After the initial excitement of Halloween and the subsequent candy rush for the week after, you and your family are probably left with a ton of leftover candy. If you’re not very excited about the prospect of having to delegate all of that candy for your kiddos for the next few months, you can always so something different with it. One awesome way to get rid of leftover Halloween candy while making your kids happy at the same time is to combine everything into one awesome dessert. Brownies, bark, cake, you name it. While it may not be the best idea to put Jolly Ranchers and Snickers bars together in one dish, these genius recipes are literally full of enough candy to put a serious dent in your kids’ stash.
1. Witch’s Brew Brownies
This simple recipe uses regular boxed brownie mix as a base and as much leftover chocolate candy as possible to make things special. The end result is gooey, delicious, and incredibly cool.
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2. Candy Bar Pie
This pie definitely isn’t like anything you’d find in your grandmother’s kitchen or at your favorite bakery, but it’s so good that it’s kind of a shame you can’t. The delicious sweet, flaky blondie crust is filled with a plethora of chocolate candy bars and delicious M&M’s. This pie is what childhood dreams are made of.
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3. Leftover Halloween Candy No-Bake Cheesecakes
These cheesecakes look like something you would find in a 4-star restaurant rather than candy wrapper covered kitchen counter but don’t let their delicate disposition fool you, they pack one heck of a candy-filled punch. The Oreo crumble crust is topped with a simple chocolate cheesecake that is filled with chopped candy bars and topped with sweet caramel.
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4. Peanut Butter Candy Bar Fudge
The only thing better than creamy peanut butter fudge is creamy peanut butter fudge filled with Halloween candy. This recipe is relatively simple and no more complex than your favorite simple fudge recipe, but the element of candy chunks really gives it something special.
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5. Halloween Candy Bark
Candy bark is one of the simplest, most delicious desserts you can make. The ingredient list is short and the steps to complete it are even shorter. This Halloween candy bark is no different. A delicious chocolate base is filled with leftover Snickers bars, Reese’s Pieces, and pretzels than set until hardened. This recipe is easy and awesome in equal amounts.
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6. Soft and Chewy Snickers Chocolate Chip Cookies
This amazing cookie recipe is pretty familiar, especially since it’s a simple chocolate chip cookie recipe that is enhanced with nutty chunks of mini Snickers bars. The recipe itself is incredibly simple but the cookies are anything but.
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7. Overloaded Mars Bar Cake
This cake is so amazing that you might have a hard time sharing it, even with your adorable kids. This simple moist chocolate cake is layered is chunks of Mars Bars and a delicious chocolate buttercream frosting then covered and garnished with more for that extra ‘wow’ factor.
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8. Twix Cheesecake Bars
In addition to featuring delicious pieces of actual Twix bars, these cheesecake bars are also made op of ingredients resembling the famous candy. A sweet shortbread crust is layered with gooey caramel then topped with a Twix cheesecake filling.
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