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Upgrade your leftover Halloween candy

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Halloween has come and gone and you didn’t get as many trick or treaters as you thought you would. Or the super sized bags that seemed like a good idea to buy for yourself at the time are now haunting you. Here are some ways to incorporate that candy into other tasty treats that make them easier to eat.


Halloween Candy Bark 

Candy Bark

The best way to get rid of all of that Halloween candy is to make it into one giant candy. This recipe is great for your taste buds and terrible for your health. 

You’ll need:

-2 2/3 cups of chocolate chips

-1 cup pretzel sticks

-2 cups leftover Halloween candy, I used fun size Reese’s, Twix, dark and milk MilkyWay, and Snickers

-3 oz white chocolate


  1. Line an edged baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Melt chocolate chips and spread onto baking sheet
  3. Chop up leftover Halloween candy, crush pretzel sticks into smaller pieces
  4. Spread leftover candy and pretzel pieces onto chocolate bottom
  5. Melt the white chocolate
  6. Drizzle white chocolate on top
  7. Refrigerate for at least an hour
  8. Break into pieces and get ready for a sugar rush


Candy Hand Pies

Candy Hand Pie

Hand pies are bite size, portable pies that help with portion control. With how much candy is filled in these pies, you’ll be thankful for that. 

You’ll need:

-A rolled out pie crust

-A 4-5 inch cup

-Leftover Halloween candy, I used fun size Reese’s, Twix, dark and milk MilkyWay, and Snickers

-1/4 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F
  2. Unroll the pie crust
  3. Grab your cup and cut out circles from the crust, reroll crust to have more
  4. Chop up your Halloween candy 
  5. Put a tablespoon of the chopped candy into each crust
  6. Fold over the dough and close the edge with your fingers or a fork
  7. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and place finished pies on it
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes
  9. Let cool
  10. Melt chocolate chips and drizzle on top
  11. Enjoy!

Halloween Brownies


This recipe is the easiest and quickest to make. Not only will you get rid of that Halloween stash of candy, but you’ll get to enjoy delicious brownies as well. 

You’ll need:

-Prepackaged brownie mix

-I used a mix that required:

- 2/3 cup oil

-1/4 cup water

-2 eggs

-Leftover Halloween candy


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Mix together brownie mix, eggs, water, and oil
  3. Place parchment paper on bottom of brownie pan and pour in mixture
  4. Bake for 22 minutes
  5. Take out and press the candy into the semi-baked brownie dough
  6. Put back in oven and finish cooking for 5 minutes
  7. Let cool, cut, and enjoy!