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This post lists the 29 best Halloween treat ideas for babies (Baby Led Weaning Friendly).

Halloween Treat Ideas for Babies
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Get ready to embark on a delightful Halloween adventure with your little one!

As a mom, I know how important it is to make holidays like Halloween special and inclusive for your baby. 👶🍬 From a healthy snack to fun Halloween treats, I’ve got you!

When it comes to Halloween, it’s natural to think of candies and chocolates, but I understand the need for yummy yet not overly sugary options. I mean, I get it, yes, we want to be healthy as possible, but we also have to live a little, right?!

I have selected a variety semi of sweet, easy, healthy snacks that will nourish your baby while still embracing the festive spirit.

With these treats, you can rest assured knowing you’re offering your little one something wholesome while enjoying the Halloween excitement. Therefore, from Jack-o-lantern Mandarin Oranges to spider cookies, here are 29 easy Halloween treats to help your baby get into the spooky spirits!

This post lists 29 fun and healthy Halloween treats for baby.

HAlloween Treat Ideas for Babies

Best Halloween Treat Ideas for Babies

get ready to embrace the magic of Halloween with these 29 best Halloween treats for babies. From delightful healthy snacks to fun-filled treats, I’ve got everything you need to create a spooktacular celebration for your little one. Let the countdown to Halloween begin!

1. Candy Corn Pudding Pops

Candy Corn Pudding Pops
Photo Credit: Number 2. Pencil

Looking for a fun and sweet treat to satisfy baby’s sweet tooth during their first Halloween? Candy Corn Pudding Pops by Number 2. Pencil are the perfect choice! With layers resembling the iconic candy corn, these popsicles provide a delightful and nutritious snack option that adds extra fun to the festivities.

These pops feature a creamy white chocolate layer, a delicious vanilla layer, and a vibrant orange layer, creating a visually appealing and exciting treat for baby.

Made with instant Jello pudding, milk, and a touch of agave syrup, these pops ensure a balanced and enjoyable snack for baby.

2. Halloween Boo-Nanas

Halloween Boo Nanas
Photo Credit: My Kids Lick the Bowl

Celebrate your baby’s first Halloween with gluten-free, nut-free, and dairy-free Halloween Boo-Nanas by My Kids Lick the Bowl! These are SO CUTE!

These adorable treats are made with simple ingredients, providing a healthy and enjoyable snack option in a fun and exciting way.

You can easily create these delightful treats using a ripe banana as the ghost’s body. Coat the banana with coconut yogurt, sprinkle desiccated coconut for a ghostly appearance, and add chocolate chips to the eyes and mouth.

Not only are they super freaking cute, but Halloween Boo-Nanas is also a healthy choice for your baby.

3. Mini Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

Mini Healthy Pumpkin Muffins
Photo Credit: Yummy Toddler Food

Enjoy a fun and wholesome way to celebrate Halloween with these Mini Pumpkin Muffins by Yummy Toddler Food!

These healthy treats are packed with nutritious goodness and are the perfect choice for your little one’s snacking pleasure.

Made with whole-wheat flour, pumpkin puree, almond butter (or peanut/sunflower seed butter), and a blend of aromatic spices, these muffins offer a delicious and flavorful experience.

These mini muffins provide a fun way to introduce your baby to healthy Halloween snacks.

They are easy to prepare and can be customized to accommodate dietary preferences. Whether you choose gluten-free flour or nut-free butter alternatives, these muffins can be tailored to suit various needs.

4. Peanut Butter Acorns

Peanut Butter Acorns
Photo Credit: Country Living

Get ready for a delightful Halloween experience with Peanut Butter Acorns!

These fun treats, created by Country Living, offer a healthier alternative to traditional sugary treats. These irresistible acorn-shaped snacks are the perfect way to celebrate the season, made with natural peanut butter, sugar (or healthier alternatives like coconut sugar or stevia), and semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips.

Enjoy the best part of Halloween desserts without the excessive sugar.

Experience the joy of these delightful treats while knowing you’ve made a healthier choice for yourself and your family.

5. Mandarin Oranges Jack o Lantern Fruit Cups

mandarin oranges jackolanterns
Photo Credit: Modern Mom Life

Let’s add a Healthier Halloween recipe to your Halloween food ideas. Look no further than Dole Mandarin Oranges Fruit Cups! Mandarin Oranges are baby-led weaning basics, girl!

These convenient cups offer a delicious and nutritious snacking option that can be turned into festive Jack-o-Lantern designs, perfect for adding a touch of Halloween magic.

With the simple addition of a sharpie and some creativity, you can transform each cup into a mini Jack-o-Lantern, creating a fun and festive snack for your Halloween celebrations. It’s an easy way to make this super simple idea festive for Halloween!

