Oct 25, 2010

Crazy Over Candy Corn!

By: Amy Atlas, in Kids, Recipes

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We are knee-deep in Halloween projects {I’ll show you a peek this week}, and there is candy corn all over the AAE office!  Like many, candy corn evokes so many childhood memories for me.  I remember my Grandma used to have small bowls of candy corn around her house on Halloween and I would grab as many as I could before anyone would catch me.  Every time I eat a candy corn, that sugary taste still reminds me of those days.  Since then, candy corn has come a long way.  We’ve seen it transform into many different types of desserts.  The bright color palette lends itself to some pretty dessert designs.  This candy corn round-up shows some of my favorites.

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Top Board – On left – Candy corn brownie image via Amy Atlas Events, candy corn macaron via Barbara Bakes, candy corn cookies via Flour Pot Cookies, candy corn cake pops via Bakerella.

Middle Board – Candy corn cupcakes via The Curvy Carrot , candy corn rice crispy treats via Lick the Bowl Good, candy corn jello bundt via The Food Librarian, candy corn parfait via Hershey.

Bottom Board – Candy corn taffy via Sweet Candy Company, candy pops via Mrs. Prindables, Candy corn pretzels via Your Home Based Mom, candy corn shortbread via Sweet Spot.

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  • http://maison-etta.blogspot.com etta

    I love candy corn even if in Italy we don’t know exactly what is it, what do white orange and yellow colours mean? Anyway I really like it!!
    Kisses
    Etta

  • http://designsbynina.blogspot.com/ Nina Designs

    LOVE Candy Corn!!! but unfortunately we don’t have it in Spain.
    I just sent the photos of my Halloween party in case you want to share it as a featured submission.
    Your work really inspires me to do these things, and I’m finding that I love it!

  • http://www.marinamott.blogspot.com marina mott

    So beautiful!! Loved these colors!! xx

  • http://totalcitygirl.blogspot.com Stacey – Total City Girl

    Great images! I like how it looks but I have to say, I’m not a candy corn fan Way too sweet for me!

  • Wendy

    WOW! Perfect!

  • http://www.paperandpigtailsparty.com Kori Clark

    I love it all! Candy corn brings back so many memories!

  • http://eventtrender.com Sue

    So creative! Love all the ideas Amy – thanks for sharing!

  • http://www.gorgeous-cakes.co.uk Lisa-Gorgeous Cakes

    This must be an American thing as us Europeans don’t kow what it is! Even so, the combination of colours is just what we need at this time of year-bright and cheerful. Thanks Amy

  • Jeannie

    I love the bright color and designs, such creative ideas!

  • http://www.chickabug.com Heather – Chickabug

    I have such a soft spot for candy corn, too! I love these ideas – especially the rice krispy treats. : )

  • http://www.chscreativeproductions.com Carolyn Horten

    I love Candy Corn, the taste the colors. Just looking at those pictures makes me smile.

  • http://www.lizardnladybug.blogspot.com staci

    Candy Corn is my favorite Halloween/Fall candy!
    I would frame these pictures there so gorgeous!

  • http://www.aholeistodig.blogspot.com hannah

    this is fabulous! thanks for sharing! WOW!! {and lordy, do i love candy corn!}

  • http://www.joyinthejumble.com Amanda Joy

    I love candy corn! I am teachinig my 3 year old and 19 month old that it is yummy. I love the colors and the memories attached to them. I just found a yummy recipe for candy corn ice cream that I want to try.

    http://www.culinaryconcoctionsbypeabody.com/2010/10/01/candy-corn-ice-cream/

  • http://www.thecelebrationshoppe.com Kim @ The Celebration Shoppe

    Oh my! I posted dairy and nut free candy corn desserts (cupcakes, that are oddly similar to the ones from the curvy carrot… what can I say, great minds think alike! and rice krispie treats) that I made a few weekends ago for my little one just this morning too! LOVE candy corn!

  • Cheryl

    Love this!!! Reminds me of childhood and trick or treating fun. Colors make me feel eight yrs. old again.

  • http://extraordinarysweets.com Kim @ Extraordinary Sweets

    I just delivered a kids Halloween-theme candy buffet to a country club today that included chocolate covered-marshallow treats shaped and decorated like candy corn (made by Whitman). They were such a fun find that I just knew that they had to be included in my buffet.

  • http://www.craveindulgesatisfy.blogspot.com/ Lauren @ Crave. Indulge. Satisfy.

    Love the versatility in making candy corn themed desserts! These all look delicious!

  • http://pushbuttonalpha.blogspot.com Andrea

    It’s probably not a good idea to look at all these when you’re hungry :/ .

  • http://www.thebridesuite.com Brittany

    Oooh. Loving the pretzels! I might just have to make those.

  • Rowaida Flayhan

    WOW!!! this is perfect!

  • http://www.celebrate-it.com Char

    I think I have died and gone to candy corn heaven! Yum! I’ll have one of each please ;-)

  • http://www.sweetcheekscookiesandcakes.com.au Danielle

    I have no clue what Candy Corn is – being from Australia, so all you Europeans, I feel you! I’m sure, in great American tradition, it’s completely bad for you! he he yummm. This looks so totally cute! Love the colours! Love everything!

  • http://barbarabakes.com/ Barbara Bakes

    What a fun collection of candy corn treats! I’d love to taste them all. Thanks for including my candy corn macarons.

  • http://www.simplifiedbee.com cristin @ simplified bee

    Love candy corns for the Halloween holiday!

    xo,
    cristin

  • Terri

    My Mom LOVED candy corn! It brings back sweet memories of her.