47 Gooey and Chewy Paleo Halloween Candy Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but prefers Indian, Thai and Mexican food above all else. She is currently either cooking, eating, grocery shopping, or browsing recipes on Pinterest.
Ah Halloween – the kickoff of holiday season. This also marks the start of the season of temptations – cold days call for one more cup of hot cocoa or glass of mulled wine, school and office parties will call for the circulation of bite-sized snacks and abundant candy trays!
It’s inevitable that you’ll be eating sweets this time of year, but they don’t have to be processed or full of sugar and preservatives. Try some of these delicious Paleo Halloween candy recipes and be the hit of the neighborhood this year!
Top 10 Paleo Halloween Candy Recipes
Peanut butter cups are my guilty pleasure and the hardest candy to stay away from when they are in sight! This healthier version has two ingredients only! (Photo credit: Lauren from Healing and Eating.)
Ingredients: semi-sweet chocolate, almond butter.
I’m a big dulce de leche fan and I have personally experienced just how great it is with a bit of salt sprinkled in! This recipe includes a dairy-free dulce de leche recipe… I never thought I’d see the day! (Photo credit: Alessandra, the Foodie Teen.)
Ingredients: full-fat coconut milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract, dairy-free dark chocolate, pink Himalayan sea salt.
Perfectly suited for Halloween (not to mention the rest of autumn!) are these delicious pumpkin spice truffles. The coconut butter mixed with organic pumpkin puree will melt in your mouth and go down smooth. (Photo credit: Angela of Seasonal & Savory.)
Ingredients: coconut butter, pumpkin puree, coconut oil, honey, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, salt, dark chocolate.
Bacon. Need I say more?! The kids aren’t gonna know what him ‘em. (Photo credit: Elizabeth from Guilty Kitchen.)
Ingredients: thick cut bacon, pure maple syrup, 90% dark chocolate, 70% dark chocolate, maple syrup, smoked sea salt.
As if dates weren’t yummy enough, pit them and fill the space with shredded coconut. Then dip them in chocolate to take these dates to a whole new level! (Photo credit: Sylvie, the Gourmande in the Kitchen.)
Ingredients: shredded coconut, coconut oil, maple syrup, sea salt or pink Himalayan salt, vanilla bean, Medjool dates, coconut oil, raw cacao, maple syrup or raw honey.
This is a super simple and sweet pumpkin treat with customizable toppings, allowing you to get a bit creative with this one! (Photo credit: Aube from Kitchen Vignettes.)
Ingredients: pumpkin puree, honey, coconut oil. Optional add-ons: pumpkin pie spice (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves), vanilla bean, toasted pumpkin seeds, salt.
Another delectable pumpkin-flavored bonbon, this one is full of delicious autumn spices and topped with tasty coconut butter. Don’t forget the pinch of salt to really bring out the spices and great mix of flavors! (Photo credit: Caitlin from Foraged Dish.)
Ingredients: coconut butter, pumpkin puree, honey, cinnamon, ground ginger, ground nutmeg, cloves, ground allspice, salt, nutmeg (optional).
After Reese’s, Snickers are my second biggest guilty pleasure! Thank goodness for this great Paleo-style Snickers recipe that I can make at home. I just need to make sure to have somewhere to share these after making them or I might not be able to resist if left alone. (Photo Credit: Andrea of Betty Rawker.)
Ingredients: cashews (or macadamia nuts), coconut oil, maple syrup, sea salt, almonds, Medjool dates, maple syrup or honey, vanilla, coconut oil, sea salt, chopped almonds, raw cacao butter, raw cacao powder, coconut palm sugar.
Like the Snickers bars, here’s another treat that I’m so excited to try making myself! With grass-fed gelatin and all-natural ingredients, I can finally indulge in some guilt-free gummy worms!
Ingredients: juice, red in color, gelatin, vanilla extract, lemon extract (optional), liquid chlorophyll (or other natural green food coloring) (optional), 100 bendy straws.
While these may be too big to give one to every trick-or-treater that knocks on your door, you can enjoy them at home while waiting for the kiddies to arrive, and the chocolate ganache recipe is a great trick to know for many more dessert recipes and treats! (Photo credit: Cheryl from 40 Aprons.)
Ingredients: pitted dates, raw nut butter, fresh lemon juice, sea salt, vanilla bean, organic apples, coconut flakes, chopped almonds, Medjool dates (for the ganache), full-fat coconut milk, cacao powder, coconut oil, warn water, maple syrup.
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