14 Spooky Halloween Treats to Make with Your Kids

For you, Halloween means scary movies; for your kids, it’s all about the sugar. What better way to get into the spooky spirit than with one of these DIY treats that they can help make?

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Sweet And Salty Marshmallow Popcorn

Make like PureWow Coterie member Maria Lichty and have your kids stir in the candy.

Mummy Cupcakes

The more disheveled the mummy, the better. (Thanks, Katie Workman.)

Cute And Easy Mini Halloween Doughnuts

Bats, monsters and spiders, oh my.

Candy Corn Pretzel Hugs

Let the kids assemble, then watch them melt in the oven.

Marshmallow Monsters

Googly eyes? Check. Sprinkles? Double check.

Brownie Spiders

The kids can attach the legs; you can eat the leftovers.

Pretzel Candy Spiderwebs

Much less scary than the real thing.

Halloween Chocolate Pretzel Bites

Grab some forks and let them go wild.

Halloween Spider Cupcakes

Getting your kids in the kitchen has never been easier.

3-ingredient Butterfinger Caramel Apples

Using pre-made caramel candies makes this kid-friendly.

Monster Popcorn Balls

Bonus points for the plastic vampire teeth.

Halloween Banana Popsicles

Frighteningly good, and sorta healthy.

Pumpkin Patch Dirt Cups

As fun to make as they are to eat.

Chocolate Bark Halloween Brownies

Katherine Gillen

Senior Food Editor

Katherine Gillen is PureWow’s senior food editor. She’s a writer, recipe developer and food stylist with a degree in culinary arts and professional experience in New York City...
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