Posted in: Great Gatherings
Date: September 21, 2012
Tomorrow marks the first official day of Fall, but you probably didn't need a reminder. Shops have been stocked with Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat candy for weeks. But no single confection screams Halloween like Candy Corn. Even Nabisco has come out with a limited edition Candy Corn Oreo! Try these Candy Corn recipes and crafts to get into the holiday spirit.
Whip up this simple and easy pudding dessert. Just use food coloring to change vanilla pudding into a fun, candy corn parfait and top with piped Cool Whip.
Infuse your favorite vodka with 1/2 cup of candy corn the night before. Shake up your candy corn vodka, some orange liqueur, lemon juice and an egg white in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Serve in a chilled martini glass and garnish with candy corn. Bottoms up!
(Photo: Food Network)
Candy Corn Nails
Did you know?
- The National Confectioners Association estimates that 20 million pounds (just over 9000 metric tons) of candy corn are sold annually.
- Candy Corn was invented by George Renninger and produced by the Wunderlee Candy Company in the 1880's.
- October 30 is officially Candy Corn Day.
- Jelly Belly makes a Candy Corn flavored jelly bean.