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Make Frightfully Easy Halloween 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!
Last Minute Halloween Treats
1. Scary Hand Using Twix Figures
Cheesy Witch Brooms (shown in the top photo, above) 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 Lollipops
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. Banana Ghosts and Orange Pumpkins
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. Bug Treats
Every zombie loves brains! Buy brain-shaped jelly molds to make your brains extra tasty.
5. Robot Snacks
Make ham into a creepy meat head to serve at lunch or snack time on Halloween.
6. Fruit Bugs
For a spooktacular treat, dip strawberries in white chocolate and add milk chocolate for eyes and mouth.
7. Halloween Candy Men
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. Scary Fruit Cups
Great to serve kids for their lunch, use olives for eyes and slices of mozzarella strategically placed to form 'bandages'.
10. Halloween Straws
Marshmallows on each end of a pretzel, dipped in white chocolate = bones!
11. Pumpkin Treats
Fruit skewers stuck in pumpkin to look like crazy hair—fun fruit serving display for fall or Halloween parties.
12. Banana Minions
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. Spider Web Pumpkin Pie
This is so simple and fun to do with the kids, simply wrap gauze tape around apples and add candy eyes.
14. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fruit Platters
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. Bloody Knife Cupcakes
The kids can help to make these fun Pumpkin pretzels—use white chocolate chips with orange food coloring and green M&Ms.
16. Chocolate Graveyard
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. Chocolate Mousse Graveyard
Brilliant for a preschoolers lunch, just stack rasins and use a yoghurt as the head.
18. Halloween Jello Treats
To make these witch hats, you'll need one package (11.5 oz) of fudge-striped shortbread cookies (32 cookies) Hershey's Kisses brand milk chocolates (unwrapped), and one tube of orange icing. Using the orange icing, attach one Hershey's Kiss to each chocolate cookie.
19. Halloween Themed Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Make a super cute treat for your little ones using pretzels and icing to make these Creepy Spider Web snacks.
20. Pumpkin Bundt Cake
Isn'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. Pumpkin Lollipops
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. Scary Eyes in Jello
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. Teenage Mutant Ninja Juice Boxes
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. Witches Broomsticks
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. Halloween Cake Pops
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. Halloween CakePops
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 Cakesicles
Reeses mini peanut butter cups with a pretzel stuck in it are so cute as edible brooms!
28. Halloween Charcuterie Board for Kids or Teens
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. Horror Themed Chocolate Covered Strawberries
These are super cute and great for kids parties or even to take to school.
30. Marshmallow Ghosts
Easy to make and kids will love these! You just need a juice box and fruit cup.
31. Mummy Pumpkin with Fruit Skewer Hair
Bananas get a cute makeover with this Minion look.
32. Pumpkin and Mummy Cookies
This watermelon looks so tasty with grapes!
33. Pumpkin Devilled Eggs
34. Scary Lollipop Cakes
35. Spooky Cake Pops
37. Spooky Eyeball Kiddy Cocktails
36. Spooky Cupcakes
38. Spooky Halloween Treat Basket
39. Spooky Strawberries
40. Coraline Breakable Chocolate
42. Pumpkin Strawberry Treats
43. Scary Green Jello Cups
44. Strawberry Skulls
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?!?