Halloween is like a national holiday for those of us with a sweet tooth. Instead of packaged sweets, try making homemade goods! The recipes will provide opportunities to bond as a family and work on creativity, imagination, and fine motor skills. Time to get spooky!
Caramel apple pops
Caramel apples are a fall staple, but some kids may find it difficult to eat whole. Slice up the applies, insert a cake pop stick, dip them in caramel (or chocolate), add a few sprinkles, and you’ve got yourself a yummy treat.
Recipe at Domestically Blissful
Peanut butter spider cookies
Ghost fruit kabobs
Ghost fruit kabobs are a great healthy alternative to candy bars and sweets. They’re easy to serve at Halloween parties or to pack in your child’s lunchbox. Don’t worry, the ghosts are made with food-safe marker!
Get the recipe at Katarina’s Paperie
Frozen "boo"-nana pops
Silly apple monsters
These festive, no-bake treats are perfect for a Halloween get-together or an afternoon snack. Ask your child to help you put together these monsters and watch the creativity flow.
Read more at Fork and Beans
Not only are these brownies super easy to make (seriously, just make box brownies and add white icing with eyes), but they’re also addicting. Once the icing dries, you can add them into plastic bags so your little one can pass them out at school.
Read more at Pretty Providence