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Candy Bar Inspired Treats

Snickers, Twix, Reese’s and more!! If you love candy bars, you’re going to be seriously inspired by this post FULL of candy bar treats!! That’s right… we have gathered up 101 treat ideas inspired by all of our favorite chocolate candies. We’re talking the best ideas out there to recreate your favorite candy bars in a fun new way. We also gathered up some fun and clever ideas for how to use those leftover candies! Just in case you ever have any…

101 Treats Inspired by Candy

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We decided there are 3 main candy bars that pretty much everyone loves, so we organized our post around those! Then we added on a few extras that we just couldn’t resist! Last, but not least, we added a section just for the Halloween extravaganza… we always have a pile of candy on our fridge after the kids go out!

Here’s what you’ll find below:

  • 20 Snickers Inspired Treats
  • 20 Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Inspired Treats
  • 20 Twix Inspired Treats
  • 20 Candy Bar Inspired Treats
  • 21 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Keep scrolling for an overload of amazing treat ideas!

20 Snickers Inspired Treats

Did you know that if you put apples and Snickers together with a nice little whipped dressing, you can call it salad?? Yep. It’s true! Check out some more fun Snickers inspired treats.

Treats Inspired by Snickers

Snickers Inspired Recipes

1. Snickers Cookies {Chef in Training}These cookies are almost too pretty to eat!

2. Snickers Ice Cream Popsicles {A Pumpkin and a Princess}MMMmmm. This would be such a sweet treat.

3. Oreo Snickers Pie {Lil’ Luna}This pie has an Oreo crust, a creamy, rich filling and Oreos, Snickers, and whipped cream on top! Wowzer is all I have to say!

4. Snickers Cookie Cups {Shugary Sweets}Cookie cups with a sweet Snickers surprise inside. These petite treats are perfect for a party!

5. Homemade Snickers Bars {A Treats Affair}Make your own THICK Snickers bar with this fantastic recipe.

6. Peanut Butter Snickers Brownies {Two Peas and Their Pod}Add a little peanut butter to your Snickers brownie for a little something special!

7. Snickers Muddy Buddies {Chef in Training} – Your favorite quick and easy treat, elevated with Snickers!

Delicious Snickers Recipes

8. Snickers Cheesecake {Life, Love and Sugar} If you’re looking for an over-the-top impressive dessert, this is the one for you!

9. Snickers Rice Krispie Treats {Like Mother, Like Daughter}Sweet marshmallow Rice Krispies with salty caramel and nuts, topped with a thick layer of chocolate. This is the perfect combo.

10. Snickers Popcorn {U Create}You only need three ingredients to make this deliciously decadent dessert popcorn.

11. Snickers Cookies {Averie Cooks}Use up leftover Snickers with these yummy soft and chewy chocolate chip Snickers cookies!

12. Snickers Dip {Averie Cooks}Dips are always a quick and easy treat. I bet this Snickers dip would be fantastic for strawberries.

13. Ultimate Snickers Cupcakes {Sally’s Baking Addiction}Every candy bar deserves to have a themed cupcake, right?

14. Snickers Brownies {Simply Stacie}These brownies instantly became a favorite in our home!

Snickers Recipes

15. Snickers Caramel Apple Pie {I Heart Naptime}If you’re a fan of the popular “Snickers Salad,” you’ll love this Snickers Pie!

16. Peanut Butter Snickers Cookie Bars {Mom On Timeout} Out of all the Snickers treats, these are the ones that I’m most interested in trying. Don’t these look like perfection?!

17. Snickers Bar Ice Cream Cake {The First Year}THIS is the cake that you should be making for anyone who is a fan of Snickers! Just saying.

18. Snickers Cheeseball {Frugal Living Mom}Serve this yummy cheeseball with vanilla cookies, graham crackers, or apple slices!

19. Snickers Poke Cake {Cupcake Diaries}Poke cakes are some of our favorites and this Snickers edition is no exception.

20. Snickers Apple SaladPair some apples with Snickers and a sweet whipped dressing and call it a salad!

20 Reeses Peanut Butter Cups Inspired Treats

By far, my favorite candy bar is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups! So every single one of these recipes is now on my bucket list. You should probably start adding to yours too! 😉

Treats Inspired by Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

21. Reese’s Ice Cream Cake {Lemons for Lulu}Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, caramel sauce, peanut butter and chocolate sauce are layered between ice cream sandwiches in this easy ice cream cake!

