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What To Do With Leftover Halloween Candy

We had our first Trick Or Treat at our new house! We’re lame and Trick Or Treat was a factor in deciding what house we would buy. It didn’t disappoint – we had between 50 and 60 kids!
The only problem was, we have A LOT of candy left over. For $23 we got a 400+ piece candy bag from Aldi which I stupidly thought wouldn’t be enough so I also bought 4 bags of DumDums from the dollar store. We had maybe a third left of the Aldi bag of candy? 

Sean (my husband) suggested we make cookies out of the leftover candy and I loved the idea so much we made it happen over the weekend. I froze some of it for maybe an hour to make it more firm for chopping it up and used a chocolate chip cookie recipe and just subbed out the chocolate chips for the candy. 

I call them Monster Cookies and I know there already is a thing called Monster Cookies but those are really like everything bagels in cookie-form. They have chocolate chips, oats, nuts, raisins, etc. They’re the trail mix of cookies. I’ve never ha…

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