7 Halloween Treats to Sneak Into Your Kid’s Lunchbox

These tasty treats double as clever tricks.
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Halloween lunch calls for snack ideas that are both a trick and a treat, and our ideas are one part creepy, one part silly and all parts grin-inducing. Feeling extra ambitious this year? Find even more Halloween lunchbox ideas here.

Two puffy marshmallows-turned-eyeballs (thanks to the addition of chocolate chips) turn an unassuming bag of cheese puffs into a snack that stares back.

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Cheese Spiders          

With spindly pretzel legs, your kid’s favorite mini wax-covered cheese wheels look like they might just crawl off the cafeteria table.

Mandarin Pumpkins

Mandarin Pumpkins

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Since you peel the skin away before you eat it, you can draw a toothy smile on a mandarin orange with a regular marker or food coloring marker.

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A crowd-pleasing cookie gets dressed for the holiday with a little help from malted milk balls and melted chocolate.

FN RECIPES Giada de Laurentiis Halloween Popcorn Treats

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Giada De Laurentiis studs popcorn balls with orange and black candies to make this classic snack extra festive (and extra sweet).

Insert _ Spread_ 50 Spooky Treats

Insert _ Spread_ 50 Spooky Treats

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Ralph Smith

Twirled into a shape that resembles a femur more than a flaky breadstick, puff pastry morphs into a treat straight out of the graveyard in Food Network Magazine.

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Hand ‘Wich

A regular ol’ PB&J gets a little freakier when you slice the sandwich into skinny fingers and attach almond fingernails.

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