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    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 make you look like a hero. (No one needs to know how simple they were to make.)

    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.


    Chocolate Covered Matzo

    My entire family asks me to make this every Passover and Hanukkah! I've even been asked to ship it across...


    Potato Candy

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

    What Is Couverture Chocolate?

    Love to make candy at home? Here's why you should be using couverture chocolate.


    Joanna Gaines Just Shared Her Cherry Mash Candy Recipe, and We’re Making It for C...

    This cherry mash candy was a secret Gaines family recipe!

    How to Make the Best and Easiest 2-Ingredient Fudge

    This 2-ingredient fudge belongs in your recipe box. It's the easiest candy recipe EVER!



    This Festive Christmas Sugar Cookie Fudge Is Made with Only 3 Ingredients

    This is going to be my new holiday dessert tradition!


    How to Make Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark

    A huge fan of Williams Sonoma peppermint bark? Learn how to make this coveted holiday treat at home with just...


    Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark

    1 review

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


    Matcha Bark

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


    Buddy the Elf Bark

    2 reviews

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


    Malted Milk Bark

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


    Pretzel Strawberry Bark

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


    Reese’s Pieces Bark

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


    Chocolate Bacon Bark

    1 review

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


    How to Make a Walnut Whirl

    Learn how to make a walnut whirl, the beloved vintage British sweet.


    The Most Popular Candy from Every Decade

    Discover the most popular candy from 1941 to 2003! These sweets sure do bring back memories.


    How to Make Truffles

    This recipe is chocolaty, indulgent and best of all—simple enough for beginners. This is how to make truffles at home!


    How to Make Microwave Fudge

    Calling all chocoholics! We'll show you how to make microwave fudge in just five easy steps.

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    Homemade Gelt

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


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    66 Candy Recipes You’ll Want to Eat All Year Long

    Homemade candy isn't just for the holidays. Enjoy these candy recipes for chocolate, caramel, bark and more all year long.


    Pacoca

    3 reviews

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


    Birthday Cake Fudge

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


    Fudge vs Ganache: What’s the Difference?

    Both are rich indulgences that make desserts exceedingly better, but there's a real difference between fudge and ganache.


    The Best Vegan Candy to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

    Finding vegan candy is surprisingly easy—these classic treats avoid animal-based ingredients for the perfect snack or indulgence.