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Homemade Chocolate Candy Recipes

Chocolate truffles, toffee, barks, and fudge -- oh, my! These chocolate candy recipes steal the spotlight with their rich flavors, tasty pairings (bacon and chocolate, anyone?), and make-in-bulk ease. We love giving the chocolate candies as gifts, sharing them with friends, and indulging in their sweet flavors for after-dinner treats.

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    • Easy Caramel-Cracker Candy

      Gooey caramel, chocolate crackers, and nutty hazelnuts? This easy chocolate candy recipe is a scrumptious slam dunk. If hazelnuts aren't your topping of choice, swap in any kind of chopped toasted nut.

      Find your dream dessert recipe.
    • Chocolate-Marshmallow-Peanut Clusters

      Candy greatness doesn't require an oven! Our chocolate-peanut-marshmallow clusters prove that a no-bake treat is the perfect choice when you're short on time (and they're yummy, too).

    • 5-Minute Cherry-Walnut Fudge

      Traditional homemade fudge requires a close eye on the candy thermometer and a strong arm for heavy stirring. Our quick cherry-walnut version practically makes itself!

    • The Two Must-Have Supplies for Fudge-Making

      Check your kitchen for these two supplies before tackling fudge. Trust us -- they result in the best fudge ever!

    • Peanut Butter Cups

      Everyone loves a good peanut butter cup, and our homemade version is no exception. A chunky peanut butter filling and chopped peanuts sprinkled on top amp up the nutty flavor.

    • Dark Chocolate Candy Bark

      The fun in this simple chocolate candy is choosing the mix-ins. An assortment of chopped candy bars pumps up the flavor of the dark chocolate foundation.

    • Marshmallow Truffles

      Curb that candy craving! Chocolate truffles just wouldn't be the same without a rich, dark combination of marshmallow and cocoa beans. Easily mix up the recipe with a light splash of flavored liqueur.

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    • Macadamia Clusters

      A bright hit of ctirus (thanks to dried apricots) gives rich chocolate candy an unexpected makeover. Add a little crunch to the mix with mild macadamia nuts.

    • Cherry-Cashew Bark

      Take our word for it: Homemade chocolate candy doesn't get any easier than this. Melt-and-pour white chocolate candy coating transforms into a delicious candy bark when topped with cherries and cashews.

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      Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

      Wrap egg-free chocolate chip cookie dough in melted chocolate, then drizzle with more chocolate. It's even better than licking the spoon.

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      Toffee-Butter Crunch

      Our buttery homemade toffee comes together with just six ingredients. We especially love the semisweet chocolate spread and toasted nuts on top.

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      Triple-Chocolate Cake Balls

      Count them with us: cocoa powder, chocolate graham crackers, and semisweet chocolate pieces. Three types of chocolate add up to a winning candy recipe.

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      Bourbon-Brownie Petits Fours

      Just one of these tiny brownie bites will satisfy even the most voracious chocolate craving. The drizzled chocolate glaze and pretty frosting rosette give the dessert a rich and decadent finish.

    • How to Make Chocolate Ganache
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      Master Homemade Chocolate Ganache

      That drippy, indulgent glaze atop your favorite petits fours and brownies? Chocolate ganache. We reveal the stirring secret in this quick video.

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      Chocolate-Raspberry Truffles

      Our light and airy chocolate candies have a sophisticated look and taste. The raspberry liqueur in the truffle puts this squarely in the adults-only category.

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      Mocha-Orange Bark

      Swirl chopped chocolate-covered coffee beans into dark chocolate, then sprinkle with candied orange peel to add zesty sweetness to rich candy bark. We love giving the delicious chocolate as a gift for holidays or housewarmings.

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      Easy Chocolate Fudge

      Commit 45 minutes to this delicious recipe, and you'll get 96 servings of beg-for-more candies. We offer three variations: mocha fudge, rocky road fudge, and chocolate-peanut butter fudge.

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      Chocolate-Rum Petits Fours

      Itty-bitty petits fours provide just the right amount of chocolate candy. Make homemade chocolate ganache (we provide the recipe) for over-the-top richness.

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      Brownie Surprise Pops

      What's the surprise in the candy pops, you ask? There's a chocolate-hazelnut brownie underneath each drizzle of homemade chocolate frosting.

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      Bacon-Chocolate Bark

      Smooth and creamy chocolate plus crunchy, salty bacon equals a chocolate-lover's dream dessert. Make the bacon-candy combo for any occasion and watch it disappear.

      Wrap up your bark as a food gift.
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      Mocha Fudge

      Coffee enhances the chocolate flavor in this creamy fudge recipe. Chocolate-covered espresso beans are the perfect topper.

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      Candy Cane Bark

      Peppermint and milk chocolate are a perfect Christmas combination, but this candy tastes great year-round. Mix up a batch anytime you get a craving for fresh peppermint blended with creamy chocolate.

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      Cookie Truffles

      These smooth and creamy truffles taste great -- and they make delicious gifts! We love how the chocolate sandwich cookies transform into wow-worthy candies.

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      Mint-Chocolate Slab

      For an indulgent (and fuss-free) dessert, melt chocolate, pour it over mint patties, and scatter candies on top. The slab of chocolaty goodness is an easy option for making homemade candy.

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      Bumpy-Road Fudge

      This delectable fudge is loaded with mini marshmallows and toasted pecans -- just like your favorite ice cream. The candy recipe can also be made ahead and stored in the fridge for up to one week.

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      Our Best Christmas Candy

      These gorgeous Christmas candies are perfect to give as party favors or special holiday food gifts. Whether you prefer light-as-air truffles, hard candy, over-the-top fudge, chewy caramels, or sweet gumdrops, this is your one-stop shop for delicious candy recipes.
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