Halloween Sweet Snacks

10 Best Halloween Sweet Snack Ideas

Halloween is the time of year when adults and children alike love to play make believe.  You wear costumes, have crazy parties and of course enjoy unusual and sometimes outlandish food items.  I’ve created a list of 10 of my favorite fun and easy to prepare Halloween sweet snack ideas.

Did you know that Halloween dates back to the 8th century? In fact, it originated at the ancient Celtic Festival of Samhain. At this festival people would light bonfires and wear costumes to scare off the ghosts. Today, Halloween is more popular than ever! 

Do you love or crave sweets as much as I do? Then you’re in for a “treat” because today, I am sharing with you my 10 favorite Halloween sweet snacks that are easy to make and taste delicious. Enjoy making these treats with your friends and family.  Without further ado, let’s go ahead and jump in to the best sweet Halloween treats you’ll ever eat!

White Chocolate Mummy Pretzels

Halloween Pretzel Ideas
White Chocolate Mummy Pretzels ·©letsdish

The first delicious Halloween sweet snack on the list should come as no surprise. Pretzel rods are always a good party treat, easy to display and share.  Decorating pretzels and displaying them as mummies is just great fun.  This recipe from Danelle at Lets Dish Recipes is perfect for any size party or just to have available during a fun family Halloween movie night!

These white chocolate mummy pretzels are both delicious and “scary.” Discover why these mummy pretzels made my list of best sweet Halloween snacks that are easy to make!

White Chocolate Mummy Pretzels from Let’s Dish Recipes

Googly Eye Pretzel Kisses

Googly Eyed Pretzel Kisses
Googly Eyed Pretzel Kisses ·©laurenkellynutrition

Did someone say you can make a tasty Halloween sweet snack with only 3 ingredients? That’s right, with 3 simple ingredients this recipe is perfect for that last minute treat to take to a party.  Lauren at Lauren Kelly Nutrition shares this simple recipe that is sure to delight your friends.

This is the ultimate treat if you are looking for a quick last minute Halloween sweet snack and you are in a real time crunch. This recipe takes about 15 minutes!  Get started now!

Googly Eyed Pretzel Kisses from Lauren Kelly Nutrition

Mini Ghost Pumpkin Cakes

Mini Ghost Pumpkin Cakes
Mini Ghost Pumpkin Cakes · ©Ashleemarie

Mini Ghost Pumpkin Cakes are the cutest, most adorable treats you can serve at a party.  Ashlee Marie has created the most tasty and delightful Halloween sweet snacks for adults and children alike. Ashlee details how to make these delicious treats and customize them for your scary guests! 

It is true that this recipe will take a little more time than the others, but trust me when I say it’s worth the prep time. These delicious Halloween sweet snacks are the ultimate Halloween Party mini cakes and will wow all your guests. 

Mini Ghost Pumpkin Cakes from Ashlee Marie

Candy Corn Truffle Bark

Candy Corn Truffle Bark
Candy Corn Truffle Bark · ©thegunnysack

There is nothing that screams Halloween and Fall Festivities more than candy corn!  Here is the perfect candy corn Halloween sweet snack recipe that is always a favorite.  Tonia at the Gunny Sack provides a super easy and tasty fall treat. In fact, after looking at the photos she posted I decided to make Candy Corn Truffle Bark this afternoon. I completely understand why it’s as popular as it is. 

Candy Corn Truffle Bark from Tonia at the Gunny Sack

Halloween Bat Treats

Halloween Bat Treats
Halloween Bat Treats ·©chelseasmessyapron

Out of all the Halloween sweet snacks on my list this one’s my favorite. They are all good, but if I had to choose to make just one – it would be Halloween Bat Treats. These are the most adorable decorative snacks you will have at your party! Make sure to prepare extras!

Using only 4 ingredients, Chelsea from Chelsea’s Messy Apron creates this unique and delightful party treat.  A perfect family fun activity to make and enjoy! Make sure to add these ingredients to your next grocery list.

Halloween Bat Treats from Chelsea at Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Pumpkin Patch Dirt Cups

Pumpkin Patch Dirt Cups
Pumpkin Patch Dirt Cups ·©icanteachmychild

We all love the classic dirt and worms pudding treat.  How about dirt and worms with a twist…a Halloween twist that is. 

