4 Halloween Recipes for Kids

Little ones can make these themselves

Hot dog mummies for halloween

The Spruce

These Halloween recipes for kids are delightfuly ghoulish and delectably tasty. All of these recipes would make good treats for a Halloween party (either at home or at school) and many of these recipes are simple enough for the kids to make all by themselves. The dirt dessert is especially simple and makes a good cooking activity for very young kids any time of the year.

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    Dirt Dessert

    Pudding dirt cup

    The Spruce 

    Halloween recipes for kids don't get much more fun than this one. With chocolate pudding, Cool Whip, crushed Oreos and gummy worms, this dirt is far tastier than it sounds. Young kids, especially, will enjoy making this dirt dessert recipe.

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    Mummy Dogs

    Hot dog mummies for halloween

    The Spruce

    This is one of those Halloween recipes for kids that's as fun to make as it is to eat. Be sure to use the regular (not low fat) crescent dough for these mummy dogs. It's easier to wrap around the hot dogs.

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    Halloween Brownies

    Halloween Brownies

    The Spruce / Stephanie Gallagher

    These brownies make a perfect Halloween recipe for kids because they start with a mix. Kids love decorating these Halloween brownies with candy corn, chocolate chips and mini marshmallows

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    Brain Jello Mold

    Jello Brain Mold

    The Spruce / Stephanie Gallagher

    Gross Halloween recipes like this brain jello mold are a favorite with kids of all ages. Kids will delight in how disgusting this brain Jello mold looks. But once they taste it, they'll want more.