5 Edible Halloween Treats

It's the Witching Hour! 5 edible Halloween treats: Worms In Dirt, Fruit Eyeballs, Halloween Snack Mix, Jack-O-Lantern Sandwiches, Witchy Finger Cookies

Whether you're hosting a Halloween party or just have a pack of hungry ghouls drooling and moaning...it's fun to make creepy Halloween snacks.

Here are five ideas that are sure to please.

5 Edible Halloween Treats

1. Worms in Dirt


Orange or green Jello
Gummy worms
Crushed Oreo cookies
Clear plastic cups


  1. Prepare Jello as directed on package.
  2. Place a gummy worm in the bottom of each plastic cup.
  3. Pour Jello on top of the gummy worm, filling cup to about ½ to 1 inch from the top.
  4. Refrigerate until Jello is set.
  5. Add a layer of crumbled cookies to the top of each cup.
  6. Place a few gummy worms on top.

2. Halloween Snack Mix


Count Chocula or Frankenberry cereal (found in some stores around Halloween)
Candy corn
Mini marshmallows
Small pretzels
Chocolate chips


  1. Mix ingredients in a large bowl or plastic pumpkin in proportions of your choice. Add a soup ladle or serving spoon for a scoop.

Serve in paper Halloween Cups for easy snacking at your Halloween Horror Party or fill clear plastic gloves using the candy corn for the finger tips.

3. Jack O'Lantern Sandwiches


Whole wheat bread
Sliced ham, turkey or other sandwich meat
Sliced cheese


  1. Toast bread lightly.
  2. Assemble sandwiches, making sure the mayonnaise is on the bottom and the cheese on top.
  3. Use a pumpkin cookie cutter to cut a pumpkin shape out of each one.
  4. Remove the top slice of bread, and use a small triangular cutter or a knife to cut out eyes, nose and mouth from the slice of bread.
  5. Replace the top piece of bread, making sure the orange cheese shows through.  Add half pieces of black or stuffed green olives for eyeballs, small bits of green pickle for teeth.

4. Fruit Eyeballs


Pitted dates
Cream cheese
Raisins or dried cranberries


  1. Slice each date lengthwise.
  2. Stuff with cream cheese.
  3. Place a raisin or dried cranberry in the center for the pupil.

5. Witchy Finger Cookies


1 c. softened butter
1 c. sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 ¾ c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
¾ c. whole blanched almonds
Red paste-type food coloring


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Mix dry ingredients except whole almonds.
  3. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, egg, and almond and vanilla extracts.
  4. Beat in dry ingredients.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  6. While waiting, dilute some of the red food coloring with water. Brush onto the almonds.
  7. Remove one-fourth of the dough from the refrigerator at a time.
  8. Roll heaping teaspoons of dough into a finger shape, making them somewhat smaller than you want the finished cookie to be.
  9. Press an almond into one end as a fingernail.
  10. Squeeze the center of each cookie in slightly, and use a knife to make slashes for knuckles.
  11. Place cookies on a greased cookie sheet.
  12. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until pale golden brown.
  13. Let cool on wire rack.

Happy Halloween!

Hope you enjoyed our 5 Edible Halloween Treats!

Others liked these, you will, too!

Halloween Food:

Halloween Spider Cookies

Spooky Halloween Meal Ideas: Oozing Pasta Eyeballs. Weiner Worms, Mummy Meatloaf, Mashed Boo-tatoes, Black Bat Wings, Green Slime (Pea Soup) and  Kitty Litter Casserole.
Halloween Party Food - Meatloaf Mice, Fungi Salad, Brown Spider Cookies and Swamp Water Slurpers.

Black Bat Wings

Weiner Worms

Oozing Pasta Eyeballs

Safe Halloween Treats

Halloween Crafts & Fun:

Clothespin Bat

Easy Halloween Spiders

Halloween Paper Tube bats

Pumpkin Carving Tips

Quick DIY Masks

Quick DIY Wigs


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