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Chocolate Cream Bonbons

My grandmother gave me this tasty recipe when I was a girl. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of her huge kitchen and all the delicious treats she made. —Joan Lewis, Reno, Nevada

Cookie Dough Truffles

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


Cranberry-Walnut White Fudge for a Crowd

After discovering this nutty white fudge in a church cookbook, I modified the recipe a bit to make it my...


Maple Walnut Crisps

If you like maple, you’ll love these dainty, sweet-and-salty crackers full of buttery, nutty flavor. If not, Mary suggests substituting...


Penuche Fudge

This is a favorite recipe that has been in our family for over 20 years. My aunt taught me how...

Buttery Black Walnut Brittle Candy

Here in the Ozarks, black walnuts are very plentiful and are often called "Black Gold." We usually start harvesting the...


Holiday Divinity

I've been whipping up this Christmasy treat— with its jolly red and green candied cherries and scrumptious chopped nuts— since...

Date Nut Candy

Even though my two grown sons aren't big "sweets eaters", they think these candies are exceptional. The big peanut butter...


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Maple Cream Bonbons

"My family always smiles when I fix these chocolates," writes Ginny Truwe of Mankato, Minnesota. "They recall the winter when...


Nutty Raisin Clusters

Four items are all you need for these chewy chocolate bites sent by Laura Lo Russo. "Try them with white...


Sour Cream Walnut Fudge

This white fudge is my all-time favorite. I first tried it on my birthday and had to request the recipe....

Apricot-Nut White Fudge

We look forward to this luscious apricot fudge recipe every Christmas. It's easy to make, and it melts in your...


Nutty Citrus Candy

A friend shared the recipe for these refreshing tangy-sweet goodies. Whenever I need a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, I roll them out...


Chewy Walnut-Apricot Candies

A bit old-fashioned, these fruit-and-nut confections are both different and delicious. Munching on one is like biting into a fresh-picked...


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...


Cinnamon Walnut Brittle

Seasoned with cinnamon, this spicy brittle is a great gift or family snack to munch while watching Christmas movies. Best...

Cherry Walnut Fudge

Fudge lovers will rave about this confection from the country cooks in our Test Kitchen. The rich squares are loaded...


Nutty Chocolate Fudge

I've trimmed down this recipe over the years, and now my family likes it better than ever. They don't even...


Maple Walnut Truffles

You'll be surprised and delighted when you bite into one of these little goodies. The a velvety, maple-flavored chocolate coating...


Mama’s Million-Dollar Fudge

No other fudge I've tasted comes close to the smooth, chocolate taste of this recipe, which my mother-in-law introduced me...


Buttery Walnut Toffee

I've been making this tasty toffee for more than 15 years, and everyone raves about it. Folks often think I...


Sensational Walnut Fudge

This is the only fudge I make anymore. I receive raves and recipe requests whenever I serve it or give...


Cherry Divinity

It's just not a party without these light and airy confections on my dessert platter. The recipe is versatile because...


Peanut Butter Fudge

This peanut butter fudge is a favorite "never fail" quickie recipe. —Eleanore Peterson, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

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Mocha Nut Fudge

I was lucky enough to inherit my grandmother's cookbook collection along with all of her recipe notations. This fudgy candy...


Sugared Walnuts

I often bring these with me to either a shower or receptions. They are different then a tray of cookies...


Nutty White Fudge

Years ago, a friend gave me a batch of this soft fudge that's full of walnuts. It's ideal for bake...


Jellied Cranberry Nut Candies

Even before they've licked the last bit of sugar off their fingers, folks are asking for more of this blue-ribbon...


Raisin Peanut Butter Balls

These healthy peanut butter balls are easy to put together and convenient to have on hand for after school. They'll...


Walnut Butter Crunch

Maybe it's the extra butter that makes this lip-smacking crunch so delectable. It takes a long time to make, but...