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Leftover Halloween Candy Cookies, what to do with leftover candy, simple cookie recipe

Leftover Halloween Candy Cookies

  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1 dozen 1x


Leftover Halloween Candy Cookies are the perfect way to use up a chunk of that leftover Halloween candy made from your favorite bite sized candy bars and basic baking ingredients like flour, butter and sugar.


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons hot water
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped Halloween chocolate candies
  • Non-stick cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Chop 2.5 worth of Halloween chocolate candies. Pick your favorites- M&M’s, Snicker’s and Reeses work well. Set to the side.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add softened butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar together. Use a hand or stand mixer to beat until creamy and smooth.
  4. Add the vanilla extract and eggs. Beat again.
  5. Add salt.
  6. Dissolve the baking soda in the hot water and add to batter. Use a hand or stand mixer to beat while slowly adding in the flour.
  7. Fold in Halloween candy.
  8. Use non-stick spray on the baking sheet.
  9. Use a cookie scoop to place batter onto baking sheet giving space between each cookie.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes.
  11. Let cool on a cooling rack.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven

Keywords: Cookies, Halloween