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25 Healthy Halloween Treats That Kids Will Flip For

As much as I love all things Halloween – the costumes and decorations, trick or treating, haunted houses, spooky movies – I don’t love all the sugar. Well, that’s not exactly true. I actually do love sugar. Way too much. So let’s revise that to say I don’t want all that sugar. I know the kids are going to have plenty of sweets on the big day, so I don’t feel the need to add to it with even more sugary treats and candy.

Luckily there are plenty of fun Halloween treats that celebrate the holiday without adding to the sugar overload! Here are 25 healthy Halloween snacks and treats made with real, unprocessed food ingredients and no refined sugar, including gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and keto-friendly options.

1. Halloween Pumpkin Carrots with Ranch Yogurt Dip

They’re carrots… They’re pumpkins… They’re pumpkin carrots! Get the step by step instructions for how to make this fun and healthy miniature Halloween snack.

2. Healthy Halloween Monster Mouths

Delightfully creepy apple mouths with eyes, slivered almond teeth, and craisin flies. Recipe includes paleo, vegan, and nut-free options.

3. Orange Pumpkins

So simple and so cute! Just peel a mandarin orange and garnish with a piece of celery.

4. Real Food Gummy Eyeballs

Eek! These gruesome eyeballs are made with coconut gelatin, berry gelatin, and blueberries.

5. Fruit Jack O’Lanterns

Treat the kids to some adorable miniature jack o’lanterns filled with sweet berries.

6. Fruit Bat Skewers

These colourful fruit and berry skewers are perfect for all your Halloween celebrations!

7. Honey Sweetened Caramel Corn

Toss homemade popcorn with butter and honey for a sweet treat free of refined sugars.

8. Gluten-Free Vegan Halloween Ghost Cake

Gluten-free, vegan chocolate sponge cake and chocolate cashew buttercream frosting, topped with adorable poached pear ghosts!

9. Zombie Fingers

These spooky zombie fingers are vegan, gluten-free, and made with no added sugar.

10. Pumpkin Peanut Butter Layer Brownies

Chocolate breakfast brownies with a pumpkin peanut butter “layer” and chocolate chips.

11. Eye of Newt Pudding

Regular vanilla chia pudding transforms into fun eye of newt pudding for Halloween!

12. String Cheese Ghosts

Turn string cheese into spooky Halloween snacks with a marker and just a few seconds!

13. Paleo Pumpkin Spice Protein Cookies

Pumpkin snickerdoodle protein cookies dusted in sweet pumpkin spice goodness. Paleo, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, and egg-free.

14. Halloween Ghost Pops

Kids will have a blast making these cute banana and coconut “ghost” pops!

15. Apple Mummies

These apple mummies are so simple and look so cute!

16. Pumpkin Spice Roasted Chickpeas

Pumpkin spice roasted chickpeas are sweet and crunchy and a delicious snack for all your hungry Halloween visitors!

17. Bloody Eyeballs

This simple Halloween snack idea uses cranberry juice instead of red dye to decorate hard boiled egg “eyeballs”.

18. Healthy “Candy Corn” Fruit Parfaits

Greek yogurt, pineapple, and mandarin oranges make a colourful, candy corn-inspired Halloween treat!

19. Pumpkin Fudge

Creamy, non-dairy pumpkin fudge sweetened with stevia (or use your favourite natural sweetener).

20. Spooky Spider Halloween Dip

Halloween-ify any party dip with this adorable pepper spider!

21. Keto Peanut Butter Cups

Make classic peanut butter cups at home without all the excess sugar and preservatives!

22. Healthy Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Sweetened with erythritol, these pumpkin bars are made with gluten-free almond flour and topped with a tangy cream cheese frosting.

23. Gummy Leeches and Worms

Here’s how to make creepy gummy leeches and worms for your Halloween treat table!

24. Ghost Eggs

The kids will love drawing their own faces on these hard boiled egg “ghosts”. Great for a party activity!

25. Poison Apples

These “poison” apples are sugar-free, dairy-free, and dye-free. The colour comes from activated charcoal instead of food colouring.

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