Chocolate Candy Recipes

Homemade fudge, buckeyes, pretzel turtles, rocky road candy, English toffee  - we have all the recipes for chocolate confection perfection.

Staff Picks

Aunt Teen's Creamy Chocolate Fudge

Rating: 4.6 stars
This was my aunt's recipe for fudge, passed down through the family. It's better than any fudge I've ever had at the Jersey shore, and easy enough to whip up in 15 minutes or so.

Famous Coconut-Almond Balls

Rating: 4.45 stars
Coconut and almonds dipped in chocolate.

Espresso Bark

Rating: 4.52 stars
A simple chocolate candy recipe, great for giving at Christmas!

Avocado Irish Cream Fudge

Rating: 4.13 stars
Although avocados seem like a strange ingredient for fudge, they give a great creamy texture to a decadent treat. I often give it as a gift for the holidays and no one can ever believe it's made with avocados!

Chocolate Orange Fudge

Rating: 4.63 stars
A simple fudge recipe combining semisweet chocolate chips, condensed milk, pecans and grated orange peel. Use almonds, or any kind of nut, if desired.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Rating: 4.68 stars
A simple but decadent confection that quells the urge to dip your chocolate bar in the peanut butter.

Saltine Toffee Cookies

Rating: 4.68 stars
This is an easy to make but wonderfully delicious treat. We pack them in tins and give as gifts during the holidays. Use your favorite nuts to top the cookies.

Basic Truffles

Rating: 4.27 stars
This is a basic truffle filling to which you can add your own flavorings or extracts. You may use this to fill the chocolate shells you make using candy molds or roll into balls then into powdered sugar, cocoa, sprinkles or other toppings

No Fail Chocolate Fudge

Rating: 4.18 stars
This fudge recipe is super creamy and everyone requests it during the holidays. While preparing, be sure that you don't let the mix get hotter than 238 degrees or it gets really dry but still tastes good.

Chocolate Spoons

Rating: 4.51 stars
These chocolate-covered spoons make delightful holiday gifts. They are so wonderful to have at home, too. Use them to stir a little chocolate into your coffee, or strengthen your hot chocolate. You will need 20 to 24 plastic spoons for this recipe.

Irish Cream Truffle Fudge

Rating: 4.53 stars
This is 'wicked good' stuff! This creamy sweet confection will disappear as fast as a wink.

Super Easy Rocky Road Candy

Rating: 4.8 stars
So easy to make and so good!

Inspiration and Ideas

Chocolate-Covered Cherries
Rating: Unrated
"Easy, delicious cherries. Just like you buy in the box! It's best to let the candies ripen for 1 to 2 weeks." – Meredith
Chocolate Covered Caramels
Rating: Unrated
"Simply to die for! The best way I’ve found to put chocolate on them is to use a pastry brush. It works wonderfully and they look great." – Michelle Renay

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Fudge

Rating: 4.25 stars

This fudge is easy to make and very delicious. Enjoy this with your loved ones. For best results be sure to use a candy thermometer.