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Make Frightfully Easy Treats!
Host a creeptastic party filled with ghoulishy tasty snacks for all your little goblins. These adorable treats are perfect for any Halloween party. From healthy apples to not-so-healthy cupcakes, here are some great ideas to cover a range of tastes. Mummify your cakes and brain your jelly to get those guests quaking in their boots!
1. Cheesy Witch Brooms
Cheesy Witch Brooms are fun and easy to make with pretzels and cheese. Kids will go crazy for them and they will look great on your party table.
2. Spiders on Eggs
Cut pitted black olives in half lengthwise and nestles one half on top of an egg for the body, and then cut the other half crosswise into thin slices to form the creepy legs.
3. Spider Sucker
Buy a pack of lollipops and get some pipe cleaners and googly eyes and make some creepy, crawly spiders! These are low cost and cute! Oh, and the best part: When Halloween is over, you can eat them!
4. Zombie Fast Food
Every zombie loves brains! Buy brain-shaped jelly molds to make your brains extra tasty.
5. Meat Head
Make ham into a creepy meat head to serve at lunch or snack time on Halloween.
6. Strawberry Ghosts
For a spooktacular treat, dip strawberries in white chocolate and add milk chocolate for eyes and mouth.
7. Caramel Apple Bar
Great for a Halloween party, lay a table with all the trimmings for making candy apples.
8. Oranges Disguised as Pumpkins
This is a healthy Halloween snack: oranges with celery (or whatever green vegetable you choose).
9. Halloween Mummy Pizza
Great to serve kids for their lunch, use olives for eyes and slices of mozzarella strategically placed to form 'bandages'.
10. Marshmallow Bones
Marshmallows on each end of a pretzel, dipped in white chocolate = bones!
11. Crazy Hair Pumpkin
Fruit skewers stuck in pumpkin to look like crazy hair—fun fruit serving display for fall or Halloween parties.
12. Cupcake Mummies
You'll need to make a batch of chocolate cupcakes for these and add white frosting to create the mummy look. Use M&M’s as the eyes.
13. Mummy Apples
This is so simple and fun to do with the kids, simply wrap gauze tape around apples and add candy eyes.
14. Graveyard Pudding Pops
Add Peeps ghosts to puddings. Use the Sunrise brand harvest mix/candy corn for the pumpkins and add to pudding pots. Crumble an Oreo for the 'dirt'.
15. Pumpkin Pretzels
The kids can help to make these fun Pumpkin pretzels—use white chocolate chips with orange food coloring and green M&Ms.
16. Jack-o'-Lantern Mandarins
Avoid candy and draw jack-o-lantern faces on mandarin oranges for a school party. Great alternative to sugary treats and oh so simple to do.
17. Raisin People
Brilliant for a preschoolers lunch, just stack rasins and use a yoghurt as the head.
18. Hershey Kisses Witches Hats
What you need: 1 package (11.5 oz) fudge-striped shortbread cookies (32 cookies) Hershey's Kisses brand milk chocolates, unwrapped 1 tube orange icing Attach 1 chocolate candy to chocolate bottom of each cookie, using decorating icing.
19. Spider Webs
Make a super cute treat for your little ones using pretzels and icing to make these Creepy Spider Web snacks.
20. Blackberries and Cantaloupe
Aren't the orange and black just perfect together? Not only are they a great addition to your party they are healthy and look like jewels!
21. Halloween Rice Krispy Treats
These can be customized for a whole range of things from baby showers to birthday parties; it's all in the color of the sprinkles you choose!
22. Party Appetizers
Fill a pumpkin with a nice cheese dip and cut up celery and carrots for dipping. This festive idea also works great for Thanksgiving.
23. Hand Treats
Buy some surgical gloves and fill with treats like Smarties, mini Hershey candy bars and mini Reeses peanut butter cups, and Hershey Kisses. Finish by tying them with ribbon.
24. Glitter Candy Apples
This is perfect for adding the sparkle to your party. Melt jolly ranchers in the oven at 250 degrees for five minutes and pour over apples. Add edible glitter for a sparkly effect.
25. Jack Skellington Cupcakes
You'll need a batch of chocolate cupcakes, white buttercream frosting, 2 toothpicks,
and a tube of black decorator's icing to make these inspired cakes.
26. Ribs n Bones
Scary ribs are brilliant for Halloween dinners. Get a rack of ribs and then deli style sausage in links and place a skeleton head on top.
27. Halloween Broomsticks and Witches Hats
Reeses mini peanut butter cups with a pretzel stuck in it are so cute as edible brooms!
28. Wormy Hotdogs
So easy and cute to make, even for the healthy eaters in us all. Simply pop some uncooked spaghetti in some chopped up hot dogs and boil. Kids will love the look of this creepy food on their plate.
29. Butterfly Snacks
These are super cute and great for kids parties or even to take to school.
30. Johnny Applesnacks
Easy to make and kids will love these! You just need a juice box and fruit cup.
31. Minion Bananas
Bananas get a cute makeover with this Minion look.
32. Monster Fruit Tray
This watermelon looks so tasty with grapes!
Linda B on September 12, 2019:
I agree so many new ideas. I will definitely being trying a few this Halloween with my boys. Thanks you...Happy Halloween!
Travel Chef from Manila on October 23, 2018:
These are cute Halloween treats! I will definitely try some of these!
ezzly (author) on February 21, 2015:
Thanks so much Deborah Diane !
Deborah-Diane from Orange County, California on February 20, 2015:
I have never seen so many clever Halloween food ideas in one place! I'm going to have to come back to this page next October!! Voted UP
ezzly (author) on October 08, 2014:
Totally agree , think I like the cheese broomsticks , something savory !
FlourishAnyway from USA on September 30, 2014:
Very cute ideas for Halloween. I don't know what I like best?!?