Halloween treats for kids offers the perfect opportunity to create eye fooling, kid friendly treats. Add a few gory details to kid favorites for magical food transformations that will be hard to resist. You won't have to go far to find food inspiration for this creepy time of year. We have found some spooktacular food ideas to make little guests cackle with delight or squeal in fright.
With a little creativity, Halloween treats for kids are anything but boring. Make the most of the presentation that's true to your style. From the creepiest to the spookiest, what's your level of scary.
Unique treat bag idea. Fill tissue paper circles with candy and gather up to form pumpkin shape. Twist the stem tops to make a point and wrap with green floral tape.
What you see is what you get. Nothing makes the food taste better than a freaky presentation.
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Self serve at its spookiest. Lots of orange, basic black and a host of bewitching treats give fright night a spellbinding spin.
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Rice Krispy treats.
Kids Halloween party food always includes this cereal and marshmallow mixture in some freaky way. This method to your madness is too cute to spook.
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3 tablespoons margarine
1 bag (10 oz.) marshmallows
4-6 cups of rice cereal (Use 4 cups for more ooey-gooey marshmallow taste or use more cereal if you prefer drier:)
Melt butter in saucepan and add marshmallows. Cook on low heat stirring constantly until melted. Remove from heat and add cereal.
Press cereal/marshmallow mixture flat until it reaches the thickness you want your suckers. Cut out ghosts, bats, pumpkins or any favorite Halloween shape with cookie cutters. Insert sucker stick at the bottom. Decorate as desired.
Create a clever serving presentation. Secure a piece of Styrofoam into a spooky Halloween container. Fill dish with candy corn to cover Styrofoam. Insert Halloween creatures on a stick into Styrofoam. This idea makes an eye catching centerpiece as well as an easy way to serve little guests.
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When looking for Halloween treats for kids, consider this kid favorite. The very idea of eating dirt will have your little ones excited.
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Dirt Cups Recipe
2 cups cold milk
1 pkg. (4 serving size) instant chocolate pudding
3 1/2 cups (8 oz.) whipped topping
1 pkg. (16 oz.) chocolate creme-filled cookies (crushed)
1. Pour 2 cups cold milk into bowl. Add pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk until well blended. Let pudding stand 5 minutes.
2. Stir whipped topping and ½ of the crushed cookies into pudding very gently with rubber scraper until mixture is all the same color. Place about 1 tablespoon of the remaining crushed cookies into bottom of each cup.
3. Fill cups about ¾ full with pudding mixture. Top each cup with the rest of the crushed cookies. Put cups into refrigerator to chill until set, about 1 hour.
Add worms, rats, bugs or any other spooky Halloween decoration.
Turn your pudding green with envy. We love the many faces of Frankenstein expressed with these pudding cups.
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Pipe large whipped topping dollops in the middle of pudding cups. Add eerie chocolate chip eyes.
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I'll eat you my little pretty. Make these Halloween treats for kids a tradition at your next big boo bash.
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Popcorn Balls Recipe
5 quarts plain popped corn
1/4 cup margarine
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons cold water
3/4 cup light corn syrup
1 cup marshmallows (optional)
Chocolate candy bar
Spray sides of saucepan with non-stick spray. In saucepan, combine margarine, sugar, water, and corn syrup. Cook to hard-ball stage (250 degrees). Slowly pour over hot popped corn, stirring until mixed thoroughly. Butter hands lightly; shape popcorn into 4 inch balls. Yield: 9 popcorn balls.
To add Halloween face: Cut out triangles from chocolate bar with a knife. Attach with icing to the popcorn ball to create jack-o-lantern eyes, nose and mouth. Sucker stick added makes eating no mess.
Kids will love sinking their teeth into these supernatural apple bites. Have a healthy Halloween with this low budget thriller.
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Healthy Halloween treats.
Adding spiders to a healthy snack will encourage kids to eat food that is good for them. Everybody wins.
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Handy treat bags.
Fill gloves with a variety of candy and tie with colorful ribbon. As you can see, Smarties candy works well for the fingers. Accessorize with Halloween rings.
One Stop Party Ideas Tip
Treat your kids and let them in on the food trickery. Halloween treats for kids prepared by kids is a crafty idea and a great way to bring the family together.
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