Pudding, cookies and candy are the perfect trio of comfort Halloween sweet snack foods and are all used in this treat.  This recipe is easy to make and fun for your family to enjoy.  Jenae from I can teach my child, provides detailed instructions for you to create this delicious and festive pudding treat.

Pumpkin Patch Dirt Cups from Jenae at I Can Teach My Child

Halloween Witch Hat Cookies

Halloween Witch Hat Cookies
Halloween Witch Hat Cookies · ©princesspinkygirl

Another simple delicious Halloween sweet snack for your party are Witch Hat Cookies. Everyone will love these cookies, because we all can never get enough chocolate!

These no bake treats are the perfect way to entertain young children and create treats for the holidays. That’s right you read correctly, No Bake…so of course one of my all time favorites! Jenn from Princess Pinky Girl shows you how to create Halloween Witch Hats with only 4 ingredients. Get started now!

Halloween Witch Hat Cookies from Jenn at Princess Pinky Girl

Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix

Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix
Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix · ©princesspinkygirl

One of the most popular party snacks is Chex Mix, but have you ever thought about making Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix?  Maybe pair it with your favorite fall pumpkin beverage like hot spiced cider, YUMMY!

Jenn from Princess Pinky Girl takes a classic chex mix base and spices it up with your favorite fall and Halloween flavors.  This is an easy Halloween sweet snack recipe that will wow your guests and leave them wanting more!

For more Holiday Chex Mix ideas see Simple Recipe Mom recipe: The Best Homemade Chex Mix for 2021!

Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix from Jenn at Princess Pinky Girl

3 Ingredient Easy Ghost Halloween Cookies

3 Ingredient Easy Ghost Halloween Cookies
3 Ingredient Easy Ghost Halloween Cookies · ©jessicalovesbutter

One of the classic Halloween characters is of course a scary ghost!  This easy snack takes a Halloween Ghost character and combines it with a cookie, wow, super yummy!

Milano Cookies are what makes this Halloween sweet snack an all time favorite.  Easy to make and a delightful sweet treat for your next party.  Jessica and Nellie from Butter with a side of Bread have perfected this great recipe. What do you think about this easy to make Halloween cookie?

3 Ingredient Easy Ghost Halloween Cookies from Jessica and Nellie at Butter with a side of Bread

Easy Mini Donut Spiders

Easy Mini Donut Spiders
Easy Mini Donut Spiders · ©madeitateitlovedit

Donuts are becoming increasingly popular and I see donut shops popping up around the neighborhood all the time. Since donuts seem to be everyone’s favorite, no Halloween sweet snack list would be complete without a recipe to make your own Halloween sweet snack donuts treats. 

Donut spiders are fun to assemble and great to eat.  This non-bake…super easy recipe is from Autumn at It’s Always Autumn.  These spiders are enjoyed by children and adults alike.  Remember to share with all your friends and family! Maybe even consider having a Halloween breakfast featuring these Halloween sweet snacks.

Easy Mini Donut Spiders from Autumn at It’s Always Autumn

Recap: the 10 Best Halloween Sweet Snack Ideas

Well there you have it, the 10 best Halloween Sweet Snacks. Which one was your favorite? I’m always looking to add new recipes to my list, whether you are a small food blogger or a big one, shoot me an email and I can get your recipe added to my Halloween Sweet Snack list. 

Next time you are ready to make some Halloween goodies with your children or for a fun Halloween festivity, consider one of these fun and easy Halloween snacks! In short these are the best Simple Halloween Sweet Snacks and are super delicious. Stay tuned because in a few days, I will be releasing the best Halloween Savory Snacks!! 

  • White Chocolate Mummy Pretzels
  • Googly Eye Pretzel Kisses
  • Mini Ghost Pumpkin Cakes
  • Candy Corn Truffle Bark 
  • Halloween Bat Treats
  • Pumpkin Patch Dirt Cups
  • Witch Hat Cookies
  • Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix
  • 3 Ingredient Easy Ghost Cookies 
  • Easy Mini Donut Spiders
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