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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

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...


Crispy Mexican Truffles

Cinnamon, cayenne, and crunch! These chocolate truffles have an unexpected hint of heat. —Shelly Bevington-Fisher, Hermiston, Oregon


So-Easy Truffles

These truffles are delicious, rich and won't last long in your home. My children loves to help make these by...


Banana Cream Chocolate Truffles

This truffle recipe was created from ripe bananas and my imagination, and the outcome blew my family and friends away!...

Cream Cheese Bonbons

These pretty coconut-speckled candies are rolled in grated chocolate, but you could also coat them in finely chopped nuts, chocolate...


Cream Cheese Candies

These homemade mints make a perfect last-minute addition to holiday treat trays. Pretty much everyone in my neighborhood has this...

Christmas Mice Truffles

Your guests will say, "Oh how cute," not "Eek!" when they spot mouse-shaped truffles on your dessert tray. The little...


Brandied Cherry Balls

These special candies look impressive but are actually quite easy to prepare. The brandy really complements the cherries and chocolate.—homebody2,...


Toasted Coconut Truffles

Meet the Cook: "Ooh" and "Mmmm" are common comments when folks taste these delectable bites. Toasted coconut in the coating...


Pecan Toffee Fudge

This quick fudge is always popular wherever it shows up and makes great gifts for loved ones and friends. People...

Eggnog Creams

I adapted a creamy, dreamy truffle recipe from a chocolate cookbook and came up with my variation to give as...


Hosts of Ghosts

This is a simple four-ingredient recipe that can create a wide variety of ghosts, each with a different personality! The...


Neapolitan Fudge

If you like Neapolitan ice cream, you will devour my fudge version of the vanilla, strawberry and chocolate favorite. It...


Coconut Cream Eggs

"The filling of these homemade chocolate Easter eggs is wonderful creamy and not too sweet," notes Janet Galasso of Lehighton,...


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...