Pop Praline Mummy or Frankenstein Toffee in your Mouth, Moonstruck Halloween Truffles

Before devoring a bunch of additive ladded chocolate candy and collapsing from a sugar high, stop for a minute and consider tastier alternatives.

Popping Praline Mummy ($45)

Praline mummy

or Frankeinstein Toffee ($30)

Frankenstein toffee

Halloween creations by Moonstruck Chocolate from Oregon.

(* Images from Moonstruck Chocolate site)

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