If I was a wise blogger, the kind who planned her "editorial calendar" several months in advance (or, let's be honest, the kind who had a legitimate editorial calendar in the first place), I would save these candies to blog about after Halloween. After all, they're the perfect way to use up leftover Halloween candy. This "bark" is actually a base of graham crackers, covered with a simple two-ingredient chocolate fudge, and then sprinkled with whatever mish-mash of Halloween candy you have lying around. Want to toss on a mix of Butterfingers, Snickers, and Kit Kats? Perfect! Been looking for a use for those almost-stale Pretzel M&Ms? Let them join the party! This candy is like the Statue of Liberty: it wants your tired, your poor, your huddled masses of candy yearning to
Alas, I am not a wise blogger, nor am I a very patient one, because I love this Halloween Candy Bark, and I can't wait any longer to post about it! It's super easy make--it took about 10 minutes to put together, and then another few minutes in the refrigerator to "set" the fudge enough to be able to break it into pieces. I also love the mix of candies on top--there is a great variety of flavors and textures, and each bite is a little bit different than the one before it. So if you've gone a little crazy with the candy-buying this season, consider putting it to good use and giving this bark a bite!
Get the recipe: Halloween Candy Bark
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