Homemade Halloween Treats

What’s the favorite part of Halloween for kids and adults alike? 

Why, the candy, of course.

The timeless tradition of trick or treating comes with a great reward, coming home with lots of free candy on which to snack. We look forward to these treats all year long!

While it is easy to get the store-bought candies, sometimes it can be fun to treat ourselves to homemade versions of our favorite Halloween treats. And if you plan to have a party this year, it can be fun to WOW your friends with your candy making skills. 

We’ve compiled a list of the most popular Halloween candies and found delicious homemade recipes for you to try at home. Why not try out a few of these this year?

 

Homemade Reeses Peanut Butter Cups

Reeses Peanut Butter Cups are the favorite candy of the state of Virginia! These candies are easy to make and are going to be a crowd favorite! 

homemade Halloween treats

See the recipe here.

 

Homemade Butterfinger Bars

Butterfingers are a classic candy and tops the chart as most popular in South Carolina. With its crunchy, peanut buttery texture, these will be a favorite at your party too!

homemade Halloween treats

See the recipe here.

 

Homemade Twix Bars

Twix. Crunchy cookie, creamy caramel, and sweet smooth chocolate coating. Whether you choose to make the left or right Twix, they are fun and yummy conversation starter. Requires some cookie baking, but overall, not too difficult.

homemade Halloween treats

See the recipe here.

 

 

Homemade Snickers Bars

You’re not you when you’re hungry. Now you can make a whole plate for all your friends to enjoy! Keep everyone from getting “hangry” with a few of these. A sure way to keep everyone happy!

homemade Halloween treats

See the recipe here.

 

Homemade Almond Joy

Voted the most popular candy bar in Washington D.C., this candy is all “joy” with coconut, almonds, and chocolate. Making these at home makes all the difference. If you add in little extras, like toasted coconut or roasted almonds, the flavor will be out of this world. 

homemade Halloween treats

See the recipe here.

 

Homemade Candy Corn

No Halloween party is complete without candy corn. If you’ve never had it made from scratch, you’re really missing out. But, beware! Making these takes a lot of time and candy making experience. So grab some friends to help and don’t worry if they don’t come out perfectly the first time.

homemade Halloween treats

See the recipe here.

 

Homemade Swedish Fish

You didn’t think these would be on the list, did you? Swedish Fish are definitely not as difficult as they look! Great for kids!

homemade Halloween treats

See the recipe here. 

 

Homemade Lemon Drops

Last, but definitely not least! These candies have been around for over 200 years, but they still make the top 10 list of America’s favorite candies. These take a candy thermometer and a little bit of elbow grease, but they are worth the extra time!

homemade Halloween treats

See the recipe here.

 

So how about you? What are your favorite Halloween treats? Do you plan on making any of these at home?

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