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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.

Go Nuts! Coconut Caramels

I saw this candy recipe on a cooking TV show, but made some adjustments to suit our tastes. We make...


Mint Truffles

These chocolaty candies have such an appealing look and sweet flavor, it's hard to believe they take only minutes to...


Fruit & Almond Bites

With big handfuls of dried apricots and cherries, almonds and pistachios, we make dozens of no-bake treats you can take...


Sugar-Free Chocolate Fudge

I'm borderline diabetic, but this sugar-free fudge made with sugar substitute appeases my sweet tooth. —Kaye Hartley, Jacksonville, Florida

Lump of Coal Candy

This dark caramel may look like coal, but it tastes like pure heaven! One bite and you’ll beg Santa to...


Cranberry-Walnut White Fudge for a Crowd

After discovering this nutty white fudge in a church cookbook, I modified the recipe a bit to make it my...

Makeover Marbled Orange Fudge

Packed with orange flavoring, marshmallow creme and white chocolate chips, this makeover is like eating an orange Creamsicle ice cream...


Maple Walnut Crisps

If you like maple, you’ll love these dainty, sweet-and-salty crackers full of buttery, nutty flavor. If not, Mary suggests substituting...


Marshmallow Pecan Fudge

Rich and creamy chocolate covers chewy marshmallows and crunchy nuts in this fantastic fudge. It disappears quickly from my holiday...


Peppermint Meringues

Peppermint lovers won't be able to get enough of these light and airy delights. They make terrific Christmas gifts or...

Terrific Truffles

I spend the week before Christmas baking a selection fo cakes, cookies and other goodies for friends and family. These...


Stuffed Cherries Dipped in Chocolate

I make these delectable cherry treats in early summer when the cherries are ripe and plentiful. A summertime favorite, they...


Crispy Chip Candy Mix

My grandchildren love to help me prepare this recipe. The mix makes a great gift gift because it looks pretty...


Chocolate Raspberry Truffles

This no bake treat is simply delicious. I love to serve them on a fancy platter for an after dinner...


No-Bake Peanut Butter Treats

Perfect for road trips, these peanut butter oatmeal balls won’t stick to your hands. Keep them in the refrigerator for...

Chocolate Orange Bites

Chocolate and orange blend beautifully in this Test Kitchen recipe, creating a special cookie with big taste. Better still, they're...


Pecan Chocolate Candies

Here’s a smooth, chocolaty, no-bake treat from our Test Kitchen that you can have ready in no time at all...


Apple Jelly Candy

Soft and fruity, these old-fashioned squares get a bit of crunch from chopped walnuts. Rolling the candy in sugar gives...


Nutty Chocolate Fudge

I've trimmed down this recipe over the years, and now my family likes it better than ever. They don't even...


Chocolate Candy Clusters

I give these as gifts and bring them to parties—they’re always a hit! Try using peanuts in place of walnuts....


Chocolate Fudge

No one will believe this rich, tantalizing candy is lower in fat, so you'd better include the recipe when you...


Surprise Chocolate Fudge

This fun novelty recipe uses pinto beans to replace some of the butter typically found in fudge. Walnuts give the...


Easy Holiday Fudge

A friend shared this quick and easy candy recipe with me. The holidays wouldn't be the same without it.

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Pumpkin Fudge

I look forward to the taste of pumpkin every Thanksgiving. This easy pumpkin fudge recipe lets me do that and...


Pecan Caramel Chews

I received this recipe from my aunt who made it every Christmas. Her son now asks me every year for...


Sensational Walnut Fudge

This is the only fudge I make anymore. I receive raves and recipe requests whenever I serve it or give...


Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

"During the holidays, I was making candy with my daughter and we came up with this recipe the family and...


Stained Glass Candy

This recipe gives you two variations—green-colored candy with wintergreen flavor and red-colored candy with cranberry flavor. I like to make...


Butterscotch Peanut Butter Fudge

You don't have to be experienced at making candy to try your hand at this no-fail fudge. The simply delicious...