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  1. 8 Easy Holiday Candy Recipes Not only are these easy holiday candy recipes a sinch to make, but you can also give them as gifts because let's be honest -- everyone loves an edible gift. Whether you're looking for a melt-in-your-mouth fudge recipe like our Holly Fudge, or timeles
  2. Almond Marble Bark Do you know why this is so popular, besides the taste? Because we get to break up the bark into bite-sized pieces. I don't know which is more fun - breaking it up or eating it!
  3. Boss's Day Toffee This old-fashioned, melt-in-your mouth recipe for toffee is sure to delight your gang when they get the urge for nibbling. And it makes a super edible homemade gift for the boss or anybody you want to impress!
  4. Break Up Brittle If you think homemade nut brittle is difficult then you need to print out this recipe ASAP and give it a try. A few easy steps and the brittle is ready for you to break up and enjoy.
  5. Brickle Crunch Folks are always impressed when we serve homemade candy 'cause they think it's so hard to make. (But we know the truth!)
  6. Brownie Bonbons Want to make a Christmas treat that looks and tastes fancy without fuss and in no time? It can be your little holiday secret that these luscious brownie bonbons are so simple.
  7. Buckeyes It seems like someone brings buckeyes to every cookie exchange party. What are buckeye cookies? They have a smooth peanut butter filling and are coated with rich semisweet chocolate. This is such an easy chocolate recipe, it's no wonder they're so po
  8. Butter Pecan Fudge It's easy to make fudge the Mr. Food way! Butter pecan is my favorite flavor, so I think this butter pecan fudge is irresistible! Why not mix some up today for yourself and your friends? What better way to show you care?
  9. Butterscotch Drops Not only does this recipe have just 3 ingredients, but it's done in 15 minutes flat, from start to finish, and it's kid approved!
  10. Butterscotch Peanut Fudge In our vocabularies, fudge equates with yum, yum, Y-U-M-M-Y! This Butterscotch Peanut Fudge will have you in love at first bite, so get ready for this mind-blowing flavor!
  11. Candied Popcorn Balls This gooey treat is one that trick-or-treaters are sure to love. They're fun for everyone, but be sure to have lots of soap and water ready for washing those sticky hands!
  12. Candy Icebox Bars Chocolate, graham crackers, and peanut butter. Does it get much better than that? Who knew you could have such a tasty dessert ready in under 10 minutes?
  13. Caramel O's Your family will call these ooey-gooey candies 'ooh-so-good'! We call them 4-ingredient fabulous!
  14. Caramel-Dipped Chocolate Apples Our Caramel-Dipped Chocolate Apples make the perfect treat for your Halloween party... or anytime during the fall! If you're looking for a fun way to have the kids help out in the kitchen, let them decorate this Halloween party treat.
  15. Caramelts We love how simple these sweet caramel treats are to make! The crisp rice cereal and peanuts add a fun crunch that will delight kids of all ages!!
  16. Cashew Turtles Our yummy Cashew Turtles are so easy to make and pack the pleasing contrast of smooth caramel and crunchy nuts. You cant go wrong with these mouthwatering treats!
  17. Cherry Cordials Take a look around the grocery store or candy shop at Christmas time and you're sure to see boxes and boxes of chocolate-covered cherries. Sure, anybody can pick up a box of 'em as a last-minute gift, but what if I told you I had an easy recipe to ma
  18. Cherry Vanilla Macadamia Nut Clusters Whenever we make these to-die-for slow cooker Cherry Vanilla Macadamia Nut Clusters here in our Test Kitchen, they disappear in a heartbeat, they're so scrumptious.
  19. Chewy Chocolate Crunch Chocolate and butterscotch chips provide the 'chewy" and peanuts and chow mein noodles contribute the 'crunch' to this betcha-can't-eat-one-candy.
  20. Chocolate Almond Bark Chocolate Almond Bark is a classic sweet snack that is so simple to make. Make a pan of almond bark, break it up, wrap it in colorful plastic wrap and tie it with ribbon for a great anytime gift.
