Halloween Treats for Kids 2023
Are you all set for a Halloween gathering? We've curated a variety of delightful Halloween food suggestions, spanning from nutritious options for young children to the eeriest creations.
This year’s top creepy Halloween food ideas are quick and simple to make, and won’t cost a fortune either. You can whip up spine-chilling mummy snacks (and we don't mean the Egyptian variety), enjoy winter-themed smoothies, indulge in hair-raising hotdogs, or take daring sips of slippery squid shots. So, put on your spookiest costumes and immerse yourself in the most spookiest time of the year!
1. The Mummy
⚰️ If you’d rather make than buy Halloween party food, this one’s a guaranteed hit and so easy to make too.
Recipe adapted from cutefoodforkids.com
You just need four ingredients; bread, mozzarella slices, nori seaweed and candy eyes.
- Cut a circle out of bread
- Slice up some mozzarella strips like Edward Scissorhands
- Slash a strip of Nori seaweed and layer it under the cheese slices
- Finally, add some eyes – preferably candy ones!
- Serve on a super fun kids plate. Here we use our Thomas Train Track Plate
2. Spooky Swirly Slices
This one’s a real crowd pleaser, and follows the same cooking principles as making a swiss roll. Instead, swap out dark chocolate for white, and use orange and yellow colouring. Serve with candy corn sweets for all the American horror movie feels. It’s always a fun one to serve in between kids Halloween party games too.
3. Fiery Fingers!
This one's a fun way to bring some Halloween magic to the big day. Simply wrap some cocktail sausages in pastry and line with ketchup. Make an indent at the top to resemble a finger nail, this is easy to do with a spoon. Bake as directed (usually 25mins at 180). Once cooled down, dip the bottom end in ketchup, and you've got dead man's fingers! Add a touch of spice for teenage+ children that can take the heat for a fiery surprise.
4. Mummified Hot Dogs
When it comes to easy Halloween food ideas nothing compares to these hair-raising hotdogs.
All you need is puff pastry (buy the pre-rolled stuff) and wrap around a frankfurter in a swirly fashion. Bosh – 15 minutes in the oven and throw om some edible eyes and you’ve got one of the best kids Halloween treats!
They look rather good in our Percy Train Track plate don’t you think!?
5. Halloween Sweets
Lest we forget the highlight of any Halloween haul – candies! Poundland, supermarkets and grandparents all seem to be a wonderful source for sweets. After all, some of the best trick or treat food ideas, can be found in a bucket of sweets, yum! And yes, it definitely counts as Halloween party food!
6. Pumpkin Cupcakes
If you plan to buy Halloween party food, Halloween cupcakes are easy to find in most bakeries and supermarkets throughout October. Mix and match with some scary Mummies and fearsome Frankenstein’s for the perfect kids party food.
7. Hulk Dip
It's amazing what you can do with some tomato salsa and guacamole. Serve with some octopus tenticles for extra fun!
8. Day of the Dead Head
Celebrated on 2nd November, Day of the Dead is a fun theme to incorporate into your celebrations. This delicious meal is also one of the more healthy Halloween treats for toddlers
Simply cook your child’s favourite rice, and serve in a hollowed out orange pepper. Beforehand, be sure to cut out a creepy face and stick a slice of ham through as a tongue. Hey, you asked for creepy Halloween food ideas!
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