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Salted Peanut Rolls

A Christmas gift of homemade candy is always a hit with sweet tooths. I dip these peanut rolls in chocolate, but they're yummy plain, too. —Elizabeth Hokanson, Arborg, Manitoba

Chocolate Fish Lollipops

A netful of compliments will come your way as soon as kids of all ages dive into these crispy, chocolaty...


Mint Truffles

These chocolaty candies have such an appealing look and sweet flavor, it's hard to believe they take only minutes to...


Banana Cream Chocolate Truffles

This truffle recipe was created from ripe bananas and my imagination, and the outcome blew my family and friends away!...


Caramel Marshmallow Buttons

Kids of all ages dive into these sweet fluffy treats. The chewy marshmallow, gooey caramel and crisp coating set off...

Holiday Pecan Logs

Meet the Cook: For 50 years, I've turned to this beloved recipe to make candy to give away at Christmas....


Raspberry Truffles

As everyone in my neighborhood knows, Christmas is my very favorite time of year. I make many cookies, cakes and...

No-Fuss Truffles

You'll need only three ingredients to make these fluffy chocolate bites. The quick, creamy confections get a pretty look when...


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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...


Bittersweet Double Chocolate Truffles

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


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...


White Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

People regularly request the recipe once they try my peanut butter fudge dipped in melted white chocolate. It's a nice...


Lemon Cream Bonbons

I used to save these special treats just for Christmastime. But they're so easy and in such demand with my...


Maple Praline Supreme

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


Cranberry Pecan Clusters

I have many candy recipes, and this is one of my favorites. The clusters are quick and easy to make.—Collette...

Cocoa Mint Truffles

Wow! These easy chocolate truffles will be a hit at holiday parties. Moist with a rich minty flavor inside, the...


Cashew Candies

"Salted nut rolls were my mother's favorite candy bar, so I always think of her when I make these sweet...


Peppermint Patties

My family loves these refreshing candies. At Christmastime, I like to add a few drops of green food coloring to...


Fudge-Topped Brownies

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


Peanut Butter Cocoa Fudge

"My brother-in-law gave me the recipe for this fast five-ingredient fudge that combines two classic flavors," comments Georgianna Thompson of...


Elegant Dipped Cherries

Here's a sure way to impress holiday guests. These sweet maraschino cherries are wrapped in unsweetened chocolate, then dipped in...


Crunchy Chocolate Mint Balls

Get a jump on the holidays by making these four-ingredient truffles and tucking them away in the freezer to save...


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Martha Washington Candy

Passed down by my grandmother and mother, this Martha Washington candy recipe is a cherished family tradition. We've even had...

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Snowball

I've been making these popular treats for 40 years, much to my family's delight. They look impressive with chocolate and...


Chocolate Cherry Candies

I make these only at Christmastime for family and a few close friends; my family really looks forward to this...


Chocolate Cinnamon Mud Balls

A friend's mother who knows I love to cook shared this recipe. These delicious candies won a blue ribbon at...


Maine Potato Candy

Years ago, folks in Maine ate potatoes daily and used leftovers in bread, doughnuts and other dishes. This potato candy...


Coconut Cream Eggs

"The filling of these homemade chocolate Easter eggs is wonderful creamy and not too sweet," notes Janet Galasso of Lehighton,...


Cookies & Cream Truffle Balls

For easy truffles, I roll cookies and cream cheese into balls and dunk them in white chocolate. That’s merry and...