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40+ Homemade Candies That'd Make Willy Wonka Jealous

Jan 7 2016 - 4:00pm

Candy making may seem daunting, complicated, and not worth the effort, but think again. Many recipes are beginner friendly (some don't even require a candy thermometer!), while others are great projects to save for a rainy day. We've rounded up our favorites, ranging from fluffy marshmallows and candied citrus peel to chocolate matzo toffee and dark chocolate truffles. There's a homemade way to get a sugar rush for pretty much any palate.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Get the recipe: chocolate peanut butter truffles [1]

White Chocolate Pop Rocks Bars

Get the recipe: white chocolate Pop Rocks bars [2]

Soft Caramels

Get the recipe: soft caramels [3]

Microwave Peanut Brittle

Get the recipe: microwave peanut brittle [4]

Peppermint Marshmallows

Get the recipe: peppermint marshmallows [5]

Easy Chocolate Fudge

Get the recipe: easy chocolate fudge [6]

Salt Water Taffy

Get the recipe: salt water taffy [7]

White Chocolate Truffles

Get the recipe: white chocolate truffles [8]

Salted Pepita Caramels

Get the recipe: salted pepita caramels [9]

Almond Joy

Get the recipe: DIY Almond Joy [10]

Flower Lollipops

Get the recipe: flower lollipops [11]

Tootsie Rolls

Get the recipe: DIY Tootsie Rolls [12]

Peppermint Bark

Get the recipe: peppermint bark [13]

Grand Marnier Truffles

Get the recipe: Grand Marnier-spiked truffles [14]

Snickers

Get the recipe: DIY Snickers [15]

Rose Marshmallows

Get the recipe: rose marshmallows [16]

Pistachio Hazelnut Nougat

Get the recipe: pistachio hazelnut nougat [17]

Vegan Peppermint Patties

Get the recipe: vegan peppermint patties [18]

Twix Caramel Fudge

Get the recipe: Twix caramel fudge [19]

Popping Chocolate Bark

Get the recipe: popping chocolate bark [20]

Dark Chocolate Truffles

Get the recipe: dark chocolate truffles [21]

Chocolate-Almond Toffee

Get the recipe: chocolate-almond toffee [22]

Marzipan Strawberries

Get the recipe: marzipan strawberries [23]

Espresso Marshmallows

Get the recipe: espresso marshmallows [24]

Gingerbread Caramels

Get the recipe: gingerbread caramels [25]

Slow-Cooker Chocolate Nut Clusters

Get the recipe: slow-cooker chocolate nut clusters [26]

Honeycomb Candy

Get the recipe: honeycomb candy [27]

Easy Chocolate Truffles

Get the recipe: easy chocolate truffles [28]

Cow Tales

Get the recipe: DIY Cow Tales [29]

Mallo Cups

Get the recipe: DIY Mallo Cups [30]

Apple Cider Caramels

Get the recipe: apple cider caramels [31]

Cotton Candy Fudge

Get the recipe: cotton candy fudge [32]

Peanut Butter Salt Water Taffy

Get the recipe: peanut butter salt water taffy [33]

Chocolate Matzo Toffee

Get the recipe: chocolate almond matzo toffee [34]

Peanut Butter Cups

Get the recipe: DIY peanut butter cups [35]

Passion Fruit Caramels

Get the recipe: passion fruit caramels [36]

Marshmallow Ropes

Get the recipe: DIY marshmallow ropes [37]

Vanilla Bean Fudge

Get the recipe: vanilla bean fudge [38]

Chocolate-Covered Marzipan

Get the recipe: chocolate-covered marzipan [39]

Chai Caramels

Get the recipe: chai caramels [40]

Fruit and Nut Chocolate Bars

Get the recipe: customizable chocolate bars [41]

Candied Citrus Peels

Get the recipe: candied citrus peels [42]

Peppermint Hard Candy

Get the recipe: peppermint hard candy [43]

Corn Nut and Popping Sugar Chocolate Bark

Get the recipe: corn nut and popping sugar chocolate bark [44]

Chocolate Lace Lollipops

Get the recipe: chocolate lace lollipops [45]

Candy Dots

Get the recipe: candy dots [46]


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