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Halloween is weeks away but if you’re like most parents, you’re already thinking about the costumes, the candy, and what trick or treating will look like this year. The good news is that Halloween isn’t canceled. In fact, a recent survey by BSM Media found 95 percent of moms want their families to celebrate Halloween this year and almost half say they’ll participate in drive-by trick or treating. Since Halloween also falls on a Saturday this year, you might also be thinking about hosting or attending a small, socially-distanced get-together and need fun food ideas. From quick and easy meals to snacks, treats, and desserts, here are 7 recipes for Halloween.

Halloween is weeks away but if you’re like most parents, you’re already thinking about the costumes, the candy, and what trick or treating will look like this year. The good news is that Halloween isn’t canceled. In fact, a recent survey by BSM Media found 95 percent of moms want their families to celebrate Halloween this year and almost half say they’ll participate in drive-by trick or treating.

Since Halloween also falls on a Saturday this year, you might also be thinking about hosting or attending a small, socially-distanced, get-together and need fun food ideas. From quick and easy meals to snacks, treats, and desserts, here are 7 recipes for Halloween.

RECIPES FOR HALLOWEEN

Whether you’ll be heading out to trick-or-treat or staying close to home, these recipes for Halloween are easy, delicious and oh so festive.

1. Halloween Graveyard Pizza

Spiders, worms, eyeballs, and vampire tongues—so creepy! With 5 simple ingredients and only 25 minutes to pull together, this Halloween Graveyard Pizza is the ultimate kid-friendly meal to serve up.

2. Green Monster Spaghetti with Cheese & Tomato Eyeballs

Who says Halloween has to be an all-out sugar-fest?

Instead, serve up this healthy and delicious Green Monster Spaghetti with Cheese and Tomato Eyeballs before the candy.

With spinach, tomatoes and cashews, this dish has vitamins, minerals, protein and healthy fats. Even better—it takes just minutes to whip up— making it one of the best recipes for Halloween.

Related: 6 Ways To Get Rid of Leftover Halloween Candy

3. Easy Raspberry Mummy Pies

With three simple ingredients you probably already have on hand and just 15 minutes to pull together, these Easy Raspberry Mummy Pies are fun and easy and Halloween recipe your kids can help you make. Got leftovers? Serve ‘em for breakfast the next day.

RECIPES FOR HALLOWEEN TREATS

Candy is a given, but if you want to have a few special snacks, try these recipes for Halloween treats.

4. Healthy Halloween Brownie Bites (No Bake!)

There’s nothing easier than no-bake energy bites so when I found these Healthy Halloween Brown Bites, I knew I had to include it in the list of Halloween recipes.

Not only do these treats have healthy ingredients like rolled oats, peanut butter, Medjool dates and dark chocolate, but they’re the perfect Halloween recipe to make with your kids.

5. Grain-Free, Gluten-Free Halloween Eyeball Cake Pops

When it comes to recipes for Halloween treats, it doesn’t get much easier than cake pops. These Halloween Eyeball Cake Pops are grain-free, gluten-free, use natural food coloring and are Pinterest-worthy.

6. Yummy Crunchy Halloween Bark

There’s nothing better than the combination of sweet and salty and this Yummy Crunchy Halloween Bark does not disappoint.

With white chocolate, pretzels and festive sprinkles, and only 30 minutes in the freezer, this is one of the best recipes for Halloween that kids and adults will enjoy.

7. Halloween Eyeball Crispy Cakes

Most kids love Rice Krispies Treats so these extra-special, spooky Halloween Eyeball Crispy Cakes are sure to be a hit. Crispy, chewy, sweet and delicious, these Halloween treats call for just 6 ingredients and although they take only 25 minutes to make, your guests will think you spent hours in the kitchen.

Author Details
Julie Revelant teaches parents how to raise children who are healthy, adventurous eaters. Through blog posts and videos, her goal is to shift the conversation from short-term, problem picky eating to lifelong, healthy eating and healthy futures. Julie has written for FoxNews.com, FIRST for Women magazine, WhatToExpect.com, EverydayHealth.com, RD.com, TheBump.com, Care.com, and Babble.com.

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