Last week I shared some real food strategies for dealing with Halloween Candy overload. Hopefully it gave you some hope to realize that you CAN still celebrate the season without feeding your kids (or yourself) a bunch of fake garbage.
I also promised you some yummy real food treats that you can make. And I’m here to make good on that promise. I’ve lined up some super YUMMY real food deliciousness in the form of candy, baked goods, and other desserts.
You may want to step back from your computer…. drool is bad for the keyboard. 😉
Healthy Real Food Halloween Treats: Candy
Let’s be honest, kids are all about the candy on Halloween. Luckily there are plenty of real food options to help them indulge their sweet tooth without the bad stuff.
1. Pumpkin Caramel Chocolates from Real Food Outlaws
2. Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups from Primally Inspired
I love the spiced pumpkin option for these cups. They are the perfect alternative to the candy pb cups loaded with fake stuff. Get the recipe here.
3. Super yummy Maple Pecan Candies from Homemade Mommy
These little gems only use 3 ingredients. It’s the perfect snack for the busy or kitchen newbies. Get the recipe here.
4. Homemade Peppermint Patties from yours truly.
My husband made me make these last year. Something about the cooler weather makes all things peppermint a go in our home. Get the recipe here.
5. Awesome real food Marshmallows from Mommypotamus
Healthy Real Food Halloween Treats: Baked Goods
So you may notice that I have a lot of baked good recipes on my blog… and that’s because I’ma sucker for anything warm and sweet. I will always choose things from the over over candy. Any day. So if you are like me and want to celebrate with something warm and delicious than look no further.
6. Decadent Chocolate Truffle Cake, an awesome recipe from Ditch the Wheat.
I was so happy when Carol of Ditch the Wheat let me share her recipe on my site. And everyone who has tried it has LOVED it. Seriously rich goodness on a plate. Get the recipe here.
7. Mini Pumpkin Pies from Ditch the Wheat.
Speaking of Carol’s awesome recipes. I fell in love with her mini pumpkin pies. So cute. So perfect for Halloween. And super good. Get the recipe here.
8. My rich and delicious Cream Cheese Brownies
I’m a sucker for cheesecake, and that’s why my brownies generally get the star-studded treatment with the added goodness of cream cheese. Get the recipe here.
9. Ooey Gooey Double Chocolate Cookies… one of my favorites.
These cookies are super simple to make and kind of addictive. Good thing they are made with only real food goodness. Get the recipe here.
10. Banana Bread… aka: My favorite fall recipe.
This subtle delicious fall favorite is perfect as a little treat or for breakfast (or both… I won’t tell!).Get the recipe here.
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What are your favorite real food Halloween treats?