What to do with those candy bars

Halloween is guaranteed to leave parents with two things: tired kids and a ton of candy.  While I can't help you with the tired kids, I can offer some suggestions on getting creative with all of that candy.  Check out these tasty recipes that feature some of your favorite Halloween candies. 

Whoppers: Malted Milk Cookies from TasteofHome

HERSHEY Bars: Easy HERSHEY Bar Pie from HERSHEY'S Kitchens

Heath Bars: Heath Bar Brownies by CDKitchens

Snickers Bars: Deep Fried Snickers on a Stick by Food Network

Oreos: Banana Oreo Pudding by Nabisco World

Recess Peanut Butter Cups: Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcake by Cupcakes Take the Cake

York Peppermint Pattys: Peppermint Patty Poke Cake by Tasty Kitchen

Kit Kats: Kit Kat Cheesecake Slices by epicurious

M&Ms: Holiday Pretzel Treats from FamilyFun

Butterfingers: Butterfinger Pie from SparkRecipes

If you've had your fill of the sugary stuff, you can donate your remaining candy.  To donate your candy to the troops, check out Operation Gratitude.  You can also search for a local dentist who is registered in the Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program.  Participaing dentists will buy back your candy at $1 per pound and ship it to the troops for you.

Kim McGrigg is the former Manager of Community and Media Relations for MMI.

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