Here we are, past the fun and crazy Halloween madness.
Trick or Treaters are high on sugar while you are left to worry about the leftover candies and have no clue on how to deal with the surplus.
Don’t worry I’m in the same boat as you are, although we had over 110+ kids and teens show up at our door last evening we still have over hundreds of candies and treats in our arsenal.
Here’s how I plan to deal with my Candy Stress!
1. Make Milkshakes and Sundaes
Easy-peasy fix, FREEZE IT! Throughout the year, add it to milkshakes, sundaes, ice cream and plain cookie dough. (For a quick milkshake, add mini chocolate or Snickers bars to ice cream or frozen yogurt and milk—maybe even throw a banana in there for delicious Banana Choco Shake!)
2. Adults Only fix – Wine ’em Chocs! Scotch-Choc
Pair it with wine the chocolate, caramel, nuttiness of Snickers go great with port wine and the cookie-like Twix goes well with a smooth Scotch, serve it in your next gathering to your friends.
Source: New Jersey Wines & Theo Chocolate Whisky pairing
3.Adults Only fix – Cho-dka trick
Make homemade flavored vodka,just drop it in a bottle and let it soak for a while to make your own homemade, creatively flavored alcohol.
Learn how to make Cho-dka Debbie’s Way
4. Good Ol’ Mocha
Put chocolates into your coffee this makes for a quick and easy mocha.
5. Advent Countdown to Christmas
Make an advent calendar for November till Christmas eve, put candy in Dixie cups and cover with tissue. On the tissue, write numbers 1-30, and place the cups sideways on a large poster board to form a calendar. Let kids or your loved ones punch through the tissue to get their treat each day from now till Christmas.
6. Peanut Butter Brownie Trifle
Recipe uses: 2 packages miniature peanut butter cups
This rich, tempting trifle feeds a crowd and features the ever-popular combination of chocolate and peanut butter. Try this dessert for your next party or potluck.
7. Candy Bar Apple Salad
Recipe uses: 4 Snickers candy bars
This creamy, sweet salad with crisp apple crunch is a real people-pleaser.
8. Use as Holiday Décor Props
Use it for holiday décor, maybe even save and use next year for a Halloween wreath. You can use it to make super-sweet Christmas ornaments and even save it for decorating a gingerbread house.
9. Office Blessings
Be the guy/girl everyone loves at work by bringing it into the office. You will see the magic of it vanishing in no time and those candy-loving souls will bless you.
10. Ronald McDonald House Charities
Source: Ronald McDonald House
Ronald McDonald House provides an amazing service for sick kids and their families all over the world. Click here to find the chapter close to you where you can take leftover candy.
How do YOU get rid of all that Halloween candy? Drop your suggestion or comment in comment box below.