Halloween Party Food for Kids

Halloween Party Food for Kids

Let’s face it, Halloween is intended for kids. This is the time when children let their imagination expand and enjoy the sweet treats waiting in every door during trick or treating.

Aside from this, kids love to have their own Halloween party so that they can show-off their new costumes for this year. The party will be more memorable and enjoyable if interesting and delicious Halloween Party Foods are served.

Here are some kids Halloween Party Food Ideas:

Chocolate Cobwebs

For this Halloween Party Food, cooked spaghetti noodles are coated in melted chocolate, and then allowed to set in a cobweb shape. You can use milk, white or dark chocolate, if you would like several different varieties.

Spellbinding Chocolate Mice

Everyone will love this sweet spooky Halloween Party Food, which can be made in a jiffy ready for your Halloween party. Take 4 oz melted plain chocolate, 5 tbsp sour cream, 4 oz chocolate biscuit crumbs and mold into mice shapes, making a sharp nose at one end. Roll in white sugar for white mice and in 1 oz chocolate biscuit crumbs for dark mice. Use silver balls for eyes, almond flakes for ears and a little licorice string for the tail. Kids will have lots of fun love making these.

Really Scary Rocky Road Popcorn Truffles

Halloween Party Food for Kids
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Chocolaty, crunchy, and light, this Party Food is perfect for snacking. Great for kids’ Halloween parties, this is a very easy and quick recipe. Take 8 oz plain popped popcorn, 3 oz mini marshmallows, 6 oz salted peanuts, 18 oz melted plain chocolate. Put equal quantities of the popcorn, marshmallows and nuts in 12 muffin cases, then pour the melted chocolate over each, shaking the tray to help each one settle. Allow to set in the refrigerator before taking out of their cases. You can vary the contents if you have other favorites.

Witches’ Fingers

Kids will delight in this Halloween Party Food – perfect for a Halloween party! The ingredients are 8 oz soft butter, softened, 4 oz icing sugar, 1 beaten egg, 1 tsp each of almond and vanilla extract, 12 oz plain flour, 1 tsp each of baking powder and salt, 4oz whole almonds and a tube of red decorating icing. Make the dough using the ingredients above, except for the red icing. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before cooking in finger shapes at 350F for 15 minutes. Make a fingernail by pressing an almond into the end of each finger, and squeeze up lumps where there should be knuckles. When cooked remove the almond and replace with red icing, then put the almond back on top so it looks like blood.

Graveyard toffee

Add chocolate and almonds top off this rich buttery Halloween Party Food. Use a sugar thermometer the first few times to check if the toffee is ready. This makes 32 servings; it is ideal for larger groups or as goodies during trick or treat. Take 1lb each of butter and sugar, 5oz of your favorite nuts, such as chopped almonds, ½ lb melted chocolate; melt the butter and sugar carefully in a saucepan until your sugar thermometer tells you it has reached 280F, and cook out until it is toffee colored. Pour onto an oiled baking tray. Melt the chocolate and spread a thin layer over the toffee. Sprinkle the nuts over the chocolate, and press in slightly.

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Vanjo Merano

I blog about Filipino and Asian food and recipes.