  21. Chocolate Almond Caramel Apples These festival favorites are a cinch to make yourself! Our luscious homemade gooey caramel apples with a hint of almond crunch and the sweet surprise of chocolate will be an instant hit!
  22. Chocolate Almond Truffles Want to do something more creative than giving flowers (again!) for Secretaries Day? Bring a platter of homemade almond truffles to work and, boy, will your office staff feel special! Of course, then you're gonna be put to work...answering all the re
  23. Chocolate Cherry Truffles J.M. Hirsch, author of the cookbook "High Flavor, Low Labor," shares his sinfully rich, incredibly easy Chocolate Cherry Truffles recipe with Mr. Food and his viewers. Yes, you can make your own homemade truffles and impress your gang anytime.
  24. Chocolate Peanut Fudge We always treat our neighbors to gift boxes of this for a little something sweet during the holidays. It must have been good, 'cause we always got along well with our neighbors!
  25. Chocolate Pecan Creams So rich and nutty, you'll love taking the credit for these. With a hint of vanilla and a whole lot of chocolate, these homemade candies will leave you speechless. Its warm, rich flavor will make you think you're stepping into an old-time candy shop a
  26. Chocolate Pecan Fudge Wanna make fabulous fool-proof fudge? Follow these easy steps!
  27. Chocolate Pralines Pralines are a rich, patty-shaped Southern candy made from pecans. And for all you chocoholics out there, these are "to-die for!"
  28. Chocolate Rum Balls Chocolate Rum Balls is one of our favorite desserts because it is so-o-o sweet and simple. You try it! This party food favorite is a hit with the adults, especially among close friends and family. This easy chocolate recipe will having you looking fo
  29. Chocolate Walnut Fudge 'Tis the season to say "thank you" to your kids' teachers. Go old school by gifting them with a batch of old-fashioned homemade fudge. Betcha this treat will send your kids straight to the head of the class!
  30. Chocolate Wreath Fudge Not only does this Chocolate Wreath Fudge taste delicious, but it looks beautiful, too. It will add to your table decor until it gets eaten!
  31. Chocolate- and Peppermint-Coated Pretzels The slow cooker is ideal for candy making. It keeps chocolate at a constant temperature, so no reheating is necessary to get an even coating. Our Chocolate-and Peppermint-Coated Pretzels will turn you into an expert candy maker in no time!
  32. Cocoa Peanut Drops When we're looking for a little something sweet to have with our after-dinner coffee or milk, these will do the trick. What a tasty treat!
  33. Coconut Joys Say hello to great coconut and chocolate flavors with this Coconut Joys recipe. It's one of our favorite potluck ideas, too! They'll have everyone exclaiming, "OOH IT'S SO GOOD!!"
  34. Coconut Scotchies Yummy? Yes! Delectable? Very! A winner? You betcha! You've gotta try these Coconut Scotchies!
  35. Coconut Strawberries Our Coconut Strawberries are a great garnish for plates of finger sandwiches, or even for fancying up our cookie and other dessert trays!
  36. County Fair Candy Apples We've got a trip down memory lane just for you with these County Fair Candy Apples! Perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth.
  37. Cranberry Clusters What to do with all those fresh cranberries left over from the holidays? No need to wait for company. Treat yourself by turning them into candy!
  38. Crunchy Cinnamon Crisps Need something sweet and quick for drop-ins? Somewhere between a cookie and candy, these are the answer!
  39. Crunchy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Candies Who doesn't love the popular combination of chocolate and peanut butter? Our Test Kitchen took that combo and created a slow cooker recipe for Crunchy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Candies that are simply to-die-for!
  40. Easy Pralines This recipe for pralines is so simple, it's even got 'easy' in the name! For a decadent dessert, you've gotta try this pecan-filled dish!
  41. Fast Chocolate Pecan Fudge There's just something about fairs that makes us feel like kids again, and this creamy Fast Chocolate Pecan Fudge recipe will certainly take you back to your childhood!
  42. Fig and Walnut Truffles A tin of these little wonders makes one of the sweetest gifts or desserts you could ever offer. Figs and walnuts mixed with chocolate...what could be better?
