Spook-tacular Treats - Fun Halloween Recipes for Kids

Ideas for frighteningly delicious Halloween dishes and snacks for kids

Looking for some yummy and ghoulishly fun recipes for Halloween treats for kids? Try these delicious spooky Halloween recipes for kids to snack on before and after trick-or-treating. They can also be served as delicious goodies to gobble up at a fun Halloween party.

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Hauntingly Good Halloween Goodies

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There are lots of great Halloween recipes for kids in this list of Halloween goodies from Diana Rattray, About.com’s Southern Food Guide. Black cat cookies, Halloween party mix, and wormy gelatin (ewww!) are just a few of the frighteningly fun Halloween recipes you’ll find here for your next Halloween celebration.

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Quick and Easy Spooky Halloween Cupcakes

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Need to make a batch of Halloween cupcakes for a Halloween party at school or at home? Check out this quick and easy idea for spooky cupcakes you can make with your your child.

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Easy Halloween Recipes for Busy Parents

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Looking for some fun and delicious Halloween recipes that are quick and easy? How about some hobgoblin cookies? Or candy spiders atop a spiderweb cake? You’ll find countless ideas for fast Halloween treats in this comprehensive list of Halloween recipes from About's Busy Cooks Expert.

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Eek! A Mouse! (Chocolate-Covered Cherry Mouse, That Is)

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These chocolate-covered cherry mice are adorable and delicious treats for Halloween!. Elizabeth LaBau

Add some thrills and chills to your festive Halloween table with a plateful of chocolate-covered cherry mice. This recipe from About.com’s Candy Expert comes complete with easy-to-follow instructions for making these so-creepy-they’re-almost-cute chocolate mice.

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More Ghoulishly Great Halloween Recipes

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Need some snacks, treats, and main dishes to have on hand for a Halloween party or before trick-or-treating on Halloween night? Try these other spooky-good Halloween recipes compiled by About’s Guide to Home Cooking, which include Mystery Punch with Frozen Hand and Gnarled Witch’s Fingers, which are chicken fingers made to look like gnarled fingers. These yummy but spooky recipes are sure to delight the kids, and grownups too!

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Spooky Pumpkin Soup

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Make your favorite creamy pumpkin soup and give it a spooky touch by decorating it with some sour cream thinned with a little milk to create a spooky spider web. (Just make parallel circles and then use a toothpick to draw out even lines all around, starting from the center and going out. Easy and fun!)

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Frightfully Fun Halloween Recipes for Kids

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How about some Halloween toasted bats and a chicken salad pita monster sandwich to add some creepy fun accents to your Halloween table? Try these creative ideas for frighteningly fun Halloween dishes and treats from About.com’s Guide to Parenting Teens.

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