Candy-Inspired Desserts

Classic candy treats serve as our inspiration for these amazing homemade Halloween dessert recipes.

Candy-Inspired Desserts: Halloween Cookie Bites

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Halloween Cookie Bites

Those fancy slice-and-bake cookies are a breeze to make at home thanks to a little food coloring. Plus, the colors make it easy to portion the cookies into three easy bites.

Candy-Inspired Desserts: Chocolate-Caramel Shortbread Bars

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Chocolate-Caramel Shortbread Bars

This grown-up version of a Twix bar features decadent chocolate ganache topped with flaky sea salt.

Candy-Inspired Desserts: Chocolate-Coconut Cupcakes

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Chocolate-Coconut Cupcakes

Scare up a big crowd with these tasty cupcakes: all the flavor of an Almond Joy in an irresistible fresh-baked bite. We suggest swirling the ganache to look like spooky spiderwebs.

Candy-Inspired Desserts: Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

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Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

With or without the chopped version of its candy namesake on top, this rich flavor combination is sure to be a hit.

Candy-Inspired Desserts: Smoky-Salty Caramel Corn

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Smoky-Salty Caramel Corn

You'll plan a movie night with friends and family just to have an excuse to make an extra large batch of this sweet-meets-salty popcorn treat. Serve in a festive bucket for maximum cuteness.

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