Candy Corn

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Alia55

A classic halloween treat.

Top Review by Nikoma

Other then the fact that it would take one a century to actually shape all of this "dough" into "corns" this recipe works great. I couldn't find candy corn without gelatin in it so I tried this out. I used whey protein powder in place of the powdered milk (I was out). I would suggest small candy molds ( I used little pumpkins) Then I just shaped what was left into little colored balls. It's only been an hour so the stuff is still firming up a bit. I'm hoping it gets a little more like the stuff you buy (stale I guess lol) I always knew candy corn was all sugar...but wow is it! Thanks Alia! UPDATE- Upping this from 4 to 5 stars. EVERYBODY is crazy about this. Just the look on their faces when you tell them they're eating home made candy corn is enough for the 5 stars. I've had a ton of people ask for the recipe. I think I'll be making this every year. I also think you could play around with adding different flavors for fun!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, butter, and corn syrup in pan and bring to a boil stirring constantly. Turn heat low and boil 5 minutes.
  2. Stir occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  4. In a separate dish, combine powdered sugar, salt, and powdered milk.
  5. Add all at once to the mixture in the pan.
  6. Add food coloring if desired.
  7. Stir until cool enough to handle.
  8. Shape.

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