3 Easy Halloween Snacks – Fun Recipes For Kids

For many children, Halloween is a favourite holiday because it provides the opportunity to play dress-up and to get a lot of free candy. Halloween is a fun holiday not just for the kids who get to go trick-or-treating, but is also a great holiday for the entire family to celebrate together! These 3 easy Halloween snacks are sure to be a big hit!

It does not matter whether you are young or old, everyone is bound to love these Halloween treat recipes: Zoombie Boogers Popcorn, Spider Cupcakes, and Halloween Trail Mix with Candy Corn!

Homemade Halloween Snacks

Zombie Boogers Popcorn

Zombie Boogers Popcorn

Your kids will love these Zombie Boogers Popcorn because, you know, the greenish snack resembles boogers! The sticky and sweet green buttery syrup toss over the popcorn is such a delicious treat. This recipe is a great addition to your Halloween snacks and feast table.

Ingredients

  • 10 cups plain popped popcorn
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-2 teaspoons green food colouring

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°F.
  2. In medium saucepan on medium heat, bring sugar, salt, butter, and corn syrup to a boil while stirring consistently. Cook and stir for another 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in baking soda, and green food colouring. Expect the mixture to foam up and double in size.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Place popcorn in large bowl. Pour mixture over popcorn in bowl and toss to coat evenly.
  6. Spread popcorn evenly on a foil-lined baking pan.
  7. Bake 1 hour and stir every 15 minutes.
  8. Cool completely.
  9. Store in airtight container.
5 from 2 votes
Zombie Boogers Popcorn
ZOOMBIE BOOGERS POPCORN
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
 

Your kids will love these Zombie Boogers Popcorn because, you know, the greenish snack resembles boogers!

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American, Canadian
Keyword: halloween, popcorn, treats
Servings: 5
Calories: 150 kcal
Author: Lyne
Ingredients
  • 10 cups plain popped popcorn
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-2 teaspoons green food colouring
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 200°F.
  2. in medium saucepan on medium heat, bring sugar, salt, butter and corn syrup to a boil while stirring consistently. Cook and stir for another 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in baking soda, and green food colouring. Expect the mixture to foam up and double in size.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Place popcorn in large bowl. Pour mixture over popcorn in bowl and toss to coat evenly.
  6. Spread popcorn evenly on a foil-lined baking pan.
  7. Bake 1 hour and stir every 15 minutes.
  8. Cool completely.
  9. Store in airtight container.
Spider Cupcakes

Spider Cupcakes

You can’t celebrate Halloween without baking Spider Cupcakes! They are super easy to make and are always a spooky Halloween dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 box cupcake mix or homemade cake (choose your favourite flavour)
  • 1 jar vanilla icing
  • Ready to use black icing in a tube

Supplies

  • Plastic spiders (optional)

Instructions

  1. To bake the cupcakes, simply follow the directions on the box of cupcake mix. After they have been baked, allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting them.
  2. Spread the vanilla icing on the cake. Once your cupcakes are frosted you can begin to put on the finishing touches which will turn your treats into Halloween spider cupcakes.
  3. Use the ready to use black icing in a tube and make a spider web on the white icing.
  4. Apply a plastic spider on top of icing.
5 from 2 votes
Spider Cupcakes
SPIDER CUPCAKES
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
 
You can’t celebrate Halloween without baking Spider Cupcakes! They are super easy to make and are always a big hit for a special Halloween dessert.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Canadian
Keyword: cupcakes, halloween
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Ingredients
  • 1 box cupcake mix or homemade cake choose your favourite flavour
  • 1 jar vanilla icing
  • Ready to use black icing in a tube
Supplies
  • Plastic spiders optional
Instructions
  1. To bake the cupcakes, simply follow the directions on the box of cupcake mix. After they have been baked, allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting them.
  2. Spread the vanilla icing on the cake. Once your cupcakes are frosted you can begin to put on the finishing touches which will turn your treats into Halloween spider cupcakes.
  3. Use the ready to use black icing in a tube and make a spider web on the white icing.
  4. Apply a plastic spider on top of icing.
Halloween Trail Mix with Candy Corn

Halloween Trail Mix with Candy Corn

This Halloween trail mix with candy corn snack can be as versatile as you want it to be. Add chocolate pieces, candy, nuts, popcorn, candy corn, M&M’S, pretzels, and more. So yummy!

Ingredients

  • 1 bag candy corn
  • 1 jar peanuts or mixed nuts
  • 1 bag candy-coated chocolate candies or popcorn
  • 1 box Chex cereal or pretzels

Instructions

  1. Halloween trail mix is extremely easy to make and it is great to make in bulk for Halloween parties. Simply assemble the ingredients listed above and mix them in a large bowl.
  2. To serve your trail mix you can use a Halloween serving dish, divide the mix into several small bowls, or you can use mini Halloween treat bags to create individual servings to give your guests or to hand out to trick-or-treaters.
5 from 2 votes
Halloween Trail Mix with Candy Corn
HALLOWEEN TRAIL MIX WITH CANDY CORN
Prep Time
15 mins
 
This Halloween trail mix with candy corn snack can be as versatile as you want it to be. Add chocolate pieces, candy, nuts, popcorn, candy corn, M&M’S, pretzels, and more. So yummy!
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American, Canadian
Keyword: candy, halloween, peanuts, Trail mix
Servings: 6 bags
Ingredients
  • 1 bag candy corn
  • 1 jar peanuts or mixed nuts
  • 1 bag candy-coated chocolate candies or popcorn
  • 1 box Chex cereal or pretzels
Instructions
  1. Halloween trail mix is extremely easy to make and it is great to make in bulk for Halloween parties. Simply assemble the ingredients listed above and mix them in a large bowl.
  2. To serve your trail mix you can use a Halloween serving dish, divide the mix into several small bowls, or you can use mini Halloween treat bags to create individual servings to give your guests or to hand out to trick-or-treaters.

I hope you enjoyed these Halloween snacks recipes: Zoombie Boogers Popcorn, Spider Cupcakes, and Halloween Trail Mix with Candy Corn as much as I did! If you make them, please share your photos with us on Facebook or Twitter! Also, check out all of our other recipes!

3 Easy Halloween Snacks - Fun Recipes For The Family

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If you are looking for more Halloween snack, treat, drink, or dessert ideas, you can also view:

  1. 25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love
  2. Fun Halloween Kids Snacks for School Lunches
  3. Halloween Spiked Toxic Tonic Recipe
  4. Candy Cookie Bars Recipe Using Leftover Halloween Candy Bars
  5. 25 Super Cute Halloween Snacks
  6. Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake Recipe
  7. Festive Halloween Caramel Apples Recipe
  8. Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe
  9. 20 Mouthwathering Halloween Treats
  10. Halloween Oreo Bat Truffles Recipe
  11. Halloween Spooky Marshmallow Witches
  12. Grapenstein‏: Halloween Craft and Healthy Snack
  13. 14 Petrifying Punch Recipes For The Family
  14. Witches Hat Pumpkin Yogurt Bites Recipe
  15. 14 Spooky Snacks for Your Halloween Party

These tasty and easy Halloween snacks are easy to prepare and they are sure to make your Halloween family party a big hit. Whether you are looking for something spooky, something sweet, or just something different there are endless possibilities when it comes to Halloween treats. Make the most of the holiday this year and make your own Halloween treats and snacks!

Lynehttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto.She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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