36 Things to Do with Candy Corn

On day 1 of the 31 days of Halloween, we lay out all the uses for the tricolor treat

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Spin it whichever way you want, but candy corn is very useful.

October 1 is more than just the start of a new month —it's also the big kickoff of our "31 Days of Halloween" extravaganza. For the next few weeks, we'll give our advice for how to prepare for, host, and celebrate the scariest night of the year! 

Look at all of the things that can be done with candy corn!

Halloween décor comes with certain expectations — jack-o’-lanterns, witches, scarecrows, and tons of candy corn. 

Candy corn, while often found in heaps in candy bowls, is underrated in terms of its versatility. The colorful snack can be transformed into a number of things, from clothing to décor to appetizers and cocktails.

But before we dive into the creativity, let's learn a little about the festive treat, shall we? 

• The Halloween candy was created in the 1880s by George Renninger of the Wunderlee Candy Company.

• The three colors of the candy are meant to mimic the appearance of kernels of corn.

• The National Confectioners Association estimates that 20 million pounds of candy corn are sold annually.

• Brach’s makes the number-one selling version of the sweet stuff.

Now, onto the good stuff.
 


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too bad so few of the slideshow items actually USE candy corn... i was hoping for something useful for leftovers

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