15+ Paleo Halloween Treats & Party Food Ideas

Looking for healthy Halloween party food ideas for kids (and grownups)? Get inspired with these fun and clever paleo Halloween treats including monster eyeballs, mummy fingers, scary cookies, fruit ghosts, witches fingers, spiders and more. 

Paleo Halloween Treats & Ideas

Halloween is all about treats and dressing up. The treats can be a little tricky for us healthy types but it certainly doesn’t mean we have to go without. If you’re going to let loose this October, here are some spooky ideas and recipes for healthier Paleo Halloween treats and finger foods. Start party planning!

Healthy Halloween Monster Eyeballs

Paleo Halloween Monster Eye Balls

These monster mouths are perfect healthy Halloween treats and just use apples, strawberry jam, nut butter, and almonds/sunflower seeds. Naturally paleo, vegan, nut-free, grain-free, gluten-free and dairy-free. Recipe from Texanerin.

Yummy Mummies (Halloweenies)

Paleo Halloween Recipes: Yummy Mummies

These clever Yummy Mummies (a.k.a. Halloweenies) are made from sausages and spiralized potatoes. Roasted in the oven and served with a healthy ketchup sauce. Recipe from Nom Nom Paleo.

Mummy Fingers

Paleo Halloween: Mummy Fingers

Another take on mummy fingers is from Paleo Leap. Plus, they have lots of other Halloween ideas.

Paleo Halloween Witch Finger Cookies

Paleo Halloween Witch Finger Cookies

The classic witch fingers cookies get a healthy, gluten-free, paleo AND vegan makeover! They’re easy to make and always a hit at Halloween parties! Recipe from Food Faith & Fitness.

Roasted Sweet Potato Jack-O-Lantern Faces & Ghosts

Sweet Potato Halloween Chips

 Using starchy vegetables such as sweet potatoes, carrots or white potatoes, you can create these fun faces as a savoury version with spices and herbs or a sweet version drizzled with honey and cinnamon. Yum! Recipe from Guava Rose.

Ghost Bananas & Tangerine Pumpkins

Paleo Halloween: Ghost Bananas

These are so simple to make and a great way to get some vitamins into your kids. Tip: drizzle bananas with a little lemon juice to prevent them from going brown. Recipe from Weelicious.

Paleo Halloween Tombstone Cookies

Halloween Tombstone Cookies (Paleo)

Are you trying to make sure your WHOLE family eats healthy, yet worried about the spooky holiday full of candy and sugar? These gluten-free and Paleo Halloween cookies are delightful and sure to bring a smile to your kids’ faces. Shaped like tombstones and actually quite easy to make. Recipe from Thriving On Paleo.

Zombie Brain Dessert (Paleo, AIP Jello)

AIP & Paleo Zombie Brain Dessert

This Zombie Brain Dessert (Paleo Jello) is just an AIP Coconut Panna Cotta with Strawberries dressed up as a Halloween brain jello. This delicious Paleo Halloween treat is big enough to serve at your next spooky party. Recipe from Bonaipettite.

Halloween Olive Egg Spiders

Halloween Spider Eggs

How cute are these Halloween Spider Deviled Eggs!? Decorate your favourite deviled eggs with olive ‘spiders’. Try one of these Paleo friendly deviled eggs recipes. See instructions for the olive spiders on Apron Strings.

Homemade Gummy Worms 

Halloween GummyWorms

These gummies are from The Earthy Mama are great – slimy and sour and fun to eat! Serve on a bed of crumbs (dirt) of your favourite paleo brownies or chocolate cookies (you’ll only need one piece of brownie for the dirt – dry a square out in an oven on low heat if it is too moist to make crumbs).

Paleo Halloween Cupcakes

Paleo Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes

Get some great decorating ideas with these chocolate cupcakes from Elana’s Pantry. Search her site for some other great Halloween posts and recipes.

Jack-o-Lantern Fruit Plate


Use oranges, mandarins, berries, grapes and celery to create this quick and simple from Wholesome Dinner Tonight.

Paleo Ghost Truffles 

Paleo Ghost Truffles Halloween

These mini ghost faces from Living Healthy With Chocolate are almost too cute to eat. Made with paleo-friendly ingredients and no refined sugar, these are much healthier than store-bought chocolates.

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Peppers
Try stuffing bell peppers or tomatoes with yummy meat or vegetable-based fillings and cut faces out of them like these ones from Primally Inspired.

Halloween Spider Web Soup 

Halloween Pumpkin Soup

Spook up your favourite pumpkin soup recipe by serving it decorated with creamy spider web-like this version from Paleo Girl’s Kitchen. You can also use our Spicy Pumpkin Coconut Soup recipe or our Sweet Potato, Caramelised Garlic and Toasted Pine Nut Soup recipe.

Pear Ghosts

Halloween treats - pear ghots

We even found these awesome Pear Ghosts on Tesco’s website. Did you know they have a section for ‘real food’ recipes? Way to go.


For the grownups – spice up your coffee with this recipe for Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte with whipped coconut cream from The Nourishing Gourmet.

Do you have a favourite healthy Halloween treat? Share your suggestions and favourite recipes/links below. Otherwise, we wish you a very scary-licious Halloween.

Irena Macri
By Irena Macri

About the author: Hi, I’m Irena Macri. I share delicious recipes that I have cooked and loved. I am a published cookbook author, have been food blogging for over 10 years and have a Diploma in Nutrition. You will find many healthy recipes as well as my favourite comfort food. More about me here | Subscribe to my newsletter and freebies

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