Halloween food on a budget

Halloween food on a budget

Cheap halloween snacks

Written 1st December 2023 | Subscribe to our Halloween newsletter

Budget-Friendly Bites: Cheap and Cheerful Halloween Snacks

Halloween is officially 31st October but it can be celebrated all year round, and while the spooky season is known for its ghoulish delights, you don't have to break the bank to satisfy your snack cravings. Whether you're hosting a haunted house party or just want to enjoy some frightful treats on a budget, these cheap Halloween snacks are sure to make your taste buds scream with delight.

Creepy Crudité Coffins
Transform ordinary veggies into spooky delights by arranging them like coffins. Use carrot sticks, cucumber slices, and bell pepper strips to create coffin shapes, and serve them with a side of budget-friendly dip. It's a fresh and colorful snack that won't spook your wallet.


Coffin Dish

Wicked Witch Fingers 

For a finger-lickin' good time, whip up some witch fingers using inexpensive breadstick dough. Shape the dough into finger-sized portions, and add an almond "nail" at the tip. Bake until golden brown, and serve with marinara or any budget-friendly dip for a sinister twist.


Cook Nourish Bliss

Monster Mash Popcorn

Popcorn is a cost-effective snack that can easily be transformed into a monstrous masterpiece. Melt some budget-friendly white chocolate, toss it with popcorn, and add colorful candies for eyes and chocolate chips for a ghoulish grin. Mix it all together for a sweet and savory Monster Mash.

Apple Monster
Turn an apple into a scary grin using only apples, grapes, cereal and chocolate chips. It's a playful and healthy option that won't drain your wallet.


Two Healthy Kitchens

Spiderweb Pizza Bites
Create spooky spiderweb pizza bites using English muffins, pizza sauce, cheese, and olives. Spread pizza sauce on halved English muffins, arrange cheese slices to form a web, and use sliced olives for the creepy-crawly spiders. Pop them in the oven for a budget-friendly snack that's perfect for sharing.


Candy Corn Parfaits
Layer yogurt, orange slices, and a dollop of whipped cream to create candy corn parfaits. It's a simple and affordable way to enjoy a sweet treat with a Halloween twist.


Mummy Hot Dogs
Wrap inexpensive hot dogs in strips of crescent roll dough to create mummy hot dogs. Leave a gap for the mummy's "eyes," and bake until golden brown. Add mustard or ketchup dots for the eyes, and watch them disappear faster than ghosts in the night.


More Hotdog Ideas

This Halloween, there's no need to drain your wallet to enjoy tasty and spooky snacks. With a bit of creativity and some affordable ingredients, you can treat yourself and your guests to a budget-friendly feast that's frighteningly delicious.

Happy snacking!

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