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20 Candy Corn Recipes – Dessert Ideas Using Candy Corn

These delicious candy corn recipes have you seeing candy corn in a whole new way!

It’s not just for snacking or handing out for Trick or Treat. You can use candy corn to make many delicious treats and desserts.

October 30 is National Candy Corn Day. Many national days are associated with food. What more perfect way to celebrate than with one of these sweet treats that feature the candy front and center?

National Candy Corn Day is just one of the food holidays to celebrate this month. There is at least one every day!

Find out all about these special days in our national days guide.Candy corn treats

For another fun food day in October, check out National Cake Decorating Day for some fun tips and recipes. And for another national sweet treat day, Check out National Licorice Day on April 12.

Candy corn is one of the most popular Halloween candies. Did you know that there is also a National Candy Day?

October 30 is National Candy Corn Day! If you have been reading my blogs lately, you will have seen that I’ve been on a candy corn mission lately.  

Pretty much everything you can do with it to make it into a dessert, I have tried. Some were flops. Some were huge successes. All were full of the taste of fall.  

I thought it would be fun to bring all my candy corn recipes as well as some of my favorites from my blogging friends into one round up. The recipes are the perfect way to celebrate this national day!

Candy corn is not just snacking from a candy jar or handing out to trick or treaters. You can also use this fun candy as an ingredient in homemade Halloween and Thanksgiving candy treats or to make cute seasonal crafts.

Give everyone’s favorite Halloween candy some love by incorporating it into one of these great recipes!

These candy corn recipes will bring the taste of Halloween and Thanksgiving to your dessert table

This round up is for dedicated candy corn lovers of all ages! Those who dig into it by the handfuls and can’t get enough of this sweet holiday treat.  

The candy corn recipes feature both treats that feature the actual candy corn and some “pretenders” who just use the color for inspiration.

All are downright delicious and will leave your holiday guests asking for more!

Making turkey feathers

These candy corn turkey cupcakes are perfect for any Thanksgiving dessert table. They are so cute and the kids will really enjoy helping to make them.

While you’re making these cupcakes with your kids, you can help teach them about why the turkey is one of the main symbols of Thanksgiving.

Rice Krispie turkey pops in a Thanksgiving display with shredded paper and candy pumpkins.

These sweet Rice Krispie turkey pops combine candy corn and everybody’s favorite sweet treat mixture to make the perfect Thanksgiving dessert for kids.

Turkeys made of sugar cookies, peanut butter cups, malted milk balls and candy corn.

These adorable cookie turkeys use candy corn, peanut butter cups and malted milk balls for a dessert that the kids will love.

Candy corn truffles

These candy corn truffles are so tasty. If you are not a huge fudge lover, you’ll still like these delicious bites. They are sweet, but not overly so.

The cookies inside the truffles make them sort of like a cake pop, and the coatings tone down the sweetness. One delicious bite! Get the recipe for these candy corn truffles here.

Candy corn pecan fudge

This candy corn pecan fudge has all of my favorite holiday goodies in it! There’s pecans, marshmallow cream, candy corn, white chocolate, and the surprise ingredient of Golden Oreo cookies.

It all comes together in one decadent tasting pan of fudge that your holiday guests will just love. See how to make it here.


Candy corn pretzel fudge

These delicious squares are 175 calories of sugar, cream, marshmallow and more. This candy corn fudge is very sweet. Only one piece is all you need to answer your sweet tooth! Get the recipe.

These candy corn blondies have a delicious sweet icing.

Forget brownies. Instead make a batch of these candy corn blondies. They are easy to make and super tasty. I love the icing drizzle on top.

Candy corn peanut butter ball from

This decadent party dip combines the seasonal taste of candy corn with peanut butter. Oh my, oh YES!! (peanut butter is a food group to me!)  

Perfect to dip into with pretzels. See how to make it on Taste of Lizzy T.

Pin these candy corn recipes for later

Would you like a reminder of these tasty candy corn recipes? Just pin this image to one of your Pinterest holiday boards.

Over 30 recipes featuring candy corn for Halloween or Thanksgiving.

More candy corn recipes

We’re not done yet, here are some more recipes featuring candy corn to tempt you.

Candy corn pudding pops

This is a sweet treat that you can indulge without worrying about all the calories. These candy corn pudding pops can even be made with skim milk and sugar free pudding mix.  

Ready in a flash and perfect for a summer day. Get the recipe here.

Candy corn pizza cookie from

A candy corn pizza cookie? The Jenny Evolution says why not? The kids will love making this cookie and eating it too! I bet it won’t last long…

Candy corn pretzel bites

This recipe came about when some of my fudge did not work out the way I wanted it to the first time I made it. Rather than throw it all away, I remade the recipe into these decadent candy corn pretzel balls.

Super tasty and just the right consistency, PLUS…I learned about the soft ball fudge technique too! See how to make them here.

Edible candy corn shot glasses from simplisticallyliving.comThese candy corn edible shot glasses from Simplistically Living are so colorful. Perfect for the season! And the kids can eat them too.

There is no alcohol in them. See how to make these edible candy corn treats.

Candy corn turkey cookies from crafymorning.comYou won’t have to twist the kid’s arms to sample these on your Thanksgiving table? These adorable Candy corn turkey cookies from Craft Morning are easy to make too!

Candy corn inspired milk shake from artsymomma.comThis delicious milk shake is inspired by our favorite fall candy. It is a scrumptious blend of orange sherbet, ice cream, bananas and other goodies. See how to make it on Artsy Momma.

Still looking for more inspiration for candy corn recipes for your Halloween or Thanksgiving dessert table? Try one of these delicious concoctions!Do you like candy corn? You will love this round up of 20+ of my favorite candy corn recipes. From chex mix, to fudge and milk shakes, I've got something for everyone.

1.Adorable Candy Corn Cookies.

2. Candy Corn Marshmallow Treats.

3. Candy Corn Poke Cake.

4. Candy corn Oreo cookies and cream fudge bars.

5. Candy Corn Halloween chex mix.

6. Black Velvet Halloween Trifle.

7. Candy corn Bagels.

8. White Chocolate Candy Corn Cookies.

9. Candy Corn Chocolate Bark.

10. Creamy Candy Corn Jello Cups.

11. Home made Candy Corn.

12. Candy Corn Cracker Toffee

13. Candy Corn Fudge

14. Candy Corn Jello Parfaits

15. Candy Corn Cupcakes

16. Gluten Free Candy Corn Pudding

17. White Chocolate Candy Corn Truffles

18. Candy Corn Treat Bags

19. Candy Corn Sugar Cookies

20. Candy Corn Punch

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Monday 26th of October 2015

What a great collection! I have to be honest and say that I don't usually buy candy corn. But I may just have to pick some up and try some of these recipes.

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