Category: Halloween Candy

  • Homemade Kit Kat Bars

    Ingredients 75 club crackers ½ pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar ½ cup milk 1⁄3 cup granulated sugar 2⁄3 cup creamy peanut butter ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips ½ cup butterscotch chips Directions Line 9-by-13-inch rectangular baking pan with one later of Club crackers […]

  • Pumpkin Seed Brittle

    Ingredients 1 cup sugar ½ cup water 1⁄8 teaspoon fine sea salt ¾ cup raw green (hulled) pumpkin seeds (not toasted; 4 ounces) Directions Put a 24-by-12-inch sheet of parchment on a work surface and anchor corners with pieces of tape. Bring sugar, water, and sea salt to a boil in a 2-quart heavy saucepan […]

  • Maple Pecan Popcorn

    Makes about 10 cups Ingredients About 8 cups plain popcorn 1 cup pecans or any nuts on hand, coarsely chopped and toasted ¾ stick unsalted butter 1½ cups pure maple syrup ½ teaspoon salt Directions Toss popcorn and pecans in a large bowl. Line bottom of a 17-by-11-inch 4-sided sheet pan with foil, then lightly […]

  • Homemade Peanut Butter & S’mores Cups

    Yields about 2 dozen mini peanut butter cups and 4-6 large s’mores. Ingredients For the candy shells Chocolate For the peanut butter filling 1 cup peanut butter ½ cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For the s’mores filling 1 cup marshmallow fluff 2 graham crackers, broken in pieces Directions Temper the chocolate and pour […]

  • Old Fashion Candy Apples

    Ingredients 15 apples 2 cups white sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1½ cups water 8 drops red food coloring Directions Lightly grease cookie sheets. Insert craft sticks into whole, stemmed apples. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine sugar, corn syrup and water. Heat to 300 to 310 degrees F (149 to 154 […]