Halloween is here, people! With less than a week to go, it’s crunch time to find a costume and figure out what you’re doing Halloween night. If you’re throwing a party and still need to figure out what you’re serving so your guests don’t get hangry — THAT would be frightening. Have no fear — we have 23 last-minute treats that are festive AND tasty.
2. Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats: For a dessert that’s spooky, but not ooky, whip up a batch of these cute monster krispies. Chocolate-covered marshmallow bolts, googly candy eyes and a tinge of green food coloring give a movie monster makeover to a classic treat. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)
4. Halloween Bark: Wanna mix things up? With a graham cracker base, your favorite candy-cookie mixture and a drizzling of dark chocolate, you have a recipe for a party treat that is scary good. (via Allessandra Paglia on Snapguide)
5. Halloween Pretzels: Just place chocolate on top of a pretzel, heat long enough for the chocolate to soften, then lightly place a candy corn on top. Viola! Simple, tasty treats with a twist. (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)
6. Spooky Cinnamon Sugar Crisps and Cream Cheese Dip: Skip the usual chips and dip and opt for this sweet treat instead. The baked cinnamon-sugar tortillas taste even better when dunked in the whipped cream cheese dip. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)
8. Candy Corn Cupcakes: Candy Corn and Halloween always seem to go hand in hand. Mix up the holiday classic with this recipe for fun and festive vanilla cupcakes that look just like their candy counterparts. (via Elizabeth Wiley on Snapguide)
10. Bleeding Halloween Candy Apples: Don’t worry, they’re safe to eat. This ghoulish goodie gets its coloring from red and black food coloring to give it a ‘bleeding’ outside. (via Elizabeth Wiley on Snapguide)
12. Pretzel Bone Treats: Dem bones, dem bones, dem pretzel bones. Tasty white chocolate-covered pretzel and marshmallow rods are sure to tickle your funny bone fancy, especially those who love their snacks both salty AND sweet. (via Shmarz on Snapguide)
14. Halloween Cookies: A splash of orange food coloring is all you need to give a Halloween look to a classic cookie. Don’t mind us as we gobble up one or two… or ten. (via Rebekah Kazmierowicz on Snapguide)
15. Monster Sandwiches: Just cut sliced bread and cheese into circular shapes and assemble these monster-themed sandwiches — perfect little snacks for a kid’s party or school lunch. (via Em + The City)
16. Pretzel Broomsticks: Looking for a savory Halloween-themed snack? Sweep away the boring bites in favor of these easy cheese and pretzel broomsticks. We think they’re positively witchin’! (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)
18. Frankenweenie Cake: Tim Burton is definitely the king of Halloween, so a cake inspired by his movie Frankenweenie is a frightfully good dessert to whip up for your themed soirée. R.I.P. healthy eating. (via Shmarz on Snapguide)
20. Mummy Hot Dogs: Give your pigs in a blanket a spooktacular twist with a mummified hot dog appetizer. A spider web of mustard and ketchup makes for one festive dip. (via Snapguide Team on Snapguide)
21. Halloween Veggie Platter: If you’re REALLY crunched for time, grab some veggies from the grocery store (or even a pre-made platter) and arrange them to double as a spooky display. (via Mommy on the Money)
23. Tangerine Pumpkins: Peel a few tangerines and place a small piece of celery in the middle to make these tangerine pumpkins. Bonus: these can definitely double as the perfect snack for school. (via Bren Did)
What are some of your favorite Halloween-themed snacks? Let us know in the comments!