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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

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    Almond-Pecan Date Truffles

    My daughter and I came across a date candy recipe when she was learning about ancient Egypt. We changed some...


    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...


    Curry-Kissed Coconut Fudge

    If you love Thai flavors and love fudge, then you'll adore this creamy coconut fudge sprinkled with a hint of...


    Pumpkin Fudge

    Each one of these creamy, heartwarming treats is like a bite-sized pumpkin pie. —Kathleen Henne, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

    Snack Attack Fudge

    Surprise! Salty snacks are stirred into homemade fudge for a taste the guys (and gals) will all go crazy for.


    Chocolate-Topped Marshmallow Sticks

    I like to use all sorts of different marshmallow shapes and flavors to
    mix things up. These chocolate-dunked pops...

    Chocolate Caramel Cracker Bars

    Make them on Saturday and they'll be gone by Monday! These chocolate and caramel bars with a cracker crust are...


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    Creamy Orange Caramels

    Each Christmas I teach myself a new candy recipe. Last year I started with my caramel recipe and added a...


    Fruit & Almond Bites

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


    Red Velvet Candy Cane Fudge

    My favorite kind of cake, red velvet, inspired me to create this fudge. If you'd like, spoon the candy mixture...

    Salted Peanut Rolls

    A Christmas gift of homemade candy is always a hit with sweet tooths. I dip these peanut rolls in chocolate,...


    Spiced Chocolate Truffles

    I make truffles for family events and gift-giving. Someone once asked me to add pumpkin spice, and now my recipe...


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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...


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    Root Beer Float Fudge

    My children have always loved root beer floats so I came up with this fudgy treat just for them. Sweet...


    Chocolate Cream Bonbons

    My grandmother gave me this tasty recipe when I was a girl. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of...

    Create-A-Bark

    With a little imagination and varied ingredients, you can create a custom candy with this recipe that you'll love.


    Chewy Apple Candies

    This chewy fruity candy is a refreshing change of pace from traditional chocolates and fudge. It keeps well in the...


    Pecan Fudge

    My mother gave me this creamy fudge recipe— it's the best! I enjoy making several batches every Christmas.


    Chocolate Crunch Patties

    This candy's so fast and easy to make that I turn out hundreds of pieces each Christmas. People are always...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

    I developed this recipe by combining some dessert recipes in my collection. The smooth peanut butter flavor earns rave reviews....


    Cow Pies Candy

    A barnyard birthday party just wouldn't be complete without cow pies! The kids loved 'em once they got a taste...


    Macadamia-Coconut Candy Clusters

    These are super easy to make. They are great to make for bake sales,teacher gifts or on candy platters. They...


    Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond Bark

    I love the combination of flavors in this tropical treat, and it takes mere minutes to make. If you need...

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    Cranberry Orange Truffles

    Homemade truffles are a delicacy my family looks forward to every holiday. We love the combination of tart cranberries and...


    Microwave Marshmallow Fudge

    A batch of this smooth fudge can be made in minutes, so it’s perfect for a bake sale when time...


    Brazil Nut & Coconut Bark

    I usually make these around Christmastime, but also take them to special events at our church. I love that they...


    Homemade Marshmallow Pops

    Homemade marshmallows are fun to eat on a stick or to stir in your favorite hot chocolate. Their melt-in-your-mouth texture...


    Wonderful Candies Two Ways

    Every Christmas I give plates of candy to family, friends and co-workers. It's one thing everyone looks forward to, and...


    Old-Fashioned Peppermint Taffy

    This taffy brings back many memories of my grandmother. I used to help her every Christmas Eve pull this taffy....