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Halloween Treats For Kids: Cute and Tasty

Whether your baking is Pinterest-worthy or not, this list of Halloween desserts and sweet treats is for you. Some recipes are super simple and others are a little more complex, but we know they will all taste great!

Beyond taste, we chose Halloween recipes that would win contests for being adorable, too! Do your kids like ghosts and mummies the best, or are they fans of Frankenstein monsters? You’ll find some of each on this list! Rice Krispie Treat fans will find a few options here, and we’ve got a Gluten-Free recipe in the list, too.

As you plan for a wonderful Halloween this year, give some of these treats a try. Perfect for Halloween Class Parties, Neighborhood Block Parties, or just for After School Snacks, we think you’ll love them.

Delicious Treats to Make for Halloween

These terrific Halloween treat ideas come to us from the most creative and talented food bloggers on the Internet! All are shared with permission. Enjoy — and don’t blame us for all the calories!

Halloween Jack O Lantern Twinkies
From Dancing Through the Rain

When you need an uncomplicated, sweet snack, these no-bake Halloween Jack O’ Lantern Twinkies are an excellent choice! They’re a yummy Halloween treat fit for a festive party or even a scary movie night.

Halloween Jack O Lantern Twinkies
Halloween Jack O Lantern Twinkies

Ghost Rice Krispie Treats
From Make with Mara

Ghost Rice Krispie Treats would be a great choice for Halloween parties or for your kids to take to school as a tasty Halloween treat or October school snack. They are easy to make and taste delicious with no baking needed.

Ghost Rice Krispie Treats
Ghost Rice Krispie Treats

Halloween Nutella Devil Entremets
From Make with Mara

If you’re searching for a treat that’s a little different this Halloween, this one is devilishly delicious. This mousse cake is filled with Nutella and chocolate and can be served at kids’ parties or at elegant events.

Halloween Nutella Devil Entremets
Halloween Nutella Devil Entremets

Kid’s Pudding Cups Halloween Dessert
From The Savvy Mama Lifestyle

If you’re looking for an easy Halloween dessert you can make with your kids, these Spooky Halloween Pudding Cups are a good choice. They’re super fun and you may have some of the ingredients on hand already in your pantry.

Kid’s Pudding Cups Halloween Dessert
Kid’s Pudding Cups Halloween Dessert

Halloween No Bake Cookies (Bat-Shaped)
From The Savvy Mama Lifestyle

Check out these spooky Halloween No Bake Cookies that are bat-shaped. Kids can even make these — with a little help from an adult. They can be made ahead of time for parties or served as a snack at the end of the work or school day.

Halloween No Bake Cookies (Bat-Shaped)
Halloween No Bake Cookies (Bat-Shaped)

Pretzel Broomsticks Halloween Pretzel Treats
From The Parent Spot

These pretzel broomsticks are a quick, tasty Halloween treat made with Reese’s Minis. They only take 3 ingredients and you can fix a batch of them in about 10 minutes, which is helpful when you need a last-minute snack.

Pretzel Broomsticks Halloween Pretzel Treats
Pretzel Broomsticks Halloween Pretzel Treats

Halloween Candy Pumpkin Blossom Cookies Recipe
From Sweet Hazel Honey

Do you want a dessert that’s pumpkin-shaped and soft? These Halloween Candy Pumpkin Blossom Cookies fit the bill. You can serve these orange sugar cookies for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or any fall party.

Halloween Candy Pumpkin Blossom Cookies Recipe
Halloween Candy Pumpkin Blossom Cookies Recipe

Mummy Halloween Brownies
From Mimosas & Motherhood

Mummy Halloween Brownies are “wrapped” in either white icing or white melted chocolate for a quick, easy snack on your Halloween party table. They only take a couple of ingredients, unless you make the brownies yourself rather than buying them. And the little eyes make them extra fun!

Mummy Halloween Brownies
Mummy Halloween Brownies

Frankenstein Halloween Pretzel Rods
From Mimosas & Motherhood

You’ll find these Chocolate Covered Halloween Pretzel Rods are the perfect no-bake, festive, tasty Halloween treat for this spooky season. They only take a few easy ingredients and are sure to satisfy any sweet, yet salty, cravings you may have. They’d be a great candy alternative for trick-or-treaters too!

Frankenstein Halloween Pretzel Rods
Frankenstein Halloween Pretzel Rods

Halloween Marshmallow Pops
From Little Haloj

When you need something really easy that’s cute as can be, give these Halloween marshmallow pops a try! You don’t have to be a seasoned cook to make them and you can use lots of different toppings or marshmallow flavors to create a variety of little marshmallow monsters.

Halloween Marshmallow Pops
Halloween Marshmallow Pops

Halloween Candy Corn Krispie Treats
From Dancing Through the Rain

Most kids love Rice Krispies which makes this Halloween Candy Corn Krispie Treat a very kid-friendly recipe to make. They’re chewy and delicious for moms and dads to enjoy too!

Halloween Candy Corn Krispie Treats
Halloween Candy Corn Krispie Treats

Halloween Chocolate Bark Recipe
From Drugstore Divas

You’ll only need to have four things to make this snack for a party. But you can change the add-ins to virtually whatever spooky thing you want for a delicious, tasty Halloween treat.

Halloween Chocolate Bark Recipe
Halloween Chocolate Bark Recipe

Instant Pot Halloween Mummy Dogs
From Corrie Cooks Instant Pot Recipes

When you need something more filling that isn’t sweet, how about these Instant Pot Halloween Mummy Dogs? They’re easy, quick, and sure to keep everyone in a festive mood while eating them.

