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25 Fun Halloween Snacks

There are lots of treats but no tricks on this list of sweet and savory Halloween snacks.

Whether you’re catering a kids’ party or doing an adult Halloween-themed bash, these 25 treats will satisfy spooks of all ages.

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Halloween Monster Cookies

They’re fun to make, too! Put the kids to work making ghoulish but gorgeous monster cookies.

Or have them unleash their inner artist decorating cute bat Oreos.

As for the grown-ups, they’ll enjoy the sophisticated scares on this list.

Make a platter of adorable brie mummies (puff pastry wrapped around a soft brie center), homemade peanut butter cups, or chocolate-covered strawberry ghosts.

If you’re watching their sugar this year, don’t worry. There are some healthy haunts here, too.

Try apple monsters, eyeballs eggs, or a ghoul-themed veggie tray.

From cake to cookies, and bagels to veggie bites, this list of 25 festive foods is all you’ll need to satisfy your Halloween hunger!

1. Spider Pizza Bagels

Don’t worry, you won’t need any art skills to make these delightful, spidery snacks.

Made with mini-bagels, shredded cheese, tomato sauce, and black olives, this is a simple yet delicious Halloween treat.

The ‘spiders’ are made from sliced black olives, formed into a bug shape.

Easy to assemble and even easier to eat, these tiny pizza bites will be wildly popular at any spooky party.

2. Mummy Brie

If you’re looking for an eye-catching appetizer this Halloween, look no further than these fun brie mummies.

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Creamy brie is topped with cinnamon sugar and pecans before being wrapped in puff pastry and baked until golden brown. 

They’re sweet, savory, crunchy, and oh-so-cute.

3. Ghost Cookies

Made with just three ingredients, these easy ghosts are a great option if you’re in a rush to get snacks out before trick or treating.

Milano cookies are dipped into white almond bark and then decorated with chocolate chips for your tiny ghosts’ eyes and noses.

4. S’mores Apples

It’s not Halloween without candy apples! Skip the usual recipe this year and mix it up with this fun s’mores version.

Caramel apples are coated with crushed graham crackers and marshmallows before being drizzled with chocolate. 

Not only are these irresistible, but they’re also healthy because there’s fruit in there. Right?!

5. Halloween Pretzels

These pretzels are so convincingly creepy, they’re sure to start a conversation.

Long, thin pretzels are dipped in green candy and decorated, turning them into bloody witches’ fingers.

If that’s a bit too graphic, you can also transform these pretzels into bugs or stick to classic sprinkles. 

6. Monster Cookies

Monsters never tasted so good with these crafty cookies.

They’re really easy to make too. Just grab a packet of Oreos and get creative!

You’ll need a good selection of candy melts, sprinkles, and candy eyes for this one.

Get everything together, enlist the kids, and enjoy a few hours of Halloween fun.

7. Spooky Halloween Seven Layer Dip

If you have a crowd coming this Halloween, you’ll need to give them something satisfying, filling, and easy.

This seven-layer dip ticks all the boxes.

It has all the things you love about the classic dip – spicy black beans, fresh guac, grated cheese, and juicy tomatoes – but with a spooky makeover.

Assemble the layers then decorate with a sour cream spider web, containing a black olive spider. 

Serve this with loads of tortilla chips and/or crackers.

If you really want to double down on the theme, pair it with witchy broomstick pretzels (recipe below!).

Peanut Butter Cups

8. Peanut Butter Cups

Peanut butter cups are welcome at any party. But don’t rely on Reeses, make your own!

With just four ingredients and 30 minutes, you can have your own homemade candies. This easy recipe shows you how it’s done.

Simply melt chocolate into muffin cups and then chill to form a cup.

Blend together the creamy peanut butter filling, spoon into the chocolate cups, and chill until firm.

The hardest part of this hassle-free DIY recipe is saving these sweet and salty treats for guests.

9. Candy Corn Chocolate Chip Cookies

Halloween is the holiday for sweet-toothed snackers. These intensely sweet candy corn cookies will satisfy all those sugar cravings.

Colorful and festive, they’re a classic chocolate chip cookie studded with candy corn. 

Squishy in the middle, crunchy around the edges, it’s hard to beat these Halloween munchies. Serve them warm to really get the party started.

10. Candy Corn Rice Krispies

This unique recipe takes the traditional Rice Krispie treats we know and love and adds candy corn.

The result is colorful squares of sweet, gooey, stickiness. Irresistibly chewy and unbelievably addictive, these will definitely give you a sugar rush on Halloween. 

Hand them out to tiny trick or treaters to be the most popular house on the block!

