Knife


Cut the bottom third off a Ho Ho. Insert almonds into the non-cut end to make the bat's ears. Open the Oreo and scrape out some cream. Use it to attach the candy eyeballs to the bat's face. Do the same to add the black nose to the bat.

Split one side of the Oreo in half to make the wings. Position them under the bat's body. 

Use the peanut butter taffy to make thin cylinders. Wrap them around the pretzel to make the bat's feet. 

Put the pretzel at the top of the plate. Arrange the bat's body so that it rests against the feet.

Here's some more fun bat facts for you!

  • There are over 1000 species of bats. (Source)
  • At birth, a bat pup weighs up to 25 percent of its mother’s body weight, which is like a human mother giving birth to a 31 pound baby! (Source
  • Bats can eat up to 1,200 mosquitoes in an hour and often consume their body weight in insects every night. (Source)
  • Some Mexican free-tailed bats can fly up to 250 miles in a single night. They can fly up to 10,000 feet high and reach speeds up to 60 miles per hour. (Source)


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