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Sure, costumes are fun and haunted houses are spooky, but when it comes to Halloween, we’re in it for the candy. This year, instead of stocking up on store-bought stuff, we’re trying our hand at confectioning with these 12 recipes for homemade versions of our favorite sweet treats.

Hoosier Homemade

candy corn

Let’s kick it off with a classic.

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Fifteen Spatulas

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Has there ever been a combination more perfect than chocolate and peanut butter?

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almond joy

Well, chocolate, coconut and almonds come pretty close.

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How Sweet Eats


Eaten on their own or made into this unreal Snickers dip.

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A Cozy Kitchen

tootise rolls

Be sure to have floss on hand.

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A Sue Chef


Left Twix vs. right Twix? How about Twix from our very own oven.

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Deliciously Yum


Be ready to floss, part two.

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Gluten Free On A Shoestring


For Halloween and sneaking into movie theaters.

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Oh Nuts

peppermint patties

So fresh, so easy.

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A Beautiful Mess

kit kats

Break me off a piece of that.

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Fork and Beans

lemon drops

Lip-puckeringly good.

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Seed at the Table

candy dots

Best eaten with a teensy bit of paper stuck to the back.

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