Trick or Treat! 13 Fun and Yummy Halloween Recipes

Halloween is a time full of all sorts of wonderful treats. However, they may not always be suitable for your toddler. You should always avoid any possible choking hazards like hard candies, caramel popcorn, and chewy gummies just to name a few. Also try to limit your little one’s sugar intake as too much sugar isn’t good for anyone really. Just because your toddler’s treats may be limited, that doesn’t mean the ones available can’t be fun and yummy. Not only will you find these recipes just right for your little goblin or witch, you’ll find yourself reaching for these tasty treats too!

  • Spider Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Spider Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Everyone’s favorite cookie gets a creepy twist! “Spiders” attack these delicious chocolate chip cookies. The technique is incredibly simple!

    Photo and recipe by i am baker.

  • Falafel Fingers

    Falafel Fingers

    Before heading you, make these healthy yet scary falafel fingers for your little one to keep them filled during their evening of Trick-or-Treating.

    Photo and recipe by Vegan Richa.

  • Halloween Gingerbread Men

    Halloween Gingerbread Men

    Breakout your Christmas cookie cutters for a spooky alternative to the popular gingerbread man.

    Photo and recipe by Crumbs and Corkscrews.

  • Stuffed Peppers

    Stuffed Peppers

    The fun of carved pumpkins come to life in edible form with these adorable stuffed peppers. Click over to discover what the delicious stuffing is made of.

    Photo and recipe by Wallflower Girl.

  • Halloween Bundt Cake

    Halloween Bundt Cake

    This festive bundt cake makes it easy to serve up a creepy treat that has a healthy secret. The colored layers actually use vegetable purees to color the batter.

    Photo and recipe by Sugar Swings! Serve Some.

  • Mummy Pizza

    Mummy Pizza

    Mummy will be really happy when she realizes how simple these pizzas are to pull together. Proving Halloween treats don’t need to be fussy to be festive and fun.

    Photo and recipe by Curry and Comfort.

  • Melon Pumpkins

    Melon Pumpkins

    Share a sweet pumpkin treat with your toddler that isn’t pumpkin flavored at all! These happy little pumpkins are actually made of melon!

    Photo and recipe by Kiddie Foodies.

  • Jack O' Lantern Grilled Cheese

    Jack O' Lantern Grilled Cheese

    Upgrade the classic grilled cheese sandwich with fun Jack O’ Lantern inspired cutouts.

    Photo and recipe by Diethood.

  • Ghost-Cupcakes


    An incredibly simple way to bring spooky ghost treats to your Halloween spread this holiday. Only three ingredients away from achieving these ghost cupcakes!

    Photo and recipe by Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts.

  • Cheddar Spritz Crackers

    Cheddar Spritz Crackers

    Whip up these yummy pumpkin shaped cheddar spritz crackers and take them along during your Halloween Trick-or-Treating. It will hold over your little ones until you have time to inspect their holiday loot.

    Photo and recipe by

  • Candy Corn Sugar Cookies

    Candy Corn Sugar Cookies

    Actual candy corn is definitely not suitable for your toddler. These adorable candy corn sugar cookies get the green light instead! The classic fun colors and shape take form in a much safer version for your little one.

    Photo and recipe by

  • Spider Deviled Eggs

    Spider Deviled Eggs

    Check your fear of spiders at the door. These classic deviled eggs are topped with simple to recreate black olive “spiders”.

    Photo and recipe by Running Blonde.

  • Carrot Rice Balls

    Carrot Rice Balls

    I love when festive and healthy combine to make an adorable Halloween treat that is safe and just right for a toddler. Carrot juice gives these mini pumpkin rice balls their perfect holiday hue.

    Photo and recipe by Apron Strings.

Which toddler friendly Halloween treat will you make?



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