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Candy

Candy recipes that are small batch and easy to make! Includes truffles, marshmallows, fudge, caramels, licorice, candy bark and more!

The easiest Christmas candy to make: 4 ingredient sweet and salty toffee @dessertfortwo
Candy, Chocolate Desserts for Two

Saltine Toffee

If you’ve had Saltine toffee before, this recipe needs no explanation. Maybe you’re already nodding your head in agreement that this candy recipe, if any candy recipe ever, needed to be scaled down to prevent over-consumption. Personally, I can eat…

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Small batch caramels @dessertfortwo
Apples, Candy, Gluten Free

Apple Cider Caramels

Apple cider caramels, made from scratch! This is a small batch recipe, so start here before committing to a large batch of caramels! One more chewy, sticky sweet square thing; I swear. Pastry classes at Tante Marie A few moons…

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Candy

Homemade Black Licorice

Wait, wait, wait! Don’t run away! I know–it’s black licorice. Blackest black midnight black licorice. You see, previously, I thought you had to have a certain arrangement of genes in order to like black licorice. The red licorice? Sure, it’s…

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A small batch of caramels @dessertfortwo
Candy, Gluten Free

Homemade Caramels

Homemade caramels from scratch, for a fun homemade holiday gift-giving! Surprisingly easy with one special tool!   I’m on a homemade candy bender. It really freaks people out when you make homemade candy. I get a million questions about how this sweet…

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White chocolate dipped blackberries @dessertfortwo
Candy, Gluten Free

Blackberry Bonbons

At this point, I probably owe Rachael Ray a drink. Or at least a very nice bottle of Tuscan wine. In every issue of her magazine, I find at least one gem to post here. I’ve shared her Raspberry Sorbet…

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Candy, Pumpkin, Whiskey

Pumpkin Bourbon Balls

If you’ve never had a bourbon ball, it’s safe to say you’ve never spent the holidays in the South.  And for that, I’m sorry.  But but but, I’m here to remedy that.  Bourbon balls are easy to make (no baking…

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Candy, Chocolate Desserts for Two

Velveeta Fudge

If we weren’t church-goin’ people, we would surely be idol worshippers. And our idol of choice? Velveeta. I don’t care what y’all say, the stuff is delicious. We would be such astute believers that we would refer to our idol…

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Candy, Chocolate Desserts for Two

Fantasy Fudge

Fantasy Fudge for two. The famous recipe, scaled down to make way less fudge! Have y’all heard of Fantasy Fudge?  It’s the recipe for fudge on the back of the marshmallow creme jar. Southerners have a strong affinity for recipes…

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Candy, Gluten Free

Honey Caramel Corn

Here’s a little something to enjoy on Halloween and keep your hands out of the candy bowl.  My mom frequently made this recipe when I was growing up with honey she bought from our neighbor.  As a kid, I used to…

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