Forget bobbing for apples. This endeavor requires less effort yet yields more caramel-cloaked gratification and a more elegant version of those sticky, red apples of our youth.
Halloween Candy Cupcakes
Halloween candy still tempting, teasing, tormenting you? We divulge how to keep it outta your house—and off your hips.
Giant Peanut Butter Cup
If you’re a peanut butter cup lover (and really, who isn’t?), then this is the dessert of your dreams. Creamy peanut butter filling is encapsulated by a milk chocolate shell. Enough said.
Orbs of Nutella, chocolate, and cream, all dusted in cocoa powder. Need we say more?
Not all holiday sweets have to be loaded with sugar and fat. As delish as that is, you might crave something with a little healthy oomph.
Spiced Chocolate Truffles
At last, spiced chocolate truffles made with dark chocolate that taste delectable, are easy to make, and—believe it!—nutrient dense. Our prayers have been answered.
Studded with almonds and coated in silky chocolate, this roca—essentially toffee—is utterly impossible to resist. Give it as a holiday gift.
Spicy Pepita Brittle
When we think of brittle, we tend to think of a wallflower-like candy. This snappy little number proves that we couldn’t be more wrong.
Chocolate Salted Caramel Truffles
An uber chocolatey truffle made with salted caramel might sound like something for expert chocolatiers but fear not. This recipe is nearly foolproof.
Hazelnut Pistachio Chocolate Bark
It’s time to melt some chocolate, toast some nuts, and cross some names off your holiday gift list.
Bacon Peanut Brittle
An unexpected yet inspired concoction of sweet, salt, and smoke that’ll put your childhood recollections of brittle to shame.
Pine Nut Brittle
Crunchy, sweet, salty, buttery, and nutty. It comes together in 30 minutes, making it practical to toss together batch after batch for gifts if you get carried away with sampling.
Halloween Meringue Bones
What’s spookier than a skeleton? Disembodied bones. Although these meringue bones are surprisingly and sweetly irresistible.
Halloween Mummy Rice Krispies Treats
Creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky. But not at all ooky–they’re delicious little mummy themed treats that come together in a snap. And kids can help, too.
Halloween Chocolate Covered Apple Slices
Even the most candy-obsessed could use a little healthy upgrade on Halloween. A slice of apple covered in chocolate hits all the sweet spots.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Froufrou but not fussy, this fancy pants take on a childhood treat satisfies cravings by the children in all of us.
Apple Cider Caramels
The 8th wonder of the world? These insanely satiating caramels are made simply with apple cider, sugar, and spice.
Sesame, Pistachio, and Honey Candy ~ Pastelli
A sweet something that evokes the memory of travels to Greece. Or the bulk bins of ’70s-era health-food stores. Whichever experience it calls to mind for you, these will take you back.
Spicy Bacon Caramel Corn
Addictive. That’s what we’re hearing about this smoky, salty, spicy, sweetly little enticing number that goes alarmingly well with beer.
Chocolate-Dipped Candied Citrus Peel
A bittersweet something for when you want something that’s impressive and sophisticated (and did we mention vegan and gluten-free?).