Easter Candy

Make someone's Easter basket extra special with homemade candy and treats. From chocolate nests and candy eggs to marshmallow bunnies and plenty more, these candy recipes will give you lots of ways to make Easter all the more fun.

Easter Eggs

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Make these easy chocolate candies for Easter baskets or to serve with Easter dinner. Pudding mix provides the chocolate for the centers. For the coating, you can choose either dark chocolate, milk chocolate, or white chocolate.

Hazelnut Toffee

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Package this yummy candy in a purchased holiday-themed tin for a sure-to-please Christmas gift.

Coconut Gumdrops

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Why buy gumdrops when you can make them at home and enjoy the experience of candy making? You may never buy gumdrops again.

Champagne Truffles

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Ring in the New Year with these creamy melt-in-your-mouth chocolate morsels.

Crystal Candies

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Make the candy in a baking pan to break in irregular pieces, similar to pretty stained glass windows. To suit the season-- Christmas, Thanksgiving, St. Patrick's Day, or Valentine's Day--make this candy recipe in molds in a variety of colors and shapes.

Chocolate Mint Divinity

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This milk chocolate-flavored divinity candy recipe is spread with additional chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peppermint candies. Leave a few out for Santa and his elves!

Oreo Truffles

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You only need three ingredients to make these white chocolate treats. They're great for parties or to give as gifts.

Chocolate Rum Truffles

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Creamy, rich, and elegant, chocolate truffles are well worth the time and care they require.

How to Make Sugar Cookies

Since they're made with such simple ingredients--sugar, flour, vanilla, baking powder, a little salt--it's easy to think of sugar cookies as the Plain Janes of cookies. That is, until you break out the cookie cutters and colored sugar, the sprinkles and colored icing, the candy pieces and other adornments. But sugar cookies are more than just show pieces. When you know how to make sugar cookies just right, their understated sweetness and delicate texture are anything but ordinary--even when you eat them plain.

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