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Wicked Treats

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Halloween sure can be one scary time of year, and I’m not talking about ghouls or goblins; It’s the horrific candy being distributed that’s really frightful. Between the artificial colors, unpronounceable preservatives, and downright undigestable chemicals, it’s hard to imagine wanting to eat these things, even if they were vegan! Possibly one of the most notoriously deceptive areas of the food market, it may surprise even the most hardened omnivore to discover gelatin in something so innocent as Neccos, and milk hiding in chocolate that professes to be “extra-dark.” By no means does that mean that Halloween candy is a no-go, however…

Because it’s easy to make it yourself, with Wicked Treats! Now you can hand out treats to your friends and family that are truly special, thanks to their vastly greater quality and taste. In addition to being vegan, this mini ebook is completely gluten-free, with suggestions on making your candies soy-free, too. A quick and simple guide to a few of my favorite confections, the recipes included are:

Ghostly Vanilla Fudge
Jelly Bites
Licorice
Peanut Butter Fingers
Rice Crackle Bars
Tootsie Chews

…And a tempting color photo accompanies each recipe, as always.  For just $3 to download your copy instantly, save yourself the heartache and the stomach ache, and have a sweeter, more homemade Halloween this year!

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PS, for a sweet sample of what to expect, try my recipe for peanut butter cups / peppermint patties!

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Author: Hannah Kaminsky

Author of My Sweet Vegan, Vegan Desserts, Vegan a la Mode, and Easy as Vegan Pie.

35 thoughts on “Wicked Treats

  1. Adorable. I love that it’s also soy free and gluten free – way to be inclusive. :-)

  2. You are a goddess. It’s so hard to find candy without gelatin or carmine in it! Ugh!

  3. Just bought it, couldn’t resist!

  4. If I weren’t trying to cut down on sugar I’d totally be all over this! Vegan candy is so rad–you rock for putting some recipes together!

  5. yum & yummmm–looks devilishly spooktacular!!

  6. OMG. I don’t think I can even buy this fast enough.

    *squee!*

  7. Ohlalalala you have really great ideas!
    Bravo !

  8. the minute I read it was gluten-free and soy-free, I didn’t think twice to buy it!
    xD

    I’m downloading the latest version of Acrobat, I can’t wait to open it! hahaha

  9. Hi
    First time here ,u have a lovely blog ,
    the chocolate cups sounds really yummy will surely give a try ..

    I have a food art blog http://littlefoodjunction.blogspot.com/
    Do sneak a peek when time permits .
    – Smita

  10. Wonderful idea, Hannah! I just bought it cos I figured it’ll give me plenty of inspiration for advent calendar treats too!

  11. I HATE it when I find milk in dark chocolate! Completely ridiculous! This is such a great idea, Hannah! Beautiful cover!

  12. Geez, Hannah, twist my arm why don’t ya. The only thing I like about Halloween is the candy, I’m in!

  13. seriously amazing girl, I can not believe you make your own Halloween candy!!!

  14. I didn’t know necco’s had gelatin in them. I’m so good about looking at the ingredients. Love the cover!

  15. Yum! Your ideas are always amazing and I bet these Halloween treats won’t disappoint!

  16. Info about other common allergens would be useful. Apparently at least one recipe contains peanuts but how many contain nuts?

  17. My kids love YummyEarth Organic Gummy Bears and Lollipop. It is a kid and planet friendly alternative. You can find them at yummyearth.com, Amazon.com (on sale for 35%), Whole Foods, and other stores.

  18. Thank you, Hannah! I will definitely get a copy of this. I think it will be my third of your ebooks.

  19. I can’t believe you’re in school and have time to make an ebook! You’re amazing!

  20. Halloween treats is not a really big thing here, although Halloween becomes more popular every year. I love your treats and will definitely have a look at your ebook!

  21. Gelatin and nasty things are hidden in so many things!
    Even Mini-Wheats of all things!
    Those candies sound great!

  22. Man, you’re productive! I love this idea for gifts and car packages. I’m planning to give the trick or treaters junky garbage candy, though.

  23. Oh Wow! You’re so amazing! What an awesome ebook you created, I’m very impressed!!!

  24. Ohh yum this sounds like an awesome e-book!

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