No recipe needed, mama! Woop woop!

6. Ghostly Mini Cheesecake Cups

Ghostly mini Cheesecake cups
Photo Credit: Eats Amazing

Skip the Halloween Candy and opt for this super cute and spooky snack for your baby! 

These mini ghostly cheesecake cups by Eats Amazing are SUPER FREAKING CUTE; you’ll need ready-made mini tartlet pastry cases, whipping cream, full-fat cream cheese (or a healthier alternative like Greek yogurt), icing sugar (or natural sweeteners like stevia or erythritol), vanilla extract, and dark chocolate chips.

Additionally, you can use Greek yogurt instead of full-fat cream cheese to increase the protein content and lower the fat content.

These Ghostly Mini Cheesecake Cups are great Halloween desserts for baby!

7. Spooky Spider Rice Cakes

Spooky Spider Rice Cakes
Photo Credit: My Fussie Eater

Try Organix Spooky Spider Rice Cakes by My Fussie Eater! These delightful treats offer a fun and nutritious twist with fun shapes and a spooky theme.

You’ll need Organix raspberry and blueberry rice cakes, blackberries, and black grapes to create these treats. Combining these ingredients transforms simple rice cakes into spooky spider treats, perfect for baby.

Organix Spooky Spider Rice Cakes provide a healthier alternative to traditional Halloween Rice Krispie treats. Let baby enjoy the fun shapes and creative twists of Spooky Spider Rice Cakes as a delightful Halloween snack.

Related Reading: 30 Spooky Baby Halloween Photoshoot Ideas To Try

8. Halloween Pumpkin Pancakes

pumpkin halloween pancakes
Photo Credit: William Sonoma

Get your little one into the Halloween spirit with Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes! This recipe by Mom on Timeout can be adapted with baby-friendly ingredient substitutes to create a nutritious and flavorful breakfast.

Instead of all-purpose flour, you can use whole wheat flour or a gluten-free blend suitable for babies. Substitute the brown sugar with mashed banana or unsweetened applesauce for natural sweetness. Use baking powder for leavening, and omit the pumpkin pie spice if it contains added sugars. Opt for homemade pumpkin puree or mashed cooked pumpkin instead of canned pumpkin.

For the liquid component, use breast milk, formula, or a dairy-free alternative suitable for your baby instead of whole milk or buttermilk. Replace the butter with mashed avocado or coconut oil for added healthy fats. Use mashed bananas or unsweetened applesauce instead of eggs or an egg substitute suitable for babies. Choose a natural and alcohol-free vanilla extract if preferred.

To make the pancakes in fun and festive shapes, consider using Halloween-themed silicone molds or small cookie cutters to create baby-friendly shapes such as jack-o-lanterns, cats, bats, and witches hats, the best part!

9. Halloween Spooky Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Halloween Waffle MAkers

Prepare for a delightful Halloween breakfast with Healthy Pumpkin Spice Waffles by How Sweet Eats! This recipe can be modified with healthy ingredient substitutes, making it a nutritious and flavorful option for the holiday.

For a healthier twist, combine all-purpose flour and whole wheat pastry flour to provide added fiber and nutrients. Substitute the sugar with a natural sweetener like pureed dates or mashed banana. Using aluminum-free baking powder, make a homemade pumpkin pie spice mix without added sugars. Choose sea salt or reduce the salt amount for a baby-friendly option.

Instead of large eggs, you can use mashed bananas or unsweetened applesauce as an egg substitute suitable for babies. Replace the whole milk with breast milk, formula, or a dairy-free alternative ideal for your baby. Choose a natural and alcohol-free vanilla extract.

Add 1/3 cup of pumpkin puree to the batter to enhance the pumpkin flavor. For a healthy fat option, use melted coconut oil.

Use a Halloween-themed waffle maker with molds such as cats, jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, and more for a spooky and festive touch. These fun shapes will make your breakfast extra memorable and enjoyable for Halloween.

Serve your Healthy Pumpkin Spice Waffles with homemade Butternut & Bacon Syrup from chopped bacon, butternut squash cubes, and maple syrup. This unique combination adds a savory and sweet twist to your waffles, a great way to create a Happy Halloween for your baby.

10. Pumpkin Pretzels

Pumpkin Pretzels
Photo Credit: Butter With a Side of Bread

Create a delightful pumpkin patch with these Pumpkin Patch Chocolate Covered Pretzels by Butter With a Side of Bread! This savory Halloween snack is easy to make and offers a fun and festive treat for the holiday.

