Candy Corn or Corn on the Cob?

Candy Corn or Corn on the Cob?

Which is it?

Written 9th October 2023 | Subscribe to our Christmas newsletter

If you're in search of an authentic trick-or-treat dessert, then this is for you.

It may look like your typical Corn on the Cob but - No, it's not corn on the cob – it's, in fact, candy corn.

This recipe by Delish is crafted from edible sugar cookie dough, allowing anyone adventurous enough to take a bite right from the core. For candy corn enthusiasts, this one's a must-try. As for corn on the cob lovers? Perhaps not their cup of tea. Nevertheless, these candy corn cobs will add an adorable touch to any Halloween gathering or autumn get-together. So, prepare your sweet tooth and dive right in!

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  • 1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c. blanched almond flour
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 (20-oz.) bags candy corn


  1. In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat butter and sugar together, then add vanilla. Add almond flour and salt and beat until combined. Divide dough into 4 equal pieces. On plastic wrap, form each piece into a log. Refrigerate until solid, 2 hours. 
  2. When cookie dough is well chilled, push candy corn into cookie dough in rows. Refrigerate until ready to serve, at least 1 hour.

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