Candy Corn Magic Bars

5 from 1 vote

These Candy Corn Magic Bars are perfect for Halloween! They have a graham cracker crust and are topped with white chocolate and peanut butter chips, coconut, and candy corn!


overhead shot of stack of candy corn magic bars with candy corn candy around

October is next week. Um, what? I’m at a loss for words over the fact that it’s OCTOBER that soon.

October means Halloween. Which means I need to start turning out Halloween treats. Witches, Ghosts, Pumpkins, Eyeballs. Problem is…every time I start thinking Halloween I’m coming up crickets.

So, until I get my cutesy inspiration back, I’m going to stick with my black t-shirt of goodies: the magic bar.

Specifically Candy Corn Magic Bars. A seven-layer magic bar made with candy corn. So it’s perfect for Halloween!

Three Candy Corn Magic Bars stacked on top of eachother with candy corn around them on a wood table

I am one of those people who doesn’t really like candy corn straight up. I like it in things…like mixes or cookies or fudge, snack mix or bark. But alone, it’s not my favorite. Actually, it’s those dreaded two words…too sweet.

But no. When you add it to magic bars, it’s not too sweet. All that other sugar cuts the sweetness. Or…something. 🙂 Plus, peanuts or peanut butter (or peanut butter chips) go so well with candy corn, like when you make Butterfinger Fudge or Payday Fudge.

Overhead shot of Candy Corn Magic Bars on a wood table with candy corn and purple white striped straws

Candy Corn Magic Bars are perfect for Halloween because they’re full of candy corn and sweetness!

Let’s talk about the layers in these perfect Halloween Magic Bars!

  • Graham cracker crust: you can use a box of graham cracker crumbs or make your own!
  • White chocolate chips
  • Peanut butter chips: peanut butter and candy corn go so well together!
  • Coconut: a magic bar staple, but you can substitute peanuts
  • Candy Corn, obviously
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk, what makes the magic happen!

These magic bars are way too good. Addicting, even. The candy corn is so pretty on the top. These would be a wow at a Halloween party…or just because you want to eat them.

Candy Corn Magic Bars are PERFECT for Halloween! They have a graham cracker crust and are filled with white chocolate, peanut butter chips, and lots of candy corn!

How to make the perfect candy corn magic bars:

  1. Be sure to use fresh candy corn, not the stuff that’s been in your pantry for a year. It’ll get meltier and not be hard after baking.
  2. If you’re worried about the candy corn, you can add it after baking but I’ve made this several times and it’s not been hard.
  3. If you can’t find peanut butter chips you can use butterscotch or more white chocolate.
  4. Add some chopped peanuts to make this taste like a payday candy bar!
  5. If your kids hate coconut you can leave it out.

I think this is the mood I’m in for Halloween!

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Candy Corn Magic Bars

These Candy Corn Magic Bars are perfect for Halloween! They have a graham cracker crust and are topped with white chocolate and peanut butter chips, coconut, and candy corn!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Cool Time 1 hour
Total Time 45 minutes
Yield 24 bars
Serving Size 1 bar


  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups candy corn
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 9x13” pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  • I used a box of graham cracker crumbs, but if you only have actual graham crackers, process them in a food processor until they are a fine crumb. Stir into butter. Press into the bottom of your prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle white chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, coconut, and candy corn over the top. Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over the top of the bars.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes, until they get golden around the edges. Cool completely before slicing into bars.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Add 1 cup chopped peanuts for even more flavor!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 144mg | Potassium: 53mg | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 0.5mg

Nutritional information not guaranteed to be accurate

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Halloween

Love candy corn recipes? Check outCandy Corn White Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats by Love from the Oven, Candy Corn Fudge by Something Swanky, or Candy Corn Cheesecake By I Heart Nap Time!

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    1. I just had a total duh moment. I forgot to thank you for linking up my candy corn cupcake cake. Thank you so much 🙂

  1. Seriously peanut butter and candy corn you get a butterfingers flavor, I’m headed to the kitchen right now!!

  2. Dorothy, these Candy Corn Magic Bars are stinkin’ cute for Halloween and so clever! Love all the Fall colors in these bars. Thanks for sharing, girl. Pinning!

  3. The Peanut Butter Cookie Pops in a cup of candy corn and Butterfinger Fudge are sooooo cute (or, as the 10year olds these days like to say, “totes adorbs”). I’ll have to make them for Halloween! Thanks, Dorothy – you are so inspired ( and great photography, by the way).

  4. I’m not fan of candy corn either. I’ve never baked it with however … new concept! “Maybe all that other sugar cuts the sweetness” -> too funny! I love it! Please, don’t stop making magic bars; they are one of my favorites! So easy and such a decadent result. These are so pretty, too, your pictures are gorgeous. Curious, did you change the color of each letter individually? I’ve tried that once, but I could never get them all to align right:) All in all, an awesome recipe Dorothy!

  5. Omg you stole my idea! 🙂 Well, not really, but TODAY I just picked up some candy corn and was going to make some bars with it. Wasn’t quite sure where I was going with my recipe, but I know I won’t be making Magic Bars now…but gosh, I kind of want to! They look SO GOOD. Sevenlayer/magicbars are my jam. I l love them, hugely. These would be dangerous to have around. Pinned! And like you, I don’t eat CC by itself much but baking with it is so fun!