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4 Spooky Healthy Halloween Candy Recipes [Slideshow]

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With the glitter of the holidays in the distance, pumpkin spice on the menu, and costumes to bring to life—Halloween brings a special time of year. With it, an array of Halloween candy and homemade treats that aren’t always healthy.

Getting swept up in the bounty of celebrations and gatherings can leave us throwing caution to the wind when it comes to nutrition. That is until you’ve been clued in on the secrets to healthy, homemade, Halloween sweet treats.

Fall fun doesn’t need to mean consuming and offering our loved ones treats they’ll have trouble benefiting from. It also doesn’t have to mean looking the other way when it comes to our fitness or nutrition goals for the time being.

The GR8 news is that you can have it all. Have yourself a clean Halloween with these healthy homages to your fave Halloween sweet treats that are easy to make, and even easier to enjoy.

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Who can resist the sensation of smooth peanut-buttery chocolate caked into a crisp cup of complimentary sweet and salty goodness? Obviously, not us. Great for beginners with just 4 ingredients necessary, this recipe is simple and easy to execute.

Ingredients: Dark chocolate, natural peanut butter (fresh ground if possible), and coconut oil.

Total time: 45 minutes.

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Vegan Butterfinger

There aren’t a lot of flavors out there like Butterfinger. A full-bodied crunchy center and creamy chocolate coating make this staple difficult to pass up. Try this believe-it-when-you-taste-it recipe for whipping up your favorite fingers at home.

Ingredients: Chunky peanut butter, Medjool dates, corn flakes, maple syrup, and non-dairy chocolate chips.

Total time: 20 minutes.

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Vegan & Paleo Almond Joy Bars

Did you ever think you’d see paleo, vegan, and joy in the same sentence? Us either, but what isn’t there to be joyful about when you’re enjoying the decadence of velvety chocolate, rich coconut, and wholesome almond, guilt-free? Give this recipe a go for the key to a healthier joy in your kitchen.

Ingredients: Vegan chocolate, shredded coconut, coconut butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, salt, and whole almonds.

Total time: 45 minutes.

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Vegan Snickers Bars

Who’s snickering now? Does it matter that we found the loophole when the result is still an irresistible, nutty, chocolate crunch? Didn’t think so. Check out this recipe for your hook up to healthy Snickers inspired treats.

Ingredients: Almond butter, maple syrup, coconut flour, Medjool dates, salt, vanilla extract, coconut oil, chopped peanuts (substitutions welcome), and dark chocolate chunks.

Total time: 25 minutes.

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Amanda is a GR8NESS contributing writer who lives in celebration of self care, and endeavors to approach all things with a student mentality. Her love for the study of self-development is rooted in fitness, holistic wellness, and skin care. She is an advocate for mental health; and hopes to connect others to their own way of daring to care.
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