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.
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Perhaps you’re concerned about preservatives and artificial dyes. Or maybe you just want to try your own spin on a classic candy. Or it just could be that you’re craving Twix like a madman and your local grocery store is all out of that particular confection.
Plus, making your own Halloween candies can give you the chance to try something new. Whether you want to turn your favorite milk chocolate candy into a white chocolate or dark chocolate variety, make allergen-free nut butter cups by using almond or cashew butter, or add a pinch of pumpkin pie spice to your chewy caramel cubes, you can easily adjust many homemade candy recipes to your taste and dietary needs.
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.