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    How to Store Chocolate Truffles

    Learn how you can keep these decadent candies fresher for longer.

    8 Common Fudge Mistakes and How to Fix Them

    Homemade fudge can be a little fussy, but it's easy to make if you avoid these common fudge mistakes.

    How to Make Microwave Fudge

    Calling all chocoholics! We'll show you how to make microwave fudge in just five easy steps.

    How to Make Fudge the Old-Fashioned Way

    No need to head to the candy store. We'll show you how to make fudge that's rich, creamy and decadent.

    10 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Caramel

    Become a caramel making pro in no time! Just avoid these caramel mistakes to make the perfect caramel candy or...

    Homemade Gelt

    Giving chocolate coins to children, and sometimes to teachers, is a long-standing Hanukkah tradition. This homemade version of gelt uses...

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    65 Candy Recipes You’ll Want to Eat All Year Long

    Homemade candy isn't just for the holidays. Enjoy these candy recipes for chocolate, caramel, bark and more all year long.

    The Best Fudge Shops in America

    An ode to tourism's sweetest souvenir, we've rounded up the top fudge spots from coast to coast and as far...

    25 Small-Batch Christmas Candies

    We love Christmas candy—but we don't always need several pounds of it! That's why we rounded up these holiday favorites...


    Pacoca (Brazilian peanut candy) is an easy treat that has only five ingredients! It's a popular sweet in Brazil, and...

    Birthday Cake Fudge

    This decadent birthday cake fudge is the perfect thing to make your big day special. Or prepare it ahead and...

    How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups with Your Kids

    We discovered that making homemade peanut butter cups is an easy and fun family activity that kids of all ages...

    Chocolate Pecan Fudge

    Even though fudge is a classic at Christmastime, people are excited for this chocolate pecan fudge year-round. Switch out the...

    Mint Oreo Fudge

    I altered a plain chocolate fudge recipe to create this festive mint Oreo fudge. Mint Oreo cookies can be used...

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    35 Gift Shop Fudge Recipes That Taste Just Like Vacation

    You don't have to go on vacation to get some delicious fudge! These gift shop fudge recipes range in flavor...

    Death Star Caramel Truffles

    Caramel candies morph into "Star Wars" truffles for a fun sweet treat. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Sugar-Free Easter Candy to Add to Your Easter Basket

    Not doing sugar? No problem! Get your chocolate and jelly bean fix with our fave picks for sugar-free Easter candy.

    Snowman Oreo Balls

    Get the kids involved with making these adorable snowman Oreo balls. They can help roll, dip and decorate! A small...

    Fudge vs Ganache: What’s the Difference?

    Both are rich indulgences that make desserts exceedingly better, but there's a real difference between fudge and ganache.

    The 25 Best Deals on Halloween Candy for 2019

    From variety packs to the freakiest fruity candy, we did the hard work for you by comparison-shopping to find the...

    Grandma’s Best Christmas Candy

    Gram always made the best sweets, including candy. These tried and true candies will become favorites all over again as...

    52 Recipes for Homemade Christmas Candy

    Make the holidays extra merry with these old-fashioned Christmas candy recipes. From barks to brittles, truffles to taffy, we've got...

    The Best Vegan Candy to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

    Finding vegan candy is surprisingly easy—these classic treats avoid animal-based ingredients for the perfect snack or indulgence.

    20 Clever Desserts to Make With Easter Candy

    If you find yourself with an extra basket full of candy this Easter, try out one of these delightful desserts.

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    20 Homemade Valentine’s Day Chocolates

    These homemade Valentine's Day chocolates may just rival that box of chocolates you saw at the store.

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    This Saltine Cracker Candy Is a Must-Make for the Holidays

    This salty-sweet creation is studded with toasted chopped pecans.

    30 Barks & Brittles for Extra-Happy Holidays

    People always crack a smile when they break open a package of homemade bark or brittle. Make these chocolaty, nutty,...

    How to Host a Feast of the Seven Fishes

    Whether you're Italian through and through or simply love seafood (and holidays), use these ideas to host an unforgettable Feast...

    8 Marzipan Candy Recipes

    There are lots of marzipan candy recipes out there—but we've gathered only the best ones for your holiday sweet-making.

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    You Won’t Find Any Chocolate in the World’s Best Fudge

    That's right—no chocolate. Try this super simple peanut butter fudge and you'll see what we mean.