Halloween is a holiday that encourages creative costumes, trick-or-treating, and, of course, an abundance of candy. In fact, the National Retail Federation estimates that consumers will spend $2.2 billion on Halloween candy this year, which means households are bound to have plenty leftover.
Looking for a way to quickly use up your surplus of sweets? Consider turning them into delicious desserts. Butterfingers, Kit Kats, Reese’s, and Twix are just a few of the candies you can use to prepare cookies, cakes, bars, pies, and dips. Here are 19 creative ways to turn your leftovers into enticing treats that will satisfy any sweet tooth.
1. If you’ve got oodles of Reese’s Pieces left over, The Domestic Rebel has the perfect dessert for you. Gratifyingly gooey, unbelievably rich, and packed with indulgent ingredients, these Chocolate Peanut Butter 7-Layer Bars will put your candy to good use.
2. Candy corn is a quintessential Halloween sweet. To create CookinFood.com’s Candy Corn Puppy Chow, combine the colorful candies with Chex, almond bark, vanilla cake mix, and powdered sugar.
3. Treat your tastebuds to a delicious dessert by whipping up Mom On Time Out’s Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Mini Cheesecakes. The rich and creamy bite-sized cheescakes pair perfectly with Reese’s, chocolate, andt peanut butter.
4. Cookies & Cups delivers a sensational Snickers Salad, which combines cream cheese, powdered sugar, whipped topping, candy, marshmallows, and apples.