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25 Spooktacular Halloween Recipes for Kids

  • 25 Spooktacular Halloween Recipes for Kids 1 of 27
  • Skeleton Quesadilla 2 of 27

    This spooky quesadilla will be sure to charm your little boys and ghouls. Add some extra sliced apples on the side for a dash of crunch — and nutrition!
    Make skeleton quesadillas

  • Ghost Pretzels 3 of 27

    These salty-sweet snacks are too simple not to make. Not to mention they look absolutely adorable — er, we mean scary.
    Make ghost pretzels

  • Spooky Black Velvet Cupcakes 4 of 27

    Everyone's favorite red velvet cupcakes get a gothic twist just in time for Halloween. And these treats look so pretty topped with spooky chocolate trees, it'll make you want to share them with everyone ... until you taste them. Then you'll want to keep them all for yourself!
    Make spooky black velvet cupcakes

  • Zombie Chili 5 of 27

    Don't worry, there aren't any stray body parts in this zombie chili — just beans, sausage, and a whole host of other flavors your kids are sure to adore.
    Make zombie chili

  • Breadstick Bones with "Marrow"nara Dipping Sauce 6 of 27

    Crack these breadsticks open for a gooey, cheesy filling that's too good to resist. Paired with a blood-like tomato "marrow"nara sauce, they're the perfect spooky appetizer to serve at your Halloween bash.

    Make breadstick bones with "marrow"nara dipping sauce

  • Pumpkin Pop-Tarts 7 of 27
    Pumpkin Pop Tarts

    It’'s pumpkin pie to-go! Your kids won’'t want real Pop-Tarts after they try these homemade, handheld Halloween treats.
    Make pumpkin Pop-Tarts

  • Eyeball Soup 8 of 27
    Eyeball Soup

    Somehow eyeballs aren'’t as threatening when they'’re made of mozzarella and olives.
    Make eyeball soup

  • Spooky Spider Crackers 9 of 27
    Spooky Spider Crackers

    These “creepy” crackers will be crawling right off the plate and into your kids'’ mouths!
    Make spooky spider crackers

  • Spooky Pizza Party Nachos 10 of 27

    Nachos are the perfect party snack, but they're not exactly … scary. Change that with these ghost-shaped chips that will leave your kids shouting "Boo!" with every bite!
    Make spooky pizza party nachos

  • Spider Cookie Pops 11 of 27
    Spider Cookie Pops

    Creepy crawlies get a sweet side in these awesomely decorated cookie pops!
    Make spider cookie pops

  • Boo Bars 12 of 27
    Boo Bars

    Dense pumpkin cake slathered with cream cheese frosting? Spooktacular!
    Make boo bars

  • Creepy Eyeball Cupcakes 13 of 27
    Creepy Eyeball Cupcakes

    We spy with our zombie eye a devilishly gory Halloween dessert. Just the right amount of creepy-cool to leave your kiddie guests begging for more.
    Make creepy eyeball cupcakes

  • Frankenstein Baked Peppers 14 of 27
    Frankenstein Baked Peppers

    These adorable stuffed peppers will add a shockingly healthy twist to your sugar-heavy Halloween menu. And how many times can your kids say they ate a monster’'s head?!
    Make Frankenstein baked peppers

  • Coconut Cocoa with Coconut Ghost Whip 15 of 27
    Coconut Cocoa with Coconut Ghost Whip

    Keep Halloween night’s chill to a minimum with a steaming cup of coconut cocoa and ghost whip. Although we should warn you, serve the kids one too many, and they may be “boo”-ing all night.
    Make coconut cocoa with coconut ghost whip

  • Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel Spiderweb Frosting 16 of 27
    Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel Spiderweb Frosting

    We wish all spiderwebs could be as sticky-sweet as the ones we found on these pumpkin cookies.
    Make pumpkin cookies with caramel spiderweb frosting

  • Edible Cookie Graveyard 17 of 27
    Edible Cookie Graveyard

    Brownies, chocolate wafers, and Milano cookies make this a graveyard we wouldn’'t mind visiting. We'd recommend not inviting The Cookie Monster ...
    Make an edible cookie graveyard

  • Scarecrow Cupcakes 18 of 27
    Scarecrow Cupcakes

    Forget about crows — we doubt these sweet treats are scary enough to fend off hungry trick-or-treaters!
    Make scarecrow cupcakes

  • Candy Corn Whoopie Pies 19 of 27
    Candy Corn Whoopie Pies

    Add a new twist to your kids'’ favorite Halloween candy with these festive whoopie pies. (Although unlike real candy corn, we'’d suggest limiting your kids to just one pie.)
    Make candy corn whoopie pies

  • Tentacle Pot Pies 20 of 27
    Tentacle Pot Pies

    It'’s not Halloween unless your kids have eaten an octopus arm,… or eight. Note: Shy away from screening Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus until the eaten “tentacles” have fully digested.
    Make tentacle pot pies

  • Steamed Halloween Pudding with Bloody Custard 21 of 27
    Steamed Halloween Pudding with Bloody Custard

    What’'s Halloween without a little gore? This “bloody” custard-oozing pudding will bring just the right amount of terror to your party.
    Make steamed Halloween pudding with bloody custard

  • Witches Brew Soup and Cheesy Garlic Broomsticks 22 of 27
    Witches Brew Soup and Cheesy Garlic Broomsticks

    Pair these witchingly fun appetizers with a screening of the spooky flick Hocus Pocus to give your kids an All Hallows' Eve they'll never forget!
    Make witches brew soup and cheesy garlic broomsticks

  • Green Zombie French Toast 23 of 27

    Make a Halloween breakfast your kids will never forget with this creepy, slime-colored French toast. (It can be our little secret that it's actually packed with fruits and veggies!)
    Make green zombie French toast

  • Goblin Smoothie 24 of 27

    The kids will go nuts over the bright green color of this "goblin" smoothie, while you'll appreciate the healthy dose of veggies and yogurt it packs.
    Make a goblin smoothie

  • Spooky Spiderweb Eggs 25 of 27

    Impress (and creep out!) your Halloween party guests with these spiderweb hard-boiled eggs. Hint: You'll need plenty of cherries on hand to get the job done.
    Make spooky spiderweb eggs

  • Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes 26 of 27

    With a subtle vanilla-pumpkin flavor and cream "cheese" frosting, you'll never believe these adorable Halloween cupcakes are vegan.
    Make vegan pumpkin cupcakes

  • Jack-o-lantern Apple Pie 27 of 27

    Pumpkin isn't the only pie filling in season in fall — apples are at their peak, too. Put a Halloween twist on traditional apple pie with this crispy, flakey jack-o-lantern-inspired topping.
    Make a jack-o-lantern apple pie

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