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Celebrate Halloween with these homemade favorites
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13 Ways to Make Classic Halloween Candies Yourself

13 Ways to Make Classic Halloween Candies Yourself
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Halloween simply would not be complete without candy. Whether you’re planning to go trick-or-treating with your kids, are hosting a spooky party for family and friends, or are simply a kid at heart, there’s no better way to celebrate this creepy day than with a big bowl of assorted candies. Sure, it’s easy to find many of your favorites in miniature sizes, pre-packaged for handing out to trick-or-treaters, but there are a number of reasons you may want to make your own candy at home.Whether you need a last-minute Halloween treat or want to try something new this year, we’ve got 13 quick, easy, and super-sweet candy recipes for you to try this holiday.

Blow Pops

Blow Pops
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Making your own gum-filled lollipops will require some practice and special equipment, but the resulting candy will be a total and complete delight.

For the Homemade Blow Pops recipe, click here.

Candy Corn

Candy Corn
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Candy corn may be a divisive food, but if you love it, you should know how to make it. This recipe is free of unpronounceable ingredients, so you’ll feel good about this snack.

For the Homemade Candy Corn recipe, click here.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Aliison Stone

We’ve all heard the famous slogan “There’s no wrong way to eat a Reese’s,” but there’s also no wrong way to make a chocolate peanut butter cup. This favorite chocolate confection is super-easy to make at home.

For the Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups recipe, click here.

Gummy Bears

Gummy Bears
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Gummy bears are always a delight. With four common ingredients and a small bear-shaped mold, you can bring the happiness of gummy bears into your everyday life.

For the Homemade Gummy Bears recipe, click here.

Gummy Worms

Gummy Worms
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Is the worm more your shape? Use a bendy straw to make these creepy, crawly gummies for the perfect Halloween snack.

For the Homemade Gummy Worms recipe, click here.

Kit Kat Bars

Kit Kat Bars
Emily Jacobs

Making your own Kit Kat Bars at home is insanely easy to do. So skip the store and just follow this two-ingredient recipe any time you have a craving.

For the Homemade Kit Kat Bars recipe, click here.

Marshmallow Peeps

Marshmallow Peeps
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Marshmallow Peeps may be more closely associated with Easter, but Just Born, the confectioner responsible for the marshmallow chicks, does release monsters, ghosts, and pumpkins for Halloween every year. But you can make your own at home in any spooky shape you desire!

For the Homemade Marshmallow Peeps recipe, click here.

Pop Rocks

Pop Rocks
Emily Jacobs

Pop Rocks explode in your mouth, so they’re the perfect creepy Halloween candy. The secret to that tantalizing fizz is citric acid!

For the Homemade Pop Rocks recipe, click here.

Rainbow Swirl Lollipops

Rainbow Swirl Lollipops
Lollipop Love / Antonis Achilleos

Make a simple, sweet lollipop exciting by playing around with food coloring. Use shades of orange, green, and purple for spooky Halloween delights.

For the Rainbow Swirl Lollipops recipe, click here.

Slime-Filled Spiders

Slime-Filled Spiders
Lauren Bamford

No Halloween candy roundup would be complete without something a little on the spooky side. These slimy, sweet spiders may look totally gruesome, but they’re sweet as candy.

For the Edible Slime-Filled Spiders recipe, click here.

Tootsie Rolls

Tootsie Rolls
My Big Red Kitchen

These chewy, chocolaty treats are a trick-or-treat classic. Make them at home with just six ingredients and a few simple steps.

For the Homemade Tootsie Rolls recipe, click here.

Twix Bars

Twix Bars
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These caramel-covered, chocolate-dipped, homemade shortbread cookies are so good this recipe will quickly become one of your Halloween go-tos.

For the Homemade Twix Bars recipe, click here.

Vanilla Caramels

Vanilla Caramels
Aurelie Jouan

These rich, buttery caramels are so good, you won’t even want to give them out to trick-or-treaters. For an extra delicious homemade treat, dip these in chocolate once they’ve cooled down.

For the Vanilla Caramels recipe, click here.