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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

Salted Peanut Rolls

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


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...


Candy Pizza Heart

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


Go Nuts! Coconut Caramels

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

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...


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...

Crunchy Peanut Bark

Cereal and peanuts add the crunch to these sweet and peanut-buttery treats you can whip up in no time. One...


Caramel Nut Candy

You can stir up a batch of these coconut-coated peanut caramel logs in no time, since they're made in the...


Chocolate Peanut Clusters

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


Chocolate Peanut Candy Squares

Several years ago, I took this recipe to my sister's annual Christmas cookie- and candy-making party. Everyone still tells me...

Peanut Butter Cocoa Bonbons

I'm a minister's wife and also have a candy-making business. This yummy pairing of peanut butter and chocolate produced terrific...


Nutty Butterscotch Bites

With butterscotch pudding mix, peanuts, caramels, chocolate and more, these treats have something for everyone. They take some time to...


Almond Crunch Toffee

This recipe has been my claim to fame since I was 14 years old. One bite and you won't be...


Crunchy Peanut Butter Squares

I've been making this candy for more than 30 years, and the first time my husband tasted it, he simply...


Chocolate-Peanut Angel Sweets

These are the perfect treat for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Friends and family will be delighted to receive a box of...

Peanut Goody Candies

A small piece of this rich, sweet candy is all you need so one batch goes a long way.


Peanut Butter Chocolate Balls

These peanut butter and chocolate treats will be a hit with kids of all ages. And the chopped peanut outer...


Peanut Candy Logs

For a great holiday candy, try these delicious treats. They are so easy to make and the caramel and peanuts...


Gooey Peanut Treats

Youngsters need only four easy ingredients to whip up a big panful of these chocolaty, peanut-packed squares. "When they're served...


Sweet & Salty Candy

I've been making this candy for the past few years and serving it at Teacher Appreciation lunches and bake sales....


Schoolhouse Peanut Brittle

I cook my caramel to the point where it’s a beautiful rich shade of amber. That gives it a very...


Chocolate Peanut Brittle

Our home economists prepare this brittle in the microwave. So it's easy enough for anyone to make!


Peanut Buttercream Candy

My cousin sent me some of these delicious nutty buttercreams, and I've been making them ever since. It's a wonderful...

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Nutty Chocolate Peanut Clusters

I'm always amazed at just how simple these chocolatey nut clusters are to make. They're a great treat to bring...


Chocolate Nut Candies

I've been making these yummy candies for many years. With their three rich gooey layers, a little goes a long...


Salted Peanut Chews

I took these great treats to an evening reunion. They disappeared fast, and soon people were asking for the recipe....


Peanut Caramel Delights

This recipe came from my grandmother. I love it because it is unique and friends enjoy receiving it as Christmas...


Toffee Peanut Clusters

Joy Dulaney sends in this delightful recipe from Highland Village, Texas. “These are a favorite among all my family and...


Almond Bark Candies

I like to take these to school for the fourth graders I teach...they love them. The colorful marshmallows make these...