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31 Easy Halloween Snacks and Spooky Treat Ideas

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 spooky-themed bash, these 31 Halloween treats will satisfy spooks of all ages.

Halloween Monster Cookies
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Picture a table full of adorable brie mummies (puff pastry wrapped around a soft brie center), homemade peanut butter cups, or chocolate-covered strawberry ghosts.

Fun, right?

And if you’re watching your sugar this year, don’t worry. There are some healthy haunts here, too.

From cake and cookies to bagels and veggie bites, this list of 31 Halloween snacks is all you need this October 31st.

Quick and Easy Halloween Snacks and Appetizers

Mini Halloween-shaped pizzas on a concrete surface.
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1. Mini Halloween Pizzas

Looking for party food ideas for your next Halloween party? Look no further than these mini Halloween pizzas.

Children from ages 9 to 99 love pizza. (Yes, my 80-year-old gramma still puts it away like a frat boy.) So, these are the perfect choice!

Use cookie cutters to make them Halloween-shaped, and voila! Instant party win!

Halloween inspired charcuterie pan with pretzels, pickles, candy corn, and more.
Source: Mamalovesfood.com

2. Spooky Snack Board

No matter the occasion, you can never go wrong with a well-packed charcuterie board. And this spooky snack board is one of my favorite Halloween appetizers.

It’s covered in pumpkins, bats, and eyeballs. Oh my! There are also pretzels, pickles, candy corn, and more.

Plus, it’s a snack board! You can kinda add whatever you like!

Witches fingers made with mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce.
Source: Makelifelovely.com

3. Creepy Witches Fingers

Got a bag of mozzarella sticks in the freezer? Then you have to make these easy Witch’s fingers.

Just cut off the top and add pumpkin seeds for the nails.

You can also dip them in marinara sauce so they look bloody!

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Pumpkin cookies with cream cheese frosting stack on a wooden board.

4. Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

I love biting into a cookie so soft it practically melts on my tongue. That’s precisely the case with these scrumptious pumpkin cookies.

Each one is packed with brown sugar and pumpkin-spiced flavor. Not to mention the rich, indulgent cream cheese icing.

The kiddos will love them, but don’t waste them on them! Serve these at your grown-ups-only Halloween party.

Chocolate covered pretzels designed as Halloween candies in a glass.
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5. Halloween Pretzels

When you think of Halloween recipes, chocolate-covered pretzels probably aren’t the first thing that comes to mind.

These colorful black and orange Halloween pretzels are totally festive, though. Plus, they’re SUPER EASY to make.

You’ll need literally ZERO kitchen skills to whip these up.

Oreos covered with colored chocolates decorated as cookie monsters.
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6. Halloween Oreos

Monsters never tasted so good with these crafty Halloween 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.

Apples coated with chocolate and caramel; syrup
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7. Caramel Apple Slices

Coming up with Halloween snack ideas that everyone loves can be challenging. These caramel apple slices are pretty crowd-pleasing, though.

They have a crisp, juicy bite but are smothered in decadent caramel and chocolate. You can also jazz them up with whatever toppings you like best.

These are the perfect treats for letting the kiddos lend a hand.

Stack of Peanut Butter Cups

8. Peanut Butter Cups

Peanut butter cups are welcome at any party. But don’t rely on Reese’s. Make your own!

With just four ingredients, you can have your own homemade candies. This easy recipe shows you how.

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

Skull curved baked potatoes on a wooden chopping board.
Source: Xoxobella.com

9. Spooky Halloween Skull Potatoes

How the heck do you make potatoes look like skulls?

I can’t lie, it takes some time. You’ll need to carve these bad boys before seasoning and roasting.

But it’s worth it, don’t you think?

Candy corn shapes rice krispies on a plate.
Source: Dessertfortwo.com

10. Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

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

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!

Dates stuffed with cream cheese and walnuts.
Source: Lovebakesgoodcakes.com

11. Halloween Stuffed Roaches

Nothing’s creepier than creepy crawlies! And these stuffed roaches are downright gross.

But they’re also super fun.

Make them sweet or savory, and I know they’ll be the talk of the night.

Sliced apple designed as cute monsters with grapes, butter and chocolate chips.
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12. Apple Monsters

Worried about catering to kids with dietary issues? This Halloween snack is the answer to your prayers.

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

These tiny, fruity faces are made with apples and grapes and decorated with nut-free butter and chocolate chips.

There’s no equipment necessary and no unusual ingredients. Just fresh, fruity fun!

Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Skull Candies
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13. Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Skull Candies

Grab a silicone skull mold, melt some chocolate, and pour it right inside.

You’ll need to drain out the excess chocolate before adding the peanut butter, but the whole process is a breeze.

Add some red jelly to the middle for a drip of blood!

Dirt Pudding scooped with a spoon.

14. Dirt Pudding Cups

Dirt pudding cups are naturally perfect for Halloween. They already look like cups of dirt with slimy worms crawling out of them.

This recipe is no different. Of course, you can make it even more festive by adding candy pumpkins or plastic spiders.

Add a few Halloween cake pops on top, and they’ll steal the show.

Halloween snack mix chocolate, pretzels, popcorn, candy corn, and candies.
Source: Kitchenfunwithmy3sons.com

15. Halloween Snack Mix

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

This pile of goodies includes chocolate, pretzels, popcorn, candy corn, and more.

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

This is one Halloween snack that’s monstrously good! 

