There’s no point denying, diehard ‘weenies (Halloween fanatics for those not in the know) have been counting down the days since November 1st last year, and are now well underway with party preparations, recipe testing and costume choosing.

Although the calendar only recently clocked into September, it’s never really too early to get into the holiday spirit. So, if you want freaky recipes to make your Halloween table spread as non-gloomy as possible, look no further than these 10 scarily delicious snacks and treats.

10 Spooky Treats for a Vegan Halloween

1. Peanut Butter Crispy Ghosts

Surprisingly, these rice krispy treats are a healthy snack that you enjoy this Halloween, to balance out the inevitable junk foods. The perfect blend of sweet, salty, sticky, and adorned with chocolate ‘eyeballs’, these will be hit with kids, or festive-themed foodies.

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2. Mini Ghost ‘Mozzarella’ and ‘Cheddar’ Pizzas

Mummy! We’ve seen a ghost… These are great as an appetite filler, and stop you, and your guests from loading up on too much sugar. Perfect to keep you going through a night of door-to-door street hopping or partying.

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3. Apple Bites (Literally)

Don’t worry, they won’t bite (too much…). These crunchy, 3-ingredient apple bites would be a blast with kids, or any bunch of fun-loving foodies, and will be snapped up from the Halloween table.

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4. Severed Fingers

Despite how disgusting these might look, the almonds have a wonderful roasted flavour once cooked, and these are actually a very delicious biscuit – if eating food that looks like severed fingers is your jam.

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5. Banana Monster Pops

These monster pops will have your guests going bananas! Seriously, are there any reasons why you shouldn’t make these? Kids especially, but people of all ages will be chomping down these light, but super fun snacks for on-the-go festivities, or a long and spooky evening.

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6. Frightful Fruit Kebabs

What’s a party or potluck without fruit kebabs? To save you from a major candy-overload, these not-so frightening fruit kebabs are the perfect fix of refreshing fruit, with a small drizzle of candy melt icing.

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7. Shrunken Head Punch

For events with children, use a ‘blood’- coloured fruit juice, or wine for adults. This version of a popular Halloween table option brings a little more punch to the table. Using apples which are carved, slightly preserved then baked until shrunken, your guests will be screaming when they see what’s in the punch bowl.

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8. Chocolate Coated Pretzel Screams

I scream, you scream, we all scream for… these simple 3-ingredient chocolate coated pretzels! What better way to scream Halloween than these treats, which are easy as pie to make?

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9. Gutsy Spider Cupcakes

Spill your guts! These spider cupcakes sure do, as well as spilling with rich, delicious flavour. A hit with kids and cup-cake fanatics, these treats look like a half-hearted attempt at decoration on first sight, then ooze with a gut-sy surprise when bitten.

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10. Zombie Boogers

They’re good, they’re green, they’re ‘Zombie Boogers’! This bright-coloured snack is made from popcorn that is coated in a green candy goo, guaranteed to make your ghoulish guests scream with delight. Despite the title, no zombies were harmed in the making of this snack.

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