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Hot Clicks: Creative, delicious and healthy ways to use all that Easter candy

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After a weekend full of Easter egg hunts, you probably have more candy than you know what to do with. Here are some creative, delicious, even healthy ways to use all that extra candy. 


1.) Use our chocolate eggs for a delicious, melty surprise:
There are so many different types of chocolate eggs at Easter. The Cadbury Creme Egg is my favorite! Use the eggs to stuff muffins, croissants and cookie dough to make delicious pastries with a gooey, chocolaty center. 




2.) Marshmallow Peeps
Personally, I don't care for the taste of peeps by themselves, but because they are marshmallows, they make a great marshmallow substitute for s'mores. Now that the weather is heating up, break out the backyard fire pit and roast those Peeps!





3.) Easter M&M's
Easter M&M's can be added to pretty much anything - cookies, rice krispie treats, ice cream, even pancakes!




4.) Chocolate
If you have a bunch of various types of leftover chocolate, get out the double boiler and melt it all together. It will make the perfect fondue to pour over fresh fruit pieces like bananas, strawberries, apples and pineapple!  This is a great way to get your kids to eat fruit!




5.) Spring Snack Mix

For another healthy option, pour all the candy it a homemade snack mix. You can add Pretzels, popcorn, nuts, seeds and dried fruit so that when your kids grab a handful, it won't be a handful of just sugar.  




 

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