Halloween candy bark decorated with multi-colored swirls and candy eyes.
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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 into something special by adding multi-colored swirls, candy eyes, and other festive touches.

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

Add your favorite candies, and let the kids choose their picks, too. Fun for the whole family!

Mummy hotdogs with candy eyes.
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17. Mummy Hot Dogs

All you need for these little mummies are hot dogs, ready-made pastry, and some candy eyes.

Cut the pastry into thin strips, then wrap them up just enough so you can still see the dog underneath.

Bake until golden and enjoy!

Mini pumpkin cheese balls on a white pan.
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18. Mini Pumpkin Cheese Balls

If you’ve read many of my articles, you know what a sucker I am for cheese balls.

They aren’t just the perfect Halloween snacks. They’re also the perfect party food. Hands down, there’s nothing as good as a tasty cheese ball.

Except maybe LOTS of TINY TASTY cheese balls, that is! These look like tiny, multi-colored pumpkins, and everyone gets their own.

PERFECTION.

caramel corn in a bowl

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 that you can whip up a big batch and parcel out individual servings as gifts.

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

Boiled eggs sliced in half decorated with pumpkin cream in the middle.
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20. Pumpkin Deviled Eggs

Looking for crowd-pleasing finger foods? You can’t go wrong with deviled eggs. For Halloween finger foods, you need to dress them up a little.

Luckily, it’s easy to do. You’ll need some food coloring to make the centers orange. Then, add a fresh chive, and voila! Instant pumpkins.

They’re fun and festive, but with all the original deviled egg flavor you love.

White chocolate covered strawberries with candy eyes.
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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.

Puff pastry with a creamy Brie filling, adorned with two berry eyes, surrounded by apple slices and bread on a white plate.
Source: Jamjarkitchen.com

22. Halloween Mummy Brie Appetizer

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

It’s creamy brie topped in jam, wrapped in puff pastry, and baked until golden brown. 

It’s sweet, savory, crunchy, and oh-so-cute.

Long breads loaded with ground beef, veggies, and plenty of herbs filling and catsup.
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23. Halloween Zombie Guts

It may sound gross. And yes, it looks gross. But the kids will eat this up – literally!

Loaded with ground beef, veggies, and plenty of herbs, this savory snack is just what the doctor ordered.

I used ketchup instead of food coloring, and this thing was a hit.

Skull Cakesicles on A Platter with Chocolate Covered Oreos

24. Halloween Cakesicles

These are basically cake pops, only better. Why better, you ask? Just look at them! They’re colorful, spooky, and perfect for Halloween.

Plus, you can decorate them however you like. There’s truly no limit to what you can do.

Keep the recipe in mind for other holidays, as well. Just adjust the decorations.

Witches broomsticks made with cheese and pretzels on an iron plate.
Source: Amandascookin.com

25. Cheese and Pretzel Witches Broomsticks

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.

Vanilla yogurt covered frozen bananas on stick with chocolate chips.
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26. Frozen Banana Ghosts

It doesn’t get much simpler than these fun, adorable boonanas. You can make them with three ingredients (and popsicle sticks) in about 10 minutes.

Just remember they need time to chill, so don’t wait until the last minute to prepare them.

Sweet Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

27. Pumpkin Muffins

Don’t you sometimes wish you could wiggle your nose and magically make a plate of desserts appear? Well, I can’t make that happen for you.

But these two-ingredient muffins are the next best thing. Yes, you read that correctly. They require only TWO ingredients and are ready in 30 minutes.

That’s as close to magic as cooking gets.

Sliced no bake pumpkin cheesecake with whipped cream and cinnamon powder.
Source: Flouringkitchen.com

28. No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Speaking of magic… These no-bake pumpkin cheesecake bars are pretty enchanting, too.

They require a few more than two ingredients, but they come together in just 10 minutes. Then, you’ll simply pop them in the fridge to chill.

They’re silky, luscious, smooth, and sweet. The perfect autumnal treat for any occasion.

Orange colored donut decorated with candy eyes and chocolate and orange sprinkles.

29. Baked Halloween Donuts

These baked Halloween donuts are a scary good time. They feature all the deliciousness of donuts but are slightly healthier thanks to being baked.

Oh, and did I mention you can decorate them to make them look like awesome Halloween monsters? Total win-win.

Brownie topped with red cream and a mouth shaped candy.
Source: Semihomemaderecipes.com

30. Vampire Brownie Bites for Halloween

These brownie bites give me the creeps. The vampire teeth on top look too much like dentures for my liking.

Still, they’re always a hit with the kids and — surprisingly — other adults at my Halloween parties. So, despite my dislike, I always make a batch or two.

And they taste phenomenal, which partially makes up for their cringe-worthy appearance.

Mini chocolate cupcakes topped with whipped cream and chocolate eyes.
Source: Sarahbakestudio.com

31. Mini Halloween Cupcakes

These boo-tiful cupcakes are always a hit for Halloween. They’re simple chocolate cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting.

However, the adorable ghosts on top ensure they’ll fit in on any Halloween dessert table.

You can even save time by purchasing store-bought cupcakes! (Just be sure they’re un-iced when you buy them.)

31 Fun Halloween Snacks

There are lots of treats but no tricks on this list of sweet and savory Halloween snacks. From cookies to fruit to crunchy and salty treats, you won’t hear any boos with these tasty snacks.

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