13 genius things to do with leftover Halloween candy

By: Kim Grundy | • PUBLISHED: October 28, 2022

Halloween is all about creative costumes, hayrides, parties, haunted houses and candy. So much candy.

If you’re like us and your kids come home with so many pounds of candy they can barely carry the bag, you may be tempted to toss some in the trash (sorry, kids). We’re here to show you there are plenty of ways to use up their stash and make it so you’re not eating Halloween candy beyond New Year’s Eve.

Whether you bake it, melt it, paint with it or donate it, there are so many options for leftover Halloween candy. Here are 13 creative ideas to make the most of that Halloween sugar haul: