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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.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy

Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy

Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy

With just three ingredients, these chocolate-swirl treats take just moments to whip up! If you have little ones visiting for the holidays, have them help you with the stirring. —Holly Demers, Abbotsford, British Columbia

Milk Chocolate Truffles

Milk Chocolate Truffles

Milk Chocolate Truffles

These truffles are quick and easy to make...and oh-so-good!

Sparkling Pretzels

Sparkling Pretzels

Sparkling Pretzels

—Renee Schwebach, Dumont, Minnesota
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Potato Chip Clusters

Potato Chip Clusters

Potato Chip Clusters

Just three offbeat ingredients add up to one unique, delectable, no-bake treat. These super-easy, sweet-and-salty candy clusters make for merry munching during holiday trips or parties. They travel well in containers without melting or getting soft. —Donna Brockett, Kingfisher, Oklahoma

Chocolate Caramel Corn

Chocolate Caramel Corn

Chocolate Caramel Corn

You may want to make a double batch of this irresistible snack...it gets gobbled up fast! "We purchased something similar from a local Boy Scout," recalls James Claassen of Brewster, Kansas. "We liked it so much we created our own version by coating caramel corn with rich milk chocolate."

Fingers of Fright

Fingers of Fright

Fingers of Fright

As the young guests arrived, we joked about “finger food,” then offered them Fingers of Fright. Their eyes widened at the sight of these chewy digits made with circus peanut candies. Jelly beans cut in half lengthwise are pressed in for the fingernails.

Peanut Butter Candy

Peanut Butter Candy

Peanut Butter Candy

During the holidays, I make a lot of candy for friends, and this simple recipe seems to be a favorite. The white chocolate and chunky peanut butter make a perfect blend. —Deloris Morrow, Lake City, Iowa

Toffee Peanut Clusters

Toffee Peanut Clusters

Toffee Peanut Clusters

Joy Dulaney sends in this delightful recipe from Highland Village, Texas. “These are a favorite among all my family and friends. They come together quickly and the toffee adds a nice unique twist.”

Fruit Drop Candies

Fruit Drop Candies

Fruit Drop Candies

Make a quick tropical treat by mixing dried fruits--papaya, pineapple, apricots, raisins and apples--with melted white chocolate.

Pineapple Coconut Snowballs

Pineapple Coconut Snowballs

Pineapple Coconut Snowballs

Marlene Rhodes shares a three-ingredient treat she quickly whips up in her Colorado Springs, Colorado kitchen. Canned pineapple adds refreshing taste to the frosty-looking finger food.

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
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