Food is one of the most fun parts of Halloween. However, it can be tricky if you're a vegan — unless you know where to look. Of course, you can always take matters into your own hands and make
vegan Halloween snacks. It is one of the best ways to celebrate everyone's favorite holiday with a twist.
Granted, Halloween is not always associated with vegan foods. Most
festive Halloween desserts and snacks are made with dairy, which is off limits if you practice a vegan diet. But those were the old days. Now, it is possible to make vegan Halloween treats with ingredients like coconut oil, dates, and nut butters. Better yet, they will also taste delicious. It all comes down to knowing the right food substitutes and how to use them.
This is one of the
best parts about being vegan, after all. The creativity that goes into making meals and snacks is pretty awesome. Plus, during this time of the year, you can be sure Halloween party planning will need that imagination.
Even if you eat meat or animal products, consider making one or two of these
delicious vegan recipes for a party to ensure your vegan friends have delicious options, It will challenge your kitchen game, and let you experiment with different ingredients. Most importantly, you will end up with a really yummy snack even dairy-lovers will enjoy. 1 Vegan Cheddar Cheese Ball
It's not uncommon for a vegan to miss cheese. But, thanks to ingredients like chickpea flour and nutritional yeast, it's possible to nix that craving. You can even make an adorable pumpkin-shaped "cheese" ball with
Vegan Richa's tutorial. 2 One Bowl Vegan Banana Apple Bread
Autumn isn't complete without some kind of homemade bread.
Vegan Richa has your back with this vegan banana apple version, complete with pumpkin pie spice, of course. The best part is that you'll only need one bowl. Score. 3 Bloody Falafel Fingers Vegan Richa is at it again with this bloody brilliant vegan recipe. These "fingers" are made of baked chickpea and split-pea falafel, complete with almond nails. Sriracha or ketchup can be used for the "blood." 4 Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
The fall season isn't complete without pumpkin seeds, but if you're looking to spice things up, try this recipe by
Veganosity. The addition of smoked paprika, chili powder, and black pepper adds a ton of flavor. 5 Vegan Curry Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
If that's not enough flavor for you, make a curry version.
Connoisseurus Veg used soy sauce and curry powder in this easy recipe. Seriously, it'll make your kitchen smell amazing. 6 Spooky Black Bean Hummus
This recipe by
Fat Free Vegan is so good, in so many ways. Black beans are used to make a gray-purple hummus. To make a web, you can pipe soy yogurt (or tahini) through a pastry bag, and use olives to create a spider. Be still, my Halloween-obsessed heart. 7 3-Ingredient Halloween Apple Bites
Kid and adults alike will adore these Halloween apple bites by
Oh She Glows. Plus, you have the choice of nut butter, jam, or both. It's basically the perfect holiday snack. 8 Vegan Pumpkin Pie Parfaits
The next best thing to pumpkin pie? Pumpkin pie
parfaits. In this tutorial, Love and Lemons demonstrates how to make a pumpkin mousse (OMG), then pairs it with pecans and coconut whip. 9 Dairy-Free Caramel Apples
Make yourself a dairy-free caramel apple with
The Pretty Bee. This way, you can coat it with whatever you'd like. 10 Vegan Red Velvet Skull Cakes
Vegan, red velvet, and skulls. This recipe by
Veganosity is speaking to me on a spiritual level. The batter even has coffee and applesauce, you guys. 11 Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
There's nothing better than snacking on chocolate chip cookies. OK, maybe if they have pumpkin. Oh, and if they're vegan. With
Vegan Richa's recipe, all of this can happen. 12 Vegan Witch Finger Cookies
For a sweeter batch of witch fingers, make sugar cookies instead.
Pure Ella's vegan recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and totally gram-worthy. 13 Pumpkin Pecan Scones With Maple Glaze
You can never go wrong with scones. They make for a tasty snack... and breakfast... and dessert. With
Cookie and Kate's vegan pumpkin pecan scones (with maple glaze), you'll probably want to eat them at all times. 14 Vegan Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes
Halloween is prime time for pumpkin spice, but why stop at the lattés?
A Beautiful Mess made these vegan pumpkin spice cupcakes, complete with cloves and cinnamon. Snacking has never looked so good. 15 Vegan Pumpkin Spiced Corn Muffins
If savory treats are more your style, try
Love and Lemons' pumpkin spiced corn muffins. It's basically two classic favorites rolled into one. 16 Check out the entire 'What's Up, Boo?' series and other videos on Facebook and the Bustle app across Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV.