5 Treats to Make with Halloween Candy

It’s time to indulge in all of the candy collected on Halloween night, and we have some fun, creative ways to help you do it. Read on to find five sweet recipes using Halloween candy!

1. For extraordinary Rice Krispie Treats –
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Rice Krispie Treats

• 1 10 oz. bag of marshmallows
• 4 tbsp. butter
• 6 cups of Rice Krispie cereal
• 16 Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Place the butter and marshmallows in a large pot, cooking over low heat until melted. Stir in the cereal. Press 3 cups of the cereal into a parchment lined square baking pan. Top with the 16 Peanut Butter Cups (press them into the cereal just a bit). Top with the remaining 3 cups of cereal (press firmly; using wet hands makes pressing the cereal much easier – it is VERY sticky). Cool completely before cutting into squares.

{Recipe via heathersfrenchpress.com}

2. For the coconut lovers –
Almond Joy Crescent Rolls

• 1 tube crescent rolls (8)
• 4 mini Almond Joy candy bars, cut in half to make 8 pieces
• 1/4 cup milk chocolate chips
• 1/4 cup toasted coconut

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll the crescent rolls. Place one half of each candy bar in the wide part of the crescent triangle. Roll up and place on prepared cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining rolls. Bake according to package directions. Once cool, melt your chocolate chips and drizzle over the crescent rolls. Sprinkle immediately with toasted coconut.

{Recipe via crazyforcrust.com}

3. For a simple, sweet and salty snack –
Candy Corn Snack Mix

• 1 cup candy corn
• 1 cup milk chocolate M&M’s
• 1 cup salted peanuts

In a serving bowl, combine all ingredients. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3 cups.

{Recipe via tasteofhome.com}

4. For any leftover Halloween candy –
Leftover Candy Hand Pies

• 1 pie crust
• Leftover candy, chopped

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut the pie crust into strips and fill them with the chopped candy. Pinch the edges and top closed and cut at least one or two slits in it to allow steam to escape. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until lightly browned on top.

{Recipe via babble.com}

5. For the adults –
Candy Corn Cocktails

• 1 1/2 cups vodka
• 1 cup candy corn
• 1 cup orange juice or pineapple juice, chilled

Add vodka and candy corn in a glass. Cover tightly with plastic wrap. Set aside for approximately 2 hours, or longer if you prefer it sweeter. Strain vodka and discard candy corn. In a cocktail shaker add 1/4 cup vodka, 1/4 cup orange juice or pineapple juice and ice. Shake to combine and strain into glass. Continue for remaining portions. Garnish with additional candy corn. Yield: 4 cocktails.

{Recipe via babble.com}

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