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Get the recipe: Halloween School Lunch for Kids

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This spooky Halloween School Lunch for Kids is a great way to surprise your kiddos with a fun (and yummy) school lunch! This lunch is also allergy-friendly and is nut-free, dairy-free and gluten-free!


Bat Turkey Sandwich

  • 2 pieces bread - gluten-free, whole grain, white, whole wheat, etc.
  • 1-2 pieces deli turkey
  • 1 slice cheese
  • mayo, mustard, or other spreads
  • 2 candy eyes
  • 1 carrot, peeled and cut into coins

Pumpkin Oranges

  • 2 cutie oranges, peeled
  • 2 small pieces green bean, cucumber, celery or green pepper

More "Creepy" Foods

  • 1/3 cup ghost chips, or other brand you prefer
  • 1/4 cup cut mango strips
  • 2 gummy worms


Bat Turkey Sandwich

  • To make the sandwich, start by pressing down on the bread to slightly flattened it before assembling. Then spread one side of the bread with mayo and the other side with mustard (or whichever spreads you prefer), then layer the deli turkey and cheese on top. Using a bat cookie cutter cut out the bat shape. To attach the candy eyes, spread a dollop of mayo on the back of the candy eyes and stick into place.
  • Place the coins inside the biggest compartment of your lunch box and lay the bat sandwich on top.

Pumpkin Oranges 

  • Take your peeled cutie oranges and add an inch piece of a green bean into the middle of the orange middle for a stem. You could also use a cucumber, celery or green pepper stick for the stem. Place into lunch box.

More "Creepy" Foods

  • In the other compartments of your lunch box, add in the ghost chips, dried mango fingers and gummy worms.


Age: 3 and up (if serving to a 3-5 year old, cut the carrot coins into moons)
Storage: can be made the night before and stored in the fridge. 
To make Dairy-Free: use a plant-based mayo. 
To make Gluten-Free: use gluten-free bread. 
To make Nut-Free: this lunch is naturally nut-free. 

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