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Halloween Candy Mashup Ideas

3 Delicious Halloween Candy Mashups You Have to Try

The best and most exclusive Halloween-themed treats are all under one roof. We've partnered with Target to help you crush — then mash up — this year's candy game.

Candy is one of those things that only gets better when you add more, and there's no better time to pile it on than during Halloween season, when the spookiest special editions hit the shelves. We've mixed up three creepy candy mashups that incorporate the latest and greatest in Halloween candy, not to mention chocolate, candy corn, and cake, so deliciousness is assured. They couldn't be easier, leaving you plenty of time to work on that costume.

Ghoulish Caramel Corn

While you have the option to get fancy and pop your own kernels, this Halloween crowd-pleaser works just as well — if not better — with caramel corn straight from the bag. All you need is caramel corn, Reese's Miniatures, and candy eyeballs.

Arrange the wrapped Reese's Miniatures on a chopping board or table. (We recommend going with wood, because it's about to get noisy!) Using a rolling pin, lightly smash the Reese's Miniatures. Unwrap each into a bowl with the caramel corn, sprinkle with candy eyeballs until it's all nice and spooky, then mix together.

Monster Chocolate Bark

Chocolate bark is made for parties, as nothing promotes mingling quite like a bunch of people jostling for a piece when the tray comes out. We made a base with semisweet chocolate chips, but feel free to switch that out for milk or white chocolate. After Halloween, the pieces will keep in the fridge in an airtight container for up to two weeks.

You'll need two cups of chocolate chips, one tablespoon of vegetable oil, and one bag each of M&Ms Cookies & Screeem and Dove's Witches Mix for the topping.

Line a 10x15-inch pan or cookie sheet with wax paper, then microwave the chocolate chips and vegetable oil at 50 percent power in 30-second increments, stirring in between, until melted and smooth. Spread the melted chocolate in an even layer in the prepared pan, then top with the candy (as much as you can handle!). Chill in the fridge to set, then break into pieces and enjoy!

Spooky Candy Cake

Any sponge cake with thick, gooey frosting will make a perfect base for this candy-covered Halloween creation, which is just perfect for little helpers. You'll need cake mix and any edible spooky garnishes that catch your eye.

Make the cake per the package instructions and frost all over, then simply grab your favorite Halloween candy and arrange all over. We love devil's food cake covered in Reese's Bats and Dove's Witches Mix, for a peanut and caramel twist on chocolate cake. Leave a few Dove's Witches Mix pieces wrapped here and there for a garnish.

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