11. Bat Oreos

These bats are more charming than terrifying. Made with Oreo cookies, they’re almost too cute to eat with their googly eyes and webbed wings.

Then you remember that those eyes are edible and those wings are made from delicious cookie pieces. 

12. Apple Monsters

If you’re worried about catering to kids with dietary issues, this recipe is the answer to your prayers.

Kids with food intolerances don’t have to miss out on the food fun with these apple monsters. They’re allergy-free and gluten-free but full of flavor.

Made with juicy apples and grapes, these are tiny fruity faces, decorated with nut-free butter and chocolate chips. 

There’s no equipment necessary, and no unusual ingredients. There’s just fresh, fruit fun!

13. Boo Bites

These boo bites are tiny shortbread cookies, decorated with colorful sprinkles.

If you love baking, you’ll love these. Simply mix together a basic shortbread dough, then add your sprinkles. 

Bright and bite-sized, you could wrap these up for a cute Halloween gift or put a plate by the door for hungry trick or treaters. 

14. Halloween Dirt Cake

This Halloween dirt cake is a ghoulish genius.

It’s a rich chocolate pudding cake, decorated with candy corn and white cookies to create a tombstone-laden graveyard on top of your ‘dirt.’

This makes a great, show-stopping centerpiece for any Halloween party.

Make ahead of time and then put it on full display so it can be admired, enjoyed, and eaten. 

15. Monster Munch

Crunchy, sweet, and salty, monster munch is the ultimate Halloween-themed snack mix.

This pile of goodies includes chocolate, pretzels, cereal, candy corn, and nuts.

It’s insanely irresistible and very easy to just throw together and serve. 

This monster munch is monstrously good! 

16. Halloween Candy Bark

Why have plain, old candy when you can have exciting candy bark with spooky touches?!

This fun recipe takes basic bark and levels up.

It turns the candy treat into something special by adding candy corn, edible eyes, chopped candy bars, and multicolored M&Ms.

Not only is this easy to make, but it’s also very versatile.

Add your favorite candies to make it your own, and let the kids choose their picks, too. This one is fun for the whole family!

17. Witch Hat Cookies

These no-bake cookies are full of chocolatey goodness that literally melts in your mouth.

They’re also really charming with little domes (or ‘hats’) made from chocolate kisses, piled on a chocolate cracker base.

A dollop of bright icing adds a pop of color to these witchy, wonderful bites.

18. Jack O’ Lantern Rice Krispie Treats

Sugary Rice Krispies are mixed together and shaped into a ball to make tiny Jack O’ Lanterns in this fun recipe.

They’d be perfect for lunch boxes or served at a spooky dinner. 

Caramel Popcorn

19. Caramel Corn

Sticky sweet caramel corn is the ultimate go-to holiday snack, enjoyed from Halloween right through to Christmas.

It’s so easy to make, you can whip up a big batch and parcel out individual servings as gifts.

Keep your friends, neighbors, kids, and relatives happy this year with sweet and chewy goodness!

20. Eyeball Deviled Eggs

If you’re sick of sugar and need a savory option for the Halloween party, these creamy eggs are ideal.

They’re made with pesto and mayo, before being decorated with food coloring to look like bloodshot eyeballs.

Yes, they’re kind of creepy, but not so creepy that you’ll mind eating two, or three, or four.

21. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ghosts

Fresh and fruity, these spooky strawberries are a lot of fun to make and eat.

If you like your fruit coated in white chocolate and staring at you with frightened googly eyes, this is the Halloween snack for you.

You might feel guilty devouring their cute faces, but that wears off after strawberry number three.

22. Twix Cookies

What’s not to love about Twix candy, especially now that you can make your own with this wonderfully easy DIY recipe?

Rounds of buttery shortbread are topped with caramel and milk chocolate to create a homemade candy to die for. 

23. Halloween Candy Corn Parfait

Healthier than your average Halloween treat, this dreamy parfait is a must-try.

It’s made with layers of fresh fruit and whipped cream and topped with a candy corn garnish. It’s simple but scrumptious!

24. Halloween Veggie Tray

Take a break from all that sugar with this Halloween veggie party platter.

Fresh and funky, it contains Frankenstein guacamole, skeleton veggies, and a cheesy graveyard. 

Dips, crudites, and chips… there’s a little something for everyone with these macabre munchies.

25. Cheesy Witches Broomstick Pretzels

Made with just three ingredients, this delightful recipe is a fun bit of culinary crafting.

Pretzel broomsticks are decorated with cheese strips and fresh chives to make the cutest broomsticks a witch could wish for.

25 Fun Halloween Snacks

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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