Make almond brittle in your microwave in less than 10 minutes. Salty, crispy, perfectly crunchy almond brittle. Everything is made in one bowl, and this small batch recipe can be doubled to make more. It’s a great holiday gift, or…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!
Peanut butter truffles dipped in melted chocolate with a sprinkling of sea salt and crushed peanuts on top. This recipe is entirely no bake, and naturally gluten free; you will love this recipe for easy gift-giving, a sweet snack, or…Read more
Healthy chocolate truffles using just 3 ingredients: unsweetened chocolate, dried fruit and honey (to taste)! I love having these healthy little truffles in the fridge to cure chocolate cravings, and I love their nutritional profile: they clock in at 100…Read more
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