22. Reese’s White Fudge {Something Swanky}Peanut butter and white chocolate combine for a spectacular 3 ingredient fudge.

23. Peanut Butter Cookie Cups {Six Sister’s Stuff}Double the fun with these delicious PB cookie cups that are stuffed with… get this – Peanut Butter Cups. Divine!!

24. Frozen Reese’s Peanut Butter Pie {Bakers Royale}Would you like a frozen peanut butter pie in 20 minutes? Check out this gorgeous recipe!

25. Reese’s Cheesecake Brownies {Pip and Ebby}This layered dessert has a brownie bottom, a creamy and delicious peanut butter cheesecake and rich chocolate topping.

26. Loaded Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookies {American Heritage Cooking}These look light, fluffy and filled with melted chocolate and peanut butter goodness!

27. Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake {Creations by Kara}This is the perfect birthday cake for anyone who loves peanut butter and chocolate! Or make it just because, we won’t judge.

Reese's Inspired Desserts

28. Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake {Chelsea’s Messy Apron}No-bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake with an Oreo crust and a magic shell topping. This is my kind of dessert!

29. Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake Dip {The Chunky Chef}I am pretty sure there is always a good reason to make this dip… like I’m addicted to peanut butter… and cheesecake.

30. Peanut Butter Balls {Messes to Memories}This is where it’s at… These are easy, delicious and bite size… which means you get to eat more, right?

31. Reese’s Krispies {Inside Bru Crew Life}Have you ever seen Krispie treats like this before?! We’re talking next-level folks!

32. Reese’s Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies {Crazy for Crust}This is a match made in heaven!

33. Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart {Life, Love & Sugar}This recipe combines all my favorite things and looks absolutely divine!

34. Reese’s Stuffed Brownies {Hugs and Cookies}You can’t go wrong with delicious brownies stuffed with Reese’s.

Recipes Inspired by Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

35. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Bark {Chocolate Chocoolate and More}Chocolate and peanut butter unite to make this scrumptious bark!

36. Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Cake Cheesecake {Sprinkle Bakes}This impressive recipe gives the Cheesecake Factory a run for their money!

37. The Ultimate Reese’s Cupcakes {The First Year}This recipe has swirled chocolate peanut butter cake and swirled chocolate peanut butter buttercream then topped with a peanut butter cup! All we have to say is – YES PLEASE!

38. Reese’s Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies {Sally’s Baking Addiction}We love peanut butter cookies, but we love them even MORE when there’s a Reese’s stuffed inside!

39. Peanut Butter Cup Popcorn {Two Peas and Their Pod}Dress up your popcorn! This is seriously gourmet popcorn right here!

40. Reese’s Fudge Bars {Cruncy Creamy Sweet}Quick and easy 3 ingredient fudge – both delicious and addicting!

20 Twix Inspired Treats

For the Twix lover, these treats will be so sweet. I can’t wait to try that Biscoff Twix Popcorn!

Treats Inspired by Twix

Twix Inspired Recipes

41. Creamy Twix Cheesecake Pie {The Kitchen Is My Playground}Love Twix candy bars? Then you’ll love them even more when they’re surrounded by creamy cheesecake in this scrumptious Twix Cheesecake Pie.

42. Twix Brownies {Life in the Lofthouse}Fudgy brownie, with a shortbread layer, caramel topping and chocolate coating – what’s NOT to like?!

43. Twix Tart {Brown-Eyed Baker}This candy bar inspired tart has crunch, chew, and chocolate – a winning combination!

44. Biscoff Twix Popcorn {Something Swanky}This delicious popcorn is made with Biscoff cookie butter and Twix, of course!

45. Twix Thumbprint Cookies {The Recipe Critic}These delectable cookies have a buttery shortbread base and a chewy caramel center.

46. Twix Cheescake Pie {Will Cook for Smiles}A cheesecake that tastes like your favorite candy bar! Sugar cookie crust filled with smooth cheesecake and topped with a thick layer of Dulce de Leche and milk chocolate ganache.

