Monster Halloween Apples

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5 from 7 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes

These Monster Halloween Apples Snacks are a quick and easy treat that you can whip up in minutes.  These little monsters will have your little goblins begging for more!  

Apple Monster  Snacks 4 different ones in close up.

Halloween Apples are a staple of the fall season. If you’re looking for easy to make Halloween treat ideas, these Apple Monsters are just the ticket.  They only take a few minutes to make and kids love to help make them.

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They use only a few easy to find ingredients and can be customized to suit your tastes or dietary needs.  These are one of my favorite non-candy Halloween treats.

  • 5 Minute Snacks: So very quick and easy.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Family Friendly: Kids will love to eat fruit this way.
  • Adaptable: Can make it nut free for allergies.
A close up on 1 Apple Monster snack.

What You Need to Make Halloween Apple Snacks

Ingredients

  • apple
  • strawberry 
  • sliced almonds
  • peanut butter
  • candy eyes
Clear bowls of apple, eye, strawberries and peanut butter.

Equipment

How to Make Apple Monster Halloween Snacks – Step by Step

Cut apple, with the ingredients to assemble monsters.
  • Gather: First, gather the apples, strawberries (sliced), peanut butter, almonds and candy eyes
  • Cut: Second, cut the apples in quarters, remove core and then cut an opening. The opening will be the Monster’s mouth.
  • Peanut butter: Next, using a butter knife, spread a layer of peanut butter into the cavity you cut into each apple.  
Teeth being added, then eyes and finally the strawberries.
  • Teeth: Place several almond slices into the peanut butter on the top of each apple section. Next add the monster’s tongue: Lay a strawberry slice onto the bottom of the cavity. 
  • Eyes: Finally, use peanut butter to attach the candy eyes onto the apple section.

Common Questions About Apple Monster Halloween Snacks

CAN THESE HALLOWEEN APPLES BE MADE AHEAD OF TIME?

Indeed, these Apple Monster Halloween treats can easily be made ahead of time.  However, because you’re using fresh apples, I would make them the same day you are planning to eat them.

HOW TO PREVENT THE APPLES FROM BROWNING?

There are a number of ways, For example:
>  The most well known method is to brush the cut side of the apple with lemon juice. 
> Fruit Fresh
> Ginger Ale
>Find more here.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, make the quantity that you need for a party or an after school snack.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH APPLE SNACKS?

For parties, there are some really cut ideas, for example:
>Vampire Cookie Treats
>Monster Cheese Snacks
>Spider Web Taco Dip

Apple Monster Snacks 4 different ones in close up.

Expert Tips for Making Halloween Apple Snacks

  • Different apples: Mix it up with golden delicious, macintosh or whatever you like to eat!
  • Use a sharp knife: Using a sharp kitchen knife will ensure your apples have clean edges and that your monsters sit properly. 
  • Replace: the peanut butter with cream cheese (plain or flavored).
  • Try: Instead of almonds, try pepitas/sunflower seeds or oats.
  • Alternative to Strawberries: fruit leather or candy strips.

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Apple monster halloween snacks on a white table
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Apple Monster Halloween Snacks

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
These Apple Monster Halloween Snacks are a quick and easy treat that you can whip up in minutes.  These little monsters will have your little goblins begging for more! 
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Ingredients

  • 1 apple
  • 1 strawberry, sliced
  • 5 sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 2 candy eyes

Instructions

  • Cut apple in quarters and remove apple core.
  • Use a paring knife to cut an opening into the center of each piece.  The opening will be the Monster’s mouth.
  • Using a butter knife, spread a layer of peanut butter into the cavity you cut into each apple.
  • Place 4-5 almond slices for the Monster’s teeth into the peanut butter on the top of each apple section.
  • Lay a strawberry slice for the Monster’s tongue onto the bottom of the cavity.
  • Use peanut butter to attach the candy eyes onto the apple section.

Expert Tips

  • Different apples: Mix it up with golden delicious, macintosh or whatever you like to eat!
  • Use a sharp knife: Using a sharp kitchen knife will ensure your apples have clean edges and that your monsters sit properly. 
  • Replace: the peanut butter with cream cheese (plain or flavored).
  • Try: Instead of almonds, try pepitas/sunflower seeds or oats.
  • Alternative to Strawberriesfruit leather or candy strips.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple, halloween

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4 thoughts on “Monster Halloween Apples”

  1. 5 stars
    What a playful thing to make for Halloween! And using fresh fruit is so brilliant, I love your idea and thanks a lot for sharing it

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  2. 5 stars
    super cute! Took these to the classroom halloween party but used soy nut butter instead of peanut butter as we are a nut free school. Super cute!

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