To create these cute Halloween treats, you’ll need mini pretzels and white chocolate chips (or orange candy melts) for the coating. For a healthier alternative, opt for dark or dairy-free chocolate suitable for your dietary needs.

If the chocolate coating needs thinning, you can use a small amount (about ½ tsp) of coconut oil or shortening. Skip the food coloring to keep the treat natural, or use a natural option if desired.

You can replace the green chocolate candies with dried green fruit or small pieces of fresh green herbs, such as basil or mint, for the pumpkin stem.

Enjoy these Pumpkin Patch Chocolate Covered Pretzels for an excellent option for savory Halloween snacks reminiscent of a festive pumpkin patch. Great for older babies with teeth!

11. Apple Cider Donut Holes

Apple Cider Cinnamon Donut Holes
Photo Credit: Smitten Kitchen

Skip the Caramel Apples and try apple cider donuts instead! 

Donut holes are an AWESOME BLW treat!

Enjoy the warm and comforting flavors of these Healthy Apple Cider Donut Holes by Smitten Kitchen while embracing the essence of fall.

To create these delicious donut holes, you’ll need apple cider, flour (you can use a combination of whole wheat flour and all-purpose flour for added fiber), baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, salt, ground nutmeg, butter (or a healthier alternative like coconut oil), granulated sugar (or natural sweeteners like maple syrup), eggs, and buttermilk (or a dairy-free alternative like almond milk with a splash of lemon juice).

For frying, use healthier options like avocado or coconut oil. You can also consider baking the donut holes instead of frying to reduce the fat used.

12. Cute Ghost Meringues

cute ghos meringues
Photo Credit: She Knows

Get into the Halloween spirit with Healthy Ghostly Meringues by She Knows! These delightful treats are made with a few simple ingredients and can be enjoyed guilt-free with healthier alternatives.

To create these adorable meringues, you’ll need large egg whites, granulated sugar (or a natural sweetener like stevia or Monk Fruit), cornstarch (or arrowroot powder), cream of tartar, vanilla extract, black food dye or mini dark chocolate chips for the eyes.

13. Candy Corn Jello Cups

Candy Corn Jello Cups
Photo Credit: Pretty Providence

Rock Halloween night with Candy Corn Pudding Pops by Pretty Providence! These delightful treats offer a healthier twist while capturing the essence of the festive holiday.

To create these pops, you’ll need Island Pineapple Jello, Orange Jello, water, Cool Whip (or a dairy-free alternative like coconut whipped cream), orange and yellow sprinkles (optional), clear dessert cups, and a gallon-sized Ziploc bag (optional).

For a healthier version, you can use sugar-free Jello or alternative gelatin options like agar-agar or plant-based gelatin substitutes. Opt for a light or low-fat Cool Whip to reduce the fat content. You can skip the sprinkles or use natural food coloring to create a similar effect.

14. Witches Brew Pudding Cups

Witches Brew PUdding Cups
Photo Credit: Mama Harris Kitchen

Double double toil and trouble! How cute is this witch’s brew pudding cup by Mama Harris Kitchen?

You can opt for a sugar-free pudding packet or homemade chocolate pudding using natural sweeteners like dates or maple syrup. Replace the whipped topping with coconut whipped cream or a dairy-free alternative.

Use healthier cookie options like homemade or gluten-free cookies made with whole-grain flour. For the bones and eyeballs, dried fruit such as chopped apricots or cranberries can be used as bone-shaped pieces, and sliced almonds or yogurt-covered raisins can serve as eyeballs.

15. Ghost Strawberries

Ghost Strawberries
Photo Credit: Candi Quik

How darn cute are these boo ghost strawberries? This recipe is by Candi Quik and is a GREAT option for BLW babies!

You’ll need a package of Vanilla CANDIQUIK Coating (or a healthier alternative like melted dark chocolate or yogurt), fresh strawberries, and mini dark chocolate chips to create these adorable treats.

For a healthier version, opt for dark chocolate or yogurt as a coating option. These alternatives offer lower sugar content and added health benefits. Choose organic strawberries to minimize exposure to pesticides and enjoy their natural sweetness.

16. Brain Cupcakes

Brain Cupcakes
Photo Credit: Bren Did

These Brain Cupcakes by Bren Did are seriously the cutest thing ever and GREAT for BLW!

To make these cute cupcakes, you’ll need all-purpose flour, ground cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground ginger, ground nutmeg, ground cloves, brown sugar, beet puree (or alternative fruit or vegetable puree such as applesauce or pumpkin puree), a large egg, and vanilla extract.

For a healthier version suitable for babies, you can substitute all-purpose flour with whole wheat or gluten-free flour. Replace brown sugar with natural sweeteners like mashed banana or unsweetened applesauce.

