Recipes Using Leftover Halloween Candy
Harvest Snack Mix
Recipe calls for: 1 cup candy corn
Candy corn makes this Harvest Snack Mix perfect for fall gatherings. The sweet and salty flavors are irresistible.
—Marlene Harguth, Maynard, Minnesota
My Kids' Favorite Cookies
Recipe calls for: 5 milk chocolate candy bars
When I made My Kids' Favorite Cookies for my boys while they were growing up, it was a real challenge to keep them away from the kitchen to let these cookies cool. I still make these mouthwatering morsels for my "boys" today.
—Ardys Smith, Palo Alto, California
Candy Bar Apple Salad
Recipe calls for: 4 Snickers candy bars
This creamy, sweet Candy Bar Apple Salad, with crisp apple crunch, is a real people-pleaser. It makes a lot, which is good because it will go fast!
—Cyndi Fynaardt, Oskaloosa, Iowa
Toffee Poke Cake
Recipe calls for: 3 Heath candy bars
This Toffee Poke Cake recipe is my family and friends very favorite dessert. I love making it because it is so simple.
—Jeanette Hoffman, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Candy Bar Meringue Torte
Recipe calls for: 4 Butterfinger candy bars
This is one of those "Where did you get this recipe?" creations! Candy Bar Meringue Torte is simple to make ahead, so it's perfect for having on hand for a large gathering.
—Karen Nemeth, Fort McMurray, Alberta
Creepy Crawly Cupcakes
Recipe calls for: 24 gummy worms
These Creepy Crawly Cupcakes are so fun to whip up and eat! It looks like the worms are crawling out of dirt. Even adults enjoy these!
—Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota
Makeover Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake
Recipe calls for: 6 peanut butter cups
No one will ever guess this decadently rich, firmer-textured Makeover Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake, originally from Sharon Anderson of Lyons, Illinois, has been lightened up. We promise!
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Recipe calls for: 48 milk chocolate kisses
These cookies are sure to delight the coconut and chocolate lover. The combination in Macaroon Kisses is sure to be irresistible to everyone.
—Ms. Lee B. Roberts, Racine, Wisconsin
Berry Surprise Cupcakes
Recipe calls for: 3 strawberry Fruit Roll-Ups, 6 pouches strawberry Fruit Snacks
These cupcakes have a surprise inside them: Fruit Roll-Ups. They give these Berry Surprise Cupcakes a sweet fruity flavor and they are sure to be a hit at any get-together.
—Susan Lucas, Brampton, Ontario
Peanut Butter Cereal Treats
Recipe calls for: 1-1/2 cups milk chocolate M&M's
Kids will love these colorful, crunchy Peanut Butter Cereal Treats. They're a fun twist on the traditional marshmallow crispy treats…and because they're so easy, older kids could whip up a batch on their own!
—Christie Porter, Shipshewana, Indiana
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