Halloween allows you to indulge in your sweet tooth as well as your inner kid, bouncing from house to house or store to store to find the perfect indulgence. Yet for those that wish to live in the sweetness of Halloween all year, here are a few favorites that you can stock up on now to get you through the shivering cold of winter.
A classic association with Halloween, bobbing for apples is a favorite pastime of spooky holiday festivals. What is more, these apples can be covered in caramel, first swimming in a luscious liquid then firming up to cover the fruit with an irresistible layer of sticky yet scrumptious caramel. Giada somehow finds a way to make them even more delicious by sprinkling the apples with additional tasty treats. Try it yourself and experiment away!
Silly but succulent, gummy worms (or bears or any gummy for that matter) are reminiscent of adolescent days and pick and mix candy bags at the movie theater; yet why should kids have all the fun? Young or not, gummy candies give that little sugar rush that we all need sometimes to pick up the pace of our day or shock us into alertness. This recipe from ohlardy offers a really fun way of making them, so give it a try!
For those that love peppermint patties, then why not try making them at home?! You can have your own ‘chocolate on the pillow’ just like a hotel and enjoy that special touch any day of the week and not just on vacations. This recipe from ohnuts gives the pictures and all, so treating yourself is both easy and delicious.
Truffles are the candy form of donut holes—small, easily portable, and highly addictive. They come in all flavors and toppings, so they are sure to strike your fancy no matter what your taste buds desire. Truffle away!
Peanut Butter Cups
The marriage of peanut butter and chocolate is one to be celebrated, as nuts and chocolate belong together. Hence, the peanut butter cup—a true gift to humanity. Whether with milk chocolate or dark, white chocolate or in ice cream, peanut butter cups are the treat that can make any day sweeter. This recipe is visually seductive, so head to the kitchen and make your peanut butter cup dreams come true.