Instead of beet puree, use homemade pureed fruits or vegetables that are gentle on your baby’s palate. Opt for natural vanilla extract without added alcohol, or consider omitting it.

17. The Very Busy Spider

The very Busy Spider Snack
Photo Credit: Healthy Family Project

Celebrate Halloween with these adorable and nutritious Very Busy Spider-inspired snacks by Healthy Family Project! This recipe offers a healthy baby-led weaning (BLW) option and a fun and festive Halloween snack.

You’ll need grapes, raisins, and toothpicks to create the Spider snack. Assemble the raisins as spider legs by attaching them to the grapes using toothpicks, making a cute spider-shaped treat.

For the Pumpkin snack, you’ll need clementines and green bell peppers. Peel the clementines, leaving them intact, and top them with a piece of green bell pepper to mimic a stem. This completes the faux pumpkin look, creating a delightful and healthy Halloween snack.

Baby will look like they’re eating a baby spider! lol

18. Zombie Finger Cookies

Zombie Finger Cookies
Photo Credit: All Roads Lead to The Kitchen

How hilarious and spooky are these zombie cookies?! I can’t get over how gross they look, but they are cookies!

I added this because I know mamas out there would love to unleash their inner clown with a funny kodak moment of your baby devouring ” Zombie Fingers”! I mean, come on! It’s like the perfect joke opportunity! You could even smother baby’s face and fingers in a sugar-free raspberry jam while she munches, and it will look like she’s eating zombie fingers; I can’t with the hilarity!

Please note that this recipe contains nuts. Always consult your pediatrician before consuming nuts to ensure they are clear to introduce allergens in their diet!

Okie dokie. You’ll need unsalted butter, powdered sugar, a large egg, almond extract, pure vanilla extract, all-purpose flour, Matcha green tea powder, baking powder, acceptable sea salt, pistachios (only if approved by your pediatrician), and seedless strawberry or raspberry spread, preserves, or jam.

Consider using a dairy-free butter substitute suitable for your baby’s dietary needs for a healthier version. Opt for a natural powdered sugar alternative like powdered stevia, or skip it altogether for a less sweet option. You can also experiment with whole wheat flour or gluten-free flour blends to make the recipe more nutritious and suitable for different dietary restrictions.

And please, TAKE PICTURES of baby eating them; they’ll be classic!

19. Mini Monster Cheese Balls

Mini Monster cheese Balls
Photo Credit: Hungry Happenings

These Monster Cheese Balls by Hungry Happening are a great savory Halloween treat for your baby!

To create these delightful snacks, you’ll need cream cheese (choose a low-fat or dairy-free alternative if desired), shredded sharp cheddar cheese (consider a reduced-fat or dairy-free option), and finely chopped cooked bacon or real bacon bits.

For the decorations, you can use shredded cheddar cheese, black olive slices, pretzel sticks, white cheese slices (choose a reduced-fat or dairy-free option), and a black food coloring marker.

Choose low-fat or dairy-free cream cheese and reduced-fat or dairy-free shredded cheddar cheese for a healthier version. Consider using turkey bacon or vegetarian bacon alternatives to reduce the saturated fat content.

20. String Cheese Witches Broom

string cheese witches brooms
Photo Credit: Food Lets

These little witch broomsticks by Food Lets are fun and playful for babies.

You’ll need cream cheese (choose a low-fat or dairy-free alternative if desired), shredded sharp cheddar cheese (consider a reduced-fat or dairy-free option), and finely chopped cooked bacon or real bacon bits.

For the decorations, you can use shredded cheddar cheese, black olive slices, pretzel sticks, white cheese slices (choose a reduced-fat or dairy-free option), and a black food coloring marker.

21. Zombie Eyeballs

Zombie Eyeballs
Photo Credit: Inside BruCrew Life

These peanut butter zombie eyeballs by Inside BruCrew Life are creepy and cute but super delish for baby!

To make these baby-friendly eyeballs, you’ll need unsalted butter (or reduced-salt butter if using salted), creamy peanut butter (choose a brand without added sugars or salt), marshmallow cream (make sure it’s free from artificial additives), vanilla extract, salt (adjust amount according to the butter used), powdered sugar (use a natural powdered sweetener as an alternative), white chocolate (opt for a dairy-free or sugar-free option if needed), red gel frosting (look for natural food coloring options), and edible googly eyes.

For a healthier version, consider using unsalted nuts or seed butter as an alternative to peanut butter if there are allergy concerns.

Use a natural marshmallow cream or make your own using healthier ingredients. Choose sugar-free white chocolate or use homemade dairy-free white chocolate.

