KD Finds: Halloween's Best Gourmet Sweets

KD Finds: Halloween's Best Gourmet Sweets
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KD Finds: Halloween's Best Gourmet Sweets

Halloween loot like this is what sweet dreams are made of. From dazzling fall cookies to gourmet gummies in spooky shapes, these five treats are irresistibly delicious. Read on to discover what we're craving this Halloween.

1. Bone-Chilling Bites

These fang-adorned chocolate truffles filled with sweet and tangy blood orange ganache "bleed" red when you take a bite. For a kick of cayenne and cinnamon, try the Mexican hot chocolate-inspired dark chocolate truffles decorated with skulls. No bones about it—these chocolates are wicked fun for Halloween!

$25 for box of 10 pieces; compartes.com

2. Crazy For Candy Corn

Inspired by the tri-colored seasonal sweet, these candy corn-flavored macarons bring you the same flavors of the original treat but in fashionable form. Puffed-up, crispy cookies sandwich a delicate, soft filling that will bring back memories of trick-or-treating in the days of yore.

$30 for 12 macarons; danasbakery.com

3. Spooky and Sour

This festive gourmet candy gift set will satisfy sweet tooth cravings. Choose from orange-flavored gummy pumpkins dusted in sugar crystals, soft and chewy black licorice owls and sour gummies shaped like bats, cats and moons.

$16 for gift set of three boxes; sugarfina.com

4. Cookie Monster

Treat yourself with these nut-free and Kosher-certified cookies that are beautifully hand-iced and decorated in sparkling shades of fall foliage.

$65 for 24 cookies; elenis.com

5. Vamped-Up Childhood Treats

What better way to improve your favorite treats than with a coating of creamy milk chocolate! Oreos and animal crackers get the sweet treatment for ultimate decadence.

$18 for nine chocolate-covered Oreos and $12 for box of chocolate-covered crackers; dylanscandybar.com

Check back next week for a new KD Finds, or take a peek at last week's picks!


What's not to love about Halloween? Any holiday when you can dress up in silly costumes and load up on candy is good in our book. Though the tradition of trick-or-treating may be better left to the kids, grown-ups can partake in the spooky celebrations by treating themselves to a spectacular array of artisanal and gourmet sweets.

We're gushing over fangtastic truffles with a sweet surprise and decadent updates of our favorite childhood sweets. From dazzling fall cookies to gourmet gummies in spooky shapes, we found five spell-binding treats that are hard to resist.

Check out the slideshow above to unwrap five treats we're craving this Halloween.

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