6 Candy Corn-Inspired Recipes for Halloween

It's the Candy of the Season

Candy Corn Shooters
Colleen Graham

Candy corn isn't just for eating by the handful—you can also use it as an ingredient in homemade Halloween treats. Give everyone's love-it or hate-it Halloween confection some extra attention by incorporating it into one of these great recipes.

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    Homemade Candy Corn
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    This DIY recipe produces delicious candy corn look-alikes. The taste and texture of these candies is different from standard store-bought candy corn—they're much softer, have a sweet vanilla-marshmallow taste, and—dare we say it—even tastier.

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    Candy Corn Popcorn Balls
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Sweet and chewy, these candy corn popcorn balls are unbelievably easy to whip up for any last-minute costume parties. Just melt together marshmallows, popcorn, and candy corn, then press together—it's really that easy.

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    Candy Corn Fudge
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    This vanilla-flavored fudge mimics the fall colors of candy corn and makes for a great Halloween treat. It's easy to assemble, but requires time to chill in between steps, so plan accordingly if you're making for a party.

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    Chocolate Candy Corn Bark
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Here's a confection hat should come with a warning label: candy corn bark is dangerously addictive. It's crunchy, chewy, festive and—not surprisingly—quite sugary, so it's perfect for candy corn lovers and revelers with a strong sweet tooth.

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    Candy corn jello shots
    Colleen Graham

    Jell-O shots take on an entirely different look in these candy corn oranges. They're a fun boozy treat for Halloween—or any occasion where pint-sized, spiked oranges may add to the festivities.

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    Candy Corn Peanut Butter Bars
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Just three ingredients—candy corn, peanut butter, and chocolate—combine to form these bite-sized candy bars with the crackly texture and bold peanut butter taste of a certain Bart Simpson-approved treat.