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Easy No Bake Sweet & Salty Halloween Dessert Bars

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Updated 9/15/2020

Halloween Corn Chip Dessert Bars are super easy to make with only four ingredients. Fair warning, make two batches because these vanish quickly.

Halloween dessert bars with googly eyes

These No Bake Halloween Corn Chip Dessert Bars require only a few simple ingredients which are probably already in your pantry. You will only need one pot and one sheet pan so no big mess either. I’m guessing you don’t always keep Corn Chips so add those to the shopping list.

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Ingredients for making a dessert

You need to know that these are addictive so depending on how many people you plan to share these scrumptious dessert bars with, you may want to make two batches at one time. 

TIPS FOR MAKING

If you plan to layer these in the pan, make more of the topping. 

Layer the corn chips in a manner to allow the topping to seep through to touch each and every chip if possible.

It is fine if the chips are broken up because they will adhere to the topping regardless as long as they come in contact with it. 

Halloween sweet and salty dessert bars


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LARGE BAKING PAN INFO

If you do not already own a large baking pan, get yourself one! You will love it when you are making cookies and desserts like these Corn Chip Bars!

They are also called Sheet Pans and are multi-functional for all sorts of purposes in the kitchen, not just making cookies. You can use them for Sheet Pan dinners, roasting meats, containing large quantities of meat coming off the outdoor grill and of course cookies and desserts just to name a few.

Get the one with the small rolled edge which will catch juices if you are baking meats. They are perfect for making bar cookies or desserts like this one.

Make sure it is dishwasher safe. I have a rule at my house, If it isn’t dishwasher safe, it can’t come in the kitchen! One word of caution though. You may want to always remove metal objects from the dishwasher once the cycle is complete and dry them naturally or wipe dry to prevent rust.

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Halloween dessert served in muffin cups

CANDY SPRINKLES

Wilton has the cutest Halloween theme cupcake liners! See them here on Amazon. I paired these with some black and white polka dot liners to make individual servings of this cute Halloween dessert treat.

My candy sprinkle toppings are from Sweets & Treats. The edible eyes and Gummy Bats are from Wilton. You can find a nice selection at your grocery store and even Walmart or shop here on Amazon for them.

Halloween dessert bars cut into squares and displayed on a white dish

The topping is sort of like caramel and if you are a lover of all things sweet and salty, you will hit the jackpot with these dessert bars! Make these for any occasion or season because they are quick and easy plus no bake! 

You can find edible candy sprinkles for any season for decoration or leave them plain. Because they are so easy, we will see these during football game day this year.

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Halloween Dessert Bars

This recipe is Sponsord by Dixie Crystals, Wilton and Sweets & Treats

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Halloween Corn Chip Dessert Bars

Halloween Corn Chip Dessert Bars easy recipe
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9.75 to 10.5 ounces) Corn Chips
  • 1 Cup Corn Syrup
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter (be wild and use Crunchy!)

Instructions

    Spray a large baking pan (with sides) with non-stick spray

    Spread the Corn Chips out in the pan evenly

    In a large saucepan, add the Corn Syrup and Sugar and bring to a boil over medium to medium high heat stirring constantly

    Allow to boil about 1 minute and continue to stir constantly

    Remove from heat and stir in Peanut Butter until smooth

    Pour the mixture over Corn Chips.

    While the topping is still hot, add your candy condiments to the top. They will stick as the mixture dries. and cools

    Allow to cool completely

    Cut into bars and serve

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4 Comments

  1. My favorite Halloween dessert is Halloween Monster Sugar Cookies! So easy to make, fun, and always delicious! You can never really go wrong with cookies.

  2. I was a big fan of the Nightmare On Elm Street movies as a kid, and even went as Freddy for a few Halloweens. I watched one of the movies a few years ago and they are not really that good!! I think most things from our childhood are better in memory than they actually were!!

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