  43. Fudge Balls Fudge in a truffle-like candy makes these Fudge Balls P-E-R-F-E-C-T-I-O-N! There's nothing better! Try it and see for yourself!
  44. Holly Fudge Everyone knows that fudge is traditionally made with chocolate, right? But one bite of this fudge and you'll forget tradition. It's rich and creamy, and the red and green candied cherries add that little Christmas touch we're always looking for.
  45. Homemade Candy Recipes: 20 Old-Fashioned Recipes for Chocolate Candy, Fudge, & More Now, you can relive those memories with the latest free eCookbook from the Mr. Food Test Kitchen, entitled Homemade Candy Recipes: 20 Old-Fashioned Recipes for Chocolate Candy, Fudge, & More.
  46. Homemade Cracker Candy It's hard to believe that this chocolatey Cracker Candy is made with such an unusual ingredient! But our Test Kitchen guarantees that once you try 'em, you will make this one again and again!
  47. Homemade Peanut Butter Cups Who doesn't love the irresistible combo of chocolate and peanut butter? Our Test Kitchen has created what is sure to be your go-to chocolate candy recipe. Once you make our Homemade Peanut Butter Cups, you'll never buy store-bought again.
  48. Irish Potato Candy Don't let the name fool 'ya. Our Irish Potato Candy is a sweet treat that doesn't contain potatoes at all, they just look like 'em. Be warned, this easy candy recipe is so addictive you're likely to eat the whole batch!
  49. Kissable Butter Mints With drops of food coloring and peppermint extract, these Kissable Butter Mints are as cute as they are tasty. Serve up a big platter of these holiday-inspired treats tonight.
  50. Lemon-Blackberry Cream Puffs All it takes is 5 ingredients to whip up this simple, refreshing dessert!
  51. Macadamia Turtles Bet you didn't know how simple it is to make these rich and gooey candy treats! Make a great impression by putting out these homemade macadamia turtles at your next party or giving them as a gift.
  52. Microwave Chocolate Fudge You're probably wondering, "How do you make fudge in the microwave? Is it any good?" This Microwave Chocolate Fudge is so simple and delicious! No candy thermometer needed!
  53. Microwave Peanut Toffee No candy thermometer needed here! Thanks to the microwave, you can have homemade toffee in just 20 minutes.
  54. Microwave Pecan Brittle Life's short; eat dessert first! Well, if you're having this microwave pecan brittle or dessert, you'll be so excited to dig in that you won't be able to wait for dessert time.
  55. Mocha Almond Truffles Wait until they taste these mocha truffles! Everybody will think you spent a fortune at a fancy candy shop, so wait until they hear that you made 'em. Why, you'll be elected president of the local chocoholics' fan club.
  56. Mocha Pecan Fudge The only hard part about making this Mocha Pecan Fudge? Waiting 2 hours for it to chill. We promise, it's worth the wait.
  57. No-Bake Oatmeal Drops Oatmeal is sure a big breakfast favorite. But why not enjoy the "good for you" breakfast cereal as a snack - anytime?!
  58. Nutty Cranberry Popcorn Pop up this snack and the gang will go nuts! Try this mixture of dried cranberries, popcorn, and nuts the next time your cravings need a little sassy satisfaction.
  59. Old-Fashioned Peanut Brittle This old-fashioned family favorite is sure to bring plenty of smiles!
  60. Peanut Butterscotch Pretzel Snacks Some call 'em a snack, others a candy, while some insist it's a cookie...while they're deciding, we're just eating 'em up.
  61. Peanut Clusters You can make these in a jiffy, but they'll think you got 'em in a candy store.
  62. Pecan Clusters What could be bad about marshmallows, chocolate, and pecans all in one recipe? Absolutely nothing! These Pecan Clusters are great in every way! You've gotta give these a try!
  63. Pecan Pralines Looking for a different housewarming gift or stocking stuffer? Try homemade candy! They'll love you for your thoughtfulness...and for the yummy goodies!
