DIY Candy Recipes: Just Like The Real Thing

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Learn how to make your favorite candies in your own kitchen with these easy to follow recipes.  

MY HOMEMADE KIT KAT

Homemade Kit Kat

This recipe for chocolate fingers will stay with me forever. 

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RASPBERRY LEMONADE MARSHMALLOWS

raspberry-lemonade-marshmallows

Homemade marshmallows are nothing like the store bought, you must try them.  

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KREMBO

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This is my version of the Krembo, a classic Israeli childhood snack. As kids, we’d get a box of twenty-four Krembos with a cookie base. We’d start eating away, and smearing these chocolate-covered marshmallow treats onto one another’s faces. There are different ways to eat a krembo—some devour the entire chocolate shell first; others hollow out the chocolate by sucking out the creamy inside. I think the best way is on your own, without sharing. You can find them in supermarkets all over Israel, but they taste even better when homemade. If you’re short on time (and long on children), you can use store-bought cookies as your base instead of making your own.  

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CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER BARS

chocolate peanut butter bars

Mmmmmmmmm. Quite possibly the most genius combination of ingredients—ever. Give me chocolate and peanut butter in any shape
or form, and I am good to go. It is my absolute favorite flavor combo; a perfect after-school treat or casual dinner party dessert. The bars
hold their shape best if they are chilled until just before serving.  

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HONEYCOMB CHOCOLATE BARS

Honeycomb Chocolate Bars

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WHITE CHOCOLATE, PISTACHIO, CRANBERRY, AND COFFEE BARK

White Chocolate, PIstachio, Cranberry, and Coffee Bark

It is always fun to make your own candy to serve with coffee after a meal and to have around the house to nosh on over chag. It also makes a great hostess gift. Place in a clear bag and tie with green and pink ribbons.  


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CHOCOLATE COVERED ORANGE RIND

chocolate orange rind

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