Halloween is over and you thought you would have had more trick-or-treaters than you actually did and you’re left with a ton of candy.
So what should you do with all that leftover candy? Well, here are some tips if you’re trying to avoid going into a candy coma over the next few days.
One of the easiest things to do is to freeze your candy. This way you can take a piece out every now and again when you want a treat instead of binge eating it all over the next few days because it’s in front of your face everytime you open the pantry.
Make Infused Vodka
You can actually make yummy flavors of vodka with candy. Here‘s an overview of how to make infused vodkas with 11 different types of vodka.
Bake With It
There are tons of amazingly delicious recipes you can make with Halloween candy. You can find some recipes here.
Make An Advent Calendar
You can use Halloween candy to make an Advent calendar. You can find the directions here.
You can use Reese’s Pieces, M&Ms, candy corn, and raisins (biggest eye-roll humanly possible) that you got on Halloween to put into a trail mix.
Give your coffee a sugary pick me up by putting some chocolate in it.
Candy Corn Ice Cream
You can make a yummy ice cream from that leftover candy corn. Get the recipe here.
Give It Away
Bring it to your office and leave it there. As long as it’s not in your house!
Use It For Holiday Decor
You can use your candy to make a gingerbread house, Halloween wreath, or Christmas ornaments. You can use candy wrappers for decoupage.
Have a Chocolate Wine Night
Have a wine tasting party and pair your wines your candy using the chart below.
Save It For a Party
You can save your candy for your next party or use it in a piñata.
Send It To Grandma
Most grandparents aren’t trick-or-treating and if they live in a retirement home it’s unlikely that they’ll have trick-or-treaters. So, grandma and grandpa will be happy to have some candy sent to them.
Make a Milkshake
You can always turn your candy into a delicious milkshake. You can find some candy milkshake recipes here.
Donate It to Charity
Organizations like Operation Shoebox accept candy and send it overseas to military personnel or to those in need.
Use your candy pieces to make some delicious candy apples. Learn how here.
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