Should you dish up some Halloween tricks or treats to your young ‘uns this year?
With some of these delightfully cute (and perhaps slightly scary) ideas, you’ll be doing both in no time. Plus you’ll be the talk of the neighbourhood or schoolyard, if you don’t bogart most of these for yourself. Who are we kidding — these treats look so good we couldn’t even blame you if you did.
17 frighteningly easy Halloween snacks your kids will love
Frankenstein CupcakesThese simple cupcakes are almost too cute to eat.
GET THE RECIPEYour Cup of Cake
Grape CaterpillarsTrying to get your kids to eat something slightly better than another gummy worm? Make these grape caterpillars instead.
GET THE RECIPEPrincess and the Frog
Cheesecake DipCookie crumble, lady finger tombstones... there's nothing that could top this interactive dessert.
GET THE RECIPEWell Plated
Dracula's DenturesForget a regular old cookie -- this one comes with marshmallow teeth and customized jelly gums.
GET THE RECIPEThe Girl Who Ate Everything
Cat CookiesSo simple, but these really are the cat's meow.
GET THE RECIPEParty Pinching
Apple MonstersNo need to sneak in fruit and protein with these guys. Apple and strawberry couple with sunflower butter, with the sunflower seeds doubling as little teeth.
GET THE RECIPETrucset Bricolages
Spooky DipEveryone loves nachos, especially when they get to dip them in a totally delicious, frightful dip like this.
GET THE RECIPEStylishly Ever After
Pumpkin Cheesecake TrufflesCute, seasonal and delicious, these no-bake balls are super easy but tasty to whip up.
GET THE RECIPELe Creme de la Crumb
Pumpkin Dirt Patch CupsThis is a genius riff on pudding, incorporating crumbled cookies and little candied goodies.
GET THE RECIPEPaint Brushes and Popsicles
Boo-nana PopsBetter for you than a popsicle but just as tasty, these could be made with white chocolate or frozen yogurt for an extra nutritional punch.
GET THE RECIPESkinny Taste
Halloweno PoppersWhat's better than a jalepeno popper? One that's dressed like a mummy, of course. Sub out sweet mini peppers if your kids aren't a fan of spice.
GET THE RECIPEThe Hopeless Housewife
Witch FingersCreepy but tasty, all you need are some pretzel sticks, melted chocolate and food colouring.
GET THE RECIPEG and C Johnson
Mummy Potatoes & MeatballsThese kid-sized bites will be a monster smash. Because really, who doesn't love cheese, potatoes and meatballs?
GET THE RECIPEOnce Upon a Cutting Board
Pretzel and Cheese BroomsticksPretzel sticks + chives + cheesestrings = this pretty little snack.
GET THE RECIPEOne Little Project
Halloween BarkA genius way to use up all of those odd candies your little ones collect trick or treating. If you have a very, very sweet tooth, that is!
GET THE RECIPEFamily Fresh Meals
Spooky SpidersIf your kids are fans of hard boiled eggs and olives, this will be their new favourite snack. Not an olive lover? Sub out cherry tomatoes instead.
GET THE RECIPEShe knows
Pumpkin PretzelsThe twisty shape of the pretzel also makes it a perfect pumpkin-shaped treat, no?
GET THE RECIPEButter With a Side of Break