Monday, October 31, 2011

mmmmm mondays: leftover halloween candy bar meltaways

looking for something to do with all of the leftover halloween candy you will have? with all of the candy that your kiddos collected? this is the perfect recipe for you. it is not only easy, but delicious. enjoy!



ingredients:
14 ounces refrigerated cookie dough (chocolate chip (shown), sugar cookies, etc.--pick one)
13 (18 g) fun size candy bars
1/2 cup crushed golden grahams cereal
1/2 cup pecans, (or favorite nuts) chopped (optional)

directions:

heat oven to 375°
break up cookie dough into ungreased 9 x 13" baking pan.
press in bottom to form crust.
bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
remove partially baked crust from oven.
arrange candy evenly over crust.
return to oven -- bake an additional 3-4 minutes or until candy softens.
meanwhile in small bowl, mix cereal and pecans.
remove pan from oven, with spatula or knife, quickly spread candy evenly over crust.
sprinkle evenly with cereal mixture pressing in slightly.
cool 30 minutes or completely cooled.
cut into bars.


**do you have any other recipe favorites that involve leftover halloween candy? please share with us in our comments! **