8 Low-Calorie Recipes Made with Halloween Candy

Nov 2 2015
We interrupt today's regularly scheduled "Food News" email to bring you... 8 Low-Calorie Recipes Made with Halloween Candy! If you've got leftover candy, don't gobble it up by the handful. Make these low-calorie recipes instead...

Gooey Butterfinger Cupcakes

1/12th of recipe (1 cupcake): 127 calories, 2.5g fat, 248mg sodium, 24g carbs, 1g fiber, 14g sugars, 2.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*

Delicious chocolate cupcakes topped with a sweet glaze and crushed Butterfingers... for only 127 calories and 2.5g fat each?! Sounds too good to be true, but we promise it's real. Feel free to make this with any three fun-sized crunchy chocolate bars. Gooey KitKat Cupcakes, anyone?

Red Hot Apple Pie in a Cup

Entire recipe: 140 calories, 0.5g fat, 44mg sodium, 47g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 24.5g sugars, 0.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 5*

This recipe is an HG classic, and now's the perfect time to make it... After all, it isn't always easy to find Red Hots candy year round! The cinnamon candies make the apple chunks taste exactly like apple pie filling. Bonus? This one's made in a microwave, and it's portion controlled!

Mini Snickers Pies

1/5th of recipe (2 mini pies): 75 calories, 3g fat, 41mg sodium, 11g carbs, <0.5g fiber, 5.5g sugars, 1.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 2*

You're only two ingredients away from the tastiest li'l treats you can imagine. This recipe calls for a full-size Snickers bar, but you could easily use 5 minis instead. And, yes: This one totally works with chocolate bars of all kinds. Oh, the possibilities...

Candy Corn MegaMallow Treats

1/12th of recipe (1 treat): 132 calories, 1.5g fat, 167mg sodium, 33g carbs, 4.5g fiber, 14.5g sugars, 1.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*

These are like Rice Krispies Treats... only better. Caramel flavor inside, candy corn flavor outside, and a low calorie count all around! Wondering what other candy-centric spins one could put on the classic marshmallow treats? Keep reading...

Cocoa Loco Krispymallow Treats

1/15th of recipe (1 treat): 122 calories, 2.75g fat, 99mg sodium, 25.5g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 12g sugars, 1.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*

We couldn't decide if we wanted to sprinkle these goodies with M&Ms or Reese's Pieces... so we went with both. And the Chocolate Cheerios we used in the base? Those toasted O's never had it so good!

Sweet 'n Red Hot Apple Mash

1/6th of recipe (a heaping 1/2 cup): 121 calories, 1g fat, 63mg sodium, 30g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 23.5g sugars, 0.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*

This slow-cooker creation is like the delicious love child of chunky cinnamon applesauce and gooey apple pie filling... and it's got quite the kick to it! Snack on it while it's warm; or let it chill, and use it as a topping for yogurt or ice cream.

Monstrously Delicious Monster Softies

1/6th of recipe (1 softie): 179 calories, 7g fat, 169mg sodium, 24g carbs, 2g fiber, 10g sugars, 5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 5*

Yet another way to use those yummy leftover M&M's. These huge PB and chocolate cookies will seriously satisfy your sweet tooth. Ahhh!

Candy Corn Popcorn Balls

1/10th of recipe (1 popcorn ball): 111 calories, 1.5g fat, 104mg sodium, 23.5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 16.5g sugars, 0.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*

Last but not least... How fun are these candy-infused popcorn balls?! Even people who think they don't like candy corn will flip when they taste 'em combined with buttered popcorn and marshmallow goodness. P.S. Click for a video to see how they're made!

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