23 Festive Candy Corn Treats
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23 Festive Candy Corn Treats

Candy, candy canes, candy corn and syrup. It may be a little too early to talk about the four main elf food groups as a whole, but with Halloween just around the corner, we’re ready to focus on our favorite little orange, yellow and white sweet. Whip up these 23 candy corn concoctions this fall — with recipes for both sweet and savory treats, you can create a whole fun and festive meal!

1. Candy Corn Bark: Matzo crackers serve as the base of this bark, offering a nice balance along with salted pretzels to the sweet mix of chocolates and candy on top. (via Jelly Toast Blog)

2. Candy Corn Mini Layer Cakes: Who can resist these festive treats? Customize them further by using your favorite white cake recipe (or boxed mix) as the base. (via Formal Fringe)

3. Candy Corn Cookie Pops: Practice your cookie decorating skills now and you’ll have them perfected by the time Christmas cookie season rolls around! (via Parade)

4. Candy Corn Rice Krispie Cupcakes: Enjoy these chewy, personal-sized treats topped with a dollop of vanilla frosting and candy corn. (via Life in the Lofthouse)

5. Candy Corn Popcorn Cones: These eye-catching sweets are a cinch to make — fill up the candy corn cones with popcorn, your favorite candies and so much more. (via Brit + Co)

6. The Candy Corn Milkshake: Enjoy this healthy banana milkshake with a fun side — a few drops of food coloring transform it into a candy corn-inspired treat. (via Chocolate Covered Katie)

7. Trick-or-Treat Biscotti: No tricks here, just one crisp treat dotted with pockets of chewy candy corn. (via Food Nasty)

8. Vegan Candy Corn (Vegan): Make this healthier but no-less-munch-able homemade candy corn. We promise you won’t miss the unpronounceable ingredients or chemical food colors one bit! (via Chocolate Covered Katie)

9. Candy Corn Chicken Quesadillas: A trio of various cheeses melted on top make each wedge of these flavorful chicken quesadillas look like giant pieces of candy corn. (via Boulder Locavore)

10. Caramel Corn Cupcakes: Brown sugar caramel frosting and candy corn-studded caramel corn make ordinary vanilla cupcakes totally craveable. (via The Cake Blog)

11. Candy Corn Piñata Cookies: Break open these cookies to reveal a tumble of confetti-like candy hidden inside — enjoy watching how people react to these edible piñatas. (via Becca Bakes)

12. Candy Corn Pumpkin Spice Popcorn Balls: A spiced marshmallowy butter mixture coats each piece of popcorn and candy corn to make these autumnal handheld snacks. (via The Suburban Soapbox)

13. Homemade Funfetti Candy Corn Cupcakes: There’s no such thing as too much funfetti. Dress your next batch up for Halloween with black and orange sprinkles. (via Callie Cooks)

14. Candy Corn Meringue Swirls: These candy corn-hued meringues melt in your mouth, and are the perfect thing to bake when you have extra egg whites to use up. (via The Simple, Sweet Life)

15. Candy Corn Mallomars: Pillowy marshmallow and crisp cookies enhanced by almond flour offer a lovely contrast in each nibble. (via Wilde in the Kitchen)

16. Candy Corn Martini: Shake up a big batch of these martinis made with candy-corn-infused vodka and honey simple syrup and for a spirited way to get in the Halloween spirit! (via Brit + Co)

17. Candy Corn Macarons: A couple pieces of candy corn tucked into the center of these dainty cookies offer a subtle burst of flavor to these vanilla buttercream macarons. (via Annie’s Eats)

18. Payday Fudge: Enjoy this peanut butter fudge studded with honey roasted peanuts and candy corn. By some kind of magic it tastes just like a Payday candy bar. #MindBlown (via Crazy for Crust)

19. Candy Corn Jell-O Shots on Popsicle Sticks: The Jell-O shot meets food on sticks. We’re sold! (via That’s So Michelle)

20. Candy Corn Pudding Pops: White chocolate and vanilla pudding are layered to create cheery pudding pops. (via No. 2 Pencil)

21. Candy Corn Martini With Pop Rocks Rim: A splash of dry vermouth and a few dashes of bitters keep these candy corn- and vanilla-infused vodka martinis from being cloying. And the pop rocks rim, now that’s just fun. (via Boulder Locavore)

22. Candy Corn Oreo Truffles: These cookie truffles couldn’t be easier to make — simply pulse cookies and cream cheese together, form balls and dip ’em in white chocolate. Can’t find candy corn Oreos? No worries — use the golden variety instead. (via Shugary Sweets)

23. Candy Corn and White Chocolate Softbatch Cookies: Stir candy corn and white chocolate into a tender, sweet cookie dough base to make soft, chewy, melt-in-your-mouth treats. (via Averie Cooks)

Do you like to mix candy corn into any Halloween treats, or is it more of a straight-up nibble for you? Let’s talk in the comments!