Use Your Leftover Halloween Candy with These 11 Dessert Recipes

Don’t just toss that leftover Halloween candy — make these decadent treats instead
11 Uses for Leftover Halloween Candy

Shutterstock

Use Your Leftover Halloween Candy with These 11 Dessert Recipes

Use Your Leftover Halloween Candy with These 11 Dessert Recipes

Photo Modified: Flickr / yoppy / CC BY 4.0

Every year Americans buy 600 million pounds of Halloween candy, but where does all of that candy end up? Well, you can't eat it all; we have a theory that many Americans find themselves with a glut of Halloween treats on November 1. Luckily, there are numerous ways to use up everything from leftover candy corn to fun-sized candy bars in delicious desserts.

The Daily Meal has rounded up 11 of its favorite ways to use up leftover Halloween candy. From simple trail mix to an elaborate upside-down cake, there are plenty of ways to upgrade your Halloween loot from mere candy to tasty gourmet treats.

Candy Bar Croissants

Candy Bar Croissants

Shutterstock

These croissants taste as good as they look. This rich, buttery treat combines convenient refrigerated crescent rolls and chocolate bars. — Taste of Home

For the Candy Bar Croissants recipe, click here.

Candy Corn Clusters

Candy Corn Clusters

This delicious post-Halloween treat combines leftover candy corn, peanuts, chocolate chips, and marshmallows.

For the Candy Corn Clusters recipe, click here.

Candy Corn Pebbles Whoopie Pie

Candy Corn Pebbles Whoopie Pie

Shutterstock

Use your leftover Halloween candy corn cereal for these delicious whoopie pies that will keep your post-Halloween sugar high going.

For the Candy Corn Pebbles Whoopie Pie recipe, click here.

Candy Corn Trail Mix

Candy Corn Trail Mix

Photo Modified: Flickr / Austin Kirk / CC BY 4.0

Don’t know what to do with all of that leftover candy corn? Make trail mix with peanuts, pretzels, and chocolate chips added to snack on during the post-Halloween daze.

For the Candy Corn Trail Mix recipe, click here.

Candy Corn Upside-Down Cake

Candy Corn Upside-Down Cake

Shutterstock

Instead of Pineapple Upside-Down Cake, try this candy corn variation that uses  your leftover Halloween loot.

For the Candy Corn Upside-Down Cake recipe, click here.

Deep Fried Candy Bar

Deep Fried Candy Bar

Shutterstock

Take your leftover Halloween candy bars to the next level with this deep-fried candy bar recipe.

For the Deep-Fried Candy Bar recipe, click here.

Easy Halloween Candy Chocolate Truffles

Easy Halloween Candy Chocolate Truffles

These decadent truffles incorporate Indian corn candy, which has a cocoa flavor as opposed to marshmallow taste of candy corn.

For the Easy Halloween Candy Chocolate Truffles recipe, click here.

M&M Blondies

M&M Blondies

Shutterstock

These peanut M&M blondies are a colorful and delightful way to use up your leftover Halloween candy. Serve these blondies à la mode for a completely irresistible dessert.

For the M&M Blondies recipe, click here.

Halloween Candy Fudge Brownies

Halloween Candy Fudge Brownies

Shutterstock

You know that junk drawer that you toss everything into? Come on, admit it. Everyone has one in the house. Well, this is the dessert version of that. Toss whatever leftover Halloween candies your heart desires into these brownies. It'll be delicious. — Lori Baker

For the Halloween Candy Fudge Brownies recipe, click here.

Hershey’s Kiss Cookies

Hershey’s Kiss Cookies

Photo Modified: Flickr / Dan Lundberg / CC BY-SA 4.0

Turn your leftover candy into a post-Halloween treat with these simple and delicious Hershey’s Kiss cookies.

For the Hershey’s Kiss Cookies recipe, click here.

Snickers Pancakes

Snickers Pancakes

Photo Modified: Flickr / yoppy / CC BY 4.0

These flapjacks are out of this world, and they're a great way to use leftover Halloween candy, or just cook with Snickers bars any other time of the year. — Anthony Vidal

For the Snickers Pancakes recipe, click here.