October is almost here, which means Halloween is starting to get into your brain (you’ll get the joke below). It’s a day where both kids and parents get to be creative with costumes and food. If your kids are throwing a Halloween party, you will want your food to be more interesting than chips and dip and candy bars. To get your tricks and treats as an adults, try some of these festive kids Halloween party food ideas. You can also check out our other post for more Halloween foods for kids.
Trick your kids into eating fruit at a Halloween party with this scary melon brain. You’ll feel like a mad scientist creating it, too.
Make these creepy fingers by cutting string cheese in half at an angle and adding slices almonds at the end with some cream cheese. For the ribbed knuckle look, use the blunt side of the knife to make some wrinkles.
Use your gingerbread man cookie stencil to make some mummies! See? They’re not just for Christmas.
Make pizza come alive with some strategic placement of mozzarella and olives on this mummy pizza.
These creepy crawlers are sure to unnerve anyone, child or adult. All you do is slice hot dogs and boil them. This will give them a nice, creepy curl. Then, dip them in some BBQ sauce and these slithery worms are ready to eat.
These corny cookies are fun for kids to peel and even more fun for them to eat. Find the complete recipe here.
Give your kids some glowing witches’ brew simply by using tonic water. Tonic water glows in black light.
This may make the kids think twice before taking a bite. This cupcake design is made entirely using some simple piping and food coloring. Have fun with it and make a few different eye colors.
Kids won’t stop putting these things in their mouths – to play with or to eat. Slice up apples and glue the marshmallow teeth to the apples using peanut butter. If you are not going to serve them right away, lightly sprinkle some lemon juice over the outer edges of the apples to keep them from turning brown.
This pizza is simple and delicious. Just make add a cheddar lining the outside and mozzarella on the inside for candy corn pizza.
To make these scary spiders, put a truffle in the middle of the cupcake. Then, using melted chocolate, stick red M&M’s onto the truffle as eyes. use the same method to adhere the pretzel legs together and to attach them to the spider.
Put a fun twist on caramel apples by laying out a bar of goodies for kids to dip their apples into. You can use sprinkles, cereal, cocoa powder, granola, coconut shavings and other things. Think Yogurtland toppings bar.
These pumpkin cakes are one of the simplest Halloween desserts to whip up. Just bake pumpkin bread in molds and add a Hershey kiss as a tasty pumpkin stem.
This is just a cute, yet gross, way to display youron Halloween.
Enjoy these foods with your kids. Let us know how your party goes and how your kids like the treats. Happy Hallows Eve, everyone!