Hard Candy Recipes

Treat yourself to a hard candy recipe or two! Take a look at our collection of recipes, including a cinnamon hard candy recipes, and get tips and tricks for the best candy you’ve ever had.

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Maple Peanut Delights

4 reviews

Meet the Cook: This wonderful candy recipe makes a big batch - enough to fill several Christmas gift boxes and still have treats left for my husband, Albert, and our grandchildren. One of our daughters-in-law shared the recipe a few years ago.
-Katie Stutzman, Goshen, Indiana

S’more Drops

7 reviews

I first tried these gooey morsels in a sixth-grade home economics class. My friends and I would eat each mouthwatering...


Trail Mix Clusters

20 reviews

These delicious snacks make wonderful gifts, and although they look and taste like they came from an expensive chocolate shop,...


Butterscotch Hard Candy

10 reviews

I love making this classic butterscotch recipe. We think these irresistible bites are better than the store-bought variety... and they...


Pretzel Cereal Crunch

5 reviews

A festive container of this salty-sweet treat was left in my mailbox several Christmases ago—and disappeared in a twinkling! My...

Christmas Hard Candy

4 reviews

When you make a batch of this beautiful jewel-toned candy, your whole house fills with the wonderful scent of mint...


Buttery Almond Crunch

19 reviews

Meet the Cook: This delectable candy is crisp but not as hard as peanut brittle. Some people say it reminds...

Maple Walnut Crisps

5 reviews

If you like maple, you’ll love these dainty, sweet-and-salty crackers full of buttery, nutty flavor. If not, Mary suggests substituting...


Peanut Butter Clusters

17 reviews

Four ingredients and 20 minutes…could a fabulous last-minute gift idea be any easier? This chocolate-coated crunch also freezes well, so...