This Halloween, I was really excited for trick-or-treating. I unfortunately am too old to go myself, but that’s not why I was excited. For the first time in years, I live in a house on a street with lots of families, and I anticipated all of them ringing my bell and shouting, “Trick or Treat!” I bought a bunch of candy (and I bought the good kind), but come Halloween night, there wasn’t a single trick-or-treater. I know… sad face.

I’m a little bummed, but now I have a bucket of leftover candy, which is a pretty good problem to have. All this candy is like a blank canvas. You can go the decadent route of baking the candy into a s’mores pizza or using it to decorate chocolate popsicles, but today we decided to go the healthier route by using our leftover candy to make chocolate-covered fruit.

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Materials:

  • assorted fruits
  • leftover chocolate Halloween candy
  • sprinkles, sea salt, caramel and other embellishments
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Instructions:
1. Melt down your chocolate Halloween candy. We used a mix of solid chocolate bars and chocolate with toffee and almonds, so our chocolate-covered fruit will have an extra bite.

2. If you’re using candy melts or caramel to decorate your fruit, melt those down as well.

3. Slice your fruit.

4. Dip the fruit into the chocolate and place on a sheet of parchment paper.

5. Decorate the fruit with drizzles of caramel and white chocolate, or sprinkle with sea salt and sprinkles. Let harden and enjoy!

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Melt down your chocolate Halloween candy. We used a mix of solid chocolate bars and chocolate with toffee and almonds, so our chocolate-covered fruit will have an extra bite. If you’re using candy melts or caramel to decorate your fruit, melt those down as well.

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Slice your fruit.

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So pretty!

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Dip the fruit into the chocolate and place on a sheet of parchment paper.

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Decorate the fruit with drizzles of caramel and white chocolate, or sprinkle with sea salt and sprinkles. Let harden and enjoy!

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Fruit + Chocolate + Candy = Pure Joy

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They’re almost too pretty to eat.

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Chocolate-covered fruit close up!

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Yum yum yummers.

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DIY Production + Styling: Irene Lee

Photography: Brittany Griffin