5 Fun and Easy Halloween Treats Using String Cheese


American, Autumn, Blog, Cuisine, Halloween, Healthy Family, Holiday, Meals, Menu Ideas, Recipes, Season, Snack
  • By Alexa TileTile, Dietetic Intern on
  • October 19th, 2019


With Halloween on the horizon, ramp up the excitement in your household with these 5 Fun and Easy Halloween Treats Using String Cheese. It only takes a few minutes to turn an everyday snack into a special holiday delight. Your child will be thrilled to have a joyful surprise in the lunch bag. All of these goodies listed below use string cheese and include spooky creativity.

Halloween Treats:

  • String Cheese Ghosts
  • String Cheese Mummy
  • String Cheese Fingers
  • String Cheese Broom
  • String Cheese Spiders


Ingredients/Supplies:
String cheese
Black Sharpie
Cheese cloth
Scissors
Tape
Peanut butter
Sliced almonds
Pretzel sticks
Chives
Bread
Toothpicks
Black beans or capers

String Cheese Ghosts
 
Prep time
Total time
 
Don’t be afraid, these are some friendly ghosts. These fun String Cheese Ghosts will be haunting everyone’s thoughts with how clever and simple they are to make.
Author:
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 String Cheeses still in Wrapper
  • Black Sharpie
Instructions
  1. Using a black Sharpie, just add two dots for “eyes” and an oval for a “mouth” on the plastic packaging of a cheese stick. The ghost will look like it’s saying “Booo!”
  2. To ensure that your design sticks onto the packaging, wait a few minutes for the string cheese to come to room temperature.

String Cheese Mummy
 
Prep time
Total time
 
Bring the spirit of Halloween alive with a spooky String Cheese Mummy. Just be careful to eat it before it comes alive to eat you.
Author:
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 String Cheeses still in Wrapper
  • Cheesecloth
  • Scotch Tape
  • Black Sharpie
Instructions
  1. Cut a few inches of cheesecloth.
  2. Ensure that enough cheesecloth is cut to wrap around a cheese stick at least two or three times. Wrap the cheesecloth around a piece of string cheese.
  3. Seal the wrap with tape.
  4. To finish off the design, draw two “eyes” with a black Sharpie.

 
String Cheese Fingers / Severed Fingers / Witches’ Fingers
 
Prep time
Total time
 
Give your kids a bit of a fright with these realistic String Cheese Fingers. If serving on a plate, amp up the fright factor by adding ketchup or hot sauce for a “bloody” effect that will scare even the bravest of souls.
Author:
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 3 String Cheeses
  • Peanut Butter
  • 6 Almond Slices
Instructions
  1. Unwrap a piece of string cheese. Cut in half.
  2. Dab a tiny amount of peanut butter, or any other sticky binding agent, on one end of the cheese stick.
  3. Place an almond slice on top of the binder to form a “fingernail.”
  4. If desired, enhance the life-like quality of this treat by slicing slits in the center of each cheese stick to imitate knuckle creases.

String Cheese Broom / Witches’ Brooms
 
Prep time
Total time
 
The wicked witch is looking for her String Cheese Broom, but not before the kids get a chance to snack on them.
Author:
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 2 String Cheeses
  • 6 Pretzel Sticks
  • 6 Chives
Instructions
  1. Unwrap a piece of string cheese. Cut into thirds.
  2. Snip the bottom of each piece into strings to resemble the frayed ends of a broom.
  3. Insert a pretzel stick at the top of each piece to resemble a broomstick.
  4. For a decorative touch, tie each “broom” with a piece of chive.

String Cheese Spiders
 
Prep time
Total time
 
Serve these creepy crawlers with a side of marinara sauce for dipping for a fun treat that tastes just like homemade pizza. But don’t leave these String Cheese Spiders unattended, or you might just find them crawling around your house.
Author:
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 String Cheese
  • 2-3 Slices of Bread
  • 6 Toothpicks
  • Peanut Butter
  • 12 Capers or Black Beans
Instructions
  1. Unwrap a piece of string cheese.
  2. Cut each end into fourths to resemble the 8 legs of a spider. Leave approximately a 1-inch area in the center for the bread to wrap around.
  3. Remove the crust from the bread.
  4. Cut 1-inch slices of soft bread.
  5. Wrap the bread slices around the bare center of each string cheese.
  6. Use a toothpick to bind the bread with the string cheese.
  7. Dab a tiny amount of peanut butter, or any other sticky binding agent, onto the area of the bread where you will place the “eyes.”
  8. Top the sticky binder with either a black bean or caper.

There are no tricks here. These healthy treats are just as fun to make as they are to eat. Have a frightfully fun Halloween and enjoy the candy in moderation.

Check out previous Halloween Posts:

3 Spooky Halloween Apple Recipes

Spooky Halloween Meal Ideas

5 Fun Halloween Treats

Jack-O-Lantern Pita and Date Bugs

Alexa Tiletile, Dietetic Intern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subscribe to Get 10 Snacks to Fuel & Energize You PDF

Get our nutrition newsletter & instant access to the free PDF.

We take your privacy seriously. No Spam. See our Terms & Privacy Here.

Share 5 Fun and Easy Halloween Treats Using String Cheese


Comment on 5 Fun and Easy Halloween Treats Using String Cheese

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rate this recipe:  

As Seen On

as seen on 1 as seen on 2