Do you love candy corn as much as we do? For a few short months each year we go crazy for this sweet treat, creating new recipes to celebrate our love. More than 9 billion pieces are made each year, so clearly we are not alone in our love for this orange, yellow and white candy. Here are 15 of our favorite candy corn treats to satisfy your craving on National Candy Corn Day this Oct. 30!
1. Mummy Candy Corn Cookies
These mummy candy corn cookies have to be the dessert on Pinterest. They are covered in orange, yellow and white frosting.
2. Candy Corn Dip
Mix up a quick candy corn dip that is the perfection side dish to graham crackers, pretzels and apples this season.
3. Candy Corn Fruit Parfait
Layer mandarin oranges, pineapple and Cool Whip for a healthy Halloween snack.
4. Candy Corn Punch
Orange soda, Gatorade and lemonade layer together to make this kid-friendly punch. This drink doesn’t use any candy corn, but it does give you the well known color. The key to keep the layers is not to stir!
5. Candy Corn Rice Krispies
Two snack favorites become one with the help of a little food coloring and a round cake pan.
6. Candy Corn Jello Cups
Kids will go crazy for these candy corn jello cups made with layers of lemon and orange jello topped with Cool Whip and candy corn.
7. Candy Corn Milkshakes
Whip up a cool drink for the remainder of those warm autumn days with vanilla ice cream, orange sherbet and a lot of sprinkles. Or try your hand at a candy corn smoothie instead.
8. Candy Corn Piñata Cups
Breakfast will be a party when you turn frozen pancakes into mini, overflowing candy corn piñata cups.
9. Candy Corn Marshmallows
Create this simple treat in a matter of minutes. Dip marshmallows into yellow, orange and white chocolate melts and add sticks for easy handling.
10. Candy Corn Popsicles
Layer pineapple juice, orange juice and vanilla yogurt to form a frosty candy corn Popsicle. Candy corn Popsicles resemble oversize versions of the real thing!
11. Candy Corn Cake
This cake will steal the show on any Halloween dessert table. Brightly colored cake layers are hiding beneath this beautiful candy corn frosting.
12. Candy Corn Sugar Cookie Bars
Two layers of sugar cookie dough topped with white frosting complete this snack. Short on time? Use two rolls of refrigerated cookie dough instead, and top with a can of your favorite white frosting.
13. Candy Corn Oreo Truffles
Bring someone special a box of creamy white chocolate truffles made with Oreo cookies and candy corn.
14. Candy Corn Popcorn
Adults and kids will be munching on this easy to make candy corn popcorn mix all season. And you can even put some together as party favors.
15. Candy Corn Bark Cookie Pops (Exclusive to The Good Stuff)
This candy corn treat is a mash up of a cookie pop and bark. Let the kids create their own using candy corn and Halloween candy you have on hand.
- 1 roll refrigerated cookie dough
- 1 bag white chocolate chips
- 16 mini Golden Oreo cookies
- 16 mini pretzels
- 1 cup candy corn
- 1 cup Reese’s Peanut Butter
- 16 lollipop sticks
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Shape dough into 16 balls. Insert lollipop stick into each and space out on lined baking sheet. Bake for 8-9 minutes. Let cool. Melt white chips in microwave in 30-second intervals. Stir until creamy. Top each cookie pop with a layer of white chocolate. Decorate with toppings. Let cool completely.