New Uses for Halloween Items
Make Family-Friendly Desserts
Melt chocolate bars for chocolate-covered strawberries or use peppermint patties or Snickers for brownies (place the candy in between two layers of the mix before baking).
Candy Corn as Cookie Mix-In
Chop leftover chocolate candy or candy corn and use in place of chocolate chips for cookie recipes.
Pumpkin as Centerpiece
For a festive seasonal table-topper, cut off the top and hollow out the seeds. Then arrange fresh flowers, such as daisies or mums, in a water-filled jar and place inside, or use dried leaves and twigs.
While your Jack-o'-lantern is still fresh, peel and cut it into cubes to create the base for a savory soup, like this Pumpkin-Leek Soup.