Homemade small batch peppermint bark recipe is for the times you need this epic holiday candy, but can’t be trusted with a large batch, haha! Or, for the times you want just a little taste of it–plus, it’s great use…Read more
Candy recipes that are small batch and easy to make at home! If you’ve never made candy before, it’s easier than you think. Most of these recipes don’t need a candy thermometer or any other special equipment.
This recipe collection includes truffles, marshmallows, fudge, caramels, licorice, candy bark and more! You’ll find that the recipes are for smaller portions, so they’re more approachable.
If you’re new to baking, try starting with homemade marshmallows. The small batch of just 8 marshmallows is great to start out. Once you’ve mastered those, you can make chocolate marshmallows, raspberry marshmallows, or even matcha marshmallows.
The easiest candy to make is chocolate bark! Just melt your favorite chocolate, pour it on a flat surface, and sprinkle with anything you love! Peppermint bark is great for Christmas, and Easter bark is great to use leftover Easter candy.
Healthy chocolate truffles are completely no bake, but such sweet treat. They make a great filler in a DIY Chocolate Box for Valentine’s Day. In fact, almost any of these candy recipes are great for elevating a Valentine’s gift.
Browse the recipes below to find your favorite candy recipes, and give it a shot at making them yourself!
Oreo balls recipe scaled-down. Finally! And it only needs 4 ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry! Why this Recipe Works Whether you are making these for yourself or a cookie exchange party, it will be hard…Read more
Dirt pudding recipe, small batch style! A small Halloween recipe for celebrating with kids! This recipe for dirt and worms cups makes just 2 servings using chocolate pudding made in the microwave. Dirt Pudding Recipe for two Whether or not…Read more
Toasted coconut marshmallows with a lime marshmallow layer. This post is sponsored by Vital Proteins, makers of my favorite protein powder, collagen peptides, and grass-fed beef gelatin! Thank goodness it’s s’mores season! We recently moved into a neighborhood that celebrates…Read more
Chocolate covered cherry fudge, a small batch of fudge for two made with just 3 ingredients! Just as we were finally done with the Thanksgiving dishes and sinking into the couch to put our feet up, my Mom realizes that…Read more
Vanilla mint homemade marshmallows–exactly what your mug of hot cocoa needs! As you know, my Mom is one of the big recipe testers here at Dessert for Two. She’s made pretty much everything on this site (all 680 recipes) with a…Read more
Chocolate caramel cookie bars are made in a bread loaf pan for a small batch of your favorite candy bar! Also, this post is sponsored by Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk, a product that is always in my pantry for baking,…Read more
Chocolate rice krispies treats for two. I don’t often admit my shameful eating preferences, so lean in and listen up. I love Star Crunches. You know what I’m talking about—the round chocolatey crispy things laced with caramel made by that…Read more
Red wine chocolate truffles in a homemade box of chocolates! I’m not trying to make you look bad, honestly. I’m willing to admit that making my dude a homemade box of chocolates with these red wine chocolate truffles is a…Read more
Chocolate peanut butter truffles with a sprinkling of sea salt on top. Heart shaped truffles for a cute Valentine’s day homemade gift. I first shared these truffle recipes last year for Valentine’s Day, which I clearly made so I could stress-eat…Read more