The Best Halloween Treats You’re Not Handing Out (Yet)
When it comes to Halloween candy, we rely on our faves like Snickers and Reese’s. But some of the best Halloween treats aren’t the classics—yet, anyway. Find out the surprising snacks you should grab this year.
Oreo Candy Bars
This one is new to us, but we’re positive that trick-or-treaters will be lining up for this candy combo. A chocolate candy bar filled with Oreo cream and cookie crumbs? It sounds ghoulishly good, just like these cookies and cream treats.
Cadbury Screme Egg
Thought Cadbury was just a treat at Easter? Think again! These creme eggs taste just the same as the Easter variety except they’ve got a gooey green filling. That’s the sort of creepy, gross-out details little goblins love.
Then find out about the Halloween treats you can get for super cheap at Aldi.
Twizzlers Halloween Pull ‘n Peel
This new-for-2018 product puts a Halloween twist on a classic candy. The classic cherry Twizzlers flavor and color is swapped out for orange and black—that’s orange and black cherry licorice. That’s a combo we can get behind!
Rice Krispie Treats Halloween Minis
Yep, you can skip the chocolate and still have Halloween treats that trick-or-treaters will love. Fun-size Rice Krispie treats are still a great snack—and they’re just the thing to pop into a lunch box in the days after Halloween.
Pumpkin Patch Orange Pop Rocks
There are some candies that are quintessentially kid, and Pop Rocks are chief among them. Treat kiddos to a special Halloween edition of the candy this year for trick-or-treat (and maybe buy a pack or two for yourself—just for fun).
Flipz Minis Milk Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Who doesn’t love a little bit of salt paired with sweet? These chocolate-covered pretzels are just the thing to satisfy everyone’s cravings this Halloween. Bonus: These pretzels are made in a facility that doesn’t deal with nuts, meaning they’re safe for kids with those allergies. If you’ve got allergy-free treats, be sure to put out a teal pumpkin—kids and parents will thank you.
Haribo Spooky Gummy Mix
Don’t bother with the traditional bears or worms this Halloween. Instead go creepy with this assortment from Haribo with snack-size packs of mummies, snakes and more.
Utz Mini Cheeseballs
Not all of the best Halloween treats are chocolate. Some trick-or-treaters prefer salty snacks and if they’re cheesy—well, all the better. These mini packs of cheeseballs (one of our favorites at Taste of Home) are just the thing to break the pattern of sugary treats.
The classic Dove squares have gotten a fall makeover. Your favorite flavors—dark chocolate, milk chocolate and caramel-filled chocolate—are all still there but wrapped up in pumpkin foil. These small candies are just the thing to fill out Halloween treat bags.
Chex Mix Muddy Buddies
Whether you call it puppy chow or muddy buddies, we’re sure there’s not a ghost, witch or princess out there that doesn’t love this treat. Get individually portioned bags to hand out this year and we’re sure you’ll have even more ghosts and goblins (or maybe kids in these food-inspired costumes) coming to your door next year.
Betty Crocker Fruit Halloween Snacks
You never want to be the house that hands out fruit on Halloween, but you might want to be the one that hands out fruit snacks. Kids of all ages—but especially the younger set—will love a few fruit snacks and fruit roll ups in their baskets.
Jelly Belly Disney Villain Vile Villain Jellybeans
When a Cruella de Vil, Ursula or Maleficent comes knocking at your door, you won’t have to think twice about what candy to give them with these fun jellybeans on hand. These villainous packs show off all the best baddies and are filled with one of our favorite treats.
Annie’s Bunny Grahams
Got some especially tiny trick-or-treaters in the neighborhood? You might want to snag a box of these tot-friendly graham cracker snacks. In chocolate and honey flavors, they’re just right for the smallest scarecrows and scaredy cats.
Hershey’s Spooky Shapes
We know what you’re thinking: Hershey’s and Reese’s are typical Halloween treats. And you’d be right, except these treats have an extra Halloween spin outside of the fun packaging. Inside, all the classics—Hershey’s bars, Hershey’s Cookies ‘n Cream, Reese’s and York Peppermint Patties—are given scary makeovers as ghosts, pumpkins and tombstones. We’ve never seen a tombstone-shaped chocolate bar before, but we’re sure all the kiddos will love them.
Garden Veggie Chips—Ghost & Bats
Halloween may be a time for sweet candy, but what about the kids that love salty chips? Garden Veggie came out with a line of ghosts and bats that are perfect for Halloween shenanigans.
Grab Garden Veggie Chips Ghosts & Bats here. You can also find them at Whole Foods!
Tic Tac’s have some fun flavors for this Halloween! Count’s Combo has orange and grape, and Howlin’ Halloween Blend has orange and green apple. Plus, they even come with cute Halloween shapes and designs!
Nutella & Go Packs
Did you notice how Nutella & Go packs got a Halloween makeover this season? The breadstick packs have a little witch riding on the breadstick “broom” while the grim reaper has a pretzel in hand. The classic breadstick and pretzel packs come with Nutella spread for easy dipping.
How cute are these individual marshmallow snacks? They come with different flavors for different preferences! You can get them with Strawberries & Cream, Cinnamon Churro, Cookie Dough, Mint Chocolate Chip, and for a limited time, Pumpkin Pie!
Grab a pack of Smashmallow here. You can also find them at Whole Foods!
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