Candy Recipes

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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...


      Create-A-Bark

      With a little imagination and varied ingredients, you can create a custom candy with this recipe that you'll love.


      Chewy Apple Candies

      This chewy fruity candy is a refreshing change of pace from traditional chocolates and fudge. It keeps well in the...


      Pecan Fudge

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


      Chocolate Crunch Patties

      This candy's so fast and easy to make that I turn out hundreds of pieces each Christmas. People are always...


      Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

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


      Fudgy Christmas Wreath

      These are the perfect candy for your next Christmas party. They will be sure to disappear in no time.—Nancy Maguire,...


      Chocolate Crunchies

      My mother made these candies when I was young, using my grandmother's recipe. Now my daughter enjoy making them...with delicious...

      Homemade Candy Bars

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


      Cow Pies Candy

      A barnyard birthday party just wouldn't be complete without cow pies! The kids loved 'em once they got a taste...


      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-Free Chocolate Fudge

      I'm borderline diabetic, but this sugar-free fudge made with sugar substitute appeases my sweet tooth. —Kaye Hartley, Jacksonville, Florida


      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...


      Sugar Glazed Violets

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


      Birch Pretzel Logs

      At the root of this treat is plenty of penny-wise practicality. "I first started making the 'logs' after I saw...

      Marzipan Harvest Table Topper

      YOUR HARVEST will be happy indeed when you reap this sweet centerpiece. To create the topper, CT home economists first...


      Candy Strawberries

      Ripe for giving—not to mention munching—are these tasty confections from Beverly Mix of Missoula, Montana. "I've brought batches to Christmas...


      Truffle Topiary

      I wanted to give family and friends something they’d remember, so I whipped up piles of these sweets for everyone....


      Chocolate Fish Lollipops

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


      White Chocolate Fudge

      This recipe is similar to one of my favorite dark fudge recipes. I'll frequently make my white fudge to give...

      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...


      Haystack Cookies with Peanut Butter

      Peanut butter haystacks are one of my favorite desserts. I love to serve them to guests because they marvel at...


      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...


      Candy “Onion” Rings

      Fool even the most seasoned foodie with this basket of “onion” rings. Graham cracker crumbs coat Twizzlers to create the...


      Cranberry Orange Truffles

      Homemade truffles are a delicacy my family looks forward to every holiday. We love the combination of tart cranberries and...