22. Ghost Pretzel Sticks

Ghost Preztel Sticks
Photo Credit: Wow It’s Veggie

This Ghost Pretzel recipe by Wow It’s Veggie is an easy Halloween treat recipe for your teething baby!

Also, your baby will taste salty and sweet without the extra sugars or dairy! These guys are dipped in vegan white chocolate!

They’re super cute and great for mamas who have little time or don’t feel “artsy” but still want to produce cute and festive snacks for their babies!

If you can melt chocolate, you can make these Pretzel ghosts!

23. Mini Pumpkin Pies

Mini Pumpkin Hand Pies
Photo Credit: Women’s Day

For your Baby’s first Halloween, give them the delicious treat of a traditional pumpkin pie! Make it even more baby-led weaning friendly by making mini pumpkin pies like this recipe by Women’s Day!

They are the perfect size for small, exploring baby hands and are soft enough for those with only a few teeth to work with.

You can make your pumpkin puree if you want to be more mindful of baby’s sugar intake.

24. Spooky Marshmallow Pops

Halloween Marshmallow Pops
Photo Credit: Princess Pinky Girl

These Spooky Marshmallow Pops by Princess Pinky Girl are a super fun and festive Halloween treat for baby!

They are adorable and simple to make. Not to mention they are soft enough for the baby to enjoy without too much work.

You can make Jack-o-lanterns, zombies, ghosts, and witches! Have fun and watch your baby enjoy.

25. Pumpkin Puree

Pumpkin Puree
Photo Credit: Inspired Taste

For the really young babies who just received the green light from their pediatrician to introduce whole foods, this pumpkin puree recipe by Inspired Taste is a fantastic Halloween treat for baby!

Incredibly light, fluffy, and flavorful, it’s perfect for babies with little to no teeth, and it’s an excellent first whole food for baby to lay their hypothetical teeth into!

Not to mention it’ll be great for their poops!

26. Boosicles

Boosicles BLW
Photo Credit: Simply Jillicious

These delicious Boosicles by Simply Jillicious are a great Halloween treat for baby especially when teething!

She has a few variations regarding the recipe; her third one is the most baby-friendly. Dairy-free and low sugar, it’s a fun and festive Halloween treat for baby that can soothe their aching gums!

Add coconut milk, banana, and semi-sweet chocolate chips for a kick; your baby will love these boosicles. They are also super simple to make!

27. Zombie Marshmallows

Zombie Marshmallows
Photo Credit: The Decorated Cookie

These Zombie Marshmallows by The Decorated Cookie is another soft and super cute option for baby to enjoy on Halloween!

They are straightforward to make and are a fun and festive treat for a baby.

Even better, there is literally no cooking involved, just assembly and drawing! If you can doodle and put marshmallows on sticks, you got this, mama!

28. Frankenstein Kiwis

Frankenstein Kiwis
Photo Credit: Two Healthy Kitchens

Here is a healthy Halloween treat for your baby! Try out this cute Frankenstein Kiwi by Two Healthy Kitchens. Kiwis are incredibly nutritious and soft enough for baby to eat.

Give them a Halloween twist with semi-sweet chocolate chip eyeballs and pretzel sticks for arms.

Again, this is another recipe you don’t have to cook or bake; assemble mama, and you’re golden! Woop!

29. Sweet Potato Jack-o-Lanterns

Sweet Potatoe Jack 0 lanterns
Photo Credit: Simply Jillicious

Another yummy, cute, and healthy Halloween treat by Simply Jillicious! Sweet Potato is so nutritious for your baby and soft enough for all babies to enjoy. My daughter loves it, and we’ve been making it for her since she was 4-months old!

Give baby’s sweet potato pancakes a festive and spooky twist by turning them into jack-o-lanterns!

Want to turn them into more of a sweet treat? Drizzle the sweet potato jack-o-lanterns in Agave syrup and have a nutritious and yummy Halloween dessert for baby!

Best Halloween Treat Ideas for Babies

Zombie Brain Cupcakes
Photo Credit: Bren Did

From ghostly meringues to pumpkin pancakes, our culinary adventures have embraced both the spirit of the holiday and our commitment to some healthier options. With these recipes, we’ve managed to conjure up a cauldron of wholesome and delightful concoctions that will surely put a spell on your taste buds!

So, whether you’re a baby discovering the wonders of Halloween or a health-conscious mama seeking treats that are sweet without the trick, these recipes are here to satisfy your cravings and keep the ghouls at bay. Let’s bewitch our taste buds, indulge in the season’s magic, and make this Halloween one to remember! Happy Halloween Yall!

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