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5 Fun Halloween Recipes + 5 Halloween Knitting Projects

By: Julie Sammarco, Editor,

Frozen Boo-nana PopsAlong with carving your pumpkins this year, take some time to teach the kids how to knit and make some unforgettable Halloween candy.

The holidays are a great time to be fun and creative with healthy Halloween recipes and crafts. This collection of 5 Fun Halloween Recipes + 5 Halloween Knitting Projects is your guide to do just that.

Thanks to our friends at, you have one handy dandy collectin of crafty foods and crafty crafts all in one place. Get a head start on all of your Halloween craft ideas by starting on your knitting projects. Make some delicious snacks (like these Frozen Boo-nana Pops, pictured left) while you have a fun-filled family night. Knitting projects are also great because they last forever. You not only get to make memory while making them, you can create family holiday decorations that will last forever.

Plus, so many of these projects and recipes can be done in one night, making them easy, fun and do-able. Get started on these recipes and craft patterns today and let us know which ones you like best. Enjoy!

If you like these healthy Halloween recipes, then be sure to check out the 11 Best Non-Candy Halloween Treats!

Table of Contents

5 Fun and Healthy Halloween Recipes

5 Halloween Knitting Projects


5 Fun and Healthy Halloween Recipes

Mummy Cupcakes

  1. Frozen Boo-nana Pops - You will never believe how easy these frozen banana popsicles are to make. They are adorable and can be kept in the freezer for weeks! This recipe has only three steps and three ingredients.
  2. Pumpkin Cupcakes - This is a recipe for the more matured palette. Instead of eating Halloween candy this season, take a shot at this recipe. Sneak peek: These cupcakes are topped with candy corn. Yum!
  3. Butterfingers Bars - For all the Butterfinger lovers out there. Make your favorite candy recipes and make them a little better for you using this recipe. It's lower in fat and calories than the original candy you'll find at your local store.
  4. Mummy Cupcakes - (pictured above) This is a fabulous and crafty recipe for everyone. If you're a chocolate lover, you'll adore this chocolate cupcake recipe. Decorate them with strips of white frosting to make them appear as mummies. A spooky treat for all of your Halloween party guests. 
  5. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups - Reese's fans out there? This no bake chocolate recipe is for you. In just 15 minutes, you can have homemade chocolate peanut butter cups in the palm of your hands. With ingredient control, you can make your favorite candy recipe a little bit healthier for you. (Hint: use almond butter or low-fat peanut butter for filling instead). Enjoy!



5 Halloween Knitting Projects

Candy Corn Pattern

  1. Last-Minute Jack O'Lantern - This is a fantastic pattern to decorate your home with for Halloween. You will need a balloon and some string to make this fabulous pumpkin felt pattern.
  2. Candy Corn Pattern - (pictured above) These miniature candy corn crafts are so unbelievably adorable that you'll want to keep them in your candy dish all year round! This is a simple pattern that can be fun for everyone to make.
  3. Big Nose Spider - This itsy-bitsy pattern won't be climbing up any water spouts, but it could be the next item to crawl onto your table or window sill. Give this cute knitting pattern a shot today. The template could also work for other animal felt patterns as well.
  4. Two-Hour Bat Mobile - In only two hours, you can make this mobile for any room in the house. This is definitely one of the easiest and fastest knitting projects around.
  5. Incognito Glasses - Looking for an easy Halloween costume idea? Look no further. Make these glasses and you'll have a costume you can use year after year.


How to Make Fun Foods for Halloween: 22 Healthy Halloween Recipes For additional Halloween recipes, download our free eCookbook, How to Make Fun Foods for Halloween: 22 Healthy Halloween Recipes.


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