Dress in your favorite costume and get your candy bar ready because it is Halloween! But wait! maybe instead of a candy bar you prefer to prepare a quick easy and healthy Halloween recipe with your family! If that is the case, keep reading because here is a selection of our top 5 Halloween recipes to make with kids:
Crescent Mummy Dogs
Wrap up a hot dog in true mummy fashion! These Crescent Mummy Dogs are one of Halloween’s best and most popular party dishes. Plus, it’s an easy recipe to make with kids as they will be able to help. You can use different types of sausages and cover them with buttery crescent rolls or pizza dough. There are plenty of possible combinations!
- Can (8 oz) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
- Slices American cheese, quartered (2.5 oz)
- Large hot dogs
- Cooking spray
- Mustard or ketchup, if desired
Here is the video with the recipe.
Delicious on their own or when served with dips, all great Halloween parties need some Bread Snakes! They are super simple to make and the little ones can help create the snake’s shapes before you set them in the oven. After cooked kids can also decorate this Halloween recipe with seeds or any other seasonings.
- Roll thin crust pizza crust
- Seasonings: garlic powder, dried oregano, salt, Parmesan cheese
Check the recipe’s video here:
Cheesy Witch Brooms
With only three ingredients, your kids will be able to prepare this fancy snack. Brooms are one of the most defining Halloween accessories and they are even better if you can eat them! If you feel like there is going to be enough sugar during this day, Cheesy Witch Brooms are an alternative to sweets and candy that the little ones will love!
- Five string cheese
- Pretzel sticks
- Ten fresh chives
Check the video to learn how to prepare them:
This is one of our favorite Halloween recipes! Kind of scary, but with this Halloween snack made out marshmallows, chocolate chip, cookies and frosting you can never go wrong! Get the kids in the kitchen and prepare these Dracula Dentures! They will keep both their hands and brains busy! Everybody will love them and you can also try and bake your oatmeal cookies from scratch.
The ingredients you will need:
- Tube chocolate chip cookie dough
- Red food coloring
- Mini marshmallows
- Slivered almonds
Here is the video of how to cook them:
Spider web Pancakes
This is an easy and simple recipe for the children’s Halloween party. Spider web Pancakes can become a breakfast or a Halloween snack and besides being delicious, they are really healthy.
- 300gr or 2 cups spelt/rye/buckwheat flour
- 500 ml milk of your choice
- One tsp baking powder
- Two eggs
- 50g coconut sugar
- 100g melted butter (you could use coconut oil)
Check this video to learn how to prepare them:
Frozen banana ghosts
One of the healthiest and most fun options for this Halloween. Perfect to make with the kids and … Who doesn’t like chocolate covered with anything? With only a few ingredients, frozen banana ghosts are quick and easy to make. Get your kids excited about food and most important fruits with this delicious recipe.
The ingredients you will need:
- Two white chocolate bars
- Four medium-large, ripe bananas
- 85g desiccated coconut (you won’t use it all)
- Handful dark chocolate drops
Here is the video with the whole recipe.
If you are looking for fun Halloween recipes for kids to cook, these spider pizzas are the perfect option. Ready for maximum excitement? Making scary spiders out of kid’s favorite pizza toppings will be so much fun and you will have a great sense of satisfaction when you get to eat them!
There are various ways of making the designs, so we encourage you to get creative! Olives and salami are good ingredients to form the bodies, but you can pick a healthier recipe by using red and green peppers to form the spiders’ legs. Alternatively, you can make two large pizzas with lots of spiders on each.
- One pack pizza base mix
- Plain flour, for dusting
- 120ml tomato pasta sauce
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 150g grated mozzarella
- 25g-50g parmesan, grated
- 4 large pitted black olives
- 6 small slices salami or chorizo
- 8 small capers, drained
This video will help you with an easy spider pizza design.
Children do enjoy spending time in the kitchen. By cooking and handling food, kids use all their senses, manipulate different textures, experiment with different flavors and observe how food changes color. Take advantage of the recipes above and get into the kitchen with your family this Halloween to prepare some delicious and healthy recipes.
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