Enjoyable and Wholesome Halloween Snack Tray


This Halloween Snack Tray is full of scrumptious and wholesome snacks, and makes a completely lovable and crowd-pleasing centerpiece for Halloween events or get-togethers! We’ll provide you with all the guidelines and recipes it’s worthwhile to make your personal present stopping snack tray.

A black serving tray topped with assorted halloween snack foods with a black spider web linen in the background.

Wholesome Halloween Snacks Everybody Will Love

I really like placing collectively snack trays for events or get-togethers, and after seeing some enjoyable vacation themed ones on-line, I figured it was time to place my very own spin on a Halloween Snack Tray. A lot of the parts had been tremendous simple and fast to place collectively and I can’t even inform you how a lot everybody liked it! The very best half was that I used to be in a position to incorporate so many wholesome parts that my youngsters love- and since it was so enjoyable it made them much more excited to dig in!

A close up image of halloween snacks on a charcuterie board with peppers, cheese, pretzels, and avocados.

Substances we used for our Halloween Snack Tray:

  • Kiwi
  • Apple Slices
  • Caramel Dip
  • Assorted Crackers
  • Celery & Peanut Butter
  • Cheese Slices & Cubes
  • Mandarin Oranges
  • Mini Bell Peppers
  • Avocados
  • Black Olives
  • Chocolate Lined Pretzels
  • Cherry Tomatoes
A snack tray with a bowl of caramel dip with crackers, chocolate dipped pretzels, cheese slices, and kiwi peeled to look like frankenstein monsters.

Methods to Make a Wholesome Halloween Snack Tray:

  1. Make the totally different parts. We made these Vampire Guacamole Cups, Halloween Pretzels, and Spiders on a Log. You could possibly change these with totally different retailer purchased choices, if desired!
  2. Prep the fruit and greens. Slice apples, peel mandarin oranges, and peel the kiwi (leaving a number of the peel on the highest to appear like Frankenstein’s hair).
  3. Reduce the cheese. Dice cheddar cheese, and use a small ghost cookie cutter on slices of pepper jack cheese.
  4. Begin constructing your board. Discover a good massive tray to start out constructing your snack board on. I desire utilizing one with sides- it actually helps with transportation! Begin including issues to your tray, making an attempt to evenly distribute the weather and colours across the board. Place bowls or bigger objects on first after which add smaller objects round them.
  5. Add sweet eyes. As soon as I’ve every little thing positioned on the board, I like so as to add the sweet eye parts. I used a dab of guacamole so as to add the eyes to the mini bell peppers. They eyes caught on the kiwi simply nice with out utilizing any ‘glue’.
  6. Dig in!

Ideas for Making a Nice Snack Tray

Hold colour in thoughts!

An excellent snack tray has numerous colour. Keep away from a bland board by utilizing vegetables and fruit so as to add brilliant pops of colour to your tray.

Don’t overdo it.

Extra isn’t all the time higher! Shoot for the 3-3-3-3 ratio. 3 totally different fruits, 3 totally different cheese, 3 totally different starches, and three accompaniments. Search for flavors that steadiness one another for a effectively rounded board. Attempt to supply selection.

Prep as a lot as you possibly can forward of time.

When potential, prep your components forward of time. It would make it a lot simpler (and sooner!) to assemble your board when it’s time to serve.

Use the precise sized tray.

A 12×18″ tray is an effective medium-sized board that may feed between 4-6 folks. For a bigger group, shoot for a tray that’s at the very least 18×24″.

Store your pantry.

Snack boards are an excellent use for that final sleeve of crackers or the quarter crammed jam jar within the fridge! Nuts and dried fruits are additionally a tasty addition and ideal for filling these gaps with out spending a ton of cash.

Two avocado shells filled with guacamole and decorated to look like vampires and other assorted snack foods.

Extra Halloween Recipe Concepts for Your Snack Tray:

White chocolate pretzel mummies, sliced apples, and mandarin oranges peeled and decorated with a celery stalk to resemble a pumpkin.
Mini bell peppers with candy eyes, crackers, celery sticks with peanut butter, and cheese slice ghosts on a snack tray.
Caramel dip in a small striped bowl on a tray with cheese cubes, kiwi, chocolate covered pretzels, and assorted vegetables.

Natalie Monson

I am a registered dietitian, mother of 4, avid lover of meals and powerful promoter of wholesome habits. Right here you’ll find numerous scrumptious recipes filled with fruits and veggies, ideas for getting your youngsters to eat higher and turn out to be intuitive eaters and many sources for feeding your loved ones.

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