This unorthodox Italian nougat, or torrone, adds cherries and almonds to the classic pistachios. Talk about being decked out in Christmas bling.
This fast, easy fudge has the surprise of cocoa nibs—roasted and crushed cocoa beans. Filled with intense chocolate flavor, this fudge is a cinch to make. It’s a great project to do with the kids.
Peanut butter bonbons are filled with crunchy pretzels or toffee and rolled in all kinds of toppings to make bonbons with peanuts or bonbons with jimmies.
The creaminess of the crunchy toffee is accentuated by the crisp coat of smooth tempered chocolate. Package these in a lovely tin for a beautiful, tasty gift.
When we think of brittle, we tend to think of a wallflower-like candy. We couldn’t be more wrong.
A bittersweet little something to set out after even the swankiest of dinner parties, these candied citrus strips smothered in chocolate boast a velvety zing.
Rum, chocolate, honey, and butter. You’ll be glad you made a big batch when you start to see how quickly they disappear.
Espresso and Frangelico lend these creamy white chocolate truffles incredible oomph. Tasting is believing.
Soft, creamy, easy-peasy, foolproof caramels wrapped in wax paper for gift-giving are certain to earn you heaps of loot from grateful giftees.
Froufrou but not fussy, this fancy pants take on a childhood treat satisfies cravings by the children in all of us.
Honey aficionados, try regional or varietal honeys in this recipe from Alice Medrich. The rest of you, yes, clover works just dandy.
Is anything simpler than tossing pecans with sugar, cream, and vanilla and then baking them to perfection? Nah.
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