  64. Peppermint Twist Mints No, this isn't a Christmas carol by Chubby Checker, it's a melt-in-your-mouth butter mint. It's a perfect gift, especially when placed on an elegant candy dish and wrapped with pretty tissue paper. What better way to say, "Happy Holidays"?
  65. Potato Chip Fudge If you're like us, you've got a weakness for snack food like potato chips and pretzels. And when they're added to creamy rich fudge, they taste like expensive chocolate-dipped pretzels and chips like the ones we see in fancy candy stores.
  66. Praline Almonds These are a special occasion dessert, so why not make any day a special occasion? You'll want to when you taste these delicious Praline Almonds!
  67. Praline Pecans These Praline Pecans fly off the plate like hotcakes, so you just might want to whip up a double batch!
  68. Raspberry Chocolate Truffles To a true chocoholic, there's no better gift than a box of their favorite confections. So if you want to see some genuine smiles, try surprising your favorite chocolate lover with a box filled with these hassle-free truffles.
  69. Reindeer Fudge When we heard that Santa likes to give his reindeer peanut butter treats after a busy night delivering presents, we thought we'd borrow the idea and make this very creamy, peanut butter-based recipe for Reindeer Fudge. Now, we can all enjoy this holi
  70. Rocky Road Clusters Sweet tooth? We've got your answer right here with the Rocky Road Cluster recipe! Chocolate, marshmallows, and almonds all in one are a recipe for "Ooh it's so good!"
  71. Rocky Road Fudge This is one "rocky road" your taste buds will want to travel on! Our Rocky Road Fudge is the perfect sweet treat for the chocolate lover, the fudge fanatic, and the nutty, marshmallow enthusiast!
  72. Sea Salt Cashew Turtles If you're craving something sweet and salty, then these Sea Salt Cashew Turtles are calling your name. This homemade candy is so delicious and easy to make, people will think you bought it from a candy store!
  73. Special Almond Clusters Nutty, yes. Easy, yes...and sinfully special. These pop-able treats only need three simple ingredients to create our special "OOH IT'S SO GOOD!!" Serve these tasty bites up at your next holiday party or leave them out in a bowl for guests to snack on
  74. Spicy Pecan Brittle I need your opinion? some folks in my test kitchen thought that this brittle was more spicy than sweet, while others thought it was more sweet than spicy. You know, it's funny? no matter which camp they were in, they couldn't stop eating it!
  75. Tempt Me Truffles These elegant chocolate candies are deceptively easy to make. Finely chopped toasted almonds, unsweetened cocoa, and powdered sugar offer different looks and textures and cloak the truffles in style.
  76. Tiger Butter This super-simple candy is a favorite at bake sales and holiday gatherings. A white chocolate and peanut butter mixture is swirled with rich, dark chocolate, making tiger-like stripes. Watch out! Everyone'll be on the hunt for more!
  77. To-Die-For Chocolate Fudge Recipes: 8 Homemade Fudge Recipes With our collection of To-Die-For Chocolate Fudge Recipes - 8 Homemade Fudge Recipes, you can make memories of your own.
  78. Truffles Chocoholics, beware! These truffles may cause addiction, uncontrollable smiles and the inability to share with others. Its a good thing these truffles are so easy and inexpensive to make.
  79. Turtle Fudge We don't know why they call this turtle fudge, but it's kind of ironic because when we think of turtles, we think of something that moves slowly. And that's not this recipe...it moves really fast!
  80. Tutti Fruity Crispy Candy These colorful salty-sweet treats are a real crowd-pleaser. And who would believe they're so easy to make?
  81. White Chocolate Fudge We bet you're gonna love this easy, no-cook fudge as much as we do- all you do is melt the white chocolate and then beat it into the other ingredients! The white chocolate makes it extra yummy- you won't keep this batch of confections around for long
  82. White Chocolate Salties With its winning combination of savory and sweet, it's hard to resist this tempting treat!
  83. Wrapped Candy Presents These melt-in-your mouth cookies taste as good as they look! Our Wrapped Candy Presents offer a tasty candy surprise inside each and every one.

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