Recipes Inspired by Twix

47. Twix Brownie Trifle {All She Cooks}Oh my heavens, how easy and cute is this trifle in a jar?!

48. Twix Apple Fluff Salad {Yellow Bliss Road}This delicious dessert is super creamy and sweet, full of crisp, tart green apples, crunchy Twix bars and fluffy marshmallows.

49. Peanut Butter Twix Bars {Messes to Memories}Twix inspired with a little twist! There is peanut butter in the shortbread AND the chocolate to add to the party!

50. Twix Cheesecake Bites {Chelsea’s Messy Apron}Cheesecake on a stick?? This is a unique twist I could really get down with!

51. Twix Bar Chocolate Chips Cookies {Averie Cooks}When you make these cookies, the ooey-gooey caramel just melts all over everything!!

52. Twix Fudge {Inside Bru Crew Life}This layered fudge is truly inspired. Yum! Just look at the creamy fudge!

53. Twix Ritz {Oh Sweet Basil}How clever is this treat? Instead of shortbread, use Ritz for a super easy Twix inspired dessert.

Twix Bar Recipes

54. Loaded Twix Brownies {Sweetest Menu}Have a Twix obsession? These brownies will definitely hit the spot!

55. Twix Ice Cream Pie {Two Peas and Their Pod}With a shortbread cookie crust, a layer of chocolate, vanilla ice cream, chopped Twix candy bars, and salted caramel sauce – this ice cream pie is almost too good to be true!

56. Twix Caramelitas {Oh Sweet Basil}If you like it then you better put a twix in it… I’m pretty sure that’s the popular song by Beyonce right?

57. Twix Cupcakes {Deliciously Sprinkled}Use up those left-over mini Twix candybars in these delicious cupcakes.

58. Twix Dip {My Suburban Kitchen}You only need three ingredients to make this dessert dip. It’s good enough to eat with a spoon.

59. Twix Fudge {Food Crafts and Family}Fudge is always delicious, but fudge WITH Twix is over-the-top deliciousness!

60. Twix Cookies {What Megan’s Making}Oh, yum! These fancy cookies would be great for a party!

20 Candy Bar Inspired Treats

For all the other candy bars… we found some unique treats that you might not have seen before and put them all in one place.

Treats Inspired by Candy Bars

Candy Bar Treats

61. Almond Joy Cookies {Averie Cooks}Soft and chewy cookies inspired by almond joy and mounds!

62. Butterfingers Dip {The 36th Avenue}Three ingredients? You better believe I’m making this next time I need a quick treat!

63. Butterfinger Puppy Chow {A Latte Food}Here is a party snack that is so easy and delicious – chocolate, peanut butter and lots of Butterfingers.

64. Hershey’s Bar Brownies {Designer Trapped}These brownies are simple and look so good!

65. Milky Way Bites {Sarah’s Bake Studio}These are cutest little sandwiches!

66. Peanut Butter Butterfinger Cheesecakes {Baker by Nature}Everything is sweeter in “mini” form! These Butterfinger Cheesecakes are paired perfectly with an Oreo crust!

67. Rolo Pretzel Bark {Chef In Training}A simple and tasty caramel and chocolate treat that only takes a couple minutes to prep!

Recipes with Candy Bars

68. Almond Joy Rice Krispies {Somewhat Simple}What a great way to make Rice Krispies even better!

69. Chocolate Peanut Butter Kit-Kat Crunch Bars {Averie Cooks}Take a break and make theses yummy bars. Did I mention they are no bake?

70. Almond Joy Candy Bars {Mom On Timeout}I love chocolate and coconut! These look amazing!

71. Chocolate Chip Whopper Cookies {Two Peas and Their Pod}Soft and chewy malted chocolate chip cookies with chunks of malted milk ball candies!

72. Butterfinger Bites {Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt}Simply inspired, these truffles will hit the spot for any Butterfinger lovers!

73. Kiss Pies {Picky Palate}With chocolate kisses and pie crust you can make the cutest mini pies ever.

74. Caramel Rolo Brownie Trifle {Chef in Training}Rolo brownies with rich caramel and chocolate mousse, drizzled with even MORE caramel and chocolate sauce.

Recipes Inspired by Candy Bars75. Almond Joy Brownies {All Day I Dream About Food}Start with a light brownie and top it off with creamy coconut filling, whole almonds and rich chocolate ganache!

