Candy Recipes

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Snowman Oreo Balls

Get the kids involved with making these adorable snowman Oreo balls. They can help roll, dip and decorate! A small box of these cuties makes a delicious food gift during the holidays. —Carla Giorgio, New York City, New York

Sundae Funday Bark

Any occasion is the right time to serve this easy-to-make bark. The fruits—packed with flavor but not overly sweet—go so...


Chocolate-Covered Almond Butter Brickle

I love a soft brittle because the texture is wonderful and different. The flavors in this one remind me of...


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Saltine Cracker Candy with Toasted Pecans

My kids and grandchildren love this saltine cracker candy recipe. The neighbor kids rush right over when they find out...


Crunchy Chocolate Clusters

This easy candy has a south-of-the-border flavor with cinnamon, chocolate and coffee. Sweet, salty and crunchy, it's a great no-bake...

Spiced Almond Butter Candy

Roasted almonds and almond butter take center stage in this delectable candy, but the cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice really come...


Schoolhouse Peanut Brittle

I cook my caramel to the point where it’s a beautiful rich shade of amber. That gives it a very...

Chocolate, Peanut & Pretzel Toffee Crisps

My "crispers" are the ultimate combination of salty and sweet. They never last long because—trust me—they're addictive! Make the recipe...


Christmas Crunch Candy

Treat family and friends to a yummy brittle for the holidays. Made with cashews and Rice Krispies, it's loaded with...


Hazelnut Toffee

The Willamette Valley produces a lot of hazelnuts, so this recipe truly represents our neck of the woods. I always...


Butterscotch-Rum Raisin Treats

I love making rum raisin rice pudding around the holidays. Those flavors inspired this recipe. Crispy rice cereal adds crunch,...

Coconut Almond Bark

My chocolate bark featuring coconut and almonds is a great time-saver when I’m busy but need a treat to share....


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Saltine Toffee Bark

These salty-sweet treasures make delightful gifts, and their flavor is simply irresistible. The bark is like brittle, but better. Get...


Maple-Spice Cashew Brittle

Crunchy cashews dot this tasty golden brittle, and a hint of spice makes it delightfully different. —Annie Rundle, Simple &...


Festive Holiday Fruitcake Bark

Every year I make brandy-soaked dried fruit for fruitcake, but I always make too much. When I tried turning the...


Chocolate-Dipped Lavender Pine Nut Brittle

Take a trip to the south of France with is uniquely flavored brittle. It makes a lovely addition to any...

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Grandma’s Divinity

Every Christmas my grandmother and I made divinity, just the two of us. I still make it every year. —Anne...


Halloween Candy Bark

My kids and I wanted to make a treat using the beautiful colors of fall and some candy that's special...


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Three-Chocolate Fudge

I make this fudge at Christmastime to give to friends and neighbors. That tradition started years ago when I made...


Strawberry Parfait Holiday Bark

One of my annual traditions is to put together holiday food baskets for family and friends. When I saw dried...


Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Nougat

With crunchy peanuts and fluffy marshmallow creme, these sweet sensations are great to include on a holiday dessert tray or...


Lemon Bark

I wasn't a fan of white chocolate until I made this candy. It's tangy, sweet and creamy all at the...


Pretzel Bark Candy

I usually make this pretzel candy as a gift, but it's also fun to share at office parties. The recipe...


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Mini S’mores

Combine marshmallow creme, chocolate, graham crackers and more for a summery delight at any time of year. —Stephanie Tewell, Elizabeth,...

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Cookies & Cream Truffle Balls

For easy truffles, I roll cookies and cream cheese into balls and dunk them in white chocolate. That’s merry and...


Coconut Almond Candy

The secret ingredient in this homemade candy is a true surprise—no one tasting these delicious morsels will guess what’s in...


Nut Fruit Bark

Here's a sophisticated version of fruit bark. Dark chocolate turns into a rich mocha flavor with the espresso powder. If...


Creamy Chocolate Fudge

Is there anything more decadent than chocolate fudge? You can make this treat and keep it in your freezer until...