All That Candy! What To Do With Leftover Halloween Candy


3 days before Halloween I came across something in my son’s room that I couldn’t help but find disturbing: a piece Easter candy.

It seems like after most of these candy holidays, Valentine’s Day, Easter and of course, Halloween, we end up with a bunch of extra stuff left over, the stuff we don’t like or just can’t stomach eating any more of. In our house, this left over candy goes with my husband who is a teacher and we know it will be swiftly taken care of. But for those of you who don’t regularly have access to hungry high schoolers here’s a few ideas on how to use those leftover sweets: bake with it, play with it, and make an advent calendar with it… check out these ideas below:

Bake with it

Check out these candy-inspired treats and bring them to your next get-together


Butterfinger Apple Nachos
A Pumpkin & A Princess

Apples are in season and left over butterfingers are in abundance.  It’s apple nachos for dessert.


S’mores Cookies
The Girl Who Ate Everything

I bet these are tasty with other kinds of chocolate bars as well, like special dark…. mmmmm…..
This recipe uses regular hershey bars but you can sub with the leftover fun size bars.

tootsie roll cookies

Tootsie Roll Cookies
Fun with the Fullwoods

This one calls for 30 tootsie rolls so pool your stash together.


Stained Glass Cookies
Marivelous Me

Use crushed Jolly Ranchers to make pretty little stained glass cookies they make great ornaments for christmas or lovely gifts to give.


3-Ingredient Reese’s Truffle
Pennywise Cook

kitkat cream cheese brownies

Kit Kat Cream Cheese Brownies

Woah. These look intense.


Halloween Candy Bark
Just a Taste

Play with it


Pop Rocks Experiment
Steve Spangler


Exploding Peep Geysers
Housing a Forest

Careful! This one is messy.


Candy Corn Catapults
Frugal Fun 4 Boys

This looks like fun.

candy chom

Candy Chromatography
Mama Miss


Building Structures with Candy Pumpkins
Lemon Lime Adventures


Glossy Skittles Paint

These paints have a glossy finish and they smell good too.

Fill an Advent Calendar With it.

advent calendar toilet paper

Toilet Paper Advent Calendar
Morning Creativity

Christmas Advent Calendar

Christmas Advent Calendar
The Country Chic Cottage


DIY Advent Calendar
Modern Messy Parents

advent bag calendar

DIY Advent Calendar
Third Floor Design Studio