14 Candy Corn Recipes
We can’t get enough of Halloween's beloved sweet treat: candy corn! The signature orange, yellow, and white takes us right back to childhood; and now, we have more ways than ever to enjoy it. As the trick-or-treaters start to gather at your door in their majestic princess and super hero costumes, greet them with these tasty takes on the classic candy. We also have a few totally kid-friendly recipes that get the little ones can help with in the kitchen for a fun Halloween experience.
Candy Corn Cobs
This crafty life-sized “corn on the cob” is an edible activity that your children will love to assemble. Simply form prepared cookie dough into the shape of an ear of corn and press candy corn to fill in as corn kernels.
Candy Corn Cake Wedges
Have fantastic time with food coloring to create this layered cake adorned with the classic candy corn colors. Freezing each slice individually helps to keep pesky crumbs in their place when frosting. This dessert allows everyone to enjoy their own specialized candy corn slice all to themselves.
Mummified Candy-Corn Cake
Create this spooky mummy look with melted marshmallows spooned over the exterior of this candy corn-colored layered cake. You will may get your hands a little sticky, but the final pattern is more than worth it.
Candy Corn and M&M's Chewy Crispy Bars
Amp up classic crispy bars with a dose of chocolate and sugary candy corn. This is the perfect time to bring kids in the kitchen for a helping hand. These bars would make for a great homemade treat for school parties or to pass out when trick-or-treaters come knocking.
Bring Frankenstein to life with these green monster cookies. Use candy corn to create his bolts and black icing for the rest of his facial features. Get creative and make a variety of facial expressions on the Frankenstein cookies.
Candy Corn Cookies
Transform ordinary sugar cookies into candy corn shaped cookies to enjoy the entire Halloween season. Store them in the freezer to easily break off and bake at any time you have the urge for something sweet.
Candy Corn Popcorn Balls
Opt for chocolate graham crackers and candy corn to roll into these playful popcorn balls. Melted marshmallows act as the glue that holds everything tightly together.
Candy Corn Fudge
This Halloween-themed velvety chocolate fudge is packed with peanuts, white chocolate, and candy corn. When you bite into it, you get a taste of sweet and salty with the added texture of the chewy candy corn.
Haunted Chocolate Bark
Break away chocolate bark is simple to make and easy to wrap up for gifts or goodie bags this Halloween. Decorate the melted chocolate with the season’s most signature candies, such as candy corn, Kit Kat bars, and gummy worms.
Chocolate Candy Corn Truffles
Upgrade candy corn and use them to top truffles for a more sophisticated chocolate treat. With a splash of Grand Marnier and orange marmalade, this is the adult way to enjoy candy corn.
Candy Corn Buttercream
Top your favorite vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry cupcakes with festive candy corn-inspired, fluffy buttercream. Simply tint portions of your buttercream orange and yellow, leaving one portion remaining white. Once you pipe the buttercream, garnish your cupcakes with a few pieces of actual candy corn.
Candy Corn Chocolate Cakes
Practice your piping skills on this rich chocolate cake iced in the color scheme of candy corn. The cake is divided into wedges and each wedge get’s it own set of corn colored icing. You will be an icing pro by time you get to the last wedge.
Spooky-Sweet Candy Corn
Skip the store-bought version and make classic candy corn from home. You won’t believe what the magic of everyday butter, sugar, and corn syrup can do together.
Skulls on Sticks
These playful skulls are made for munching. Popcorn and sticky marshmallows are used to shape the skull and the candy corn line together to make the teeth for a spooky-ful treat.