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Homemade Gelt

Giving chocolate coins to children, and sometimes to teachers, is a long-standing Hanukkah tradition. This homemade version of gelt uses a miniature muffin pan to mold the coins into shape. The sliced almonds add a nice crunch, but the chocolates can be left plain or topped with other ingredients like sprinkles, crushed peppermint candies or finely chopped candied ginger. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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...


Birthday Cake Fudge

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


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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...


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 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...

Nut Butter Cups

My indulgent, nutty treat is simple to make and looks fabulous. At our house, we use all-natural ingredients for them....


Apricot-Nut White Fudge

We look forward to this luscious apricot fudge recipe every Christmas. It's easy to make, and it melts in your...


Creme de Menthe Truffles

I found this in a box of recipe clippings and decided to give them a whirl. I'm so glad I...


Dark Chocolate Bourbon Balls

Remember the days at Grandma and Grandpa's house when you made these wonderfully traditional treats? We love these Kentucky Derby...

White Candy Bark

This speedy candy recipe can be varied depending on the type of fruit or nuts you have on hand. Since...


Holiday White Chocolate Fudge

When December arrives, friends and family eagerly await my creamy white fudge. It's a little something different from the traditional...


Chocolate Pomegranate Candies

This recipe pairs white and dark chocolate with whole, natural ingredients for an unbelievably delicious treat! These candies are perfect...


Orange-Pistachio Divinity

Old-fashioned divinity candy is even yummier with a hint of refreshing orange zest and bits of crunchy pistachios. Store-bought versions...


Kahlua Fudge

This five-ingredient recipe makes serving up treats easy and scrumptious. —Laura Hanks, Harleysville, Pennsylvania

Lemon Fudge

It’s hard to believe something this melt-in-your-mouth smooth and delicious can be made with so few ingredients in such little...


Peanut Butter Eggs

These easy-to-make confections are a must for me at Easter. Have youngsters help shape the eggs, then reward them with...


Bunny Tails

My granddaughters and I came up with this clever and easy idea for Easter. —Kelly Ciepluch, Kenosha, Wisconsin