The Absolute Best Healthy Halloween Candy Recipes

Contributing Food Editor By Liz Moody
Contributing Food Editor
Liz Moody is a food editor, recipe developer and green smoothie enthusiast. She received her creative writing and psychology degree from The University of California, Berkeley. Moody is the author of two cookbooks: Healthier Together and Glow Pops and the host of the Healthier Together podcast.
The Absolute Best Healthy Halloween Candy Recipes

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We love costumes, candy, and pumpkin-carving as much as ever. But we also know there’s a whole other side to Halloween—a world of spiritual significance to tap into. So, leading up to October 31, we’re sharing content aimed to help you connect with your transcendent potential and more effectively create the life you want, from the inside out. In other words, to manifest magic.Today, we’re sharing antioxidant-packed Halloween treats that will satisfy your sweet tooth and leave you feeling totally vibrant.

While you may have given up artificial flavor and sugar-laden store-bought candy, there's no reason to be sitting around munching celery stalks at your Halloween festivities (unless you want to, in which case, you do you!).

We've rounded up the absolute best of the healthy Halloween candy recipes, so you can have your (antioxidant and protein-packed) Snickers bar and eat it, too. Be a good fairy and give it out to trick-or-treaters (everything on this list is kid-tested and approved!), or embrace your inner witch and keep it all for yourself.

Vegan Dark Chocolate Matcha Truffles

These Vegan Dark Chocolate Matcha Truffles from healthy hedonist (and mbg class instructor) Phoebe Lapine have a ghoulish color and an out-of-this-world flavor. Made with only a few ingredients, they'll give a kick to your Halloween celebration.


Healthy Fun-Size Snickers Bars

A healthy, fun-size Snickers Bar that's vegan, grain-free, and refined-sugar free? Yes, please! Like actual fun-size Snickers, these caramel-, nougat-, and peanut-filled bars are especially good when stored in the freezer. Get the full recipe here.

Healthy Cookie Dough Cups

Everyone knows that cookie dough is way better than actual cookies, and these cookie dough cups take it to the next level by cloaking the cookie dough in a layer of creamy chocolate. Not only that, but they're totally healthy—vegan, refined-sugar free, and packed with protein and antioxidants. Get the super-easy recipe here.

Chocolate Orange Fudge Bites

These fudge bites capture the black and orange theme of Halloween using the perfect pairing of chocolate and orange. Despite having a decadent flavor, these bites are healthy enough to replace your daily snack bar, designed by registered dietitian (and mbg class instructor) Miranda Hammer to be perfectly energizing and balanced. Get the full recipe here.


Peanut Butter Candy Bars

The ultimate sweet and salty combo, these Peanut Butter Candy Bars are made from healthy pantry staples like cashews, coconut, and maple syrup. While the marriage of peanut butter and chocolate is a surefire win, you can sub any type of nut you'd like.

YOLO Balls (A Healthy Rolo)

Oh She Glows blogger Angela Liddon calls these Rolo knock-offs YOLO balls. Whatever you call them, they're a blissful caramel-and-chocolate-filled bite. Plus, they're gluten-free, vegan, and filled with potassium and fiber.


Vegan Twix Bars

These vegan Twix bars use an almond base and a tahini caramel to mimic the flavor of the classic candy bar. They're gluten-free and refined-sugar-free, too—perfect for any party! Get the full recipe here.

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