Category: "Candy"

Orange Truffles

January 23rd, 2014
Gwen shares one of her Christmas recipes. Yield: 100 truffles more »

Homemade Twix

April 18th, 2013
Caramel, cookies, chocolate.  What's not to love? The homemade version tastes slightly different and is pretty damned good.  Give it a try and find out for yourself. Yield: 18 cookies more »

Peanut Butter Fudge

July 23rd, 2012
I don't know if this technically counts as fudge since there's no chocolate, but it's definitely good.  Try not to eat too much. Yield: 81 pieces more »

Sesame Squares

July 19th, 2012
Good candy should be like art.  More than just tasting good, it should look great.  This fits the bill perfectly by looking stylish and tasting even better. Yield: 81 pieces more »

Lemon Logs

July 16th, 2012
These have a strong lemon flavor and are simply delicious. Yield: About 140 pieces more »

Pomegranate Ganache Chocolates

May 7th, 2012
If you really love the bitter taste of dark chocolate then these confections are for you.  The rich, dark ganache in the center has a great texture and is well worth the effort. Yield: 72 pieces more »

Ginger Ganache Candy

April 12th, 2012
These candies have a mild taste that really hits during the after taste.  Give them a try and you won't be disappointed. Yield: 72 candies more »

Buckeyes

April 2nd, 2012
These are about the easiest type of candy to make.  But don't let easy fool you: they still taste great.  Share them with a friend (if you haven't eaten them all yourself). Yield: 55-65 more »

Brazil Nut Toffee

November 28th, 2011
I made the mistake of making these in a 9" square pan instead of 12", meaning that they turned out too thick and broke into irregular shapes.  But if you use a 12" pan then they'll turn out much better.  I've already corrected the recipe below to take… more »

Peanut Butter Banana Cups

September 22nd, 2011
Everyone knows that bananas and peanut butter taste great together.  But Reese's hasn't yet figured out that they should put bananas in their peanut butter cups...  You can be part of the flavor revolution! more »

Chocolate Caramel Cups

September 12th, 2011
Chocolate caramel cups = happiness.  At least, that's what you'll think right after you eat one. Yield: 50 candies more »

Cherry Cordials

August 22nd, 2011
Cherry cordials are a classic candy.  Homemade cordials really have the "wow factor" that amazes people, and it's not too complicted to make.  A substantial amount of work, but not complex. Plus, there's some really cool chemistry at work here . Yield:… more »

Anise Candy

July 7th, 2011
If you aren't familiar with anise, it's very similar to black licorice.  Nothing beats homemade candy . Yield: 81 pieces more »

Two-Layer Gianduja

April 11th, 2011
Gianduja is a nut & chocolate confection that comes from Italy.  My pronunciation is terrible, so I couldn't tell you the right way to say it.  But it's definitely a tasty treat that everyone will enjoy. more »

Cheesecake Lollipops

January 27th, 2011
These are a lot of work, but they taste really good.  I got positive reviews from the people at work, so I think they're pretty good. more »