First things first, we have to assume you'll still leftovers. And if you do ... you've got way stronger will power than me.

I can't lie though, sometimes I do end up with so much candy around the house that I'm like .. what am I going to do with all of this? Well, there's plenty of ways to make sure the sugary goodness doesn't go to waste.

So here's 6 things to do with your leftover Halloween candy according to ChicagoParent -

  1. Make a piñata - Buy a piñata and fill it with your own candy. Or if you're a big do-it-yourselfer, you can actually make your own piñata.
  2. Send some sweetness to a soldier - Did you know dentists buy back candy from kids this time of year?  Then they send it to Operation Gratitude, which distributes it to military bases. Visit their website and enter your ZIP code to find a drop-off location near you.
  3. Whip up a snack - Make your own holiday trail mix. Check out how delicious this recipe looks.
  4. Cook with it - You can use some Halloween candy when making your next dinner. Pixie Stix work as a sugar substitute in almost anything, and goes especially nicely with some wine, vinegar and salt as a meat glaze. Red Hots make a great addition to barbecue sauce or chili.
  5. Make a candy necklace - Grab some string at go at it.
  6. Bake something - I mean, come on, how amazing does Halloween candy cookie dough sound?

And one suggestion that wasn't on their list, but we've tried here at 97ZOK is air frying your candy corn. Yep, that's a thing, and it tastes amazing. Check it out -

I don't even like candy corn, but I LOVED these.

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