Halloween Pumpkin Candy Recipes

Ring in the fall season with this list of delicious pumpkin candy recipes! These favorite pumpkin candies include chocolate bark, truffles, fudge, marshmallows, and more. Some candies use pumpkin puree, some use pumpkin flavoring, some use pumpkin bread or cake, and some are just decorated to look like pumpkins!

Don't miss the full list of Halloween Candy Recipes here, and Thanksgiving Candy Recipes here!

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    Pumpkin Marshmallows
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Pumpkin Marshmallows are soft, pillowy marshmallows that taste like pumpkin pie! Pumpkin puree and lots of spices give these homemade marshmallows a great autumn flavor.

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    Pumpkin Spice Truffles
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Pumpkin Spice Truffles are pumpkin-shaped truffles that are bursting with flavor from pumpkin puree, cream cheese, cinnamon graham crackers, and plenty of spices.

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    Pumpkin Spice Caramels
    Elizabeth LaBau

    These smooth, creamy Pumpkin Spice Caramels are made with real pumpkin puree and lots of fall spices, so they're packed with authentic autumn flavor.

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    Pumpkin Pie Candy Bars

    Pumpkin Pie Candy Bars photo
    (c) 2012 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

     Pumpkin Pie Candy Bars are just like everyone's favorite pie, in candy form! They start with a base of crunchy, buttery shortbread. This is topped with a creamy pumpkin pie filling, bursting with cinnamon and a touch of molasses. Finally, they're dipped in white chocolate and flecked with cinnamon on top. 

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    3-D Chocolate Truffle Pumpkins
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    These 3-D Chocolate Truffle Pumpkins are too good to share with the trick-or-treaters--you'll want to hoard this candy all to yourself! The glossy pumpkins are completely edible (and delicious!), and they're filled with a rich, fluffy chocolate truffle mixture. 

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    Pretzel Pumpkins
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

     Pretzel Pumpkins have only 3 ingredients, can be made in 10 minutes, and will soon be your new favorite Halloween candy! Pretzel twists are dipped in orange candy coating and topped with a small green candy. It's simple, but it's so good! 

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    Pumpkin Praline Fudge
    Elizabeth LaBau

    This white-chocolate-based fudge is perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or any fall day. Its aromatic combination of brown sugar, pecans, pumpkin, and spices smells like pumpkin bread and tastes like heaven. Don't miss the video showing how to make pumpkin praline fudge!

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    Pumpkin Candy Cups

    Pumpkin Candy Cups
    Elizabeth LaBau

    You've had peanut butter cups, but have you had pumpkin cups? If not, please make these ASAP. Traditional chocolate cups are filled with a not-so-traditional mix that tastes like pumpkin pie!

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    Pumpkin Nanaimo Bars

    Pumpkin Nanaimo Bars
    (c) 2012 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Pumpkin Nanaimo Bars are a triple-layered Halloween treat, with a chocolate base, pumpkin buttercream center, and chocolate glaze on top. You'll love the seasonal look and fun fall taste of these delicious Halloween candies!

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    Pumpkin Chocolate Truffles
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Pumpkin Chocolate Truffles are smooth, creamy chocolate truffles with a hint of pumpkin pie flavor from pumpkin puree and fall spices. The pumpkin is subtle but adds a lovely autumn taste to these candies.

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    Pumpkin Spice Latte Fudge
    Elizabeth LaBau

     Calling all pumpkin spice latte addicts! Enjoy the flavors of your favorite fall beverage in this smooth, creamy Pumpkin Spice Latte Fudge. Made with pumpkin, espresso, and five different spices, it blends the best autumn flavors with a light coffee flavor for a perfectly delicious seasonal treat!

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    Strawberry Jack O' Lanterns

    Strawberry Jack O' Lanterns
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

      These Strawberry Jack O' Lanterns will be the star of your Halloween table! It's easy to turn regular berries into adorable pumpkin jack o' lanterns--it just takes a quick dip in orange candy coating and a few dots of chocolate to form the face. 

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    Pumpkin Cake Pops
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Pumpkin Cake Pops are moist bites of cake on a stick decorated to look like pumpkins! You can use any flavor of cake and frosting that you like, but I recommend using a pumpkin spice cake and cream cheese frosting to fit in with the pumpkin theme. Don't miss the photo tutorial showing how to make pumpkin cake pops!

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    Pumpkin Bread Truffles

    Pumpkin Bread Truffles
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Pumpkin bread and cream cheese frosting form the base for these delicious pumpkin bread truffles that have a vibrant spiced pumpkin taste. The pumpkin bread truffles are dipped in white chocolate, then rolled in cinnamon-sugar for a crunchy, spiced outer coating that perfectly complements the soft center.

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    Pumpkin Butterscotch Fudge
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Pumpkin Butterscotch Fudge tastes like fall! Pumpkin puree and spices provide a warm, comforting pie flavor, while sour cream and butterscotch add a sweet, tangy undertone.

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    Pumpkin Coconut Balls

    Pumpkin Coconut Balls
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Pumpkin Coconut Balls are an unusual homemade Halloween candy with the flavors of pumpkin, coconut, cranberries, and cinnamon.

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    Pumpkin Chocolate Bark
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Pumpkin Chocolate Bark has a gorgeous swirl of orange pumpkin-flavored chocolate running through rich semi-sweet chocolate. This beautiful treat makes a perfect Halloween candy, and it couldn’t be easier to make.

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    Pumpkin Rice Crispy Treats
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau

    Rice crispy treats get transformed into jack o' lanterns in this adorable Halloween candy recipe! These orange-flavored rice crispy pumpkin balls also make great Halloween decorations or party centerpieces.

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    Pumpkin Crispies
    Elizabeth LaBau

    A touch of pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice give these rice crispy treats a delicious fall flavor, and the optional decorating suggestions show you how to make them look like adorable mini pumpkins.

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    Spiced Pumpkin Bites

    spiced pumpkin bites
    (c) 2007 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Chunks of fresh pumpkin are candied in an aromatic blend of spices to create a sweet fall treat that melts in your mouth.

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    Cinnamon White Chocolate Pumpkins

    Cinnamon White Chocolate Pumpkins
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau

    These petite white chocolate pumpkins, scented with ground cinnamon, make the perfect autumn candy.

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    Jelly Pumpkins

    Jelly Pumpkins
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Making Halloween candy couldn’t be easier! Two types of gumdrop candies are combined to make jelly pumpkins in this simple, fast Halloween recipe.

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    Marzipan Pumpkins

    Marzipan Pumpkins
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Marzipan pumpkins are easy to make and look beautiful on top of pastries, or as part of a fall display. Knead a little pumpkin pie spice into your marzipan if you want to give them more of an autumn flavor.

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    Pumpkin Halloween Treat Bags

    Pumpkin Halloween Treat Bags
    Elizabeth LaBau

    While not technically a candy, these Pumpkin Treat Bags but they look like pumpkins and contain candy, so they make the list! Learn how to make these cute, easy candy bags and delight party guests or trick-or-treaters this year.