20 Absolutely Adorable Halloween Treats for Kids
Halloween is all about spooky stuff and that’s what all Halloween related crafts and recipes are about. People have gotten really innovative about it too, with recipes for severed fingers and oozing brains doing the rounds on social media! But sometimes, you just want to get into the spirit of Halloween without grossing anyone out, especially if you’re having a Halloween party for little children. For you, we have collected the cutest, yummiest, most adorable Halloween treats for kids from around the web; and yes, you’re very welcome!
20 Absolutely Adorable Halloween Treats for Kids
1. Pumpkin Rice Krispies
Fall and Halloween are incomplete without pumpkins, so let’s start with them! Cincy Shopper shows us how to make these lovely little pumpkins with just a few ingredients! Oh, and don’t worry about orange food color; just mix red and yellow – genius!
2. Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops
Frankenstein monsters have an unmistakable look, what with the green and all, so they’re easily identifiable! At Just a Taste, you’ll find an easy recipe to make Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops that actually look less monstrous and more cute!
3. Ghost Meringues
These ghost meringues may look like they’re made by a professional, but anyone can make them! With just eggs and sugar, yes that’s right, you can make these spooky cuties right at home, as shown in Smart Schoolhouse. Use plain melted chocolate for the features; let your kids help!
4. Gingerbread Skeletons
Gingerbread needn’t be restricted to Christmas, it’ll do just as well in Halloween! Total Bristol features these adorable little Gingerbread skeletons that look too good to eat! P.S. They also make great toppers for Halloween cupcakes.
5. Owl Cupcakes
Speaking of cupcakes, Budget Savvy Diva has some friendly looking owl cupcakes. Owls have been trending a lot, so why should Halloween be any exception? Don’t worry, these cupcakes are surprisingly easy to make!
6. Bat Oreo Truffles
Oh dear, these bat truffles at One Sweet Appetite are too cute to eat! The wings may be a little tricky for beginners, but nothing that a little practice can’t perfect! The things you can do with melted chocolate!
7. Candy Corn Cake Pops
Candy corn treats are a common sight during Halloween, but tell us: when was the last time you saw them in such happy, smiley versions? Bakerella creates magic with basic cake pops by shaping them and dipping them in colored coating. Might take a bit of skill, but the results are completely worth it!
8. Trick or Treat Cookies
Now these cookies from Not Martha are just genius – they actually contain a trick or a treat! Use Halloween themed cookie cutters to cut your dough and make these stuffed cookies. Whether you get a trick or a treat depends on your luck!
9. Strawberry Ghosts
You rarely hear the words ‘ghost’ and ‘cute’ in the same sentence, but anything’s possible during Halloween! Miss Candiquick shows us how easy it is to make these adorable ghosts, and you can enjoy them guilt free as you’re eating fruit!
10. Witch Cauldron Cupcakes
You can’t separate Halloween from a witch and you can’t separate a witch from her cauldron! At Cookies and Cups, intelligent use is made of mini peanut butter cups to resemble cauldrons, complete with green witches’ brew and stirring spoon!
11. Pumpkin Pie Bites
You’d like to bake a pumpkin pie for Halloween, but you’d like to give the traditional a twist. Trust Bakerella to come up with the cutest mini Pumpkin Pies ever, that are also really easy to make with ready made pie crust and canned pumpkin!
12.Spider Web Cake Pops
If you loved those smiley candy corn cake pops we mentioned earlier, you’re sure to love these spider web cake pops too, again from Bakerella! This time, the structure is a little upside down, but the spiders are so happy, they brought their webs along!
13. Cheese Witch’s Broomsticks
When we talk of witches, can their broomsticks be far behind? This cheesy treat from Cocinando non Catman offers a good break from all the candy and sweet stuff. The blog is Spanish, but you can scroll down for the English version.
14. Mice Mini Cakes
Mice cakes? Yes, you read that right! This super cute recipe from Country Living uses a boxed cake mix, licorice and black food coloring to come up with these little critters. The only problem is that you wouldn’t feel like gobbling them up!
15. Spider Cookies
Peanut butter and chocolate are a dream combination and they come together in these fun spider cookies by A Spicy Perspective. Those spiders look scared; maybe they know how yummy they are!
16. Cauldron Cake Pops
We’ve already featured cupcakes with cauldrons, but these cauldron cake pops by Pint Sized Baker are much more detailed! Yes, they do require quite a bit of effort as well as the right ingredients, but the result is bound to leave everyone’s jaws dropping!
17. Candy Corn Marshmallow People
Enough with the monsters and witches, lets have some regular people now! Although these candy corn marshmallow people from Knead to Cook are far from regular! With hardly any cooking to do, these cutie pies require only assembly!
18. Graveyard Pudding Cups
Alright, these are officially the easiest Halloween treat out there! All you have to do in the name of ‘work’ is crush Oreos. Yes, these cute graveyards from Party Pinching require very little time and effort, making them an ideal last minute treat!
19. Monster Treats
If you’re tired of white ghosts and want some color in your Halloween treats, go for these cute Monster goodies from All You. You can make the rice crispie treats at home, and they’ll still be among the easiest on this list! Go crazy with the colored candy and let your monsters stand out!
20.Boo! Cake Pops
And we end the list with another gem from Bakerella – Boo! Cake Pops! Just look at those adorable little ghosts; can’t imagine why anyone would think they’re scary, right? They even have their own trick and treat bags!
Do remember to balance out all the sweet stuff at your Halloween party with plenty of fresh salads and whole grain bread – the last thing you want is a bunch of kids high on sugar! Happy Halloween!
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These are creative treats, no doubt, but they are very time-intensive, not to mention you have to have certain tools on hand. For the average parent with children, these are not so realistic to make. That being said, I appreciate the artistry.