5 Recipes For Leftover Halloween Candy

The jack-o-lanterns are wilting, the costumes shed and the trick-or-treating is over.

Your little ghosts and goblins are sound asleep, or passed out from a sugar coma – either one.

Now you’re left with a giant pile of Halloween candy aka Tasty Temptation and a dilemma.


Leftover Halloween Candy

1) Let the kids eat it all and drive you crazy with sugar hyped shenanigans

2) Throw it all away and never hear the end of how you’re “The Meanest Parent EVER”

3) Stash it to use as treats only to forget about it for 6 months

4) Eat it yourself and blame the dryer for your tight pants

5) Follow along as I share with y’all 5 of my favorite ideas for that leftover Halloween candy.

  • Candy Flavored Vodka 1 of 5
    Candy Flavored Vodka
    Leftover Halloween Candy finds an adult twist with this Homemade Candy Vodka from Scary Mommy
  • Halloween Candy Corn Cookie Bark 2 of 5
    Halloween Candy Corn Cookie Bark
    Candy Corn is a Halloween Staple, but also the most frequently leftover Halloween Candy. Candy Corn finds new life in The Girl Who Eats Everything's Halloween Candy Corn Cookie Bark
  • Peanut Butter Snickers Brownies 3 of 5
    Peanut Butter Snickers Brownies
    There are never leftover Snickers bars in my house, but I might start stashing them after this Halloween just so I can make these Peanut Butter Snickers Brownies from Two Peas and Their Pod
  • Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes 4 of 5
    Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes
    Liz from Hoosier Homemade has a delicious list of leftover candy cupcakes including these amazing Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes
  • Almond Joy Pie 5 of 5
    Almond Joy Pie
    Sometimes you feel like a nut, and sometimes kids refuse to eat candy with nuts - even if it's wrapped in coconut and silky chocolate. Barbara Bakes has a great solution with her Almond Joy Pie

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