blueberries, avocado toast and hard boiled eggs on a plate

Snacks and Apps That Fright and Delight

Publish Date October 13, 2023 2 Minute Read
Author MyMagazine Staff

Looking to feed kids something substantial before heading out to trick or treat? Or just want to serve up something fun to eat? Get into the Halloween spirit with these creative snacks and apps that can be served individually, combined on a snack board or even doubled as satisfying dinners.

blueberries, avocado toast and hard boiled eggs on a plate

Bloodshot Eye Hard-Boiled Eggs

You’ll need to boil the eggs at least 2 hours ahead of time so they can sit in their creepy red dye.

Peeping Marshmallows

What’s that peeking out of the fruit bowl? It’s a googly pair of eyes! Simply place marshmallows on plastic picks and add dots of black icing.

Frankenstein’s Monster Avocado Toast

Mash ripe avocado with a pinch of salt and a squirt of lemon juice. Spread on toast. Use slices of radish, black olive and bell pepper to create a scary face, and add marshmallows or eyes. Cut seaweed snacks to give Frankenstein’s monster his signature hair. Use slices of radish, black olive and bell pepper, or even marshmallows, to create a scary face.

Monster Mouths

Spread one side of two apple wedges with peanut butter. Line mini marshmallows on one wedge to form teeth; lay second wedge on top.

mozzarella sticks, potato skins and hot dog mini mummies

Hot Dog Mini Mummies

Adorable cocktail sausages make easy-to-eat mummies for little hands.

Spiderweb Potato Skins

Make fresh or use frozen baked potatoes. After baking, use squeezable sour cream to make a web pattern overtop each. Or flip them over onto a serving plate after cooling, then carve eerie skull faces into the skins.

Mozzarella Witches’ Fingers

Prepare frozen mozzarella sticks according to package directions. Use paring knife to cut away breading at one end. Add sliced almond to create fingernail. Serve with warm marinara.

mummy clementines and veggie mummies

Mummy Clementines

Wrap clementines in gauze leaving a small sliver of peel showing. Using icing, attach candy eyes.

Veggie Mummies

Spread softened cream cheese on celery sticks and halved mini bell peppers. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese on top to create bandages. Olive bits make perfect eyes.

spinach bites on a plate

Cast-a-Spell Spinach Bites

With a little magic, you can work some nutrition into dinner — before the Halloween trick-or-treating begins.

witch hat ice cream cones

Bewitching Cupcakes

This clever recipe bakes cupcakes into pointy ice cream cones for an unexpectedly enchanting dessert.