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Snack Attack Fudge

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

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...


Spiced Chocolate Truffles

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


Chocolate Crunch Patties

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


Homemade Candy Bars

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

Chocolate Fish Lollipops

A netful of compliments will come your way as soon as kids of all ages dive into these crispy, chocolaty...


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...

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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...


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,...


Aunt Rose’s Fantastic Butter Toffee

I don't live in the country, but I love everything about it—especially good old-fashioned home cooking! Every year, you'll find...

Spicy Chocolate Bark

Warm hearts and heat up the holidays with this melt-in-your-mouth confection from our Test Kitchen. It sets up nicely when...


Chocolate-Coated Pretzels

These pretty pretzels are simple to make and are great gifts any time of the year. —Virginia Chronic, Robinson, Illinois


Double Chocolate Truffles

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


Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles

I've given these delectable candies with a nutty surprise inside to teachers and friends. —Debra Pedrazzi, Ayer, Massachusetts


Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups

Our children love these rich, creamy candies. —Aljene Wendling, Seattle, Washington

Banana Cream Chocolate Truffles

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


Chocolate-Caramel Candy Bars

Store-bought candy can’t compare to irresistible, chewy nougat topped with a thick layer of caramel and covered in chocolate. For...


Salty-Sweet Peanut Treat

Who knew slow-cooking could transform chocolate, peanuts and pretzels? When the clusters are done, we tuck them into mini muffin...


Chocolate Caramel Corn

You may want to make a double batch of this irresistible snack...it gets gobbled up fast! "We purchased something similar...


Chocolate Peanut Clusters

There are a few recipes I absolutely have to pull out every Christmas, and this is one of them. The...


Double Chocolate Walnut Fudge

Anyone who's fond of chocolate will like this smooth, nutty fudge twice as much. I enjoy making several batches when...


Chocolate Raisin Truffles

These sweet morsels have wonderful flavor and are inexpensive to make. —Diane Hixon, Niceville, Florida


Chocolate Peanut Sweeties

Inspired by my passion for peanut butter and chocolate, I combined a trusted recipe for peanut butter eggs with the...

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Creamy Peppermint Patties

These smooth chocolate candies fill the bill for folks who like a little sweetness after a meal but don't want...


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Chocolate Caramel Turkey Legs

Mention turkey legs made of pretzels and chocolate, and the kids come running. Let them help by unwrapping caramels for...


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....


Rum Raisin Truffles

I entered a state fair culinary challenge and earned a ribbon for these rum-flavored truffles. Now I like to treat...


Ben’s English Toffee

I’ve been cooking since I was very young, and I first made this toffee recipe when I was 12 years...


Chocolate New Year’s Hourglass

COUNTING DOWN the minutes until the start of 1998 will be sweet indeed…
if you include this chocolate treat...