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Ditch the Candy: 22 Halloween Candy Alternatives


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Earlier this week I published a post sharing 31 of the most popular Halloween Kids Books, which got me thinking… books make the perfect non-candy Halloween treat! Then, I started thinking there really are a ton of different “treats” that you can give out as Halloween candy alternatives.

While candy may still be the most popular treat to hand out, choosing some of these will not only make you a great house to hit during Trick-or-Treating with parents, but with the kiddos too. I can tell you that any house that gives out DIY slime or glitter Halloween tattoos is going to be a BIG hit with my girls!

To get you started with some great Halloween candy alternatives, I compiled a great round-up of ideas to help you with non-candy treats this Halloween!

1. Monster Apples
2. Frankenstein Kiwis
3. Halloween Play-Doh
4. Jack-O-Oranges
5. Halloween Glitter Tattoos
6. Witches Broomsticks
7. Mummy String Cheese
8. Glow Sticks
9. Banana Ghosts
10. Veggie Jack-O-Lantern
11. Play Doh Spiders
12. Pumpkin Spice Slime
13. Mummy Applesauce Pouches
14. Applesauce Monsters
15. Monster Mummy Drinks
16. Candy Corn Fruit Cup
17. Grapenstein Treat
18. Halloween Ducks and Pencils
19. Spider Soap
20. Bat Energy Bites
21. Glow in the Dark Pumpkin Slime
22. Halloween Kids Books

Which Halloween candy alternatives will be in your treat basket this year?



Monday 19th of September 2016

As a vegan, I try not to give out candy because I don't want to buy it or have it in the house and because I am aware of allergies. I try to give out noncandy treats like pencils, but I like the idea of glowsticks, because that is something that kids can use right away.

Amber Ludwig

Friday 16th of September 2016

So many great ideas!! Love it!! Pinning!!