76. Butterfinger Bites {Deliciously Yum}Use that leftover candy corn up!

77. Butterfinger Lush {Spicy Southern Kitchen}With so many delicious, creamy layers and the buttery crunch of Butterfinger candy, how can you resist?!

78. Chocolate Wasted Cake {Art of Dessert}Kisses, Kit Kats, Twix and more… this chocolate cake is LOADED.

79. Hershey’s Chocolate Pie {Cincy Shopper}Another super easy 3 ingredient recipe!

80. Butterfinger Cheesecake Brownies {Baker by Nature}The layers on this dessert are to die for. Start with a brownie bottom add a cheesecake layer, sprinkle with butterfingers and top it all off with a peanut butter glaze.

21 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

This time of year especially, you might find yourself with a little too much candy sitting around waiting to be consumed… and that’s just not acceptable! So grab your overflowing bags of candy and get inspired!

Treats to Make with Leftover Candy

Ways to Use Leftover Candy

81. Boo Bark {Eazy Peazy Mealz}I love the eyes in this fun treat!! It really makes the bark come alive!

82. Creepy Crawly Pudding Cups {Like Mother, Like Daughter}Okay! Now here is an easy and fun hit! Make a little dirt cup and fill it with worms.

83. Brownie Dessert Pizza {Deliciously Sprinkled}Chocolate paired with more… chocolate candy bars, and a few sprinkles, too! This dessert pizza sounds like a real winner.

84. Candy Bar Fudge {Mom On Timeout}You can add any type of candy to this delicious and easy fudge.

85. Pumpkin Snack Mix {Lil’ Luna}A fun snack mix with cereal and candy corn.

86. Candy Bar Brownies {Love from the Oven}Use all of your leftover candy in a yummy candy bar brownie.

87. Candy Covered Cookie {Popsugar}These are insanely good! Definitely don’t skip the frosting.

Leftover Halloween Candy Recipes

88. Candy Bar Pie {Crazy for Crust}Take all that leftover candy and make it into a sweet blondie pie!

89. Sour Patch Kid’s Cookies {Design Eat Repeat}These cookies are probably like nothing you have ever seen before!! Who wants to try them??

90. Peanut Butter Candy Corn Blondies {All Free Casserole Recipes}Blondies are a perfect treat to add some candy corn and Reese’s pieces to.

91. Witches Brew Brownies {Homemade Interest}I love the name of this treat – perfect for Halloween and so fitting!

92. Halloween Candy Cake {Cookies and Cups}This is one crazy cake, you’ll definitely want to eat this up.

93. M&M Oreo Cookie Bars {Averie Cooks}I love this! Brownies filled with cookies and M&Ms. Talk about a sweet treat!

94. Candy Corn Bark {This Gal Cooks}If you like candy corn, you will find this candy corn bark to be a fun treat!

Leftover Candy Recipes

95. Ice Cream Sundae Bar {Hello Little Home}Just chop up your leftover Halloween candies and use them as toppings for an ice cream bar.

96. Candy Dipped Brownies {Lolly Jane}Not only is dipping brownies into leftover candy a fun treat, but it could definitely make for a fun family night or play date!

97. Halloween Candy Cookie Cake {Baker By Nature}I love the use of the Whoppers in this candy cookie – doesn’t that cake look so fancy and decorative?

98. Sour Patch Kids Rice Krispies {Butterlust} I don’t know who thinks of treats like this! Pretty sure the sweet and sour combo is a fun one kids will love.

99. Skittles White Chocolate Fudge {Plating Pixels}Easy fudge recipe with a colorful addition!

100. Everything Bars {Confessions of a Cookbook Queen}Everything bars are layers of chocolate chip cookie, fluffy marshmallow, chewy caramel, and salty pretzels.

101. Halloween Candy Bark {Just a Taste}This is a simple and fun way to use up that leftover candy!

If you are in the mood for a little more eye-candy (pun intended), check out our fun Candy Bar Bouquet or if you want to take the candy to the bedroom, you might want to send your spouse a Sexy Candy Bar Love Notes.


I am crazy about my husband, Scott and my FOUR cute kids! I spend my days at home--teaching, playing and cleaning up with them! Our favorite place in our home is the kitchen! I love to cook and bake with lots of flavor--and I love having my little helpers in the kitchen, too! Some of my most recent passions are tennis, nutrition, crafting, the great outdoors and photography!

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