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 Pretzel Rings

53 reviews

If you like chocolate-covered pretzels, you'll love these simple snacks. They're fun to make any time of year because you can color-coordinate the M&M's to each holiday. —Kim Scurio, Carol Stream, Illinois

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-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...


Chocolate-Covered Apricot-Pecan Pretzels

Salty pretzel rods dipped in a caramel, apricot and pecan mixture and covered with dark chocolate make a deliciously different...


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...


Magic Wands

2 reviews

These fun and colorful wands don't need to be made by a magician to be magical. You can change the...

Sparkling Pretzels

—Renee Schwebach, Dumont, Minnesota


Birch Pretzel Logs

1 review

At the root of this treat is plenty of penny-wise practicality. "I first started making the 'logs' after I saw...


Mother Lode Pretzels

22 reviews

I brought these savory-sweet pretzels to a family gathering, and they disappeared from the dessert tray before dessert was even...