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Ooey, gooey, sticky, and sweet: Candy is a much-beloved treat. If you've never tackled making your own candy, it's easier than you might think. We've got recipes, ideas, equipment, tips, and tricks to ensure a super tasty batch of candy every time. For beginners, get familiar with our list of candy-making equipment; it offers ideas on the best tools to boost your candy-making success. How you cook candy and test for doneness are also important things to know. Our helpful guide explains how to get the cooking temperature just right and what tests to use to determine when candy is done. Of course, after you've made your own sweet treats, you'll want to store them so they stay tasty as long as possible. Here, you'll learn to preserve freshness with our easy storage ideas. Once you've mastered the how-tos, choose from one of our dozens of fun candy recipes and start cooking. You might never have considered making sweets such as caramels, toffee, truffles, or gumdrops, but our collection of favorites will have you diving in again and again.

Our Best Christmas Candy

These gorgeous Christmas candies are perfect to give as party favors or specia...

Salted Peanut Bars

This treat contains all the yummy goodness of a salted-nut candy bar with the...

Fabulous Five-Minute Fudge

Melt and stir. It's that easy when you use your microwave for this ultra-rich...

Slow Cooker Candy Recipes

No fancy tools required for these easy candy recipes -- just your trusty slow...

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How to Make Fudge

Two pieces of equipment and a quick buttering step help you make the best fudg...

Super-Duper Chocolate Kisses

Call upon chocolate-loving kids to shape the cookie dough for these...

Cream Cheese Marbled Brownies

Try this delicious recipe for the perfect combination of cream cheese,...

Easy Gift Idea: Slow Cooker Peppermint Pretzel Candies

Need a sweet gift idea? Combine chocolate, peppermint and pretzels in the slow...

No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Confession: I am a cookie dough lover. Obsessed actually. I know you're not ...

5-Minute Microwave Fudge

Making your own fudge has never been easier. With only five ingredients you...

How to Make Fudge

Indulge in the sweetness of the season with everyone's favorite homemade candy...

Wrapping and Storing Candy

Freshness is one reason people enjoy homemade candy. And the secret to keeping...

Chocolate Chip-Cookie Dough Truffles

These easy candies look like fancy chocolate truffles, but they're really just...

Peanut Brittle

Only real butter will do in this classic peanut brittle. It's the key to...

Dark Chocolate Brownies

A touch of cinnamon enhances the rick dark chocolate goodness in these...

Homemade Chocolate Candy Recipes

Chocolate truffles, toffee, barks, and fudge -- oh, my! These chocolate candy...

Fudgy Football Brownies

There are few desserts more festive than these fudgy brownies that can be cut...

Our Best-Ever Cherry Fudge

Learn how to create our all-time favorite Candied Cherry Opera Fudge in six...

Candy from Your Slow Cooker! How to Make Cherry-Chocolate Clusters with Salted Almonds

Your slow cooker makes candy-making so much easier! No need to hustle as your...

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