4 Easy Halloween Candy Recipes You Can Try In Your Kitchen

4 Easy Halloween Candy Recipes You Can Try In Your Kitchen
4 Easy Halloween Candy Recipes You Can Try In Your Kitchen

Want to buy Halloween candy in bulk? Many online stores offer discounts and special offers on Halloween hard candy. If you look for epic sales, you are going to get the day after Halloween. Stores want to clear their shelves and make them ready for Christmas decorations. Buying candies after the Halloween party; makes no sense. What about making some at home? 

So, here the top four, easy candy recipes you can try in your kitchen. 

Spiced Chocolate Truffles 

Prep: 45 minutes 

Chilling Cook: 5 minutes 

Yield: 2 dozen 


  • Milk chocolate baking bars, divide: 2 ounces 
  • Heavy whipping cream: ½ cup 
  • Canned pumpkin: 2 tablespoons 
  • Ground cinnamon: ¼ teaspoon
  • Ground ginger: ¼ teaspoon 
  • Ground nutmeg: ¼ teaspoon 
  • Baking cocoa 
  • Dash ground cloves     
  • Candy eyeballs, optional 


  • Place finely chopped 10 ounces chocolate in a small bowl. Combine pumpkin, cream and spices in a small heavy saucepan. Heat to boil and pour over chocolate. Leave it for 5 minutes. 
  • Whisk until smooth and then cool to room temperature. 
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. 
  • Finely grate and place the remaining chocolate in a small bowl. Dust the mixture with baking cocoa and shape the mixture into 1 inch balls.
  • Now, roll in grated chocolate. 
  • You can also melt unused grate chocolate and use it to attach eyeballs. 
  • Now, store in an airtight container and put in the refrigerator. 

Nutrition Facts 

1 truffle contains 89 calories, 10 mg cholesterol, 6g fat, 9g carbohydrate, 7mg sodium and 1g protein.

Pumpkin Fudge 

Preparation: 20 minutes + cooling 

Yield: 3 pounds 


  • Margarine or butter, divided: 1 teaspoon + ¾ cup 
  • Sugar: 3 cups 
  • Evaporated milk: 1 can (5 ounces)
  • Canned pumpkin: ½ cup 
  • Pumpkin pie spice: 1 to 2 teaspoons 
  • Butterscotch chips: 1 package (11 ounces)
  • Marshmallow creme: 1 jar (7 ounces)  
  • Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon 
  • Chopped pecans or almonds, toasted: 1 cup 


  • Use 1 teaspoon butter to butter a 13X9 inch pan lined with foil and then set it aside. Combine remaining butter, sugar, pumpkin pie spice and pumpkin in a saucepan and cook over medium heat and constantly stir until the thermometer reads 238 degrees.        
  • Stir in marshmallow creme, vanilla and chips until smooth after removing from the heat. 
  • Stir in nuts and pour into the pan lined with foil. Cool completely. 
  • Use foil to lift fudge out of the pan and then discard foil. Now, cut fudge into 1-inch squares and store in an airtight container. 


Also Read:- Spooky Halloween Sweets – Recipes Straight from Italy

Nutrition Facts

1 piece contains 60 calories, 4mg cholesterol, 3g fat, 8g carbohydrate, 14mg sodium, and 1g protein. 

Perfect Peppermint Patties

Preparation: 20 minutes + chilling

Yield: 5 dozen    


  • Confectioners’ sugar: 3-¾ cups 
  • Butter, softened: 3 tablespoons 
  • Peppermint extract: 2 to 3 teaspoons 
  • Vanilla extract: ½ teaspoon 
  • Evaporated milk: ¼ cup  
  • Semisweet chocolate chips: 2 cups (12 ounces)
  • Shortening: 2 tablespoons 


  • Combine confectioners’ sugar, butter, peppermint extract and vanilla extract in a large bowl. 
  • Add milk, mix well and roll into 1 inch balls. 
  • Place these balls on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Flatten to a thickness of ¼ inch and then cover and freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Put chocolate chips in the microwave and shortening on high to melt. Stir until smooth. 
  • Now, dip patties and let excess to drip off.         
  • In the end, place on waxed paper and let it set.

Nutrition Facts  

1 patty contains 67 calories, 2mg cholesterol, 3g fat, 11g carbohydrates, 7mg sodium and 0 protein. 

Scary Eyeballs 

Preparation: 50 minutes + standing 

Yield: 40 pieces  


  • Creamy peanut butter: 1-½ cups 
  • Butter, softened: ½ cup 
  • Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon 
  • Confectioners’ sugar: 3-¾ cups  
  • White candy coating, chopped: 12 ounces 
  • Shortening: 1 tablespoon    
  • M&M’s Milk chocolate, assorted colors: 40 
  • Red decorating gel 


  • Cream butter and peanut butter in a small bowl until light and fluffy. 
  • Now, beat in vanilla and beat in confectioners’ sugar, gradually. Shape into 1-inch balls and then cover and refrigerate for half an hour. 
  • Melt shortening and candy coating in a bowl and stir until smooth. Dip balls into the coating and let excess to drip off.       
  • Now place on waxed paper.
  • Now, place M&M’s on top, plain side up. 
  • Let it set and create “bloodshot” eyes using red gel. 

All these recipes are pretty easy to try. In case you don’t like cooking on Halloween, you can buy halloween candy bar, Halloween Italian snacks and a lot more online.