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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...


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...


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,...


Double Chocolate Truffles

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

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...


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...


Creamy Peppermint Patties

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


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....


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...

Bittersweet Double Chocolate Truffles

Milk chocolate chips enhance the bittersweet flavor of these decadent treats. Tie a few in pretty ribbons for an easy...


Nutty Chocolate Marshmallow Puffs

Meet the Cook: We like to do things BIG here in Texas, so don't expect a dainty little barely-a-bite truffle...


Coconut Almond Bark

My chocolate bark featuring coconut and almonds is a great time-saver when I’m busy but need a treat to share....


Orange Chocolate Meltaways

The terrific combination of chocolate and orange makes these some of the best truffles I've ever had. As holiday gifts,...


Coconut Chocolate-Covered Cherries

A friend gave me this recipe because she knew how much I like chocolate-covered cherries. Coconut and nuts make this...


Four-Chip Fudge

I stir up this wonderful creamy fudge every Christmas. My friend Marlene gave me the recipe years ago, and I've...


Chocolaty Peanut Clusters

I turn to my slow cooker to prepare these convenient chocolate treats. Making candies couldn't be any easier! —Pam Posey,...


Milk Chocolate Truffles

These truffles are quick and easy to make...and oh-so-good!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Candies

This recipe has won first prize at our county fair—more than once! It seems my husband and children can't stop...


Chocolate Haystacks

These candies are great for parties and snacks—they're always a hit when I serve them.


Stuffed Cherries Dipped in Chocolate

I make these delectable cherry treats in early summer when the cherries are ripe and plentiful. A summertime favorite, they...


Milk Chocolate Fudge

A fellow "chocoholic" gave me this recipe, and it's very popular with my husband and children. I like the fact...


Chocolate Caramel Candy

This dazzling treat tastes like a homemade Snickers bar and has flavor beyond compare. When I entered it in a...


Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Squares

I combined a couple of recipes to create these crunchy, chocolaty peanut butter marshmallow bars that burst with flavor. The...