New Halloween candy and more sweet treats
Halloween seeps into every nook and cranny of everyday life during October. After all, pumpkin is in everything these days. So whether you're looking for fun, new candies to hand out on Halloween or other spooky treats to spice up the season, here are new products hitting store shelves this year.
Day of the Dead Skull Decorated Cookie(Credit: Target)
A sugar cookie with colorful icing shaped as a skull and decorated for the Day of the Dead; $1.59 at Target stores.
Snickers XScream(Credit: Hershey's)
Available only during the Halloween season, these fun-size snacks remove the nougat and pack it with more peanuts and caramel; $2.99.
Dove Dark Chocolate Pumpkins(Credit: Target)
A Halloween spin on Dove's dark chocolate featuring pumpkins; $3.59 sold exclusively at Target stores.
Candyville Fruit Lollipops(Credit: Target)
These skull-shaped lollipops come in apple, raspberry and watermelon flavors; $1.99 at Target stores.
Mike and Ike Zours Zombies(Credit: Just Born)
Dressed up in new Halloween packaging, Zours Zombies feature a sweet and sour mix of green apple, blue raspberry, watermelon, lemon and cherry; prices start at $1 at Target and Christmas Tree Shoppes.
Jolly Rancher Gummies(Credit: Bruce Gilbert)
Jolly Rancher gummies in fun Halloween shapes; $2.99 at Target stores.
3 MuskeFEARS(Credit: Mars Chocolate)
A spooky twist on a Halloween classic -- the new 3 MuskeFEARS fun size bag features red nougat; $2.99.
Peeps Tombstones(Credit: Just Born)
These fun and frightening Peeps marshmallow shapes feature spooky grave markers and silly epitaphs; prices start at $1.49 for a nine count package.
Reese's Nutrageous Snack Size Bars(Credit: Hershey's Chocolate)
Reese's Nutrageous snack size bars are filled with peanut butter, caramel and peanuts; $3.50.
Dove Milk Chocolate Eyeballs(Credit: Target)
Dove Milk Chocolate candies get a spooky twist with their new eyeballs packaging; $3.59 sold exclusively at Target stores.
Snickers Pumpkins 2-To-Go(Credit: Mars Chocolate)
Two pumpkins are better than one, a Snickers Bar in a festive shape of the season; $1.99.
Kit Kat Triple Chocolate Snack Size Bars(Credit: Hershey's)
The smooth, crispy flavor of a Kit Kat bar now comes in triple chocolate; $3.50 for a bag of 24.
Hershey's Sweets and Gum Monster Assortment(Credit: Hershey's)
This 275-piece Sweets and Gum Monster assortment bag includes Hershey's Milk Chocolate, Twizzlers Twists, Krackel Chocolate Bars, Jolly Rancher Lollipops and Bubble Yum Bubble Gum; $19.99.
Frankford Milk Chocolate Eyeballs(Credit: Target)
Give your kids a spooktacular treat with these milk chocolate eyeballs; $1.99 at Target stores.
PEEPS Candy Corn Dipped Chicks(Credit: Just Born)
Candy corn meets sweet marshmallow with the new Candy Corn Dipped Chicks from PEEPS; $2.75.
SweetTarts Skulls and Bones(Credit: Bruce Gilbert)
These fun-size tart snacks come in skull and bone shapes; $4.85 groovycandies.com.
A festive spin on the traditional Tic Tac, featuring orange and green apple flavors; $1.15 at Target, CVS and other stores.
Twix Ghosts 2-To-Go(Credit: Mars Chocolate )
Twix-shaped ghosts comes in an easy to-go pack; $1.99.
Rolo Minis Snack Size Candies(Credit: Hershey's)
Roll out these unwrapped, chewy caramels in milk chocolate for a mini treat; $3.50 for a bag of 24.
Pop Rocks Pumpkin Patch(Credit: Bruce Gilbert)
Classic Pop Rocks get a Halloween makeover with this 3-pack in Pumpkin Patch orange; $4.95 on amazon.com.
M&M's White Chocolate Candy Corn(Credit: Mars Chocolate)
M&M's combined candy corn and white chocolate flavors but a festive, fall treat.
Mike and Ike Halloween Variety Snack Pack(Credit: Just Born)
The new Mike and Ike's variety pack features snack-size favorites such as Original Fruit, Tropical Typhoon and Zours; $7 for 72 count package at Target stores.
Mysterious Monsters Gummy candy(Credit: Target)
This gummy candy shaped like monsters comes in a variety of fruit flavors; $1.99 at Target stores.
Milky Way Caramel Apple Minis(Credit: Mars Chocolate)
A creamy fruit-flavored spin on a traditional Milky Way; $3.25 at Walmart.
Peeps Caramel Apple Dipped Marshmallow Chicks(Credit: Just Born)
Caramel apple, a popular flavor of the season, is a new Peeps Marshmallow treat; $2.75.
Candy Apple Vampire Bites Decorating Kit(Credit: Target)
Make your own candy apples with this kit, which includes candy coating, a red gel pen and stick -- enough to make six apples; $4.99 sold exclusively at Target stores.
Hershey's Candy Corn Creme Bar(Credit: Hershey's)
A fun twist on traditional candy corn, the Hershey's Candy Corn Creme Bar features white chocolate creme dotted with sweet candy bits; $0.99.
Starburst Candy Corn(Credit: Wrigley)
Starburst Candy Corn combines the bright, juicy flavors and colors of Starburst candies with the iconic candy corn shape. The four flavors include cherry, orange, strawberry and lemon; MSRP: $2.49.
Twizzlers Caramel Apple Twists(Credit: Hershey's)
Twizzlers Caramel Apple Twists feature green twists that are loaded with caramel apple flavor; MSRP: $2.50.
Halloween Cheeseballs(Credit: Target)
Halloween Cheeseballs are a party favorite or make a great afternoon snack; $4.99 at Target stores.
More Halloween fun on Long Island(Credit: Fotolia)
Looking for more Halloween fun? You'll find great costume ideas, local events, party planning tips, recipes and more at newsday.com/Halloween.