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Chocolate Lebkuchen Cherry Balls

Here's my twist on the traditional German holiday lebkuchen—with a surprise inside. Maraschino cherries add a sweet and unexpected punch to the holiday spice of gingersnaps. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton Grove, Illinois

Marshmallow Chocolate-Covered Cherries

Each year, I have to plan on producing even more of these simple-to-make candies— they're the ones my husband likes...


Viennese Fudge

The fudge recipe from my mother combines two ingredients commonly found in Viennese desserts—semisweet chocolate and hazelnuts. It's a staple...


Coconut Chocolate Creams

My mom gave me the recipe for these tempting truffle-like candies. They make any occasion special for my family. I...


Pecan Cherry Bark

I just love to make chocolates at Christmastime. This popular candy combines pecans, chocolate and cherries—it is crunchy, sweet and...

Chocolate Cherry Candies

I make these only at Christmastime for family and a few close friends; my family really looks forward to this...


Cherry Chocolate Cups

Michelle Smith of Sykesville, Maryland writes, "These outstanding treats taste like you spend hours working on them."

Two-Tiered Fudge

It's one good thing on top of another with this lusciously layered fudge. After your guests take a single taste,...


Almond Cherry Fudge

Cooked in the microwave, this fast fudge is a sweet addition to any holiday gathering. I make it when I...


Elegant Dipped Cherries

Here's a sure way to impress holiday guests. These sweet maraschino cherries are wrapped in unsweetened chocolate, then dipped in...


Coconut Truffles

These chocolate-covered coconut truffles can be flavored with a variety of extracts with delicious results. Making candy is a favorite...