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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Chocolate Fish Lollipops

A netful of compliments will come your way as soon as kids of all ages dive into these crispy, chocolaty fish-shaped lollipops. These simple treats go to show it's not always that tricky to catch a great fish.
-Elizabeth LeBlanc, Bourg, Louisiana

Homemade Candy Bars

5 reviews

Reports Karen Grant of Tulare, California, "I enter these treats, which are similar to Kit Kat bars, at the fair...


Chocolate-Coated Pretzels

5 reviews

These pretty pretzels are simple to make and are great gifts any time of the year. —Virginia Chronic, Robinson, Illinois


Chocolate Haystacks

These candies are great for parties and snacks—they're always a hit when I serve them.


Pecan Candy Clusters

8 reviews

Grandchildren and kids in her Gage, Oklahoma neighborhood love helping Flo Burtnett make (and eat) these yummy, four-ingredient treats! “They're...

Chocolate Caramel Corn

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


Chocolate-Covered Chips

Whenever I give these candies as gifts or serve them to guests, they're conversation starters! The savory-sweet combination makes a...

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....


Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

6 reviews

"During the holidays, I was making candy with my daughter and we came up with this recipe the family and...


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...


Chocolaty Peanut Clusters

27 reviews

I turn to my slow cooker to prepare these convenient chocolate treats. Making candies couldn't be any easier! —Pam Posey,...

Chocolate Crunch Patties

This candy's so fast and easy to make that I turn out hundreds of pieces each Christmas. People are always...