What do to with your leftover candy corn!


Brittany Gutierrez, Reporter

Whether you love candy corn or hate it there always seems to be too much leftover.  Don’t let it go to waste; put it to good use.

What you will need for your fix:


  • 1 box of Rice Chex cereal
  • 4 cups Pretzels
  • 1 bag of Bugles
  •  1 heaping cup of Candy corn
  • 1 bag Reese’s pieces


What you will need for your sauce: 


  • ¾ cup butter, melted
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract


How to get your fix: 


  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees
  • Melt the butter in the microwave in a medium bowl or measuring cup
  • Add the brown sugar and vanilla extract and whisk well until combined and dissolved
  • In a VERY large bowl, add the chex cereal, pretzels and bugles
  • Pour the sauce over the cereal mixture and toss gently until evenly coated
  • Line two large baking sheets and spread in even layers
  • Divide mixture on the two baking sheets and spread in even layers
  • Bake for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes
  • Remove from the oven and allow it to cool. Then add it to a large bowl, along with candy corn, pumpkins and Reese’s Pieces. Toss to combine
  • Store in airtight container