The costumes are hung (or, more likely, tossed on the floor), the kids are asleep, and you have a decision to make: what to do with all that Halloween candy. You could let your little ones feast for days, but then you're forced to deal with sugar highs and stomach aches. We suggest whipping up one of these easy, tasty desserts using the leftover loot. Your kids will be so happy with the re-treats, that they'll forgive you for taking a piece or two for yourself.
Halloween Candy BarkThough Completely Delicious used Heath bars, Butterfingers, and Reese's Pieces in its Halloween candy bark, you can use the candy combo of your choice! We bet Milky Ways would be delicious!
M&M Skillet CookieBrowned butter is the key to this mouth-watering M&M skillet cookie from Sweet Anna's. If you're short on M&Ms, throw in some chocolate chips!
Reese's Cup Cheesecake BarsNeed dessert for a dinner party? Buns In My Oven has an easy recipes for decadent and delicious Reese's Cup Cheesecake Bars
Check out more candy-filled recipes here!
Snickers Brownie BitesMy Baking Addiction delivers double the Snicker flavor in these Snicker brownie bites. The candy hides in the baked good while a caramel-peanut sauce is drizzled on top.
Bring on the Heath DoughnutsMom on Time Out shares her version of Gourdough's Donuts' famous Heath bar doughnuts. Don't worry about having a deep-fryer on hand. These tasty treats are baked.
Homemade ButterfingersEveryone will want to lay a finger on this Butterfinger! Food for the Soul turns that unwanted candy corn into a beloved candy bar using only three ingredients.
Soft-Baked Reese's Pieces Butterscotch CookiesSometimes the best treats are the simplest ones. These Reese's Pieces cookies from Sally's Baking Addiction are so easy that the kids can help make them! Just make sure they don't eat all the dough!
Ice Box Candy BarsCookies and Cups describes these candy bars as completely necessary, and we agree! Use whatever's left in the trick-or-treat bag for an easy-to-make candy bar.
Snickers Cheesecake CookiesHalf cookie. Half cheesecake. Completely delicious. Take Picky Palate's Snickers cheesecake cookiesto the next level with a drizzle of caramel sauce and a swirl of whipped cream.
Heath Cereal BarsMiss in the Kitchen puts Rice Krispies Treats to shame with her caramel-Heath cereal bars. The best part about these grab-and-go desserts: no oven needed.
Mini Butterfinger Ice Cream PiesSure, topping ice cream with candy is great. But Sugar Plum Blog elevates the frozen dessert with an easy recipes for Butterfinger ice cream cakes.
Reese's Cup PizzaThis isn't your typical Italian pie! Best Friend For Frosting contributor Carla created a gooey, chocolatey peanut butter cup cookie pizza that makes everyone's mouth water.
Twix Caramel PopcornSweet. Salty. Crunchy. Chewy. Two Peas and Their Pod thought of everything when creating Twix caramel popcorn. Sit back with a big bowl during a belated Halloween movie viewing.
What will you make with the leftover loot?