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Chocolate Pecan Fudge

Even though fudge is a classic at Christmastime, people are excited for this chocolate pecan fudge year-round. Switch out the pecans with nuts that you have on hand. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Snowman Oreo Balls

Get the kids involved with making these adorable snowman Oreo balls. They can help roll, dip and decorate! A small...


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...


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-Covered Almond Butter Brickle

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


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...

Salted Peanut Rolls

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


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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...


Chocolate Peppermint Candies

The cool mint filling in these patties makes them especially delicious. Friends often request that I bring them to parties....


Marshmallow Chocolate-Covered Cherries

Each year, I have to plan on producing even more of these simple-to-make candies— they're the ones my husband likes...

Chocolate Cream Bonbons

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


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....


Chocolate Crunchies

My mother made these candies when I was young, using my grandmother's recipe. Now my daughter enjoy making them...with delicious...


Homemade Candy Bars

Reports Karen Grant of Tulare, California, "I enter these treats, which are similar to Kit Kat bars, at the fair...

Soda Cracker Chocolate Candy

"My husband and I make several batches of this easy, chocolaty nut squares for holiday gifts," notes Margery Bryan of...


Birch Pretzel Logs

At the root of this treat is plenty of penny-wise practicality. "I first started making the 'logs' after I saw...


Microwave Marshmallow Fudge

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


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Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I like using pretty mini muffin liners and topping these homemade peanut butter cups with colored sprinkles to coordinate with...


Candy Pizza Heart

I found this recipe in an old cookbook and changed a few ingredients to suit my family's taste. They really...


Raspberry-Mocha Chocolate Bark

Give classic candy bark a bit of coffee-shop sophistication with crushed chocolate-covered espresso beans. Swirls of raspberry preserves and white...


My Christmas Fudge

This fudge is virtually foolproof and so creamy you won't believe it. I've searched for years for the richest fudge,...


Mother Lode Pretzels

I brought these savory-sweet pretzels to a family gathering, and they disappeared from the dessert tray before dessert was even...

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Cookie Dough Truffles

The flavorful filling at the center of these yummy candies tastes like genuine chocolate chip cookie dough…with no worry about...


Double Chocolate Truffles

Here's a delicious holiday treat that's very rich and chocolaty. —Ruth Gordon, Lakewood, New York


Marshmallow Fudge

You'll find it nearly impossible to resist this rich chocolate delight. It's chock-full of marshmallows and graham crackers—and no one...


Chocolate Truffles

You may be tempted to save these chocolate truffles for a special occasion since these smooth, creamy chocolates are divine....


Bacon-Pecan Chocolate Truffles

I love eating these truffles the day after I make them, after the full flavor of the bacon comes through....


Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

The combination of pumpkin and dark chocolate is unexpected and delectable. These delicious truffles make a pretty addition to a...