Halloween treats, but make it vegan

How is it 2020 and vegan snacks at the Halloween table is still not normalised? Well, today, we’re making that stride. Here is an assortment of simple, creative treats that are a hoot to make and will blow your (spooky) socks off. 

This Halloween, with quarantine restrictions tightening as another wave of COVID-19 sweeps through London, stay inside and show off to your Instagram followers some adorable vegan grub.


Carved peppers:

Ingredients: bell peppers, carrots or apples (for filling)

Tools: Knife, cutting board

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  1. Cut off the tops of however many bell peppers you’d like and empty their slimy guts.
  2. Use a small knife to cut little faces into the smooth sides.
  3. Fill with sliced apples, carrots, or whatever you’d like.


Chocolate strawberry ghosts:

Ingredients: strawberries, meltable vegan white chocolate (can make at home or buy online), dark chocolate

Tools: microwavable bowl, spoon, one chopstick, tray

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  1. Melt chocolate in a microwave or on hob
  2. Wash strawberries
  3. Coat strawberries in white chocolate
  4. Place on tray
  5. Place tray in the fridge for 20 minutes
  6. After white chocolate has hardened, melt a small amount of dark chocolate in a bowl
  7. Use a chopstick to draw spooky faces with the dark chocolate
  8. Put back in fridge to harden again


Cookie vampires:

Ingredients: vegan chocolate chip cookie dough, vegan white chocolate, almonds, vegan mini marshmallows, white vegan icing, red food dye, candy eyeballs

Tools: Baking tray, bowl, spoon, knife

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  1. Bake cookies
  2. While cookies are baking, mix together enough red food dye into the white icing to make true red (not pink)
  3. Once cookies are cooled, cut them in half
  4. Coat bottoms of cookie halves with red icing
  5. Place marshmallows along edges (like teeth!)
  6. Cut almonds in half and then place two in front of teeth (like fangs!)
  7. Use a little amount of red icing to place candy eyes on top


Witch’s fingers:

Ingredients: vegan white chocolate, green food dye, almonds, pretzel sticks

Tools: tray, bowl, spoon

  1. Melt white chocolate
  2. Put a small amount of green food dye into the white chocolate and mix
  3. Coat pretzel sticks
  4. Place on tray
  5. Place almonds at the top
  6. Put tray in the fridge until chocolate hardens


Apple monsters:

Ingredients: green apples, candy eyeballs, peanut butter, almonds

Tools: knife

  1. Quarter apples
  2. Cut mouth incision into sides
  3. Spread peanut butter into incisions
  4. Place halved almonds into incisions (like teeth!)
  5. Use peanut butter to place candy eyeballs on top


Words: Maelina Hassel | Subbing: Will Murray

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