10 Healthy Halloween Treats You Don’t Have To Feel Guilty About Eating

We all gorge on candy this time of year. But if you’re sick of the same routine every Halloween (not to mention the sugar comas and extra weight gain), try having some of these healthier treats that are just as good as eating regular candy. They use all-natural sweeteners and ingredients, so you’ll actually get some nutrition from your sweets.

1. Chocolate Bars

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Did you know that making your own homemade Chocolate Bars is super easy? You can even add things like chopped nuts or cranberries if you like. These are super delicious.

2. Healthy Candied Apples

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Candied apples scream Halloween. If you’re craving this treat, there’s no need to settle for the traditional recipe filled with corn syrup and processed sugars. Switch to a delicious, healthier alternative for guiltless snacking this Halloween season. 

3. Graveyard Dirt Cupcakes

3 Graveyard Dirt Cupcakes displayed on a black background next to a small skeleton.
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Celebrate Halloween in the best fashion with this Graveyard Dirt Cupcakes recipe. Not your ordinary cupcake; it’s a treat that kids and adults alike will surely enjoy. 

4. Witch Finger Cookies

The finished Witch Finger Cookies nestled into parchment inside of a halloween mug.
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If you’re looking for a Halloween-inspired baked treat, look no further. The Witch Finger Cookies recipe is a gluten-free and dairy-free treat for Halloween. It’s the perfect treat to put you in the mood for a spooky celebration.

5. Cauldron Cake

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This beguiling Cauldron Cake recipe will be the centerpiece of your Halloween celebration. Say goodbye to sugary snacks and treats and hello to an irresistible cake recipe in single-serve form to satisfy your sweet tooth.

6. Coffin Bread

Chocolate Coffin Bread Coffin displayed on a cutting board with a skeleton inside the coffin.
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Up the spooky factor on your Halloween dessert table with this Coffin Bread. Made with chocolate, it’s a healthier spin on your favorite Halloween snacks or desserts. The extra effort to decorate this cake is worthwhile, especially if Halloween is your favorite holiday!

7. Homemade Kettle Corn

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Dig into this Homemade Kettle Corn that tastes as good (if not better) than the ones you’d get at the carnival! It is made with two secret ingredients that make it good, but without adding too much sugar. It’s the perfect Halloween treat or for snacking when you’re in the mood for the spooky movie marathon!

8. Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkin Cupcakes on a white plate.
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Made with whole grain and no processed sugar, these Pumpkin Cupcakes are the ultimate healthy Halloween treat! Bring fall flavors to your holiday table with this healthy twist to a regular Halloween cupcake – and the kids can’t even tell the difference. 

9. Peanut Brittle

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Peanut Brittle is an old-fashioned candy known for using lots of sugar and processed ingredients. If you want to make Peanut Brittle as a Halloween treat, you can do so without the corn syrup and sugar. This recipe is all you need, and you’ll never need any other recipe again. 

10. Pumpkin Cheesecake

Clean Eating Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe
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Who doesn’t love cheesecake? If you do, you’ll love this healthy version of a Pumpkin Cheesecake to indulge in this Halloween without the guilt. Check out the recipe to find out which secret ingredient takes this cheesecake recipe to the next level.

11. Pumpkin Spice Cake

Clean Eating Pressure Cooker Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe
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Made in an instant pot, this Pumpkin Spice Cake is a small yield cake perfect to bring in the fall season. It also makes for a healthy Halloween treat that does not scrimp on flavor. In fact, even the kids will love digging into this! 

Planning Thanksgiving?

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It’s never too early to start planning for the big meal this year. Thanksgiving takes careful planning, especially if you are the one cooking. Here is an entire outline of dishes you can make for the big day.

20 Clean Eating Thanksgiving Side Dishes

The topping sprinkled over the top of the Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole, in a white casserole dish.
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Want to keep it healthy this Thanksgiving? Tired of feeling like you have a brick in your tummy after Thanksgiving dinner? Try one of these 20 healthy side dishes. Nobody will know the difference.

Recipes For Turkey Leftovers That You Won’t Get Tired Of Eating!

Clean Eating Traditional Leftover Turkey Sandwich
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Do you always have leftovers that go bad after Thanksgiving dinner? Don’t let that happen this year. Use some of these recipes to make sure nothing goes to waste.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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