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32 Halloween Party Food Ideas for Kids

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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!

Cheesy Witch Brooms

Cheesy Witch Brooms

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.

Spiders on Eggs

Spiders on Eggs

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.

Spider Sucker

Spider Sucker

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!

Zombie Fast Food

Zombie Fast Food

4. Zombie Fast Food

Every zombie loves brains! Buy brain-shaped jelly molds to make your brains extra tasty.

Meat Head

Meat Head

5. Meat Head

Make ham into a creepy meat head to serve at lunch or snack time on Halloween.

Strawberry Ghosts

Strawberry Ghosts

6. Strawberry Ghosts

For a spooktacular treat, dip strawberries in white chocolate and add milk chocolate for eyes and mouth.

Caramel Apple Bar

Caramel Apple Bar

7. Caramel Apple Bar

Great for a Halloween party, lay a table with all the trimmings for making candy apples.

Oranges Disguised as Pumpkins

Oranges Disguised as Pumpkins

8. Oranges Disguised as Pumpkins

This is a healthy Halloween snack: oranges with celery (or whatever green vegetable you choose).

Halloween Mummy Pizza

Halloween Mummy Pizza

9. Halloween Mummy Pizza

Great to serve kids for their lunch, use olives for eyes and slices of mozzarella strategically placed to form 'bandages'.

Marshmallow Bones

Marshmallow Bones

10. Marshmallow Bones

Marshmallows on each end of a pretzel, dipped in white chocolate = bones!

Crazy Hair Pumpkin

Crazy Hair Pumpkin

11. Crazy Hair Pumpkin

Fruit skewers stuck in pumpkin to look like crazy hair—fun fruit serving display for fall or Halloween parties.

Cupcake Mummies

Cupcake Mummies

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.

Mummy Apples

Mummy Apples

13. Mummy Apples

This is so simple and fun to do with the kids, simply wrap gauze tape around apples and add candy eyes.

Graveyard Pudding Pops

Graveyard Pudding Pops

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'.

Pumpkin Pretzels

Pumpkin Pretzels

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.

 Jack-o'-Lantern Mandarins

Jack-o'-Lantern Mandarins

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.

Raisin People

Raisin People

17. Raisin People

Brilliant for a preschoolers lunch, just stack rasins and use a yoghurt as the head.

Hershey Kisses Witches Hats

Hershey Kisses Witches Hats

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.

Spider Webs

Spider Webs

19. Spider Webs

Make a super cute treat for your little ones using pretzels and icing to make these Creepy Spider Web snacks.

Blackberries and Cantaloupe

Blackberries and Cantaloupe

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!

Halloween Rice Krispy Treats

Halloween Rice Krispy Treats

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!

Party Appetizers

Party Appetizers

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.

Hand Treats

Hand Treats

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.

Glitter Candy Apples

Glitter Candy Apples

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.

Jack Skellington Cupcakes

Jack Skellington Cupcakes

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.

Ribs n Bones

Ribs n Bones

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.

Halloween Broomsticks and Witches Hats

Halloween Broomsticks and Witches Hats

27. Halloween Broomsticks and Witches Hats

Reeses mini peanut butter cups with a pretzel stuck in it are so cute as edible brooms!

Wormy Hotdogs

Wormy Hotdogs

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.

Butterfly Snacks

Butterfly Snacks

29. Butterfly Snacks

These are super cute and great for kids parties or even to take to school.

Johnny Applesnacks

Johnny Applesnacks

30. Johnny Applesnacks

Easy to make and kids will love these! You just need a juice box and fruit cup.

Minion Bananas

Minion Bananas

31. Minion Bananas

Bananas get a cute makeover with this Minion look.

Monster Fruit Tray

Monster Fruit Tray

32. Monster Fruit Tray

This watermelon looks so tasty with grapes!

Comments

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?!?