Halloween has come and gone, which means it’s highly likely you have a surplus of bite-size, foil-wrapped treats just hanging around the house. Now what? Instead of binging on your All Hallows Eve bounty, cache it away and enjoy it all year round with the help of these scary-good recipe ideas.
Shake It Up
Those peanut butter cups are amazing even when they’re frozen, so save them for a quick and cool treat over the Summer. Dice ‘em up and toss them into your next batch of milkshakes. Or, better yet, create homemade ice cream and use them as toppings.
It’s super easy to create a nutritious — and filling — snack that you won’t feel guilty about giving to your kids. A prime example: Homemade trail mix packed with fruits, oats and nuts becomes even more delicious when you add a few chocolate morsels.
Cheers to Dessert
Host a wine and candy party with friends to put those leftovers to good use. Here are some simple pairing tips for an unforgettable shindig:
Dark Chocolate pairs with
Robust chocolate notes in Zinfandel, Pinot Noir or Cabernet Sauvignon
Milk Chocolate pairs with
Berry notes in Shiraz, Merlot, Malbec
Candy Corn pairs with…
Honeysuckle notes in Viognier, Gewurztraminer
Fruit-flavored Candy pairs with
Citrus + fruit notes in Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand
For even more culinary essentials, be sure to check out Macy’s online cooking and entertaining guides.