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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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.

Caramel Cookie Candy

5 reviews

These homemade candy bars combine a smooth, silky caramel over a delicate vanilla cookie. When you set a plate of...


Nutty Caramel Clusters

1 review

Don't be fooled by the impressive presentation of these sweet candies. They're so easy to make, even our two young...


Chocolate Caramel Corn

You may want to make a double batch of this irresistible snack...it gets gobbled up fast! "We purchased something similar...


Caramel Pecan Clusters

7 reviews

I make lots of candies and I often add a few ingredients or leave some out. My great-nephew, Josh, is...

Pecan Caramel Chews

I received this recipe from my aunt who made it every Christmas. Her son now asks me every year for...


Caramel-Cashew Pretzel Rods

To give these pretzel rods the fun flavor of s'mores, I sometimes use mini marshmallows and coarsely crushed graham crackers...

Caramel Cashew Clusters

7 reviews

Several years ago, a co-worker came across candies like these in a store and asked if I could make them....


Caramel Pecan Logs

"These logs are absolutely the best and slice into pretty rounds," notes Lyons, Georgia field editor Suzanne McKinley.


Caramel-Nut Candy Bars

1 review

As a busy mother of six, I welcome any Christmas recipe that's quick, easy and family pleasing. These Snickers-like bars...