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27 Tasty Ways to Use Up Leftover Halloween Candy

So, let me guess: You have bags of candy around the house, are trying to limit the amount your kids eat, and are also trying to figure out ways to use it up. Well, I have a few great ideas for you. 27 to be exact.

These are all delicious treats that are super sweet, fun, and a nice change from regular candy bars. They are also great to take to the office, to school, or just about anywhere you are looking to offload your candy stash!

1. Skillet Candy Brownie Pie

Image Source: Kelsey Banfield
Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Stir candy into some rich brownie batter, and bake it in a skillet for a tasty after-dinner pie. This easy-to-make dish will be an instant dessert hit. It’s also a great way to use up candy in bulk!

2. Super Easy Snickers Hot Fudge

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Image Source: Brooke McLay

It takes just 44 seconds to whip up this delicious, decadent hot fudge topping! It tastes good over ice cream but also would be great over cheesecake. If you make too much, it will easily store in the fridge for a few days.

3. Peanut Butter Cup Monster Cookies

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Image Source: Brooke McLay

Why not stuff some delicious peanut butter cups into your favorite cookie dough for a delicious milk-dipping treat?

4. Candy Corn Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Candy corn is a decadent addition to chocolate chip cookies! This salty-sweet cookie is bound to be an instant classic in your house. You will especially love the secret ingredient: corn flakes!

5. Candy Snack Mix

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Leftover Halloween candy takes on a whole new life in this sweet ‘n’ salty snack mix! This stuff is so addictive, you might want to make a double batch if you can!

6. Deep-Fried Snickers Bars

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Image Source: Paula Jones

Whip up deep-fried Snickers bars for an extra-tasty post-Halloween snack! It may be unusual to fry candy bars, but trust me: It tastes amazing. Not a fan of Snickers bars? Milky Way or 3 Musketeers candy bars work, too!

7. Milky Way Bar Sauce

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

You need just two ingredients to whip up this delicious topping to drizzle over ice cream or cheesecake! You will love how the chocolate and caramel melt together. You can even enjoy it alone!

8. Owl Faces

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

These fun owl faces are a cinch to make with kids and will help use up at least two kinds of candy. Everyone will love finding these on their plates. Use a raisin for a nose if you can’t eat cashews!

9. Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Whip up your favorite ice cream, and drop in some of those leftover peanut butter cups for a sweet candy taste. This awesome ice cream is perfect in a bowl or a cone. It is the best way to enjoy chocolate on top of chocolate!

10. Peanut Butter Reese’s Pieces Cake

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Give Halloween one last shout-out with this tasty peanut butter cookie pie studded with leftover Reese’s Pieces. It is the perfect skillet cake that kids and parents will love.

11. M&M’s Peanut Butter Rainbow Blondies

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Throw those extra M&M’s into these delicious peanut butter blondies for an extra-crunchy chocolate treat.

12. York Peppermint Patty Sauce

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Melting peppermint patties into cream yields dessert sauce perfection! It turns your boring vanilla ice cream into an instant frosty treat.

13. Leftover Candy Hand-Pies

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Wrap bits of candy in pie crust to make a tasty pie dessert. Bonus: Nearly any kind of candy will do.

14. Halloween Candy Pancakes

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Layer delicious breakfast pancakes with leftover bits of this and that for a ridiculous, over-the-top breakfast. Your kids will go wild, which is why it’s best to make this a once-a-year treat.

15. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

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Image Source: Laura Levy

This awesome ice cream is simple to make and is filled with real chunks of peanut butter cups.

16. Candy Bar Lava Cake

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Image Source: Brooke McLay

This awesome lava cake is filled with the best treat ever: a candy bar. Take your Halloween candy up a notch by making this fancy dessert for a dinner party!

17. Candy Corn Cocktails

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Image Source: Paula Jones

Did you know you can enjoy a cocktail made from candy corn? Can you imagine a better way to wrap up the end of the Halloween season than sipping on this colorful drink? Me neither.

18. Chocolate and Caramel Candy Corn Fudge

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Image Source: Casey Mullins

Fudge isn’t just for Christmas! Make this gooey treat for your friends, and hand it out as gifts for Thanksgiving. Or, just make it now and enjoy it for yourself.

19. Vegan Halloween Candy Cookies

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Image Source: Kathy Patalsky

Why not use your candy to make these fantastic cookies that are completely vegan? They are full of oats and candy and topped with sprinkles. They would even be a great school snack.

20. Halloween Candy S’mores

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Image Source: Paula Jones

This is a no-brainer: Make s’mores! That’s right — take whatever meltable candy you have on hand, light a fire (or even the grill), and start toasting those marshmallows!

21. Halloween Candy Hot Chocolate

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Instead of eating your Halloween candy, drink it! Melt it into this awesome hot chocolate and enjoy the sweet candy flavor and crunchy topping. Hot chai would work well, too!

22. Mini Candy Bar Mug Cake

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Image Source: Julie Van Rosendaal

Need a quick fix? Make this awesome candy bar mug cake in the microwave. You won’t believe how easy and delicious it is!

23. No-Bake Snickers Pie

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

24. Monster Treats

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Image Source: Casey Mullins

These adorable monster treats are a terrific way to use up leftover M&M’s. You could even make these a project for your kid’s classroom! Think of your favorite monster, and get started.

25. Gummy Bear Cookies

Image Source: Sheri Silver
Image Source: Sheri Silver

These adorable cookies are so much fun to make with kids, and all you need to fill them are the leftover gummy treats from Halloween! The result: a bite-sized, chewy treat your little one will devour.

26. Caramel-Stuffed Snickerdoodles

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Image Source: Brooke McLay

These amazing cookies are stuffed with caramels, just like the ones probably sitting in your Halloween bucket. Make these for your family this week and they’ll be glad for their favorite candy in a new form!

27. Peanut Butter Monster Krispies

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Image Source: Brooke McLay

Making regular Rice Krispies treats at home is a fun and easy way to spend an afternoon with the kids. Try adding in peanut butter and M&M’s to make them even tastier!

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