Candy

We all love candy, and it's so diverse that it can be tailored to suit any palate. From divinity to hard candy and so many others, you'll find several candy recipes that your family will want over and over again.

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Halloween Trivia Challenge: Candy, Candy, Candy!

Thanksgiving has turkey. For Halloween, it's candy. All kinds of candy treats -- from chocolate kisses to gold-and-yellow candy corn.

Candy Corn Monster Mouths

Candy corn plus peanut butter plus apples equals a Monster Mouth, the wickedly sweet Halloween (or anytime) treat that's scarily good for you. Apple slices (of any variety you and your kids like) make gaping mouths, and a layer of peanut butter holds the candy corn "teeth" in place. Use Granny Smith apples for a sweet-tart flavor, or Gala for a mellower monster.

Our Best Candy Apple Recipes

We've handpicked our most delicious candy apple recipes just for you.

Halloween Candy Spending Sets Record

Americans will fork over $2.3 billion - billion! - on Halloween candy this year, website Life's Little Mysteries reports. (And you thought it was the zombies, vampires, werewolves, and mummies running around town that were supposed to be the scary part of the part.)

Total: 20 mins

Caramel Corn

Family Circle

This flavored corn recipe makes the perfect sweet snack. Fill small decorated containers and give as food gifts for special occasions or year-round.

Heavenly Hash

Midwest Living
Total: 35 mins

White-Chocolate Candy

Midwest Living

English Toffee and Strawberry Napoleons

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Circles of tender Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets are baked until golden then filled with sweetened strawberries and toffee-studded whipped cream.

Total: 1 hr 35 mins

Caramels

Midwest Living
Total: 1 hr

Peanut Butter Fudge

Midwest Living

This chewy nutty fudge will bring out the child in everyone.

Rocky Road Fudge

Betty Crocker

Foolproof fudge is in the pan in 15 minutes! Betty Crocker® frosting is the secret.

Total: 3 hrs 15 mins

Easy Candy Corn Cupcakes: No Trick Treats!

We love getting into the holiday spirit; we just don't always have the time. And frankly, while we like carving jack-o'-lanterns and dipping caramel apples, we're not convinced that everything we make has to scream Halloween (yeah, put away those rubber bloody fingers). That's why we think these easy Candy Corn Cupcakes from The Comfort of Cooking are to die for! There are no hidden time-sucking steps here. And while the recipe from the book calls for a cake mix, we prefer to use our own favorite white cake recipe. (If you agree, watch this video for an easyread more

New Chocolate Candy Beats the Heat

M&Ms may need a new slogan. "Melts in your mouth, not in your hands" could become old news soon, as Cadbury introduces a "temperature-tolerant chocolate," the U.K.'s Daily Mail reports, for its new candy, Dairy Milk. The chocolate in the new bars can apparently sit out in really hot temperatures -- 104-degrees -- for three-plus hours before it losing its solid state. Cadbury, the British brand, which bought by Kraft a couple years ago, has upped the melting point of regular chocolate (93 degrees). Alas, England, with its temperate climate, won't be seeing the chocolate any time soon.read more

Beer Candy Hopping Into Sweets Market

Somewhere, Homer Simpson is salivating upon receiving word that the trend of mixing beer and sweets is on the rise. Mmm...Beer candy. The Wall Street Journal reports treats such as beer-and-pretzel truffles, stout caramel bars and beer brittle are taking a gulp out of the confection market in an effort to get more men to shell out as much for beer-infused marshmallows and hard candy "Hopdrops" as they do for craft beers (Dean & DeLuca's Roni-Sue's black-stout and India Pale Ale caramels sell for $16.95, according to the newspaper).

Christmas Candy For Every Sweet Tooth

Pretty shards of chocolate bark sprinkled with peppermints; rich dark-chocolate fudge; candy canes poking out the top of gaily decorated Christmas stockings; or little packets of truffles all tied up with a bow. Homemade Christmas candy--whether it's to have at the ready for holiday visitors or to give as sweet gifts--is a touch of Santa's workshop come to your kitchen. Most of us have memories of special candies made by aunts, moms, and grandparents.

Leftover Candy? Baking on the Morning After

With Halloween usually comes a pile of leftover candy. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it's on my mind even before I stock up on candy--I like to be prepared for what I might be left with. Sure, it's delicious to just eat the candy as is, but that can get repetitive if you have pounds of the stuff left.

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