22 DIY Halloween Candy Recipes
22 Homemade Halloween Candy Recipes
1. Cocoa Pumpkin Marshmallows
This unique, homemade treat combines the distinct flavors of cocoa and pumpkin in a fluffy marshmallow. Stir the ingredients over heat to create an irresistibly gooey texture. After letting the mixture cool down, you’ll end up with bite-sized delicacies perfect for your Halloween celebration.
The cocoa gives the marshmallows a subtle hint of chocolate, while the pumpkin adds a seasonal twist. Making these marshmallows at home provides a healthier alternative to store-bought candies.
You can even turn this into a fun activity with your kids. Allow them to help out by shaping the marshmallows into different spooky Halloween figures like ghosts or pumpkins. But remember always to practice safety when dealing with heated mixtures.
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2. Butterscotch Haystacks
Made from crunchy chow mein noodles and sweet butterscotch chips, Butterscotch Haystacks will be a hit at any Halloween party. What’s more is that they are super quick and easy to make. All you need to do is melt the chips, mix in the noodles, and let them cool.
The sweet and salty combination from the butterscotch and the chow mein noodles is a delightful surprise to any palate. Use this recipe to charm your guests with your creativity.
Butterscotch Haystacks are also a great DIY project for kids to enjoy. Once the melted butterscotch has cooled slightly, kids can help shape the haystacks, just be sure that the mixture isn’t too hot!
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3. Candy Corn Pops
Candy Corn Pops are a creative twist on the iconic Halloween candy. Although store-bought candy corn is enjoyable, nothing beats homemade. With a few simple ingredients and an easy-to-follow method, you will have a tasty treat that everyone will love.
The unique tri-color design is what makes these pops stand out. By using themed colors – orange, yellow, and white, they’ll add to the spooky Halloween ambiance. Children especially will love the bright, cheerful colors.
While making these candies at home may seem daunting, the process is very straightforward: just layer, chill, cut, and enjoy! You just might discover a new seasonal tradition!
Here’s a spell to conjure these delights:
|Cocoa Pumpkin Marshmallows
|Pumpkin Puree, Cocoa Powder
|Chow Mein Noodles, Butterscotch Chips
|Candy Corn Pops
|White Chocolate, Food Coloring