- Stir M&Ms and other small candies (like candy corn) into your favorite cookie batter.
- Stir M&Ms and other small candies (like candy corn) into your favorite cake and muffin batter.
- Grate chocolate bars and use the shavings to decorate the top of an iced cake or cupcakes.
- Stir small pieces of chocolate into coffee for a quick hot mocha drink. Stir the same into a cup of hot chocolate to intensify the flavor.
- Crush butterfingers, Kit Kats, Nestle crunch or other such candies and use as toppings for brownies. Crushed candy can also be used in cookie, cake and muffin batter (See #1 and #2, above).
- Add small candies and pieces of chocolate to nuts, pretzels and/or cereal to make a snack mix. Check out a recipe on theBabble.com Web site (https://www.babble.com/best-recipes/better-than-bleep-halloween-candy-snack-mix/)
- Melt chocolate candy in the microwave and use it as topping for ice-cream, cakes, and pies.
- Stir small candies or pieces of candy into yogurt.
- Stir small candies or pieces of candy into oatmeal, cold cereal, or pancake batter.
- Stir small pieces of melted chocolate into chili.
I don’t know about you, but I can never judge how much Halloween candy to buy for my neighborhood trick-or-treaters. The years I buy too much, a mere handful of costumed children knocks on my door. The years I am candy conservative ,gangs of ghosts, princesses and everything in between practically knock down the door. This year, thanks to some really good sales, I overbought Halloween treats. My extra Halloween candy won’t go to waste, and neither should yours because there’s a lot you can do with leftover Halloween candy. Here are some suggestions:
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