16 Delicious Ways to Turn Your Leftover Halloween Candy into Dessert
Peanut Butter Cup Hot Chocolate
This hot chocolate celebrates peanut butter and chocolate, Halloween's favorite couple. Serve each glass with a pile of homemade whipped cream, chopped peanuts, and cut up chocolate peanut butter cups.
Test Kitchen Tip: Make the hot chocolate base and keep it warm in the slow cooker until ready to serve.
Halloween Brownie Pizza
No tricks here. This easy dessert pizza is chocolaty, crunchy, and gooey all at once. Start with a delicious brownie base and end with leftover candy and a chocolaty drizzle. Try subbing in melted caramel or crushing your favorite chocolate bar to sprinkle over top!
Candy-Coated Caramel Apples
It wouldn't be fall without caramel apples. Use leftover Halloween candy to decorate your apples and give as gifts to neighbors—or enjoy yourself. This easy recipe makes 10 apples, so you'll have plenty to share!
Halloween Dessert Nachos
Test Kitchen Tip: Swap graham crackers, vanilla cookies, or cinnamon-sugar pita chips for the sliced apples.
Gummy Worm Popcorn Balls
Salted Peanut Butter and Chocolate Blondies
These rich peanut butter blondies are topped with chunks of chocolate candy bars and a generous sprinkle of flaky sea salt. Make these ahead of time and freeze them for up to three months before serving.
Almost Like Peanut Butter Cups Bars
Take peanut butter cups totally over the top with homemade graham bars and a rich chocolate frosting. This decadent dessert recipe is a chocolate-lovers dream. Make these easy cookie bars for a holiday gathering and watch them disappear!
Peanut Butter and Candy Cookies
Candy Corn Poke Cake
This sweet poke cake is a must for the candy corn fan in your life! Use the leftover candies to create a homemade candy corn syrup. Drench a simple vanilla cake with the mix and top it with whipped cream and salty peanuts.
Leftover Halloween Candy Cookie Bars
Monster Oatmeal Cookies
Take chewy oatmeal cookies totally over the top with a handful of toffee candies or candy-coated chocolate pieces. We like a mix of both! This big-batch recipe makes 18 cookies so you'll have plenty to share throughout the holiday season.
Dark Chocolate Candy Bark
Sweeten up this rich dark chocolate bark with your favorite chopped Halloween candy bars. We used malted milk balls, chocolate-covered peanuts, nougat bars, and peanut butter cups. Try adding a sprinkle of salted peanuts for crunch.
No-Bake Butterscotch Bars
Gooey Chocolate-Caramel Bars
In just an hour, you can have a batch of these gooey bars ready to go. A layer of leftover chocolate and caramel bars give this right dessert it's melty texture. Let the dessert cool slightly before serving. These easy cookie bars are delicious with a cold glass of milk!