October 30 is National Candy Corn day and every year I compile a list of awesome treats to celebrate. Candy corn is divisive so I include both recipes that taste like candy corn and recipes that only look like candy corn. If you need even more candy corn goodies you can check out my lists from 2014 and 2013!
source: Spicy Southern Kitchen
Stop the presses. I thought I had heard of just about every deep-fried item imaginable thanks to state fairs trying to outdo each other. But deep-fried candy corn? I have a feeling I would destroy the kitchen attempting to make this but it would be so worth it.
source: Or so she says…
Somehow I’ve never tried a buckeye before, but I feel confident that they are delicious because peanut butter. These buckeyes add candy corn to the mix for a festive fall twist.
source: Mom Foodie
If you hate candy corn don’t turn back just yet! This candy corn bundt cake is inspired by the colors but with none of the flavor. I love cakes like this that are even prettier on the inside.
source: Self Proclaimed Foodie
I’ve seen many variations of layered Jello in candy corn colors over the years. But this recipe is genius for molding the jello in cone-shaped paper cups for the perfect candy corn shape. Plus, she mentions that some of the water in the recipe can be replaced with vodka for the adults. Spiked Jello candy corns? Yes, please!
source: Gal on a Mission
Much like candy corn itself, this Butterfinger fudge sounds like the type of dessert I would keep coming back to until I made myself sick.
source: Belle of the Kitchen
Simple but festive, these classic Oreo cookie balls are decorated in candy corn colors and perfect for the candy corn haters.
source: Shugary Sweets
And these Candy Corn Oreo Truffles are the alternative for the candy corn lovers!
source: Pint Sized Treasures
While I personally find Indian corn far inferior to candy corn, I’m willing to make an exception for these chocolate dipped rice crispy treats.
source: Life Love and Sugar
This cookie cake is a total sugar bomb but there are certain times I could definitely appreciate it.
source: High Heels and Grills
If you’ve ever used Pinterest you’ve probably seen the layered drinks for the 4th of July in red, white and blue. This candy corn punch uses the same technique and looks like the perfect drink to wash down all these candy corn treats.
source: Mix That Drink
Unless you need something with a bit more kick, in which case there is candy corn moonshine.