We scoured the web looking for enticing and novel uses of drugstore candy bars, perfect for using all that Halloween  candy that's left behind. But be warned: these treats aren't messing around. Side effects of flipping through this roundup may include hunger pangs, nostalgia, and an overwhelming impulse to head to the nearest corner store and snap up excessive quantities of candy.
— Additional reporting by Lisette Mejia
Sweet and Salty Chocolate Bark
If you're a sucker for sweet-salty combos, then you're sure to fall heads-first for this sweet and savory chocolate bark  made of candy corn and pretzels.
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Blondies
You've been warned: these chewy, tender peanut butter cup blondies  won't last long.
Choose cheerily-colored sweets like Skittles, Nerds, or candy corn to make eye-catching candy-covered cookies .
Chocolate-Peanut-Caramel Sumbitch Cookies
Get inspired by the hit series How I Met Your Mother and bake up a batch of sumbitch cookies studded with chocolate, peanut butter, and caramel.
Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake With M&M's
What's not to love about a dessert that incorporates chocolate mousse, cheesecake M&M's, and a salty pretzel crust ? To take things to the next level, swap out pretzel M&M's for the classic variety.
Candy Corn Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites
Try these over-the-top but easy no-bake cookie dough, candy corn nibbles  for a salty-sweet fix in a pinch. Bonus: they're infinitely customizable. Averie from Averie Cooks suggests incorporating your favorite candy in lieu of candy corn, such as mini Milky Way bars, Snickers, plain chocolate, and the like.
Candy Caramel Corn
Like a little salt with your sweet? Try this clever take on caramel corn , which incorporates candy of all sorts.
Maxx Candy Mint Brownies
Question: is there such a thing as too many brownies? Answer: never. This batch gets an unexpected twist  by mixing crushed Maxx menthol candy with chocolate for a minty taste.
White Chocolate Candy Corn M&M Cookies
For a twist on the classic M&M's cookie, try these brown sugar sweets  chock-full of seasonal Candy Corn M&M's .
Take 5 Cupcakes
Over-the-top doesn't quite do these Take 5-inspired (and -topped) cupcakes  justice.
Brown Butter Chocolate Candy Surprise Cookies
Nutty brown butter pairs up with chunks of chocolate bars (let your imagination run wild) for a satisfying treat  with a different flavor in every bite.
Chocolate-Covered Reese's Rice Krispies Treats
We like to think of Rice Krispies treats as a blank slate, and clearly Joanne from Inspired Taste agrees. Her version of the classic bake-sale treat  incorporates Kix cereal, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, chocolate icing, and peanuts!
Milky Way Brownies
Fudgy chocolate batter plays nicely with caramel, nougat, and even more chocolate in these brownies topped with Milky Way chunks .
Graphic Candy Corn Cookies
Part cookie, part craft project, all delicious: get creative juices flowing with this creative and almost (dare we say it?) elegant take on candy-corn-topped cookies .
Nutty, chunky peanut butter is the star in these decadent Butterfinger cookies .
Triple Chocolate Candy Bar Brownies
What do a Hershey's Symphony bar, a Mr. Goodbar, and toffee bits have in common (besides being equally delicious)? They're the star ingredients in this triple-chocolate goodness . Heaven!
Heath Toffee-Coated Ice Cream Truffles
Just imagine biting into one of these toffee-coated truffles  with a crunchy candy-bar shell and creamy chocolate center. One look at the recipe and you'll want to head to the grocery store to buy some ice cream and Heath toffee bars stat.
Snickers Brownie Bites
The gooey-crunchy caramel and peanut topping on these charming brownie bites  belies chunks of the perennially popular Snickers bar within.
Sour Patch Kids Cupcakes
Craving a weekend project with bite? Look no further than these Sour Patch Kids-inspired cupcakes  topped with sweet-tart frosting to match each tangy flavor.
Heath Bar Crunch Cupcakes
Toffee lovers will go ballistic over these enticing chocolate cupcakes  filled (and topped) with bits of buttery Heath Bar and caramel sauce.
Fudgy Rolo Brownie Cookies
Rolo caramels — check. Chocolate chips — double check. Guess what? You're well on your way to making some scrumptious brownie cookies  in just over an hour.
Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cookies
If this isn't the ultimate Halloween  treat, we don't know what is. Grab a pack of Unreal chocolates  (or any other candy-coated chocolates), mix with peanut butter and pumpkin puree, and ta-da! You've got some unreal cookies  that won't last very long.
"Two for me, none for you." You'll definitely be using the Twix slogan when you make this candy-infused cake  that calls for chopped Twix bars, a milk chocolate bar, chocolate chips, and chocolate syrup.
For a sweet and colorful party, mix up vibrant cocktails with a Skittles-infused vodka  base.
Reese's Peanut Butter Cupcakes
Chocolate and peanut butter are a natural pairing that's hard to beat. Naturally, we're salivating at the thought of these chocolate cupcakes topped with peanut butter frosting  and a mini Reese's Peanut Butter Cup.