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    Easy Candy Recipes That Make the Holidays Sweeter

    When you need special treats for family gatherings, an open house or to give as gifts, these easy candy recipes make you look like a hero. (No one needs to know how simple they were to make.)

    How to Make a Walnut Whirl

    Learn how to make a walnut whirl, the beloved vintage British sweet.


    How to Make Truffles

    This recipe is chocolaty, indulgent and best of all—simple enough for beginners. This is how to make truffles at home!


    How to Store Chocolate Truffles

    Learn how you can keep these decadent candies fresher for longer.


    8 Common Fudge Mistakes and How to Fix Them

    Homemade fudge can be a little fussy, but it's easy to make if you avoid these common fudge mistakes.

    How to Make Microwave Fudge

    Calling all chocoholics! We'll show you how to make microwave fudge in just five easy steps.


    Homemade Gelt

    Giving chocolate coins to children, and sometimes to teachers, is a long-standing Hanukkah tradition. This homemade version of gelt uses...

    The Best Fudge Shops in America

    An ode to tourism's sweetest souvenir, we've rounded up the top fudge spots from coast to coast and as far...


    25 Small-Batch Christmas Candies

    We love Christmas candy—but we don't always need several pounds of it! That's why we rounded up these holiday favorites...


    Pacoca

    Pacoca (Brazilian peanut candy) is an easy treat that has only five ingredients! It's a popular sweet in Brazil, and...


    Birthday Cake Fudge

    This decadent birthday cake fudge is the perfect thing to make your big day special. Or prepare it ahead and...

    How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups with Your Kids

    We discovered that making homemade peanut butter cups is an easy and fun family activity that kids of all ages...


    Chocolate Pecan Fudge

    Even though fudge is a classic at Christmastime, people are excited for this chocolate pecan fudge year-round. Switch out the...


    Mint Oreo Fudge

    I altered a plain chocolate fudge recipe to create this festive mint Oreo fudge. Mint Oreo cookies can be used...


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    35 Gift Shop Fudge Recipes That Taste Just Like Vacation

    You don't have to go on vacation to get some delicious fudge! These gift shop fudge recipes range in flavor...


    Death Star Caramel Truffles

    Caramel candies morph into "Star Wars" truffles for a fun sweet treat. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Sugar-Free Easter Candy to Add to Your Easter Basket

    Not doing sugar? No problem! Get your chocolate and jelly bean fix with our fave picks for sugar-free Easter candy.


    Snowman Oreo Balls

    Get the kids involved with making these adorable snowman Oreo balls. They can help roll, dip and decorate! A small...


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    Our Best Christmas Bark Recipes

    Christmas bark is the perfect holiday treat—easy to make and endlessly versatile. Take a look at our best bark recipe...


    Fudge vs Ganache: What’s the Difference?

    Both are rich indulgences that make desserts exceedingly better, but there's a real difference between fudge and ganache.


    The 25 Best Deals on Halloween Candy for 2019

    From variety packs to the freakiest fruity candy, we did the hard work for you by comparison-shopping to find the...


    Grandma’s Best Christmas Candy

    Gram always made the best sweets, including candy. These tried and true candies will become favorites all over again as...