Chocolate Candy Recipes

Looking for chocolate candy recipes? Here you’ll find everything from quick and easy chocolate candy recipes to decadent desserts, plus ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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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 candy-making mistakes stand in your way of delicious treats. We'll walk you through the most common errors and tell you how to fix them.

What Is Couverture Chocolate?

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


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...


Chocolate Truffles

18 reviews

You may be tempted to save these chocolate truffles for a special occasion since these smooth, creamy chocolates are divine....


Matcha Bark

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

How to Melt Chocolate

Test Kitchen expert Sue Stetzel teaches us how to melt chocolate the right way. Follow her tips and tricks.


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...



Homemade Gelt

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


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.


21 Homemade Valentine’s Day Chocolates

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

Chocolate-Covered Bacon

14 reviews

It's a hit at state fairs everywhere, but you can make this salty-sweet concoction at home. Some say bacon is...


Chocolate-Covered Eggs

14 reviews

These pretty little candies beat any store-bought variety hands down! Decorating them can take as little or as much effort...


Chocolate Pomegranate Candies

This recipe pairs white and dark chocolate with whole, natural ingredients for an unbelievably delicious treat! These candies are perfect...


Salted Peanut Rolls

1 review

A Christmas gift of homemade candy is always a hit with sweet tooths. I dip these peanut rolls in chocolate,...


Mint-Frosted Chocolate Cake

5 reviews

I often make a peanut butter version of this cake but wanted to switch things up by introducing a new...


Coffee Bean Bark

2 reviews

Chopped coffee beans add a yummy crunch to this pretty two-toned bark. Coffee lovers won’t be able to resist pieces...


Salted Peanut Squares

2 reviews

Want to give something a little out of the ordinary to loved ones during the holidays? This recipe makes nearly...


Crunchy Chocolate Clusters

1 review

This easy candy has a south-of-the-border flavor with cinnamon, chocolate and coffee. Sweet, salty and crunchy, it's a great no-bake...

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Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Rods

5 reviews

Kids of all ages enjoy making and eating these fun treats. The decorated pretzels are a pretty gift in a...


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Old-Time Butter Crunch Candy

4 reviews

Both my children and my grandchildren say the season wouldn't be the same without the big tray of candies and...


Maple-Bacon White Chocolate Fudge

1 review

Tired of the same old fudge? Try my recipe with white chips, maple flavoring and bacon. Then be prepared to...


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Martha Washington Candy

31 reviews

Passed down by my grandmother and mother, this Martha Washington candy recipe is a cherished family tradition. We've even had...


Creamy Chocolate Fudge

Is there anything more decadent than chocolate fudge? You can make this treat and keep it in your freezer until...


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Three-Chocolate Fudge

39 reviews

I make this fudge at Christmastime to give to friends and neighbors. That tradition started years ago when I made...