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20 Festive Food Ideas For Halloween To Get You Into That Spooky Mood

Halloween Chex Mix

Halloween is just around the corner and it’s time to get into the festive mood. It will soon be that spooky time of the year, and why not engrain that unique atmosphere into the food you will be eating as well? Instead of buying generic candy from the store, here are twenty Halloween food ideas that will make the end of this coming October all the more special.

1. Rice Krispie Treats pumpkins

There are numerous ways to make Halloween-themed rice Krispie Treats, but it all boils down to adding food coloring to the mix, then shaping the treats into whatever you like.

Rice Krispie Treats pumpkins

Source: One Little Project

2. Scary pancakes

Once again, food coloring comes to the rescue. This year, add some Halloween color to America’s favorite breakfast and create a dark and disturbing syrup to boot.

Scary pancakes

Source: Girls Versus Dough

3. PB&J spider sandwiches

An awesome and creative twist on this lunchbox staple, the little sandwiches don’t take much work and are sure to put a smile on any kid’s face. For a school-safe version, use Wow Butter.

PB&J spider sandwiches

Source: Foodlets

4. Spooky veggie tray

When you want fun snacks that are actually healthy,  create your own veggie tray such as this owl. To save time, you can buy pre-cut veggies and arrange them yourself.

Spooky veggie tray

Source: Pinterest

5. Crunchy mummies

With just four ingredients — cream cheese, celery, ham, and dried cranberries — these bite-sized snacks are deceptively simple to make, with the only tough part would be deciding which dipping sauce to pair them with.

Crunchy mummies

Source: Betty Crocker

6. Monster donuts

You can make your own donuts, or if you don’t have enough time just go to Krispy Kreme and visit your local Dollar Store for the rest.

Monster donuts

Source: One Little Project

7. Pretzel broomstick bags

It’s tough to find non-sugary Halloween snacks, but these will fit the bill perfectly: a snack of crispy pretzel sticks and a Halloween pencil, all in one cute little package.

Pretzel broomstick bags

Source: Hip2Save

8. ‘Eye of newt’ deviled eggs

Deviled eggs are a great platter snack, and you can put a spooky but festive spin on them with some food coloring and some black olive rings.

'Eye of newt' deviled eggs

Source: Susi’s Kochen Und Backen Adventures

9. Jack-o’-lantern stuffed peppers

Stuffed peppers are great dinner for any season and when it comes to Halloween you can make some cutouts into the orange pepper.

Jack-o'-lantern stuffed peppers

Source: Delish

10. Jello worms

You can create these creepy-crawly Jello worms in a variety of colors by making your usual Jello, then using vertically-aligned straws to help it set into long cylinders.

Jello worms

Source: Yes We Coupon | YouTube | Meg’s Goodies

11. Mummy brownies

Brownies are pretty easy to make, especially when you use a mix. Their rich, dark color gives them the perfect background for creating googly-eyed mummies out of frosting.

 Mummy brownies

Source: Pretty Providence

12. Sometimes all it takes are a few black marker spots

Probably the simplest hack on this list: take packaged treats that are light in color and draw faces on them for a spooky Halloween pudding.

Sometimes a black marker is all you need

Source: Living Life on the Lane

13. Apple monsters

To get your kids to eat more fruit, cut a wedge into some apples and add some peanut butter and a strawberry slice for a ghastly-looking monster face.

Apple monsters

Source: The Inspiration Edit

14. Witch pretzel fingers

Get some large pretzel sticks and mix up a green candy coating, then dip the pretzels in the coating and utilize your artistry!

Pretzel witch fingers

Source: Crafty Morning

15. Fun fruit platter

This creative use of a melon turns a regular fruit platter into something unique.

Fun fruit platter

Source: Pinterest

16. Spooky punch

Just fill a glove with water, freeze it, and you’ve got a creepy hand-shaped ice cube.

Spooky punch

Source: Interior Fans

17. Spicy, snaky breadsticks

These spicy breadsticks are simple to make and capture the spooky spirit of the season with their snake-like forms.

Spicy, snaky breadstricks

Source: Kitchen @ Hoskins

18. Chocolate chip spider cookies

Although they might look somewhat complicated, they’re actually pretty easy to make. Just bake some chocolate chip cookies according to your favorite recipe, then use melted chocolate to draw on the spider legs.

Chocolate chip (and spider) cookies

Source: Tastes Better From Scratch

19. Halloween Chex Mix

You can make a festive version of Chex Mix by integrating Halloween candy (mellocreme pumpkins and candy corn) and some treats autumnal colors (like Reese’s Pieces, Cheez-Its, etc.).

Halloween Chex Mix

Source: Weir House

20. Easy candy bats

This one’s super easy and fun to make. With just four ingredients, you can easily combine some of your favorite treats into these adorable little bite-sized bats.

Easy candy bats

Source: Chelsea’s Messy Apron
From: diply

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