Candy

We all love candy, and it's so diverse that it can be tailored to suit any palate. From divinity to hard candy and so many others, you'll find several candy recipes that your family will want over and over again.

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Halloween Trivia Challenge: Candy, Candy, Candy!

Thanksgiving has turkey. For Halloween, it's candy. All kinds of candy treats -- from chocolate kisses to gold-and-yellow candy corn.

Candy Corn Monster Mouths

Candy corn plus peanut butter plus apples equals a Monster Mouth, the wickedly sweet Halloween (or anytime) treat that's scarily good for you. Apple slices (of any variety you and your kids like) make gaping mouths, and a layer of peanut butter holds the candy corn "teeth" in place. Use Granny Smith apples for a sweet-tart flavor, or Gala for a mellower monster.

Caramels

Midwest Living
Total: 1 hr

Peanut Butter Fudge

Midwest Living

This chewy nutty fudge will bring out the child in everyone.

Rocky Road Fudge

Betty Crocker

Foolproof fudge is in the pan in 15 minutes! Betty Crocker® frosting is the secret.

Total: 3 hrs 15 mins

Halloween Candy Spending Sets Record

Americans will fork over $2.3 billion - billion! - on Halloween candy this year, website Life's Little Mysteries reports. (And you thought it was the zombies, vampires, werewolves, and mummies running around town that were supposed to be the scary part of the part.)

Total: 20 mins

Our Best Candy Apple Recipes

We've handpicked our most delicious candy apple recipes just for you.

Caramel Corn

Family Circle

This flavored corn recipe makes the perfect sweet snack. Fill small decorated containers and give as food gifts for special occasions or year-round.

Heavenly Hash

Midwest Living
Total: 35 mins

White-Chocolate Candy

Midwest Living

English Toffee and Strawberry Napoleons

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Circles of tender Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets are baked until golden then filled with sweetened strawberries and toffee-studded whipped cream.

Total: 1 hr 35 mins

Spicy Popcorn Balls

Food & Wine

A smart update for popcorn balls: chipotle-spiked caramel.

Total: 45 mins

Pumpkin Fudge

Midwest Living
Total: 40 mins

Easy Lemon Bars

Betty Crocker

Try this lemon bar recipe from Betty Crocker.

Total: 2 hrs 55 mins

Easy Candy Corn Cupcakes: No Trick Treats!

We love getting into the holiday spirit; we just don't always have the time. And frankly, while we like carving jack-o'-lanterns and dipping caramel apples, we're not convinced that everything we make has to scream Halloween (yeah, put away those rubber bloody fingers). That's why we think these easy Candy Corn Cupcakes from The Comfort of Cooking are to die for! There are no hidden time-sucking steps here. And while the recipe from the book calls for a cake mix, we prefer to use our own favorite white cake recipe. (If you agree, watch this video for an easyread more

New Chocolate Candy Beats the Heat

M&Ms may need a new slogan. "Melts in your mouth, not in your hands" could become old news soon, as Cadbury introduces a "temperature-tolerant chocolate," the U.K.'s Daily Mail reports, for its new candy, Dairy Milk. The chocolate in the new bars can apparently sit out in really hot temperatures -- 104-degrees -- for three-plus hours before it losing its solid state. Cadbury, the British brand, which bought by Kraft a couple years ago, has upped the melting point of regular chocolate (93 degrees). Alas, England, with its temperate climate, won't be seeing the chocolate any time soon.read more

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