Halloween is one of our favorite nights of the year! Kids and adults alike spend the weeks leading up to it dreaming of the fun costumes, delicious treats, and creative decorations. Whether you are hosting a costume party at your house or taking your little ones out trick or treating in the neighborhood there is something to look forward to for everyone!
It is a given that after a long night of walking around the neighborhood trick or treating kiddos are going to be hungry. We have created six fun and unique Halloween snack ideas that are easy for you to throw together and is guaranteed to satisfy all the mini and full-sized monsters in your house.
And the best part? You can make it ahead of time, so it’s ready and accessible as soon as everyone makes it back home.
- 1 package bite-sized pizza bites
- 1 can medium black olives, drained
- Cook pizza bites as per package directions.
- While bites are cooking, cut olives length-wise creating the ‘head’ and ‘body’ for the spiders
- Take 1/2 of the cut olives and slice thin strips width-wise to create the legs
- Place cut olives on cooked pizza bites to create spider-like shapes
- 15 jalapeno peppers
- (1) 8 ounce package of cream cheese (at room temperature)
- 1 1/2 cups of Mexican blend shredded cheese
- 1 package of crescent roll dough
- 1 egg
- 1 package of candy eyeballs
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Wash jalapeno peppers.
- With gloved hands, cut jalapenos in half and remove seeks.
- In large bowl, combine cream cheese and Mexican blend cheese.
- Use small spoon to scoop cheese mixture int jalapeno halves.
- Open crescent roll package and combine dough for two rolls making a rectangle shape.
- Cut thin strips of dough length-wise.
- Gently wrap long strips around jalapeno halves leaving room to add the eyes after baking.
- Place jalapeno halves on parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
- Whisk egg in small bowl and brush each half gently with egg wash.
- Bake on parchment paper-lined cookie sheet for 12 minutes or until pastry is golden brown.
- After taking “mummies” out of the oven, carefully place candy eyes on them and serve while hot.
Mummy Baked Brie
- 1 (16 ounce) wheel brie
- 1 (8 ounce) package crescent rolls
- 1 egg
- Pepperoni and olives (for eyes)
- Remove the brie wheel from packaging
- Flatten the crescent roll and cut it into strips
- Wrap the strips around the brie in various angles. Leave space open for the eyes.
- Egg wash the crescent roll strip covered brie
- Bake at 375 degrees for 12-13 minutes on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Once removed from oven, cut a piece of pepperoni and 2 olives to create the eyes for the mummy.
- Mini cheese wheels
- Craft googly eyes (non-edible, both wax and eyes must be removed before consuming)
- Craft glue
- Peel wrappers off cheese and pull wax tab keeping remaining two halves of wax cover on cheese.
- Using paring or small knife, carve wax to desired ghoulish design.
- Glue craft googly eyes on wax as desired.
- 1/4 pound thick-sliced cheddar cheese
- 1/4 pound thick-sliced provolone cheese
- Halloween cookie cutters of varied shapes and sizes
- 1/2 pound thin-sliced honey ham
- 1/4 pound thin-sliced pepperoni
- Use cookie cutters to cut various shapes out of cheese, serve with or without crackers.
- Roll deli meat slices and lay flat or prop up in small bowls and serve.
- Mandarin oranges
- Thin black marker
- Wash and dry mandarin oranges.
- Draw scary or sweet faces on oranges and serve.
If you’re a fan of this spooky holiday, be sure to check out Our Guide to Halloween Treats and Drinks, also Create a Halloween Dessert Bar and the Ultimate Halloween Cheese Board. Don’t miss out on these exciting recipes to make your Halloween celebration even more delicious!