83 Best Candy Alternatives For Halloween & Non-Candy Treats

We can all agree our kids could eat a little less candy this Halloween. They get so much on Halloween night!

Kids get candy at school, the bank, other houses and almost everywhere they go. Why not be the house with fun non candy Halloween treats? 

We gathered 83 of the best candy alternatives for Halloween & healthy candy alternatives for your kiddos Halloween parties or pass out to trick or treaters….

Check out these non-candy ideas now… I guarantee other mamas with thank you!

Non-Candy Halloween Treats & Alternatives for Halloween Candy

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Toys = Great Non-Candy Halloween Treats

Hello Dollar Store.

This is the best candy alternative in my opinion.

My daughter will be entertained with small toys for weeks after Halloween, so they make great non-candy ideas. Small and cheap toys can be found at any party supply store or craft shops, like the Dollar Store.

  • Bubbles
  • Mini puzzles
  • Glow sticks
  • Kazoos
  • Whistles
  • Yo-yos
  • Bouncy balls
  • Whistles
  • Wind-up toys
  • Spin tops
  • Glow sticks
  • Mini play-dough
  • Dracula teeth
  • Stamps
  • Plastic spider rings
  • Silly straws
  • Mazes
  • Plastic dinosaurs or other small plastic figures
  • Finger puppets
  • Grow a Bug
  • Whoopie Cushion
  • Bendables!
  • Sticky Hands
  • Inflatables
  • Hacky sacks & small balls

Dress-up Candy Alternatives:

Who doesn’t love dressing up? 

  • Plastic bracelets
  • Necklaces
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Sunglasses
  • Snap Bracelets
  • Plastic spider rings
  • Glow bracelets or necklaces
  • Mini crowns
  • Wands
  • Eye Patches
  • Bendables!
  • Gems or Sparkly rings

Fall/Halloween Non-Candy Halloween Treats:

You know there will be Halloween parties at school…so bring something other than candy! You can find lots of fun school supply ideas to replace candy.

  • Pencils
  • Sticker
  • Erasers
  • Rubber stamps
  • Mini crayon sets
  • Bookmarks
  • Stencils
  • Rulers
  • Post its
  • Pencil toppers
  • Mini notebooks
  • Halloween fortune cookies
  • Halloween rubber ducks
  • Halloween masks (Craft)
  • Pumpkin decorating kit
  • Colorful Pens
  • Bookmarks
  • Cookie Cutters
  • Mini Hand Sanitzers
  • Water bottles
  • Glowing Balloons
  • Activity kits
  • Keychains

Healthy Candy Alternatives

If you are still looking forward to handing out treats, here are some yummy, healthy Halloween candy alternatives for your trick-or-treaters:

  • 100 calorie packets
  • Granola bars
  • Mini box of raisins
  • Cuties or clementines
  • Fruit
  • Low-fat packets of popcorn
  • Peanut butter or cheese cracker packs
  • juice boxes/pouches
  • Babybell cheese rounds
  • Packs of nuts
  • Trail Mix/Chex Mix
  • Swiss Miss (even though this isn’t the healthiest…its better than candy)
  • Goldfish cracker bags
  • Pretzel Bags
  • ….anything in prepackaged small bags. There are LOTS of options
  • Honey Sticks
  • Water bottles- they’re gonna get thirsty trick or treating!
  • Animal crackers
  • Sugar-free gum
  • Natural fruit snacks

Other Fun Halloween Treats

If you plan on having a steady stream of friendly faces & trick or treaters at your house, here are some fun ideas for those close neighbor friends, schoolmates or family members that will be stopping by.

  • Hot apple cider
  • Caramel candy apples
  • Goody bags full of little treats, stickers, and anything else age appropriate
  • Draw a pumpkin face with a black sharpie on oranges
  • Baby pumpkins
  • Homemade craft kits with crayons and a small coloring book
  • Homemade slime (for the older treaters)

I hope these ideas will make all the kids feel extra treated this Halloween!

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