Healthy Halloween Snack Recipes from Disney FamilyFun

With Halloween right around the corner it’s always a fun time to make some creepy and tasty Halloween snacks. This year I was looking for some healthy recipes and found these fun ideas from Disney FamilyFun. Enjoy!

Edible Eyeballs:

Set out a platter of these creepy peepers, and your party guests are bound to do a double take. Simply slice carrots into 1-inch-thick chunks, top each with a blob of cream cheese and one half of a pitted black olive, and they’re ready to serve.

Salty Bones:

It wouldn’t be Halloween without a skeleton—in this case, one that’s been disassembled into a pile of tasty bones to pick. Unroll a tube of refrigerated breadsticks we used an 11-ounce tube to make 12 bones) and separate the rectangular pieces. Working with one piece at a time, stretch the dough to lengthen it a bit and then use kitchen scissors or a knife to cut a 1K-inch slit in the center of each end. Shape the resulting four flaps of dough into knobs that look like the ends of a bone. Place the dough bones on an ungreased baking sheet, spacing them a few inches apart, and sprinkle on a little coarse salt. Bake the bones at 375° until they are light golden brown, about 12 minutes.

English Mummies:

These yummy mummy pizzas make a quick and fun Halloween lunch or dinner. To create one, first spread a tablespoon of pizza sauce onto half of an English muffin (toast it first, if you like). Set olive slices in place for eyes and add round slices of green onion or bits of red or green pepper for pupils. Lay strips of cheese (we used a pulled-apart cheese stick) across the muffin for the mummy’s wrappings. Bake at 350° until the cheese is melted and the muffin is toasty, about 10 minutes.


Melon Brain:

Created from nothing more than a small, round seedless watermelon, this spooky cerebral creation is bound to turn heads. First, use a vegetable peeler to remove the entire green rind, exposing the inner white rind. Then slice off the bottom of the melon to make a flat base that will keep it from rolling. With a toothpick, outline squiggly furrows that resemble the folded surface of a brain. Finally, carve narrow channels along the tracings with a sharp paring knife (a parent’s job) to expose the pink fruit beneath the rind.

I’m definitely trying out some of these fun recipes. Doesn’t the brain melon look creepy? If you are looking for more fun Halloween snacks be sure to check out Disney FamilyFun.


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    nicóle says:

    I’m going to forward this post to a friend of mine who is throwing a Halloween party and just asked me for food ideas…
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    I LOVE Halloween recipes! Every time I host a Halloween party, I go all out with the food. Thanks for the ideas – bookmarking this post!
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    These are all so adorable… my favorite is the melon brain… you had me doing a double take to see what it really was before I read it. Great photos.
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    Oh these are GOOD one’s luv it…I’ll have to do some for the kids
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    LOVE the bones idea.
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    Wow, that melon brain looks freakishly real LOL!
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    I love this magazine and site. They are always so creative!
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    Kelly says:

    These are such cute ideas!
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    Stefani says:

    The watermelon brain looks neato!
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    That brain looks horrible lol.
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    Cool – I don’t think I could eat the brain one though. lol
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    blueviolet says:

    Those are so much fun!
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    This is so cool! I usually just bake all kinds of sweets for our Halloween party, so these healthy alternatives are awesome!
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    won says:

    Love them all except the melon brain (my precious daughter had brain cancer).

    Might use some of the others with the kids I care for. Thanks!
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    Anne says:

    I love the melon brain, too cool.
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    So fun! I have to admit, the melon brain is a little bit gross looking. But I guess that’s the point? 🙂
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    Paula Caudill says:

    I have to say that some of this looks to creepy for like the brains…I don’t think that I could go there 😀

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    Kathleen says:

    The melon brain is really really cool looking!
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    Atria says:

    Awesome, thanks for posting!They are always so creative!I love this post..I’m going to forward this post to a friend of mine who is throwing a Halloween party and just asked me for food ideas…
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    Sara says:

    I love these treats!
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    Harold Gardner says:

    Looks like good eating that is lots of fun.

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