Halloween is just around the corner, and we’re sure to have loads of candies and other spooky Halloween treats your kids will go crazy about!
That might also mean trips to the dentist or tummy aches. Hopefully not! But giving candies away is so mainstream. Why don’t we steer away from the traditional candies and make something totally unexpected?
Sure, you can still include candies in your Halloween menu but why don’t you try some of these? If you don’t want to give them away for Trick or Treat, then your kids will totally enjoy lunch or dinner with these recipes.
Check out these mouth-watering, spooky-looking Halloween treats!
Creative Halloween Treats for Kids
Make the upcoming scary season a little bit more special and forget about the salty caramel candies. It is time to challenge your creativity and offer Halloween treats that everyone will remember.
Mix flavors, and colors, and you will get the best Halloween treats. Salty pretzel sticks dipped in chocolate, fresh fruit skewers with themed paper toppers, or all-time favorite Oreos in special Halloween costumes.
Scroll down to see our top choices and do not forget to visit our scary Pinterest board.
1. Mini Donut Spiders
Spiders are gross, but this is truly drool-worthy. Easy to make and oh so good. Your kids will love these! Recipe from It’s Always Autumn!
2. Vampire Candy Apple
This looks very into the spirit of Halloween. I love the use of marshmallows for vampire fangs! Super cool.
Check out Erica’s Sweettooth for the full recipe!
3. Hotdog Mummies
Kids love hotdogs! This work of art is really easy to make, and it’s super fun, too! Check out Dessert Now Dinner Later for the recipe.
4. Monster Cupcakes
How cute are these cupcakes? Colorful and sweet – the perfect spooky good combination for your kiddos!
Credits to Life With The Crust Cut Off for the brilliant recipe!
5. Spider Cookies
Chocolate chips with a touch of spooky! It will really make you look twice before reaching for one! Full recipe from Hungry Happenings!
6. Choco Monster Cookies
Kids don’t know what ganache is, but I’m sure as hell they would love it the moment they try it! I love how this is fun and gourmet at the same time. Self Proclaimed Foodie, you are indeed a foodie!
7. Spooky Boo Brownies
Brownies with melted mallows on top? Yes, please! Warning: may cause sugar rush! To no surprise, Betty Crocker came up with this idea.
8. Easy Witch Hat Cookies
Easy to make with Betty Crocker’s cake mix and Hershey’s kisses! Sure to be a household favorite! Again, brilliant, Betty Crocker!
9. Mini Bat Bites
You can’t go wrong with Reese’s peanut butter cups. Add some Oreo wings to it and bring the nutty goodness up a notch! Way to go, Chelsea’s Messy Apron!
10. Brainy Popcorn Balls
Gooey, buttery, and sweet popcorn made spooky with red food coloring. Your kids will be impressed! Get the full recipe from Seeded At The Table.
11. Candy Corn Oreo Milkshake
Finally, the Candy Corn Oreos are back in season! Nos, it’s time to make milkshakes with them! Full recipe by My Baking Addiction.
12. Mad Scientist Potion
KoolAid is already so much by itself. Add some dry ice, and you have one genius concoction in your hands! Learn how to make it from Our Best Bites.
13. Skeleton Cupcakes
Quite crafty this project is I should say. You can even have your kids help you out! Just make sure they don’t eat your materials first. Check out Cookies & Cups for the instructions.
14. Frankenstein Mallow Pops
Personally, I don’t like marshmallows. But, I’ve never seen a kid say no to marshmallows – plain or chocolate coated. These are fun to make, though, that’s for sure! Visit Just A Taste for the steps!
15. Halloween Candy Bark
16. Strawberry Ghosts
Fresh and juicy strawberry ghosts coated in velvet and delicious white chocolate!
17. Frenkeistain Fingers
Last minute and super easy Halloween treats idea you can make with pretzel sticks and matcha-colored white chocolate.
18. Lolipop Spiders
A cool way to decorate your candy bar for Halloween or to give a wider smile to the kids. These spider lollipops can be used as a craft activity for your Halloween party.
19. Halloween Oreos
All-time favorite treat- Oreos. You will be surprised by how cool Halloween treats you can do with a pack of Oreos.
20. Chocolate Pretzel Spider Web
Combination of slaty and sweet Halloween treats in the shape of a spider web. Your super crunchy and a special treat for the scary dessert table.
Kids love the color. And, if your Halloween treats are as colorful and packed as this recipe, then you’re all set for the sweet spookfest! This awesome recipe by Glorious Treats is so good Better Homes & Gardens magazine featured it on their website! Check it out!
How’s that for a mouth-watering list?
I’d say this list is solid. Those kids won’t even know what hit them! It’s just going to be a night of scaring, sweets, and a whole lot of fun.
So get your costumes ready, and your decorations up, and have a spooktacular Halloween this year! 👻👻👻 Have you ever tried any of these Halloween treats? Let us know in a comment below!
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