Bring on the Halloween snacks, because Halloween food goes way beyond all the bite-sized candy treats you got trick-or-treating as a kid.
Holiday cooking is the opportunity to try new things in the kitchen, and add a little bit of food fun to your everyday efforts.
While it might not have earned the crown for being the “most wonderful time of year,” it may well be the most delicious, especially for those of us with a major sweet tooth!
You can make some of the best Halloween treats and snacks in the comfort of your own kitchen.
So with no further ado, let’s explore our list of 19 frightfully delightful Halloween treat ideas and snack recipes!
Bring on the easy Halloween snacks!
Equal parts cute and delicious, these butter-dough cookies are the perfect Halloween surprise.
Add whatever icings, sprinkles, and decorations you prefer for the ideal look.
Spiders don’t have to be creepy. With these cookies, those creepy critters are treats you’ll be eager to eat.
These iced cookies are ideal spooky snacks for Halloween. You can find spider cookie cutters here.
You may already have Cheerios in the kitchen, so why not use them for this chewy and mouth-watering Halloween snack.
Pumpkin is an iconic Halloween flavor, and creamy Butterscotch just seals the deal with these treat bars.
Butterscotch Pumpkin Cheerio Treat Bars are perfect any time of day during the Halloween season (or any other time of year).
Super Scary Halloween Curry Roasted Pumpkin Seeds are a fun and Halloween-inspired twist on traditional plain roasted pumpkin seeds.
Curry brings the iconic orange Halloween color, as well as a spicy flavor twist.
Halloween snacks don’t always have to be sweet.
They can be savory appetizers too, and this pumpkin seed recipe is the perfect savory treat.
This delectable savory snack is also the perfect Halloween appetizer.
Everyone loves cheese on crispy Italian bread toast, and this delicious twist on a classic has a scary Halloween theme.
Create the look of an eyeball with red veins on each piece. Ah, the good stuff!
Mozzarella and Roasted Red Pepper Boo-schetta has classic garlic and olive oil flavors, and it’s perfect for your Halloween party.
These will look great on a Halloween snack board!
If you love creative Halloween snacks, Witch’s Cupcakes are just the thing.
Create miniature witch heads, complete with a hat and pointy nose, on each cupcake.
This recipe combines classic Halloween treats such as candy corn, chocolate wafers, sugar cones, and more.
There’s plenty of frosting to tempt your guests and make it a fun night!
Everyone loves a tasty granola bar and this is the perfect time to make a Halloween-themed snacks. This might be the best way to eat candy corn.
During the Halloween season, why not make a creative season-inspired granola bar recipe?
Candy corn and brown sugar create delicious sweetness in these snack bars.
Oats, vanilla, and crispy rice cereal are ingredients in these Halloween-themed bars.
Pumpkin-lovers will adore these Pumpkin Cupcakes.
This snack includes warm and aromatic fall spice flavors, such as ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
Decide which icing you want to add.
You can make a cream cheese frosting or whichever other frosting you prefer.
If you love pecans and walnuts, think about adding some of those chopped nuts, too.
Mummy Brownies are great spooky snacks for the Halloween season. More adorable than scary, these mummies are cute little snacks to enjoy any cool and breezy fall day.
Combine the chewy decadence of brownies with sweet white chocolate icing to create the mummy design.
And don’t forget the candy eyes that make these brownies a delight.
Have you ever tried a 7-layer dip? It’s popular at parties for good reason.
And in this recipe, you enjoy all the flavors of this dip with a Halloween spider web decoration. The spiders are made out of black olives, which is adorable.
7-Layer Spider Web Dip is ideal for Halloween parties, creating a creamy dip and a conversation starter.
Be sure to add a few plastic spiders on your festive table for more “eek” factor!
Worried about vampires this Halloween?
No problem, we’ve got you covered. Those scary bloodsuckers hate garlic.
Load up on garlic in this Chicken and Garlic “Vampire” Dip.
