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    Pacoca

    Pacoca (Brazilian peanut candy) is an easy treat that has only five ingredients! It's a popular sweet in Brazil, and after you try it, I'm sure you'll love it, too. —Francine Lizotte, Surrey, British Columbia

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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...


    60 of Our Fudgiest Recipes Ever

    Chewy and rich, if it's fudgy you know it's fabulous. Bake up some caramel fudge cheesecake, frosted fudge brownies, butter...


    Snack Attack Fudge

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


    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...

    Fruit & Almond Bites

    With big handfuls of dried apricots and cherries, almonds and pistachios, we make dozens of no-bake treats you can take...


    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 Cream Bonbons

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


    Pecan Fudge

    My mother gave me this creamy fudge recipe— it's the best! I enjoy making several batches every Christmas.


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

    I developed this recipe by combining some dessert recipes in my collection. The smooth peanut butter flavor earns rave reviews....

    Homemade Candy Bars

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


    Pecan Delights

    A relative visiting from Oklahoma brought these and the recipe with her. Who can resist rich chewy caramel over crunchy...


    Macadamia Almond Brittle

    This is a nuttier version of a basic brittle recipe. I added macadamia nuts - my favorites - and the...


    Grandma’s Christmas Brittle

    Whenever my grandmother was in the kitchen, everything had to be "just so" to guarantee her time-tested results. Watching her...


    Macadamia-Coconut Candy Clusters

    These are super easy to make. They are great to make for bake sales,teacher gifts or on candy platters. They...

    Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond Bark

    I love the combination of flavors in this tropical treat, and it takes mere minutes to make. If you need...


    Brazil Nut & Coconut Bark

    I usually make these around Christmastime, but also take them to special events at our church. I love that they...


    Pretzel Cereal Crunch

    A festive container of this salty-sweet treat was left in my mailbox several Christmases ago—and disappeared in a twinkling! My...


    Midnight Mice

    Put these on a plate and they'll be gone in no time! Kids will love decorating the mice with assorted...


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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...


    Cashew Candy Crunch

    I started making brittle in the mid 1970s and have been using this recipe for about 30 years. One year,...


    Go Nuts! Coconut Caramels

    I saw this candy recipe on a cooking TV show, but made some adjustments to suit our tastes. We make...

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    Peanut Butter Honeybees

    Children young and old find these snacks irresistible. Even the youngest kitchen helpers can help out by crunching the graham...


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    Easy Peanut Butter Fudge

    My sister shared the recipe for this unbelievably easy peanut butter fudge with marshmallow cream. I prefer using creamy peanut...


    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...


    Nutty Caramels

    A cousin passed this quick and easy recipe on to me. We make it every Christmas and include the caramels...


    Rich Peanut Clusters

    It’s cheaper to make these bite-size morsels than it is to buy them in the store. Best of all, family...


    Cookie Dough Truffles

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