Looking for healthy Halloween snacks for kids? These funny Halloween food ideas make great snacks or a surprising addition to a lunchbox. From whole-wheat croutons to string cheese witches’ brooms and spooky egg spiders, these favorite cute Candy-Free Halloween Foods for Kids have got you covered!
Halloween Snacks for Kids
From Halloween parties to school lunches and creepily-festive snacks at home–all without a miniature candy bar in sight!
The best thing about these festive Halloween foods for kids? They’re all easy to make! In fact, kids can help with almost all of them, and they are the perfect Halloween party snacks!
Healthy Halloween Foods
The last thing that most kids want to do on Halloween night is to sit down and eat dinner. I remember when I was a kid, I just wanted to run outside and get started on Trick-or-Treat! My Mom knew that the combination of a kid with an empty stomach running around in the cold, and then filling up on sugar, was a terrible idea which is how this list got started…
1. Tomato Basil & Tortellini Soup With Bat Croutons
This Tomato-Basil & Tortellini Soup with Bat Croutons, from Foodlets, is a perfect fall soup. We love the festive croutons (courtesy of a bat-shaped cookie cutter).
2. Green Goblin Smoothies
Real Mom Nutrition‘s Green Goblin Smoothies are full of bananas, peaches, pineapple, and a secret green ingredient that many kids will find scary enough for Halloween–spinach!
Halloween-Themed Dinner Ideas
Yummy Halloween-themed dinner ideas are coming up next!
3. Spooky Spider Eggs
Foodlets‘ Spooky Spider Eggs are a slightly scary take on deviled eggs.
4. Monster Cheese Balls
These Monster Cheese Balls are basically cheese, in the shape of monsters! Another amazing idea from Hungry Happenings.
5. Pumpkin Pop Tarts
Foodlets‘ Pumpkin Pop Tarts are so easy to make! Pie crust + brown sugar + cinnamon + nutmeg + ginger + chia seeds + pumpkin puree = gooey goodness!
6. Mummy Dogs
Wrap a regular hotdog in crescent roll strips, bake, and apply mustard eyes to make Foodlets‘ Mummy Dogs. This was my favorite Halloween food idea growing up – Mummy Dogs (hot dogs wrapped in Pillsbury Crescent roll dough so that they baked around them like mummies.
Halloween Lunch Ideas for Kids
Surprise your little one with a fun Halloween-themed lunch at school, or enlist their help (and creativity!) in making their own lunch or lunch for their brother or sister.
7. Halloween Jokes For Your Child’s Lunchbox
I love finding cute and funny Halloween knock-knock jokes and writing them on a Halloween napkin, and then slipping a new one in my daughter’s lunchbox every day of October! Check out this free Halloween jokes printable from Skip to My Lou!
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8. Haunted Bento Box Lunch
What kid wouldn’t LOVE to find this Haunted House Bento Lunch, from bentolunch.net, at lunchtime on Oct. 31?
9. Mummy Sandwich
This Mummy Sandwich from the Kids Activities Blog is surprisingly simple to make, with just the right amount of boo!
10. Pudding Pumpkins
Pudding Pumpkins – Hollow a tangerine into a jack-o-lantern bowl for pudding, with this recipe for Pudding Pumpkins, from Foodlets.
11. String Cheese Witches’ Brooms
Foodlets‘ String Cheese Witches’ Brooms are so cute and so easy to make!
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What is your kiddo’s favorite healthy Halloween snack, or meal? Comment below!