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Candy Corn Crunch Halloween Mix

It’s 9 p.m. Everyone is in bed. You are sitting for a little quiet time. THEN, all of a sudden…down the steps bounds your 8 year old…he forgot that he signed you up to take a Halloween treat for his classroom mates!

Sound familiar? Oh yes…happened to me more than once!

So what’s a Mom to do? Run to the pantry and in about 5 minutes, toss together Candy Corn Crunch Halloween Mix!

With just a few ingredients, a bowl, spoon and microwave…you can have this Candy Corn Crunch done in minutes and you can go back to your quiet time.

I bought everything I needed at Walmart. I used Chex cereal, pretzels, raisins, candy corn and fun Halloween sprinkles. And to hold it all together, and because chocolate makes everything better, I melted white chocolate Almond Bark. But you can certainly substitute whatever you have on hand or what your family likes best.

To use the Candy Corn Crunch for a gift, add a couple of large handfuls to cellophane bags, found in the Party supply area at Walmart, then tie them with a cute ribbon. Or for a little large gift, find some buckets to fill with the Halloween Mix. There is a whole section with $1 Halloween goodies near the Party supplies.

Candy Corn Crunch Halloween Mix

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: about 8 cups or 8 bags filled with 1 cup each

Candy Corn Crunch Halloween Mix

Be the Rock Star Mom who serves up this fun Halloween Mix. Recipe from HoosierHomemade.com

Ingredients

  • White Almond Bark - you need 1/3 of the bar or 4 squares to equal 8 oz.
  • 4 cups Corn Chex or Rice Chex cereal
  • 2 cups bite-size pretzel twists
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup candy corn
  • 1/4 cup Halloween sprinkles {I used Cake Mate brand}

Instructions

  1. Cover a cookie sheet with wax paper
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the Chex cereal, pretzels and raisins
  3. In a microwave safe bowl, melt the Almond Bark for 1 minute in the microwave. Stir and continue heating for 10-15 seconds at a time, stirring each time until completely smooth
  4. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat
  5. Quickly stir in Candy Corn and sprinkles
  6. Spread mixture onto cookie sheet and let set about 15 minutes until cooled and chocolate is set
  7. Break apart and place in bags for a gift or enjoy straight from a bowl for a fun family treat

Notes

This Halloween Mix makes a fun classroom treat, neighbor gift or just a yummy family movie night snack.

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Comments

  1. donna says:

    luv this one also liz!! i make all kinds of these cereal treats year round 4each hoilday! i worked a giant supermarket ‘n each hoilday i wud make treat bags 4 tha employees ‘n also 4 tha BIG BOSS MAN. he wud pay a visit once a year to all tha stores(at christmas time), ‘n tha first thing he wanted todo was visit my work area,cuz i wud have breakfast,coffee,juice,waters, ‘n treat bags for them to take with them on tha plane back to corporate . after they had their breakfast ‘n goodies,they wud visit tha other departments ‘n then head on out!! they always got somekind of this treat in their goodie bags. agin,thnx for sharin’ ‘n bringin’ up fond memories for me!!:0) peace

  2. Penny says:

    Yum, hi from New Zealand, we don’t have the same candy as you do, but I’m going to make this tomorrow for my 3 teenage sons and husband, I know it will go down a treat. Love your ideas, and your recipes.

  3. Megan says:

    Hi there! Thanks for putting this up yesterday, I feel like it was fate. I have a Halloween cooking club today where I’m supposed to bring a Halloween treat (which I totally didn’t think about until 8am this morning!) and this is perfect! So glad I have you to lean on! :-) Thanks!

  4. Fun!!! Thanks for a yummy treat!
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  5. Penny says:

    Kia Ora, hi from kiwi girl again, just to update you on the lovely candy mix, my husband and sons love it, i know it’s going to be a treat I will make often. Look forward to more recipes. Have a lovely weekend.
    Penny

  6. Dream Mom says:

    Looks quick, easy and delicious! Glad you made the reciipe printer friendly-it is appreciated! Looking forward to trying this.
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  7. marye jane says:

    I’ve been really excited to make this since I saw it last week on your blog, well this weekend Walmart has it in their ad, but they are saying you need 3 THREE, 24 oz packages of white chocolate baking bars?!?!? 3 packs? holy cow that is WAY more than you have in your recipe, and everything else is that same…..I’m thinking that was a mistake in the walmart add? I am so loving your site, just found it a couple of weeks ago, I so want to come to your house and be your friend…but not in a creepy way.

    • CupcakeLady says:

      Hi Marye Jane, I haven’t seen the ad yet, but it seems to be wrong. The amount I have in the recipe was the amount from the original recipe that Walmart sent me when they asked me to make the recipe. I will double check that recipe, but I’m pretty sure the one I posted is correct.
      I’m thrilled you are enjoying Hoosier Homemade!

    • CupcakeLady says:

      The original recipe calls for 8 oz of white chocolate bars, which is the amount I have in the recipe. Hope that helps.

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