Creepy Crawly Crudites: The Perfect Last-Minute Halloween Snack

When time is ticking away and Halloween festivities are fast approaching, a platter of Creepy Crawly Crudites is your go-to snack. This healthy and visually appealing dish will not only enthrall your guests but also keep the prep time to a minimum.

Photo of a Halloween-themed appetizer spread on a dark slate platter. The spread consists of various fresh vegetables like broccoli, cherry tomatoes,


  • Assorted fresh vegetables (carrots, celery, cucumbers, bell peppers, etc.)
  • Hummus
  • Black olives


  1. Preparation:
    • Wash and cut the vegetables into sticks or shapes of your choice.
    • Slice black olives to make eyes for your creepy crawlies.
  2. Assembling the Creepy Crawlies:
    • On a large serving platter, spoon out small dollops of hummus to form the bodies of your creepy crawlies.
    • Arrange the vegetable sticks to form the legs, antennae, or wings of insects around each hummus dollop.
    • Place sliced black olives on the hummus to create eyes for each creature.
  3. Serving:
    • Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until your guests arrive.
    • You can also provide small bowls of hummus or other dips for extra dipping on the side.

Creepy Crawly Crudites are a fun, healthy, and hassle-free addition to your Halloween spread. The eerie appearance of the crawlies will surely capture the Halloween spirit, making your gathering a memorable one. Plus, it’s a great way to include a healthy snack in the mix of Halloween treats. With minimal prep and creativity, your Halloween table will have a spooky yet nutritious offering!

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