No need to carbo-load for your house-to-house marathon; just load your bucket with these delicious Halloween snack ideas. Some are best enjoyed at home while you hand out candy, but some are just begging to hit the neighborhood sidewalks with you. Snag a baggie of savory pumpkin seeds, or pop a Wormy Popcorn ball. Tis the season to boo and be boo'd! Who knows, these Halloween snacks might even keep you from stealing your kids' candy.
Snackin' Pumpkin Seeds
Every Halloween carved pumpkins appear. Now that you know what to do with the seeds, you can cut down on food waste! Pumpkin seeds are such a great Halloween party food idea for an easy get together or casual fall hangout. This recipe for pumpkin seeds is basic, so start here then flavor to fit your tastes. The seeds will keep in an airtight container for several days, so make a large batch. You can add them to fall-themed snack mixes, stir them into soups, or simply snack on them by the handful.
Candy Corn and M&M's Chewy Crispy Bars
Candy Corn and M&M's Chewy Crispy Bars make fun Halloween treats.
Wormy Popcorn BallsAdd a gummy worm to this little treat for some Halloween fun.
Olive SpidersDress up your spooky Halloween table (or your drink) with this fun garnish.
Deviled Green Goblin EggsFor a festive look, serve in decorative Halloween cupcake liners.
Wizard HatsMake this fun Halloween treat for the kids to take to school.
Sweet and Savory Tortilla Bats
Making a spooky snack for your Halloween table is as easy as cutting tortillas with a bat-shaped cookie cutter (R&M Flying Bat; amazon.com). We seasoned one panful with cinnamon and sugar and the other with chile salt, but you can go for all sweet or all savory if you prefer. These Halloween snacks can be served as appetizers alongside salsa for a savory bite or Greek yogurt swirled with honey for something sweet that goes beyond candy.
Tangled Web Rice PopsFor a guaranteed hit, garnish these yummy treats with bug candies or sprinkles in Halloween shapes and colors.