10 Super Cute Candy-Free Halloween Foods for Kids

Looking for healthy Halloween snacks for kids? From whole-wheat croutons to string cheese witches’ brooms and spooky egg spiders, these 10 Super Cute Candy-Free Halloween Foods for Kids have got you covered!

From Halloween parties to school lunches and creepily-festive snacks at home–all without a miniature candy bar in sight!

10 Super Cute Candy-Free Halloween Foods for Kids
Fun food crafts are coming!

Cool Halloween Food Crafts for kids

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!

Orange pudding pumpkins, cheese witches brooms with pretzels, basil tomato soup with whole wheat bat croutons, and a green smoothie.
Those pudding pumpkins look absolutely delicious!

Healthy Halloween Dinner Foods

The last thing that most kids want to do on Halloween 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.

So, she started making fun Halloween-themed meals each year, in order to pique our interest! My favorite was Mummy Dogs (hot dogs wrapped in Pillsbury Crescent roll dough so that they baked around them like mummies. The recipe is below!

Here are some quick and easy ideas to get at least a small snack into your Trick-or-Treater before you head out. They are also perfect for a Halloween party!

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!

Spider eggs (olive devilled eggs), ghost poptarts, monster cheese balls with olive eyes, and mummy dogs (hot dogs wrapped in crescent rolls)
The mummy dogs look so good! But so do those cheese balls…and the eggs… I want it all!

Halloween-Themed Dinner Ideas

Yummy Halloween-themed dinner ideas are coming up next! So fun!

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.

Bento box with a haunted house sandwich and pumpkin cake, and strawberries, and melon with mummy toast.
That bento haunted house lunch looks delicious!

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!

Sometimes I even switch it out with an educational fact about the history of Halloween.

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!

More fun Halloween stuff coming up!

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What is your kiddo’s favorite healthy Halloween snack, or meal? Comment below! 

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