With Halloween on the horizon, you can be sure of one thing: There will be sweets — and lots of them. As much as we enjoy the occasional treat (OK, maybe more than occasional!), sometimes we want to make sure everyone in the family is snacking on healthy treats. If only there were some festive and healthy Halloween snacks that tasted as good as they looked…
Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite fun, healthy halloween snacks that put a festive and frightening spin on healthy snack ideas that the whole family will love. And these goodies are anything but boring! Fruits like apples and olives that you use in the kitchen all the time have been reimagined as mummies and spiders. Seriously, one bite of these decadent dishes and you’ll forget you’re eating something healthy. To satisfy your taste buds this season while still feeling good about the snacks you serve, keep scrolling for some healthy Halloween snack inspirations.
Healthy Halloween Snacks
When it comes to Halloween, healthy snacks do exist! No matter what types of Halloween monsters you're dealing with this year, you'll want to save a couple snacks for yourself — otherwise you'll end up fighting all your little ghouls and vampires for the last one!
Healthy Halloween Snacks Spider Eggs
Grape Spider Eggs
Even the biggest arachnophobe will fall in love with these grape spider eggs. If you want to send your Halloween party guests home with a healthy snack, these juicy "eggs" don't skimp on flavor — or festivity. Get the full recipe at Meaningful Mama.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Halloween Yogurt Bark
Halloween Yogurt Bark
This isn't your average Halloween fruit snack. We're calling it the perfect compromise: You satisfy your sweet tooth while the fiber- and vitamin-packed yogurt and fruit quickly fills you up to prevent you from going back for too many cookies. Get the full recipe at Fork and Beans.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Mini Spider Pizzas
Mini Spider Pizzas
Who knew olives were such a versatile ingredient? These salty, tangy fruits (yes, olives are fruit) are the perfect pizza accessories because they pop against the white, yellow, and red of the pie. Plus, these Mini Spider Pizzas are so easy, even the kids can help out. Get the full recipe at Recipe Runner.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Mummy Applies
No curses here — just some incredibly easy-to-make mummy apple treats! We're calling this the perfect edible craft for doing with your kiddos, but be careful when handling the peeler around little ones.
Get the full recipe at Two Healthy Kitchens.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Graveyard Taco Cups
Graveyard Taco Cups
Let's face it: Halloween is basically candy overload. For those who prefer salty and savory over sweet, these adorable Graveyard Taco Cups have your name written all over them. You can feel good while eating this healthy Halloween snack that's packed with fiber-filled beans and superfood avocados. Get the full recipe at Fork and Beans.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Orange Jack O'Lantern Fruit Cups
Orange Jack O'Lantern Fruit Cups
Oranges are a fun and citrusy twist on the traditional Jack O'Lantern — plus, these cuties aren't filled with icky pumpkin guts you have to clean. If you want to give your festivities a professional flair, these Halloween fruit cups will do the trick. Seriously, your friends and family will be begging to share your pumpkin-carving tips. Get the full recipe at Frugal Coupon Living.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Halloween Cheese and Crackers
Halloween Cheese and Crackers
Healthy Halloween snacks don't need to be over-the-top scary or sticky sweet to be tasty. Sometimes simple really is best! Case in point: these "spooktacular" Halloween cheese and crackers. We'll take any excuse to stuff ourselves with cheese. Get the full recipe at Peas and Crayons.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Ghost Hard-Boiled Eggs
Ghost Hard-Boiled Eggs
Given all the health benefits of eggs, we bet you have a dozen sitting in the fridge right now. So, whip up a batch of hard-boiled eggs this weekend and sneak them into your kids' lunchboxes during the week for a "boo-tiful" surprise. Get the full recipe at Kid Friendly Things to Do.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Frankenstein Apples
If you want maximum Halloween spirit with minimal effort, these Frankenstein apples are the perfect healthy Halloween snack. Give them out at your kids' school Halloween party or leave them for lucky trick-or-treaters. Seriously — who has time to bob for apples? Get the full recipe at Non-Toy Gifts.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin seeds are the quintessential Halloween snack — and for good reason. A handful of these protein-filled crunchies will keep you full for fewer calories. Season them with your favorite mixture of condiments for a salty, sweet, or spicy snack. Get the full recipe at Home Cooking Memories.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Frankenstein Kiwi.Jog
Finally! Kids and parents won't have any disagreements about second servings of these adorable and health-boosting treats. Get the image from Two Healthy Kitchens.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Inside Out Caramel Apples
Inside-Out Caramel Apple Slices
All the tantalizing fall flavors of caramel and apples without any of the mess! These Inside-Out Caramel Apple Slices will require the perfect cooking conditions and can be especially tricky to get right — but when they're done correctly, they're magnificent. Are you up for the challenge? Get the full recipe from Cup of Sugar :: Pinch of Salt.