06/17/2014 02:50 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

17 Ways to Celebrate National Candy Month

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June is National Candy Month, which means all the more reason to indulge in your favorite guilty pleasure.

1. Milky Way Midnight Mischievous Milkshake

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Just because it's candy, doesn't mean you can't drink it. Here's how.

2. Candy Caramel Apples


Get crackin' with these healthy turned sugary apples by adding your favorite candy.

3. Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters


Spice up your nuts with some dark chocolate (and candy, of course). Get the recipe here.

4. Candy Sushi


What's better than sushi? Candy sushi. Learn how to make it here.

5. Peanut Butter Cups


Out of Reese's cups in your pantry? Make your own here.

6. DIY Kit Kat Bars


Kit Kat Bars don't have to be bought in the store. Learn how to make them here.

7. Brownie Candy Parfait


Brownies and candy in a little plastic cup makes the best kind of party. Get the recipe here.

8. M&M Cookies


Throw some color into your cookies with a heaping portion of M&M's. Get the recipe here.

9. Candy Chex Mix


A symphony of salty and sweet. Learn how to make it here.

See 8 more recipes celebrating National Candy Month here.

This post was originally published on Spoon University.

Photos by Astrid Goh, Kirby Barth, Christin Urso, Abby Reisinger, Alex Weiner, Katherine Baker, Phoebe Melnick, Marykate Surette and Susanna Tuan

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