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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 I have them. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

Soda Cracker Chocolate Candy

"My husband and I make several batches of this easy, chocolaty nut squares for holiday gifts," notes Margery Bryan of...


Sugar Glazed Violets

These are the perfect garnish for any cake. They look so beautiful and will impress all of your guests at...


Almost a Candy Bar

Says Barb Wyman from her kitchen in Hankinson, North Dakota: "Because I love candy bars and marshmallows, this recipe was...


Caramel Cookie Candy

These homemade candy bars combine a smooth, silky caramel over a delicate vanilla cookie. When you set a plate of...

Speedy Oven Fudge

This rich fudge is a holiday favorite for me and my family. The recipe yields plenty of old-fashioned flavor with...


Mixed Nut Brittle

Peanut brittle is done one better when prepared with mixed nuts instead. This impressive candy is simply delicious. I like...

Peppermint Meringues

Peppermint lovers won't be able to get enough of these light and airy delights. They make terrific Christmas gifts or...


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Candied Pecans

I pack these easy candied pecans in jars tied with pretty ribbon for family and friends. My granddaughter gave some...


Nutty Butterscotch Bites

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


Saltine Toffee

"Easy to prepare using pantry staples, this recipe is always a hit," writes Jo Ann Dalrymple from Claremore, Oklahoma. Her...

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...


Sweet & Salty Candy

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


Praline Grahams

Someone brought these crunchy, nutty treats to a meeting I attended, and I wouldn't leave without the recipe. They're super...


Mixed Nut-Cornflake Brittle

This five-ingredient brittle is one of the best I've made. The recipe is so easy to follow and can be...


Coconut Cashew Brittle

This rich buttery brittle has always been part of our Christmas candy collection. Lots of coconut and cashews ensures it's...

Maple Praline Supreme

This is such an easy dessert to fix well in advance and tuck in the freezer for a special treat...


Salted Peanut Chews

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


Crunchy Cracker Candy

When I first made this recipe, I thought I'd be stuck with lots of leftovers. But the big batch was...


Popcorn Almond Brittle

For a crunchy snack that suits the season, try this one. I've been stirring up batches of the distinctive brittle...


Caramel Pecan Candy

Sweet and chewy, these yummy layered squares come from Dick Deacon of Lawrenceville, Georgia. “I have also made this recipe...


Crunchy Peanut Candy

I got this recipe from a man I worked with 10 years ago and have made it for Christmas ever...


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Saltine Toffee Bark

These salty-sweet treasures make delightful gifts, and their flavor is simply irresistible. The bark is like brittle, but better. Get...


Almond Crunch

Once you start eating this taste-tempting treat, you may not be able to stop! Matzo crackers are topped with buttery...

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Fudge-Topped Brownies

If you love brownies and fudge, why not combine the two? Mix up a pan of these exquisite brownies for...


Rich Truffle Wedges

I've made and served this decadent dessert numerous times - to the delight of guests and family. It has a...


Cherry Pecan Chews

This oldie, but goodie was given to me by my sister many, many years ago. She obtain the recipe when...


Chocolate Pretzel Rings

If you like chocolate-covered pretzels, you'll love these simple snacks. They're fun to make any time of year because you...


Pecan Caramel Candies

Salty and sweet, these candies are the perfect little snack. Form a kitchen assembly line with your kids, and the...


Toffee Squares

These candy-like bars are very rich, so cut them into smaller bars. Using German sweet chocolate gives them a delightfully...