While no holiday celebrations are 100% healthy, Halloween definitely has a reputation for being one of the unhealthiest. After all, the main objective is to run around the neighborhood and come up with as much candy as possible, right?

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While we do love candy, we also want you to know it’s possible to throw a healthier Halloween Party! We’ve rounded up some spooktacular treats that are so festive and delicious that no one will miss the candy!

Here are a few ideas:

Serve Spooky Shapes! It’s easy to find Halloween-themed cookie cutters for things like pumpkins, ghosts and bats. Use them to make treats like these:

From Living Well Kitchen: Halloween Cheese Crackers

Halloween Cheese Crackers

Halloween Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Halloween Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Use Nature as a Bowl! There’s always a plethora of pumpkins available around Halloween. Try using one of these as a serving dish for crowd-pleasing dish:

Mac & Cheese Baked in a Pumpkin

Mac & Cheese Baked in a Pumpkin

From Cupcakes and Kale ChipsShepherd’s Pie Stuffed Peppers

Jack O’Lantern Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Peppers

Appeal to Kids and Adults!

Whip up this festive Pumpkin Cheese Ball with mild cheddar for the kids:

Pumpkin Holiday Cheese Ball

From Running to the Kitchen, try this more sophisticated Pumpkin Herb Cheese Ball for the adults:

Pumpkin Herb Cheese Ball

Need more ideas?! Try these:

Halloween Cornmeal Cheddar Bones

Halloween Cornmeal Cheddar "Bones"

From Peas to CrayonsSpooky Snacks & Healthy Halloween Treats

Spooky Snacks and Healthy Halloween Treats

From Good Life EatsChocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

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Regan Jones is Cabot’s National Nutrition Communications Manager and the main voice behind @CabotRD on Twitter. Self-described as a “registered dietitian by education and food-lover by birth,” she writes for the Cabot Creamery Blog from her home in Georgia.

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