The dip combines shredded boneless rotisserie chicken breast, sour cream, parsley, the all-important vampire-repelling garlic, and more.
Caramel apples are a fall and Halloween classic. Why not give them a twist with some peanut butter?
Making and enjoying this delicious snack is a fun way to spend the afternoon for the entire family.
Make sure to have chopped peanuts at hand, as these add an extra crunch to these mouth-watering apples.
Pumpkin Soup in Mini Pumpkin Bowls are perfect not only as appetizers but also to warm you up on a chilly Halloween-season day.
Pumpkin pairs just as well with savory flavors as sweet, and it’s the savory side of this fruit.
This recipe includes sage, garlic, black pepper, olive oil, cayenne pepper, and more.
Have a small bowl of warming pumpkin soup as a perfect way to celebrate this month-long occasion!
13. Pumpkin Pie Dip
Dips are usually savory, but why not go the sweet route for once?
This Pumpkin Pie Dip is an easy Halloween party snack that tastes exactly like pumpkin pie, but with a slightly different (but still delightful) texture.
If you adore pumpkin pie but don’t feel like having a whole slice, Pumpkin Pie Dip is a perfect sweet treat.
14. Yummy Mummy Dogs
This savory Halloween snack will have everyone coming back for more.
Yummy Mummy Dogs for Halloween are fun treats and snacks for any time of the fall season, but especially for Halloween.
They bring together a delectable ingredient collaboration: puff pastry and a hot dog or two.
I may be grown up but this one is a personal favorite.
Rice Krispie treats are an iconic favorite, and this variation adds a Halloween theme.
Not only do Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats have a tasty pumpkin flavor, but they are also shaped like tiny pumpkins and have pumpkin colors.
These snacks are the perfect little snack during Halloween.
16. Wicked Brittle
This is a wicked variation on classic peanut brittle especially suited for the Halloween season.
Delightfully crunchy and toothsome, wicked brittle is made with macadamia nuts and sesame seeds instead of peanuts.
This is a fun sweet and salty treat to make at home.
Pumpkin Cheddar Crackers are a snack to munch on at Halloween parties and just whenever you crave them.
The pumpkin and cheddar combination may be unusual, but it’s undoubtedly delicious—surprise (and delight) your guests by making this Halloween version!
18. Pumpkin Hummus
If you love hummus, try this Pumpkin Hummus for the Halloween season.
There are lots of ways to use hummus, including as a fun party dip and savory, delicious Halloween treat.
If you want something different for your next Halloween party, add this to your festive treats.
19. S’mores Apples
Combine the campfire deliciousness of S’mores with classic Halloween caramel apples.
This recipe also includes semi-sweet dark chocolate chips.
Making this recipe is a fun-filled family project. Get together with friends and enjoy these apples all through the fall.
The bottom line
So it’s time to wrap up this list of 19 Halloween Snack Ideas
We hope you’ve enjoyed our list of the best Halloween snacks to get your creative juices flowing!
These Halloween snack recipes have you all set for the spooky season.
Need even more delicious recipes for Halloween Snacks? Try our epic list of 30 Boo-tiful Halloween Appetizers!
You can also find plenty of spooky desserts here, too! Cakes, Halloween Cookies, and yes, Celery!
- Spider Cookies
- Butterscotch Pumpkin Cheerios Treat Bars
- Super Scary Halloween Curry Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
- Mozzarella and Roasted Red Pepper Boo-schetta
- Candy Corn Granola Bars
- Pumpkin Cupcakes
- Mummy Brownies
- 7-Layer Spider Web Dip
- Chicken and Garlic “Vampire” Dip
- Peanut Butter Caramel Apples
- Pumpkin Soup in Mini Pumpkin Bowls
- Pumpkin Pie Dip
- Yummy Mummy Dogs
- Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats
- Wicked Brittle
- Pumpkin Cheddar Crackers
- Pumpkin Hummus
- S’mores Apples
- Choose one or two of these recipes that sound good to you!
- Make for your next house party or take them on the road!