“I can’t eat another bite.” Hansel closed his trick or treat bag.
“Do you think someone cast a spell?” Gretel counted her loot again. There was more now than when she started eating.
“Let’s take it to the witch.” They set off through the forest along a now familiar path. No need for breadcrumbs any more.
The Sugar House Witch welcomed them with fresh cookies and milk. “What’s in the bag, pet?”
“Multiplicative candy,” Hansel said.
“Wish I had that problem,” the witch said. “I’m constantly losing candy decorations.”
The children finished their snack and left behind their ever accumulating treats.