Halloween: the only night of the year you have a valid excuse to stuff yourself to the brim with candy. Although we’re huge fans of fun-sized, brightly packaged Halloween treats, this year why not skip the pre-packed stuff in favor of homemade sweets? These 10 DIY versions of decadent, sticky, gooey candies from almond joys to creamy caramels are sure to impress all the ghouls, zombies, superheroes, and Miley Cyruses you’re entertaining.

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