Halloween is right around the corner, and if you are looking for spooky recipes and an activity for half term then you will love this witch hat Halloween garlic bread.

Ready in 17 minutes this recipe will even keep the shortest of attention spans interested, and there is minimal clean up required.

Not only do you get a great child friendly activity for the October half term; you get to enjoy some delicious garlic bread at the end of it!

Course Side Dish, Snack
Keyword bread, child friendly, garlic bread, Halloween
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes


  • 1 can croissant dough
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 slice cheddar cheese
  • 8 sliced black olives
  • tomato sauce for serving optional


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  • Unroll the croissant roll dough and separate into 8 triangles.
  •  Place the triangles on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Brush the triangles with melted butter, then sprinkle with garlic powder and dried parsley.
  • Fold the straight end of each triangle over to resemble the brim of the witch hat.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until hats are golden brown.
  • While the hats are baking, cut the slice of cheese into eight thin strips.
  • Remove the witch hats from the oven. Allow to cool slightly, then place a strip of cheese on each hat above the brim, trimming the cheese to fit the hat.
  • Place an olive slice in the center of the cheese strip to resemble the buckle. Allow the cheese to melt slightly to secure it in place before serving.
  • Serve with tomato sauce for dipping (optional).

How to save money on this witch hat Halloween garlic bread recipe

There are a few ways that you can save even more money on this recipe.

  • Make extra to freeze.
  • Try different pastry types – puff pastry will work too!
  • Make your own tomato sauce to accompany these witch hats.

What to serve with your witch hat Halloween garlic bread

This Halloween garlic bread is delicious by itself as a snack, however you can also serve it with pasta or pop it into a lunch box.

More frugal Halloween activities

If you are looking for more Halloween activities then Cass from Frugal Family has some free Halloween printables for you.

If you are throwing a Halloween party this year, or looking for budget friendly Halloween decorations and party ware then Poundland have you covered. Check out this video from what Poundland had on offer for Halloween 2017.


Halloween garlic bread witch hat shapes

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