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Easy Candy Recipes

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

Pecan Logs

Pecan Logs

Pecan Logs

"This is a favorite snack for me and my 10-year-old great-grandson," reports Ruby Williams of Bogalusa, Louisiana. "It has a hearty pecan taste without being too sweet. Their cool, soft texture makes the logs a nice alternative to cookies, and they slice nicely."

White Christmas Candy

White Christmas Candy

White Christmas Candy

During the holiday season a few years back, my husband brought this wonderful candy home from work. The co-worker who'd shared it graciously included the recipe...and I've been making it ever since! Besides being perfect for family munching, this creamy, "Christmasy" candy is dandy for holiday craft shows and gift giving.

Chocolate Mousse Balls

Chocolate Mousse Balls

Chocolate Mousse Balls

I love working with my grandkids in the kitchen. The key is using recipes like this that really let them get involved and have yummy results.—Michael Nye, Upper Sandusky, Ohio
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Cranberry Macadamia Bark

Cranberry Macadamia Bark

Cranberry Macadamia Bark

"I fill Christmas tins with this special candy to give as gifts," says Pamela Galiardi of San Jose, California.

Peanut Butter Fudge

Peanut Butter Fudge

Peanut Butter Fudge

This peanut butter fudge is a favorite "never fail" quickie recipe. —Eleanore Peterson, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

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.

Chocolate Pretzel Rings

Chocolate Pretzel Rings

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 can color-coordinate the M&M's to each holiday. —Kim Scurio, Carol Stream, Illinois

Apricot Cashew Clusters

Apricot Cashew Clusters

Apricot Cashew Clusters

Guests will enjoy the fruity surprise they find in these scrumptious nut candies. "I make them often because they can be whipped up in no time," says Pamela Wagner. "Everyone will love the unusual combination," promises the Madison, Wisconsin cook.

Nutty Chocolate Peanut Clusters

Nutty Chocolate Peanut Clusters

Nutty Chocolate Peanut Clusters

I'm always amazed at just how simple these chocolatey nut clusters are to make. They're a great treat to bring out after holiday meals or for a party. — Christine Eilerts, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Grandma's Hazelnut Candies

Grandma's Hazelnut Candies

Grandma's Hazelnut Candies

My guests can never believe how simple these delectable bites are. I use just white chocolate chips, hazelnut spread and nuts. —Sharon Tipton, Winter Garden, Florida

Lemon Bark

Lemon Bark

Lemon Bark

I wasn't a fan of white chocolate until I made this candy. It's tangy, sweet and creamy all at the same time. It was a lovely treat during a springtime shower but would be nice year-round. —Diana Wing, Centerville, Utah
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