Recipes Using Candy and Candy Bars
Almond Coconut Cake Recipe
If you love Almond Joy® candy bars, you will love this cake! It is rich, moist, and delicious, full of almonds and coconut. If you want to add to the decadence, sprinkle the cake with miniature chocolate chips when it comes out of the oven and let melt into the coconut topping.
Brownies with Chocolate-Covered Mints Recipe
Take brownies to a new level of richness by adding espresso and chocolate mint patties. Because they are so rich, I like to cut them a bit smaller than recommended. Do not be discouraged by the long instructions. These are fairly easy to make. The instructions are explicit to appeal to new cooks.
Caramel Mousse Mini-cups Recipe
Tasty dark chocolate brownie bites have hidden caramel and are topped with a rich, but light chocolate mousse frosting.
Chocolate Caramel Candy Bars Recipe
If you love brownies and Milky Way candy bars, you'll love these rich bars that start with a chocolate cake mix. Let the kids help unwrap the caramel candies, but keep an eye on how many go into their mouths!
Chocolate Caramel Marshmallow Candy Bars Recipe
These rich candy bars are easily made in a sheet pan. They are very rich, so cut the bars small.
Chocolate Nut Toffee Bars Recipe
Toffee cookie bars are loaded with chocolate chips and peanuts, then topped with more chocolate and Butterfinger candy bits. It is important not to over-bake these cookie bars. You do not want them too crispy.
Chocolate Toffee Fondue Recipe
Caramel, coffee, and bittersweet chocolate lend richness to this decadent fondue dessert. The combination of the coffee and chocolate gives a tantalizing mocha flavor. Use this recipe as a quick and easy finish to any festive occasion.
Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake Recipe
Caramels, pecans, and chocolate shine in this rich, no-bake cheesecake. It goes together quickly, but plan ahead for chilling time.
Deep-Fried Candy Bars with Pineapple Recipe
These are all the rage at fairs and festivals. This recipe uses Mounds bars, however feel free to experiment with other candy bars. It is best to have the candy bars frozen before frying. This helps the bars keep their shape and not melt through the batter when they are fried.
Dirt Cake Recipe
This cake has become a tradition at birthday parties for kids. The crushed chocolate cookies resemble soil, and the gummy worms peeking out from the soil are irresistible to children. Feel free to use skim milk to make the pudding (sugar-free is fine) and non-fat cookies. The butter may also be omitted, making the soil look drier, but still yummy.
Gingerbread House Recipe
Don't rely on a box! Make your own homemade gingerbread house or cookies at home. This recipe may be used to make delicious gingerbread cookies or building slabs for gingerbread houses. The icing may be used to decorate the cookies or paste together the slabs of the house. You may make the pieces up to 1 month in advance. Sketch out your...
Oatmeal Brownie Crunch Bars Recipe
Peanuts, oatmeal, and chocolate-coated candy top and bottom layers are filled with a fudgy brownie layer. You can substitute chocolate chips as a substitute for the candy-coated chocolate pieces if you wish.
Peanut Butter Rollo® Cookie Cups Recipe
Little peanut butter cookie cups hold a hidden center of chocolate and caramel. The secret is to stuff chocolate-covered caramel candies into the center of a ball of peanut butter cookie dough, then bake in a mini-muffin tin rather than a cookie sheet. Drizzle peanut butter-flavored chocolate on top for an irresistible treat. Let the kids help with these.
Perfect Popcorn Balls Recipe
These popcorn balls are welcome treats on Halloween, for parties or just as a snack.
Pineapple Candy Recipe
Creamy pineapple candy begins with canned crushed pineapple and is loaded with pecans. A candy thermometer is important for accuracy in candy-making.
Shortcut Turtle Cake Recipe
Take a shortcut by beginning with a box cake mix enhanced with dark cocoa to make this decadent turtle cake. It is filled with a layer of caramel, chocolate chips, and pecans. Cut this cake in smaller pieces than a normal cake, because it is very rich.
Smashed Bugs Candy Recipe
They sort of look like smashed bugs, but they are really bites of pure heaven. These crunchy chocolate caramel candies are easy to create for parties, bake sales, gifts, and Halloween. Be sure to let the kids help.