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Graveyard Grub – Halloween Snack Mix

My Halloween Snack Mix is SWEET, SPOOKY, and EASY to make! This Graveyard Grub is a fun and festive snack mix to share with your favorite ghouls and goblins.

Perfect for neighbors, friends, school, or the office!

close up of halloween snack mix in a white muffin liner

If you’d rather skip my (very helpful, I think) tips and tricks, essential cooking info, and similar recipe ideas – and get straight to this delicious & easy recipe – simply scroll to the bottom of the page where you can find the printable recipe card.

Halloween Snack Mix

Do you have kids that want those amazing, SPOOKY, theme snacks because it’s fun to eat pretzels with eyeball sprinkles instead of plain pretzels?

Halloween is the time of year where everyone wears costumes, eats lots of sugar, and gets to act like a kid again.

It’s also a great time to start snacking!

This night is full of parties, candy, costumes, tricks, and lots of Halloween party snacks.

Don’t forget the trick-or-treating! That’s a lot of walking, especially if you have a large neighborhood, so you better have the energy to make it all the way.

And you know you will be pulling wagon, carrying the kids, or even carrying the candy bag.

This Graveyard Grub Halloween Snack Mix is just what you need to make the kiddos happy, look like the Martha Stewart parent you are, and become the teacher’s new bestie!!

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three cupcake liners with Halloween mix in them on a white cake plate

Fast and Easy Halloween Treats

With everything that we have available to us, at our finger tips, and in nano-seconds, how do you still make Halloween fun?

Entertaining kids is hard, but really you just need to introduce one fun aspect to a regular activity, snack, or assignment, and you have them wrapped around your finger.

And it doesn’t even have to be over the top complicated to achieve this.

A good Halloween treat and party mix can do just this!

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There is such a wide range of ingredients that can be used to make Halloween party mixes but the candies are what make it festive.

Ingredients for Graveyard Grub

  • pretzels
  • goldfish crackers
  • mini oreo cookies
  • yogurt covered pretzels
  • candies/sprinkles

Check out your local craft and hobby store, or the seasonal section in the grocery, for the latest sprinkles and candies to add.

How to make Graveyard Grub

STEP ONE: Gather all the ingredients and a large bowl.

STEP TWO: Start by adding all the bigger pretzels and cookies. Add in your choice of candies and sprinkles.

STEP THREE: Mix to combine and portion into festive treat bags or containers. Share your spooky snacks with friends and family!

Other treats to add to your spooky snack mix

  • nuts (cashews, pistachios, peanuts, almonds)
  • popcorn
  • Chex cereal
  • Cherrios cereal
  • raisins
  • pumpkin candies
  • Bugles
  • candy corn

When it comes to Halloween treats, cute, spooky, scary, and in my kid’s case, the gorier the better. What kid doesn’t like food with fake blood or a body part sticking out of it?

My Graveyard Grub has all of these things!  Pretzels, cookies, candy, and bloody body parts.

Having these already in my kitchen makes whipping up 5 minute snacks a cinch, but it doesn’t stop me from buying any of the new sprinkles and candies that I see in the store.

They are always coming up with new ones for me to obsess over.

cupcake liners full of graveyard grub halloween party mix

What if I can’t find a specific ingredient?

Use what you have first and foremost! And use what the kids like. Then add any fun and festive sprinkles and candies you find this season.

My favorite sprinkle assortment for the Halloween snack mix is the Tombstone Mix because it has the headstones which are perfect for graveyards.

Skulls and bones are a must, covered in blood or just plain bone white.

Spooky eyeballs are perfect and always available, along with plain colored sprinkles and sanding sugar.

Every year you can also find ghosts, witch hats, pumpkins, bloody knives, spiders, bats, Frankenstein’s heads, bugs, and cartoon monsters. Check out the local craft stores if you don’t see any in the grocery store.

It’s okay to grab them in August as they last a long time. And you know that the decorations for any Fall holiday come out before the summer is even started. AMIRIGHT?

How long will it last?

It will last a week in an airtight container. It’s best to portion out once made to avoid repeated opening and closing of the container.

What is the best way to serve Graveyard Grub snack mix?

Cute black, white, or orange cupcake liners are perfect, but something as simple as a zip top bag with a Halloween sticker will work too.

Especially if you are transporting them. You will want them pre-portioned and portable!

Halloween party mix ingredients in a clear bowl

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Other Halloween snack recipes to try!

Easy Graveyard Grub Snack Mix Recipe

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Graveyard Grub Halloween Snack Mix

Yield: 5 cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Looking for an easy and festive snack mix to share with your favorite ghouls and goblins? This Graveyard Grub is perfect for that!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mini pretzels
  • 1 cup white chocolate or yogurt covered pretzels
  • 1 cup mini Golden Oreos
  • 1 cup Goldfish Grahams - Fudge Brownie Flavor (cinnamon works too)
  • 2 tablespoons Candy Sprinkles - Tombstone Mix
  • 2 tablespoon Candy Sprinkles - Skull and Bones
  • 2 tablespoon Candy Sprinkles Spooky Eyeball Mix

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Store in an air-tight container for up to 3 days.
  3. Serve in festive cupcake liners or treat bags.
  4. Enjoy with your ghouls and goblins!

Notes

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 234Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 205mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 1gSugar: 19gProtein: 3g

This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.

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MICHAELA KENKEL

Sunday 30th of August 2020

Did a trial run on this recipe this weekend and it was outstanding! Making it in cute little bags for the kids' teachers for Halloween!

Kathleen

Sunday 30th of August 2020

Making this for my neighbors who all have young kiddos! They are going to love it!

Michelle

Sunday 30th of August 2020

What a FUN idea!! Making these for my niece and nephews this year!

Kathy

Tuesday 25th of September 2018

What a fun and tasty treat! Definitely one my kids would enjoy! A great

Michaela Kenkel

Monday 24th of September 2018

This is going to be the HIT of our Halloween party!! Thank you!!