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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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 each year and win a blue ribbon. I've even had a judge ask how to make them!"

Crunchy Candy Clusters

9 reviews

These cereal and marshmallow clusters are so simple that I make them for the holidays each year, as my family...

Peanut Butter Fingers with Dates and Walnuts

This recipe was packed away in my recipe box for years—the first time I made it, it won grand prize...

Tiger Butter Candy

8 reviews

Pamela Pogue of Mineola, Texas tells, "This candy is big on peanut butter flavor and fun to make."

Crunchy Peanut Butter Squares

I've been making this candy for more than 30 years, and the first time my husband tasted it, he simply...

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...

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...

Almond Peanut Butter Squares

1 review

I don't need to shop around to find a Christmas gift that's always appreciated. These easy-to-prepare squares suit anyone who...

Peanut Butter Pinecones

1 review

I received this recipe from my mother, who called them "gofer balls." I added the sliced almonds to make them...