12 Healthy Halloween Treats

12 Healthy Halloween Treats

Candy corn, chocolate bars, caramel apples, and so many other sugary treats are front-and-center at Halloween — even before the trick-or-treating begins.

If you want to get into the holiday spirit in a more nutritious way, here are some easy-to-make, healthy Halloween treats that kids (and grown-up kids) will love.

1. Jack-o’-Lantern Fruit Cups

Add color and fun to your healthy Halloween snacks with these smiling jack-o’-lantern faces carved into navel oranges.

Slice off the tops of the oranges, scoop out the pulp, use a paring knife to cut out jack-o’-lantern faces, and fill with grapes and/or mixed berries.

Jack O' Lantern Fruit Cups Halloween Snack
Photo by Frugal Coupon Living

2. Slithering Snake Dip

Eek! What is lurking in your hummus? A slithering snake made from black olives!

Cute Food for Kids carved beady eyes from string cheese and added a carrot tongue. Even those who hate serpents will love this little guy.

Snake in Hummus Halloween Snack
Photo by Cute Food for Kids

3. Candy Corn Popsicles

Here’s a healthier spin on candy corn! These colorful homemade popsicles are made from pineapple juice, orange juice, and yogurt. We want the popsicles! Click here to get the recipe.

Candy Corn Popsicles Halloween Snack
Photo by Chew Chew Mama

4. Mummified Apples

Googly eyes and gauze tape turn green apples into mummies that are almost too cute to bite into!

Mummy Apples Halloween Snack
Photo by Marci Coombs

5. Monster Pie

Kids will love this “Monsters, Inc.” tart because it’s so darn cute, and well, because it’s dessert! Visit Creative and Healthy Fun Food to get this recipe that’s got a filling made from avocado, banana, and almond milk!

Monster Pie Halloween Snack
Photo by Creative and Healthy Fun Food

6. Spooky Spider Eggs

Deviled eggs (like these) get extra creepy-crawly when they’re topped with spiders. To make eight scary spider eggs, cut 12 black olives in half vertically.

Place one half in the center of each egg to form the body, then slice each remaining olive half into four sections to create legs.

Photo by Chew Chew Mama

7. Ghoulish Hard-Boiled Eggs

Let your kids in on the decorating fun! Use black food-safe ink pens to draw ghostly faces on white hard-boiled eggs.

This example from Wit & Whistle shows how simple – and cute! – each drawing can be.

Ghoulish Hard Boiled Eggs Halloween Snack
Photo by Wit & Whistle

8. Frankenstein’s Monster

Is this a trick or a treat? This veggie tray made to look like Frankenstein’s monster is a little bit of both.

Let your kids play with their food to help create this healthy platter and they might just be tricked into eating their veggies.

Frankenstein Veggies Halloween Snack
Photo by Blue Skies Ahead

9. Eyeball Pasta

Start off a night of trick-or-treating with this clever eyeball pasta! Visit Spend with Pennies to see how she used string cheese, black olives, and a straw to create eyeballs of different sizes that stare out of ghoulishly green spinach pasta.

Eyeball Pasta Halloween Snack
Photo by Spend with Pennies

10. Jack-o-‘Lantern Clementines

Pick up a food-safe pen and the whole family can have fun decorating the skin of clementines, tangerines, or oranges with spooky or smiling faces. Pop these into lunch boxes the week leading up to Halloween.

Jack O' Lanterns drawn on clementines Halloween Snack
Photo by Princess and the Frog Blog

11. Pumpkin Veggie Tray

This veggie platter is a Halloween party essential! Mom Endeavors shares some tips for constructing this spooky pumpkin from baby carrots and black olives.

The stem can be made from broccoli, the end of a cucumber, or a celery stick. Serve with Slithering Snake Dip!

Carrot Jack O' Lantern Veggie Tray Halloween Snack
Photo by Mom Endeavors

12. Banana Ghosts and Orange Pumpkins

Boo! Turn bananas into spooky ghosts with chocolate chip eyes and mouths made from chocolate covered raisins. Make a pumpkin patch out of peeled clementines or tangerines. Just use a sprig of celery in the center for the stem!

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins Halloween Snack

Photo by Chew Chew Mama