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How to Make a Halloween Sweet Treats Board

Perfect for any Halloween get-togethers this Halloween sweet treats board is easily customizable with your favorite Halloween candy and snacks.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Halloween, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy board for halloween, halloween party treat board, halloween sweet boards, Halloween treat board
Yield: 1 board


  • large cutting board
  • halloween decor - such as pumpkins, plastic spiders, etc.


  • 2 cups chocolate covered pretzels chocolate, white chocolate or both
  • 6 individual Reese's cup candies or similar
  • 1 cup gummy worms or similar
  • ½ cup candy corn or similar
  • ½ cup candy pumpkins or similar
  • 4 oz gumballs or similar
  • ½ cup mixed nuts or similar


  • Pick a variety of ingredients to include on your board - soft, crunchy, different colors, different flavors, etc.
  • Place small items, like candy corn and candy pumpkins into a bowl on opposite ends of the board.
  • Fill in opposite large sections with items like pretzels or large wrapped candies.
  • Fill in small sections with items that can be stacked, like gummy worms.
  • Arrange other candies and items around the board to cover the space.
  • Decorate with items like candy coated eyes, plastic spiders, skeleton hands, etc.


  • Candy: candy corn, candy pumpkins, Reese's cups, mini candy bars, gumballs
  • Nuts: add some savory to the board by using a salted nut mixture or mix it up with a spicy option!
  • Pretzels: regular pretzels or chocolate covered ones make a great addition
  • Cookies: Oreos, sugar cookies, vanilla wafers
  • Donuts: donut holes or mini donuts - chocolate coated, powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar, etc.
  • Ants on a Log: celery sticks filled with peanut butter and topped with raisins is a great healthy option to add to the board
  • Ghost Meringue Cookies can make a board spookier!
  • Popcorn: caramel popcorn or plain is a great choice for a treat board
  • Make a sweet pumpkin flavored dip and serve it in a hallowed out mini pumpkin
  • Fruit or Fruit Roll Ups: these can easily fill in small empty spaces on a board. Tip: Dip strawberries into melted white chocolate and pipe eyes on them with black food coloring to create Ghost Strawberries
  • Decor: plastic spiders, eyeball sprinkles, mini pumpkins, etc.