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Candy

Want some candy? You’ve come to the right place to find an assortment of homemade favorites and novelties. Make some lollipops that you never would have dreamed of.

Are you a chocolate lover?  Check out all of our chocolate candy recipes including your very own  bonbons or make your own tempered chocolate.

Let’s not forget how much we love sprinkles!

And imagine creating homemade jelly beans  with your own favorite flavors?

stack of 4 pieces of toffee with more toffee scattered in the background

How to Make Toffee

When I walk into a candy store and peer at all the chocolates and candies behind the glass counters, I can't resist getting the toffee. I've come up with a version that you can …

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A few chocolate leaves on a black plate

Chocolate Leaves in 30 Seconds

It takes just 30 seconds to make amazing chocolate leaves using a bowl of chocolate and a comb! Use the leaves to decorate cakes, pies, and cupcakes or simply arrange them on a plate …

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candied clementines

Candied Orange Slices

Candied orange slices are are super sticky, tart, and sweet enough to fill your sugar craving. They are wonderful for snacking or as a garnish for your favorite citrus desserts. How to Make …

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Pixy Stix

How to Make Pixie Sticks

If you love pixie sticks, you can now learn the secret to making them yourself! Homemade pixie sticks are just as good as the store-bought ones. You can make them in any fruit flavor you …

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Maple Sesame Cany

Easy Sesame Seed Candy (Pasteli) Recipe

Sesame seed candy, also called pasteli, is so easy to make! It's a candy sweetened with honey or maple syrup, and it's loaded with crunchy, earthy sesame seeds. You can add nuts for extra flavor …

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Tempered Chocolate on a Spoon

The Easiest Way to Temper Chocolate

Tempered chocolate breaks with a clean, crisp snap, shines beautifully, and has a smooth texture. While professionals often use expensive machines to prepare chocolate this way, you can do it using the partial melt …

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Homemade Turtle Candy

Homemade Chocolate Turtles – Simple Turtle Candy Recipe

Making homemade chocolate turtles with pecans and a foolproof salted caramel is a simple introduction to candy-making at home. The turtles don't have to look perfect and, in fact, their imperfections make them all the …

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Caramel Apples

How to Make Caramel Apples

Caramel apples are an iconic fall treat! Drench apples in homemade caramel and decorate them with cookie crumbs, chocolate, nuts, or more caramel. Learn the step-by-step tips to make them from scratch and have them …

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Cake decorated with lots of isomalt decorations

Isomalt Basics for Home Bakers – All About Isomalt

Bakers of all skill levels can create impressive-looking sugar art using isomalt, a sugar alcohol that can be colored and flavored. This post discusses what it is, where to buy it, and how to …

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Salt Water Taffty in a white bowl on a checkered cloth

How to Make Salt Water Taffy in One Hour

You can make soft and chewy salt water taffy just like you find on seaside boardwalks in just one hour! Start with this funfetti version and then experiment with your own flavors using my …

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Chocolate Cups

How to Make a Chocolate Cup – It’s Shockingly Simple

Making chocolate cups is so easy that even a toddler can do it! Learn how to make these pretty treat cups with your favorite chocolate. Chocolate cups are shockingly simple to make. …

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Pink serving dish filled with square and round bonbons painted with gold

What are Bonbons and How to Make Them

Highly revered, chocolate bonbons are truly blissful! They're actually not that hard to make. But what exactly are they? How are they made? How are these chocolate confections different from truffles? …

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White Chocolate

How to Make White Chocolate in Less Than 5 Minutes

You can make white chocolate from scratch - at home, in your microwave, with no special tools (not even a candy thermometer). While you may think that making candy is completely out of your …

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Chocolate Olives

Chocolate-Covered Olives – Olive and Chocolate Aphrodisiac Love Bombs

Green olives are reputed to make men more virile and dark chocolate has been thought since the time of the ancient Mayans to increase erotic pleasure. Combine olives and chocolate and you have little aphrodisiac …

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Candied Spam

Have you ever eaten Chinese BBQ pork? Its crispy, chewy texture and level of sweetness befitting candy makes it one of my toddler's favorite foods. Candied Spam tastes remarkably similar to Chinese …

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