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Cakespy: Candy Corn Pecan Pie

The idea is simple: classic pecan pie, plus candy corn. The candy corn melts so beautifully into the corn syrup and brown sugar mixture that it must feel like it's coming home; it adds a nice, vanilla-y sweetness to the pie that will satisfy even the sweetest of teeth. More

Candy Corn Pecan Pie

The idea is simple: classic pecan pie, plus candy corn. The candy corn melts so beautifully into the corn syrup and brown sugar mixture that it must feel like it's coming home; it adds a nice, vanilla-y sweetness to the pie that will satisfy even the sweetest of tooths. More

Candy Corn Muffins

For those moments when the slightly gritty texture and light sweetness of a corn muffin strike you as entirely too healthy and simply won't satisfy your sweet tooth, go for the candy gold with these muffins. More

Candy Corn Upside-Down Cake

What happened when I baked it up was a surprise: the brown sugar and butter topping fused with the melty candy corn to form some sort of unholy, monstrous Halloween caramel-sugar topping, which dripped back into the cake when inverted. The result? The entire buttery cake tasted like it had been basted in candy corn. And if you're a candy corn lover, that might just be a beautiful thing. More

Candy Corn Popcorn Balls

These sweet marshmallow-based popcorn balls work beautifully when studded with candy corn; adding an extra shake of salt makes for a sweet, salty, crunchy, crispy, sticky, and overall pretty irresistible fall treat. More

Cakespy: Creamed Candy Corn

Halloween's over, and chances are, you've got a bunch of leftover candy corn. But what to do with all those extra tricolor kernels? Starting with a recipe for creamed corn, I simply revised it a little, substituting candy corn for real corn, and leaving out the pepper and spices in favor of a little pudding mix to thicken the mixture. More

Make Candy Corn From Scratch

You probably have better things to do than make candy corn from scratch, but think about how much fun it'd be to say, "hey, I made candy corn from scratch today!" Last year, our own Jessie Oleson, aka Cakespy, was up for the challenge and discovered that making the tricolored treats was actually pretty simple. "Once you've tasted them, you may never buy candy corn by the bag again," she said of the large, plump, real-vanilla-redolent kernels. Here's the recipe ยป More

Video: A Candy Affair

When a real corn kernel likes a candy corn kernel, how does he get her attention? This animation by OddBot Studio gets into the head of a lovesick corn kernel, and shows what happens when he can't control his nerves. Watch the video after the jump.... More

The Emotions of Candy Corn

[Photographs: chiccookiekits.blogspot.com] Deep down underneath the corn syrup and Yellow #5 artificial coloring, the candy corn has feelings too. Meaghan of The Decorated Cookie noted what's really happening inside candy corn during common daily occurrences, like when a giganto pink Peep walks into the room. Related Photo of the Day: Candy Corn Traffic Cones How to Make Candy Corn From Scratch Tri-Color Candy Corn Cookies... More

Cakespy: Candy Corn Nanaimo Bars

The classic puts on a Halloween costume, swapping the top chocolate layer for a layer of sweet and festive melted candy corn. The result is an unrelentingly sweet and unabashedly rich treat, certain to satisfy even the sweetest of teeth. Will they make you fat? Probably, but you can always blame Canada. More

Photo of the Day: Candy Corn Traffic Cones

[Flickr: diabetik] Wouldn't the world be better if all traffic cones just looked like candy corn? These were spotted in Washington D.C. by Flickr user diabetik. As a candy corn hater, I vote for more of these, less of the nasty Halloween triangles. [via DCist] Related Video: How Candy Corn is Made Cakespy: Homemade Candy Corn Candy Corn Knit Cap... More

Cakespy: Homemade Candy Corn

This surprisingly simple recipe yields large, plump candy kernels infused with a sweet vanilla flavor. I found that using salted butter adds a nice, rich finish. Conclusion? These homespun tricolor treats are definitely worth the time and effort. Once you've tasted them, you may never buy candy corn by the bag again. More

Cakespy: Tri-Color Candy Corn Cookies

But is it possible to create a version of candy corn that maintains the iconic look while still tasting delicious? (Note: I am mostly asking the candy corn haters.) Yes, by combining it with another famous triple-hued treat, the tri-color cookie. These white, yellow, and orange tri-color cookies take the best of both worlds, with the cakey, almond-kissed and chocolate-coated taste of a confection found in Italian bakeries, but the unmistakable look of candy corn. Kind of like a trick and a treat, all at once. More

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