Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    This 2-Ingredient Strawberry Fudge Is Perfect for Valentine’s Day

    Get ready for the sweetest holiday with this perfectly pink, adorable treat!

    Champagne Truffles

    Who can resist champagne truffles? Especially when they are so very easy to make! Serve them in gold foil candy...


    The Most Popular Christmas Candy In Every State

    You'll be surprised to learn that holiday favorites like candy canes and peppermint bark aren't as popular as you'd think!



    5 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Making Candy From Scratch

    Who doesn't love a batch of homemade fudge? While it does take some finessing to get right, don't let potential...

    Sugar-Free Easter Candy to Add to Your Easter Basket

    Not doing sugar? No problem! Get your chocolate and jelly bean fix with our fave picks for sugar-free Easter candy.


    Potato Candy

    My children love this old-fashioned potato candy. It's so easy to make and I always have the ingredients on hand....

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    58 Homemade Christmas Candy Recipes to Sweeten Your Holiday Season

    Make the holidays extra merry with these Christmas candy recipes. From barks to brittles, truffles to taffy, we've got it...


    Joanna Gaines Shared Her Cherry Mash Recipe, and We’re Making It for Christmas

    This cherry mash candy was a secret Gaines family recipe—but now you can make it yourself this season!


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    This Festive Christmas Sugar Cookie Fudge Is Made with Only 4 Ingredients

    This is going to be my new holiday dessert tradition!


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    Our Best Christmas Bark Recipes

    Christmas bark is the perfect holiday treat—easy to make and endlessly versatile. Take a look at our best bark recipe...

    Reese’s Pieces Bark

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    Loaded with salted peanuts and loads of peanut candies, this Reese's Pieces bark will send any peanut lover over the...


    Pretzel Strawberry Bark

    This strawberry bark recipe is my candy take on the classic Strawberry Pretzel Dessert. It uses ruby chocolate, which...


    Matcha Bark

    How could you not love the brilliant green color of this matcha bark? The flavor is a little earthy and...


    Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark

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    Classic dark chocolate peppermint bark gets a new look by swirling dark and white chocolate together. You can also layer...


    Malted Milk Bark

    An old-time candy gets a fresh makeover. This is one of our favorite malted milk ball dessert recipes. The malted...


    Buddy the Elf Bark

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    Drawing inspiration from one of our favorite holiday movies, this Buddy the Elf dessert incorporates ramen noodles with chocolate, candy...


    Chocolate Bacon Bark

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    Sweet, salty, crunchy, smooth—bacon and chocolate is a match made in heaven in this chocolate bacon bark. —James Schend, Taste...



    Homemade Gelt

    Giving chocolate coins to children, and sometimes to teachers, is a long-standing Hanukkah tradition. This homemade version of gelt uses...


    Pacoca

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    Pacoca (Brazilian peanut candy) is an easy treat that has only five ingredients! It's a popular sweet in Brazil, and...


    Birthday Cake Fudge

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    This decadent birthday cake fudge is the perfect thing to make your big day special. Or prepare it ahead and...


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    35 Recipes for Homemade Valentine’s Day Candy

    Skip the store-bought candy this year and make homemade Valentine's Day candy straight from the heart!


    Snowman Oreo Balls

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    Get the kids involved with making these adorable snowman Oreo balls. They can help roll, dip and decorate! A small...

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    Grandma’s Best Christmas Candy

    Gram always made the best sweets, including candy. These tried and true candies will become favorites all over again as...


    21 Homemade Valentine’s Day Chocolates

    These homemade Valentine's Day chocolates may just rival that box of chocolates you saw at the store.


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    Almond-Pecan Date Truffles

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    My daughter and I came across a date candy recipe when she was learning about ancient Egypt. We changed some...


    40 Vintage Peppermint-Flavored Desserts Because We’re Dying For Christmas

    We have over 30 ways to get your peppermint fix this holiday season.


    Easy Candy Recipes That Make the Holidays Sweeter

    When you need special treats for family gatherings, an open house or to give as gifts, these easy candy recipes...


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    Top 10 Christmas Candy Recipes

    The holidays wouldn't be complete without homemade Christmas candy! We've gathered the top-rated recipes just in time for the...