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One Bowl Baking: Reese's Pieces Peanut Butter Blondies

One Bowl Baking Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

These peanutty bar cookies are jammed with Reese's Pieces on top for an extra pop of chocolate-PB flavor. More

The New Candy Project (Or 12 Candies To Try/Avoid Right Now)

The Serious Eats Team 2 comments

This year, when it came time to think about candy, we asked ourselves, "When's the last time you tried a new candy—just because?" We couldn't remember the last time, and suffice to say we made it our mission to rediscover the joy (and sometimes more disgust than joy) of trying a new candy. Check out all of our experiences here. (Glass of milk suggested.) More

Cakespy: Candy Corn Pecan Pie

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The idea is simple: classic pecan pie, plus candy corn. The candy corn melts so beautifully into the corn syrup and brown sugar mixture that it must feel like it's coming home; it adds a nice, vanilla-y sweetness to the pie that will satisfy even the sweetest of teeth. More

Happy Halloween from Serious Eats!

The Serious Eats Team 3 comments

Happy Halloween, Serious Eaters! Here's a one stop shop for all your pumpkin, candy, carving, and drinking needs. More

Share Your Sweets: Homemade Halloween Treats

Share Your Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

All Hallows Eve is finally here and we're celebrating by rotting our teeth on as much candy as we can get a hold of. We're also into anything sweet and spooky, like these awesome homemade treats from the SE community. Check out the zombified cupcakes, ghostly meringues, and more! More

How to Make a 7-Layer Candy Bar Dip and Become a Halloween Hero

Jamie Feldmar 22 comments

Sometimes, if you hang around the Serious Eats office late enough, weird things start to happen. Like the time Max and I, clocking overtime to meet a tight deadline, decided that making a 7-layer candy bar dip was a reasonable undertaking. You ask "why,"; we say," because it's obviously the best idea in the history of candy!" More

Chocoholic: Chocolate Covered Candy Corn Layer Cake

Yvonne Ruperti 3 comments

In this ode to candy corn, a buttery, tri-color cake is layered with buttercream frosting and enrobed in chocolate ganache. It's the perfect un-scary Halloween cake. More

Cookie Monster: Easy Decorated Halloween Cream Cheese Cookies

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

While these cookies might not instill fear in the hearts of wee trick-or-treaters, they have a tasty cream cheese dough and are fun to decorate. More

20 Spooky Scary Sweets to Make for Halloween

Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

With Halloween just a few days away, it's time for things to get a little creepy in the kitchen. We have recipes to suit every kind of halloween bash, from a crowd pleasing giant Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Pie, to entirely edible spider-topped cupcakes, to homemade candy corn. More

Hi-Res Photo of the Day: A Gummy Candy Ark

Max Falkowitz 1 comment

What happens when you go to Economy Candy and clear the store out of all their gummy candy animals? You let them have a little party. In this case it's an End of the World party, and the gummy bears, penguins, and lobsters are going out in style. More

Scooped: Better Than Almond Joy Ice Cream

Scooped Max Falkowitz 1 comment

Here's a toasted coconut ice cream studded with dark chocolate and toasted almonds, crunchy and creamy in equal measure. In other words, like an Almond Joy, but better. More

American Classics: Spooky "Chocolate Salami"

American Classics Alexandra Penfold Post a comment

If you're looking for a wicked easy, sort of spooky sweet to add to your Halloween festivities, give this chocolate and marshmallow treat a try. More

Where To Get Halloween-Themed Sweets in Austin

Meredith Bethune Post a comment

Austin bakers are getting creative as they gear up for Halloween. So why just have another pumpkin flavored treat when you can celebrate with creepy cupcakes, gingerdead men, wormy doughnuts, and more? More

My Dream Candy Bag in the Boston Area

Liz Bomze Post a comment

I cherish a bowl of mini Twix and baby Reese's cups as much as the next person, but Halloween also presents a good excuse to splurge on high-quality candy. Here are some of the Hub's best picks for artisan sweets, a number of which are all dressed up for the holiday. More

One Bowl Baking: Marble Pumpkin Bread

One Bowl Baking Yvonne Ruperti 2 comments

Moist and spicy pumpkin bread with swirls of chocolate is perfect for the Halloween season. And you just need a bowl and a whisk to make it. More

Why Have I Never Tried: the U-No Bar?

Robyn Lee 5 comments

The wrapper for the U-No describes the candy bar as "RICH CREAMY CHOCOLATE." Nope. What it should say is "DIET CHOCOLATE-FLAVORED FROSTING." More

Cakespy: Homemade Pumpkin Graham Crackers

Cakespy cakespy 3 comments

Graham crackers are more famous for their role in s'mores than as a stand-alone sweet. But perhaps it's time to challenge that notion with a homemade seasonal variation: pumpkin graham crackers. More

Why Have I Never Tried: Chunky?

Leandra Palermo 35 comments

The Chunky fascinates me. The name alone made it worthy of my selection. And what about that early 90s outfit it's wearing? Those power-suit pinstripes, that clunky font! Chunky feels no need to keep up with the times—it's confident in its retro-self! More

Chocoholic: Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

Yvonne Ruperti 1 comment

Spiced pumpkin cheesecake is swirled into a rich brownie base. Individual portions make these moist brownies easy to serve. More

Why Have I Never Tried: GooGoo Clusters?

Carrie Vasios Mullins 29 comments

When's the last time you tried a new candy? Not a seasonal new release, but an established candy or candy bar that, for no reason in particular, you've never picked up? For the SE staff, that time is now. Each day for the next two weeks we will try a candy we've never had before then tell the tale. First up? The GooGoo Cluster. More

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