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12 Halloween Candy Copycat Recipes

No tricks here, just treats. Fill your plastic pumpkin with these delicious Halloween candy copycat recipes.

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Inspired by: Snickers Bar

My manager at work, who knows I like to try new treat recipes, shared this one with me. I've made this chewy and chocolaty fudge many times since. Packed with nuts and caramel, it's like a candy bar. Everyone who's tried it loves it. —Lois Freeman, Oxford, Michigan

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Inspired by: Reese’s Peanut Butter CupsTaste of Home

Inspired by: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

I like using pretty mini muffin liners and topping these homemade peanut butter cups with colored sprinkles to coordinate with the holiday we're celebrating. People can't believe how simple it is to make this irresistible candy with gooey peanut butter centers. This is how to make homemade peanut butter cups. —LaVonne Hegland, St. Michael, Minnesota

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Inspired by: YORK Peppermint PattiesTaste of Home

Inspired by: YORK Peppermint Patties

Calling for just a few ingredients, this is one candy that’s simple to prepare. I make lots of different candy to give as gifts. It’s time consuming, but worth it to see the delight it brings to people. —Joanne Adams, Bath, Maine

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A bowl of wrapped, homemade caramel candies.Taste of Home

Inspired by: Kraft Caramels

One of my first experiences with cooking was helping my mother make these caramels. We'd make up to 12 batches each year. Today, I do at least 95 percent of the cooking at home, but my wife does much of the baking. —Robert Sprenkle, Hurst, Texas

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Inspired by: DOTS

These homemade candies are softer than store-bought. They've got that classic, fun appeal that people really love. —Leah Rekau, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Inspired by: Take 5 BarTaste of Home

Inspired by: Take 5 Bar

I created this recipe wanting to make my own version of a pretzel log dipped in caramel, chocolate and nuts from a popular candy store. These are smothered with homemade caramel. —Michilene Klaver, Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Inspired by: Sugar Daddy LollipopsTaste of Home

Inspired by: Sugar Daddy Lollipops

These pops offer a fun and unique way to enjoy the sweet, toasty flavor of homemade caramel. —Kathryn Conrad, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Inspired by: Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme BarTaste of Home

Inspired by: Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme Bar

I invented this confection for a bake sale at our children's school. Boy, was it a hit! The crunchy chunks of sandwich cookie soften a bit as the mixture mellows. It's so sweet that one panful serves a crowd. —Laura Lane, Richmond, Virginia

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Inspired by: Justin’s Dark Chocolate Cashew Butter CupsTaste of Home

Inspired by: Justin’s Dark Chocolate Cashew Butter Cups

My indulgent, nutty treat is simple to make and looks fabulous. At our house, we use all-natural ingredients for them. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas

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Inspired by: Andes Mint CandiesTaste of Home

Inspired by: Andes Mint Candies

These incredible melt-in-your-mouth candies have the perfect amount of mint nestled between layers of mild chocolate. Even when I make a double batch for everyone to enjoy, the supply never lasts long.—Rhonda Vauble, Sac City, Iowa

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Inspired by: Twix BarTaste of Home

Inspired by: Twix Bar

These homemade candy bars combine a smooth, silky caramel over a delicate vanilla cookie. When you set a plate of these treats out, we're sure they won't last long.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Inspired by: PAYDAY Bar

Inspired by: PAYDAY Bar

A gift of homemade candy is always a hit with sweet tooths. I dip these peanut rolls in chocolate, but they’re yummy plain, too. —Elizabeth Hokanson, Arborg, Manitoba

Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.

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