Traditional Halloween treats can be a nutritional scare. Trade them out for one of these lighter snacks, apps, or drinks so both kids and adults can really enjoy this spooky holiday.
It's no trick; these 13 treats are the perfect way to celebrate a healthier Halloween. From cookies to candy apples, these
are some scary-good eats!
First up, our Chocolate Spider Cupcakes!
A pretty and sweet treat for the eyes and the stomach, these cupcakes are sure to be a hit at your spooky get-together.
View Recipe: Chocolate Spider Cupcakes
Making the gooey homemade caramel for this classic autumn treat may take a little time, but it's totally worth the effort.
View Recipe: Caramel Apples
This dip makes a delicious break from the overabundance of Halloween sweets. It's perfect for enjoying with fresh apple slices.
View Recipe: Pumpkin Dip
For those who can't decide between salty and sweet, this delicious concoction is sure to please. Beware of sticky fingers!
View Recipe: Peanut Butter Caramel Corn
Use gingerbread cutters to make spooky skeletons out of these scary-good Bittersweet Chocolate Cookies. You can also use 2
1/2-inch cat or bat cutters, if you prefer. Look for meringue powder at craft stores or in the craft section of some big-box
View Recipe: Bittersweet Chocolate Cookies
Cinnamon candies and cranberry-apple drink help give this party-ready punch its fun, bright red color. For a toddy version,
adults can substitute 1 cup rum for 1 cup water.
View Recipe: Candy Apple Punch
Our fans rave about this rich, creamy pumpkin cheesecake with a vanilla wafer crust that has only 256 calories per slice and
less than 10 grams of fat.
View Recipe: Pumpkin Cheesecake
Don't be intimidated by the spiderweb design on this cake; it's much easier than it looks! Starting in center of cake, pipe
frosting in 4 concentric circles. Then, starting at center circle, pull a wooden pick or tip of a knife through circles at
regular intervals to edge of cake to form a "web" design.
View Recipe: Brownie Snack Cake
Get festive with these delightful chocolatey cookies. For the spiderweb glaze, snip a very small hole in the corner of the
plastic bag. If it's too small, you can always make it bigger.
View Recipe: Chocolate Spiderweb Cookies
Whole wheat flour dons an excellent disguise in these delicious muffins, a treat for both kids and adults.
View Recipe: Pumpkin Muffins
Homemade candied apples are a delightfully simple and sweet treat.
View Recipe: Candied Apples
These yummy (and slightly spooky) confections are a tasty blend of shortbread-like cookies with a layer of soft chocolate.
View Recipe: Black Cat Sandwich Cookies
And once the kiddies retire to inventory their candy haul, grown-ups can drink from our Black Cauldron—a spiked ice-cream
float that bubbles and burbles.
View Recipe: Black Cauldron