11 Creepy, Crawly, and EDIBLE Creatures

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Add a silly case of the heebie jeebies to your kiddo’s afternoon with 11 snack ideas we’ve dug up for Halloween. Inspired by some of nature’s creepiest creatures—from spiders to snails, worms and more—these sweet and savory treats are squirmy, slimy and simply yummy. Dish em’ out and your hungry ghouls and boos will be bugging.

Bakerella - Spider Cake Popsphoto: Bakerella

Spider Cake Pops
One bite of these creepy crawly cake pops and you might understand why the old lady swallowed the spider. Wriggle over to Bakerella to learn to make these eerily delicious arachnids. Hint: The placement is all about timing!
Mels Kitchen Cafe - Jello Worms
Jello Worms
Mel’s Kitchen Cafe used straws and a package of gelatin to make this squirmy Halloween treat. While they might gross out older ghosts, these squiggly creatures are sure to be a hit with your little goblins. Super easy to make, worm your way over to the blog for instructions.
Cute Food For Kids - Chocolate Bugs
Chocolate Bugs
These chocolate bugs from Cute Food for Kids easily transform any meal into Halloween fare. From spiders to centipedes, add these insects to everything from Rice Krispies Treats to toast.breadsticksnake_JillianHarris_creepytreats_halloween_national_redtricycle
Parmesan Snake Breadsticks
Since no meal is complete without the sides, Tori from Fraiche Nutrition created these serpent breadsticks as part of Jillian Harris’ Halloween menu. Store-bought dough will do the trick, but if you’re feeling ambitious try making your own. Slither over to the blog for the recipe and how-to.  Like Mother Like Daughter Worm Pudding
Dirt and Worms Pudding Cups
We dig this easy-to-make dessert from Like Mother Like Daughter. Great for serving the kids at your Halloween party, find the supplies and how-to here.
Mini Donut Spiders
It’s Always Autumn created this fun food craft to get her little arachnids into the Halloween spirit. All you’ll need is pretzels, mini donuts and colorful candies to recreate this squiggly snack. The hardest part is not eating the supplies before assembly! Find the how-to here.

Everyday Occassions - Bat Cookiephoto: Jenny Hobick via Everyday Occasions

Spooky Bat Sugar Cookies
Jenny Hobick of Everyday Occasions promises this spooky Halloween treat only looks complicated! Fly over to her site to check out the recipe and how-to video, and enlist the help of your little pups to decorate these adorable nocturnal cookies.
Cinnamon Rolls Snails
If the kid’s aren’t fans of escargot, try serving these sweet snails with breakfast Halloween morning instead. Pick up your favorite store-bought cinnamon rolls, and slither over to Curry and Comfort to learn to make this adorable pastry.
Spiders on a Log
Chelsea’s Messy Apron put a Halloween twist on the classic ants on a log. Shockingly healthy, it’s the perfect pre trick-or-treating snack to keep your little monsters energized. Crawl over to the super-easy how-to here.
Chocolate Mice Cherries
This squeaky dessert created by Brooklyn Limestone for her “Carnevil” Halloween party doubles as delicious decor. Check out the rest of the haunted spread at Hostess with the Mostess.
Creepy Corn Dog Centipedes
Hungry Happenings transformed ordinary mini corn dogs into a creepy centipede for Halloween. Complete with ketchup eyes, head over the blog for the full tutorial.
What creepy, crawly treats will you be serving this Halloween? Share with us in the comments below. 
— Lauren Hill
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