Instant Pot Halloween Mummy Dogs
Instant Pot Halloween Mummy Dogs

Spooky Eyes Cupcakes
From Delilahs Party Ideas

I’m sure you can “see” why kids would love the “look” of these fun cupcakes at a party. Anything slightly creepy, like these Spooky Eyes Cupcakes, is usually a hit with them at Halloween parties and the eyes on this treat fit that description!

Spooky Eyes Cupcakes
Spooky Eyes Cupcakes

Monster Truffles (For Halloween!)
From On My Kids Plate

Keep your “eye” on these little Monster Truffles that are sweet and chocolatey. They’re basically covered Oreo balls with eyes! Make these tasty Halloween treats for a seasonal party or a birthday party and your guests won’t be able to resist them.

Monster Truffles (For Halloween!)
Monster Truffles (For Halloween!)

Halloween Dessert — Strawberry and Chocolate Fudge Mice
From Simple Living Recipes

For an adorable but still tasty Halloween treat check out these Strawberry and Chocolate Fudge Mice. Like many of the other recipes we’ve listed, this dessert is both yummy and easy to make — although a bit scary when cut in half!

Halloween Dessert - Strawberry and Chocolate Fudge Mice
Halloween Dessert — Strawberry and Chocolate Fudge Mice

Peanut Butter Cup Spiders Recipe for Halloween
From Homeschool & Happiness

This fingerfood can be made with only four ingredients. And who doesn’t love a good spider for a Halloween snack?

Peanut Butter Cup Spiders Recipe for Halloween
Peanut Butter Cup Spiders Recipe for Halloween

Ghostbusters Green Slime Filled Halloween Cupcakes
From Brooklyn Active Mama

Ghostbusters Green Slime Filled Halloween Cupcakes with candy eyes could be the hit of your Halloween party or themed birthday party! They’re simple to make and are just the right mix of “ewwww!” and “cute”.

Ghostbusters Green Slime Filled Halloween Cupcakes
Ghostbusters Green Slime Filled Halloween Cupcakes

Gluten-Free Ghost Cupcakes (Vegan, Allergy-Free)
From Strength & Sunshine

If you’re searching for a gluten-free or Vegan snack option, these cute and spooky Gluten-Free Ghost Cupcakes are perfect! They’re not difficult to make and they’re great for kids. They do take several ingredients, so make sure you review the recipe before you start making them.

Gluten-Free Ghost Cupcakes (Vegan, Allergy-Free)
Gluten-Free Ghost Cupcakes (Vegan, Allergy-Free)

Halloween Candied Pretzels
From Organized Island

These Halloween Candied Pretzels are a fun and tasty Halloween treat for a party, spooky movie night, or to give out to trick-or-treaters. They’re crunchy yet salty and sweet — plus they’re made with only a couple of ingredients.

Halloween Candied Pretzels

Halloween Popcorn
From Cook Clean Then Repeat

For another gluten free snack try this colorful, festive Halloween popcorn. It’s fast to make and everyone can enjoy it.

Halloween Popcorn
Halloween Popcorn

Halloween Snack Mix
From Fantabulosity

A recipe that’s salty, sweet, and crunchy yet easy to make is a great addition to any Halloween event. This snack mix is all of those things which means a big bowl of it will make you the hit of the party. You’ll only need 45 minutes to whip up this Halloween Chex mix recipe!

Halloween Snack Mix
Halloween Snack Mix

Jello Worms
From Everyday Shortcuts

They may look kind of yucky, but it’s budget-friendly to make delicious Jello Worms using this Halloween dessert recipe. You can make them easily using straws and pair them with the Instant Pot Halloween Mummy Dogs to even out a meal!

Jello Worms
Jello Worms

Witch Finger Cookies
From Everyday Shortcuts

These Witch Finger Cookies will “grab” everyone’s attention at your fall event or Halloween party! They’re a fun, tasty Halloween treat to make, and I challenge you to try and eat just one!

Witch Finger Cookies
Witch Finger Cookies

Scary Halloween Monsters Bites
From Gathering Dreams

Adorable and simple to make, these spooky little monsters are actually healthy, and delicious! They’re made of chocolate, peanut butter, and only a few other items.

Scary Halloween Monsters Bites
Scary Halloween Monsters Bites

Halloween Cakesicles
From Keep Calm and Eat Ice Cream

These Halloween cakesicles are a convenient way to eat cake with no plate required! They’re also a cute Halloween treat perfect for a spooktacular party or to give away to trick-or-treaters.

Halloween Cakesicles
Halloween Cakesicles

Halloween Vampire Punch: A Deliciously Spooky Recipe
From Adventures of a Military Family of 8

No Halloween event would be complete without something to satisfy your thirst. This Halloween Vampire Punch may look like something out of a horror show, but it’s actually yummy. As an added bonus most parents will love, it has no artificial ingredients.

Halloween Vampire Punch: A Deliciously Spooky Recipe
Halloween Vampire Punch: A Deliciously Spooky Recipe

Spooky Graham Crackers: Easy Halloween Treats
From The Monday Box

Spooky Graham Crackers are more cute than spooky. All five of the Halloween characters are actually chocolate covered graham crackers. These easy and tasty Halloween treats are lots of fun to make with melted chocolate, candy eyes, and sprinkles! Let your imagination run wild while you create these treats.

Spooky Graham Crackers: Easy Halloween Treats
Spooky Graham Crackers: Easy Halloween Treats

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