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Sweet Snacks

Looking for recipes for sweet snacks? Taste of Home has the best sweet snack recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Sugarcoated Spanish Peanuts

Sugarcoated Spanish Peanuts

Sugarcoated Spanish Peanuts

"It's almost impossible to stop eating these sweet peanuts," admits field editor Judy Jungwirth of Athol, South Dakota.

Glazed Almonds

Glazed Almonds

Glazed Almonds

These glossy candy-coated almonds are almost like brittle but much easier to make. With the sweet and salty combination, it's hard to stop munching these delicious nuts.

Holiday Snack Mix

Holiday Snack Mix

Holiday Snack Mix

I'm not much of a cook, but my friend insisted that even I could make this awesome mix. She was right! People rave over it whenever I give it as a gift or share it at a gathering.
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Cranberry Clusters

Cranberry Clusters

Cranberry Clusters

You just need three ingredients to stir up these chewy and crunchy treats that make a nice addition to a candy tray. I sometimes use white chocolate in place of semisweet and replace the cashews with macadamia nuts.—Kari Kelley, Plains, Montana

Caramel Snack Mix

Caramel Snack Mix

Caramel Snack Mix

Instead of the usual savory cereal snack mix, this version gets just the right amount of sweetness from brown sugar and corn syrup. —Barbara Strohbehn, Gladbrook, Iowa

Easy Spiced Pecans

Easy Spiced Pecans

Easy Spiced Pecans

The combination of spices on these nuts seems to warm everyone on cold winter days. I made this recipe several times over the holidays. —Tammi Simpson, Greensburg, Kentucky

Chocolate Cereal Bars

Chocolate Cereal Bars

Chocolate Cereal Bars

"A little bit of chocolate and cocoa goes a long way to give Rice Krispies treats a scrumptious new twist," says Gretchen Hickman of Galva, Illinois. "I especially like these bars because they are crisp, not sticky. They disappear in a flash whenever I serve them."

Cereal Clusters

Cereal Clusters

Cereal Clusters

"The recipe for this sweet and salty snack is so simple, children of almost any age can help in some way, it not prepare it themselves," assures Peggy Jo Thompson of Lebanon, Tennessee. "There is not much mess to clean up afterward, so kids can enjoy the munchable treat soon after it's prepared."

California Fried Walnuts

California Fried Walnuts

California Fried Walnuts

We grow walnuts for a living, so they go into just about everything at our house. Walnut halves made this way are crunchy, sweet and salty.—Alcy Thorne, Los Molinois, California

Nutty Cereal Crunch

Nutty Cereal Crunch

Nutty Cereal Crunch

"This is one of my favorite snacks to take to large get-togethers," writes Grace Yaskovic from her Branchville, New Jersey home. Cinnamon, brown sugar and butter create a lip-smacking coating for cereal and a variety of nuts in this change-of-pace party mix. One handful simply isn't enough!

Crunchy Peanut Butter Drops

Crunchy Peanut Butter Drops

Crunchy Peanut Butter Drops

Four pantry items are all you'll need to whip up Tammy Lewis' no-bake nibbles. "These simple treats make an ideal after-school snack," she writes from her Hudson, South Dakota home.
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