One of the best parts of spooky season is hands down, the yummy Halloween lunch recipes. Rather than browse the internet for the best recipes, we have put together our list of ghastly good treats that your preschooler will love. Read below for Halloween lunch recipes that are sure to bring a smile to your child’s face.
Mummy Hot Dogs
Okay, so these are maybe not as healthy as some options, but they are easy, and your little one will think they’re a whole lot of fun.
- Hot dogs
- Crescent rolls
- White cheese
- Unroll crescent rolls, cut them into strips, and wrap them around hot dogs like mummy wrapping.
- Bake for approximately 15 minutes at 375 degrees.
- Cut pieces of white cheese to act as eyes and dab them with ketchup to make pupils.
Mini pizzas can be a lot of fun as well, and they let you maximize your little ones’ favorite things.
- Pizza crust/dough
- Mozzarella cheese
- Black olives
- Favorite toppings
- Cut pizza crust to make ghost shapes.
- Top with mozzarella cheese and bake at 450 degrees for approximately 8-10 minutes.
- Slice black olives for eyes
- Add other toppings as desired
These sandwiches are fun for little ones and let you cut off the crust (for more discerning preschoolers).
- Rye bread
- Favorite fillings
- Cut the rye bread to the size and shape of a gravestone.
- Make your choice of sandwich
This sandwich can be made with meat and cheese, chicken or tuna salad, or anything else you might like.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Fingers
These ‘fingers’ are fun Halloween bites and let you create a fun meal that your little one can snack on.
- White bread
- Peanut butter
- Pumpkin seeds
- Make your peanut butter and jelly sandwich according to your preference.
- Cut the crust off the sandwich and then cut it into strips.
- Arrange strips to make ‘fingers.’
- Use jelly to attach pumpkin seeds to the end of each strip as fingernails.
Grave Bread Bowls
This Halloween recipe takes a little more work to eat, but they’re simple to make, and they look fun too.
- Rectangle mini bread loaf
- Favorite soup
- Mini plastic skeleton
- Cut the top off the rectangle bread loaf and hollow out the center.
- Fill the bowl with your little one’s favorite soup.
- Add plastic skeletons to the soup.
- Put the top of the loaf at an angle on the soup.
There are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season. And when it comes to Halloween, there are plenty of ways that you can create something super fun. We’ve got five options here, but there are plenty of other ways that you can get creative on your own and showcase your own fun ideas. What’s really great is that they don’t take long to make and they can be simple for your little one to eat as well. So, take the time to try it out for yourself and share your favorite Halloween lunch.