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Candy Bars

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

Cherry Pistachio Bark

Cherry Pistachio Bark

Cherry Pistachio Bark

Dotted with red cherry bits, these diamond-shaped pieces are lovely on a tray. Plus, they come together quickly with four ingredients.

Almost a Candy Bar

Almost a Candy Bar

Almost a Candy Bar

Says Barb Wyman from her kitchen in Hankinson, North Dakota: "Because I love candy bars and marshmallows, this recipe was a cinch to invent—and I’ve yet to find anyone who doesn’t enjoy it! The quick bars make great individually wrapped treats for picnics, lunch boxes or out-the-door snacking. And with all the different layers and flavors, they’re sure to please just about everyone."

Cookie Pretzel Peanut Bark

Cookie Pretzel Peanut Bark

Cookie Pretzel Peanut Bark

When you need a last-minute idea, this four-ingredient recipe fits the bill and brings a pleasant sweet-salty flavor. —Peggy Detjen, Lakeville, Minnesota
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Cherry Chocolate Bark

Cherry Chocolate Bark

Cherry Chocolate Bark

This recipe from my daughter caught my eye because it reminded me of a favorite candy bar of mine as a child. I love the fudge-like texture.

Black 'n' White Pistachio Bark

Black 'n' White Pistachio Bark

Black 'n' White Pistachio Bark

You need only four basic ingredients to whip up this sweet and nutty treat. Sized right for two, it's an easy way to satisfy a sweet tooth. You could also double or triple the recipe if you want to have more candy on hand for the holiday season.—Louise Delozier, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Pistachio Cranberry Bark

Pistachio Cranberry Bark

Pistachio Cranberry Bark

This bark makes a lovely holiday gift from the kitchen. Fill a plate or cup with candy, then gather up clear cellophane around it and tie with red and green ribbons. —Susan Wacek, Pleasanton, California

Christmas Bark Candy

Christmas Bark Candy

Christmas Bark Candy

This quick-to-fix candy is sure to please all ages when added to a homemade cookie tray. We show two versions here: vanilla chips with colorful miniature baking bits and milk chocolate chips with broken pretzels. Create your own variations using different flavored chips and add-ins such as crushed candy canes, dried fruits or crunchy nuts.

English Toffee Bars

English Toffee Bars

English Toffee Bars

Meet the Cook: My mother and I get together every year around Christmastime to make this delicious chocolate-coated toffee, using a recipe she got years ago in a cooking class. It's a tradition I plan to continue with my daughters and grandchildren. Our families and friends wait with mouths watering for their packages. -Dianne Brooks, Augusta, Kansas

Rich Candy Bar Fudge

Rich Candy Bar Fudge

Rich Candy Bar Fudge

"I created this recipe to duplicate a delightful rich fudge I tried in a shop while visiting our daughter," explains Mary Lou Bridge of Taylor Ridge, Illinois.

Chocolate Mallow Nut Bars

Chocolate Mallow Nut Bars

Chocolate Mallow Nut Bars

"I've depended on this recipe for years when I need a sweet treat in a hurry," informs Eleanor Mielke of Snohomish, Washington. "The speedy squares are easy to make and taste like a candy bar."

Create-A-Bark

Create-A-Bark

Create-A-Bark

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