Blue Ribbon Quick & Easy Candy Recipes


Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

By Jennifer Segreti
These balls are meant to be eaten as is, from the freezer! Of course, this is...

Norma's Cookies and Cream Candies

By Norma DeRemer
Gosh, this is so easy to make. I have made this at Christmastime and everyone loved...

Oreo Cookie Balls

By Shannon Smith
I call theses truffles in disguise. Easy to make and yummy in your tummy as...

Peanut Butter Truffles

By vicky hunt
These are amazing!! Great for parties,socials,and to eat all by yourself while you are reading..OOOOpppss,did i...

Caramel-Chocolate Layered Fudge

By Debbie Deverill
This is a too die for dessert. Try eating just one it won't happen. ...

Irish Gems

By Judy Few
A good use for leftover mashed potatoes. I've seen other recipes that say to use unseasoned...

Chocolate Caramel Turtles

By Jess Weible
Made these for my neighbor's birthday! They turned out SUPER yummy!

Chocolate Mice

By Jennifer Barley
This isn't so much of a recipe as it is a fun holiday treat for you...

Peppermint Bark

By Sharry Murawski
This is special enough to give as a gift at Christmas time. One of the...

Potato Candy

By Ann Simmons
My mother-in-law makes this candy every Christmas. She came from a large family and this was...

Vanilla Walnut Fudge

By Gail Herbest
I love this fudge. It's a change from chocolate and one of my favorites. Quick and...

Cream Cheese Mints

By Natasha Cannon
Hope you enjoy one of my favorite things to make with my grandma reminds me of...

BEA'S MILLIONAIRES

By Bea L.
Chocolate, caramel and nuts...that's what I'm talking about! These will melt in you mouth. These are...

White Christmas Fudge

By FREDA GABLE
"Pretty Pretty Holiday candies". There is nothing like a plate full of homemade goodies. Here's a...

Mound Bars & "Almond Joy" candy By FREDA

By FREDA GABLE
Coconut Mounds and Almond Joy, a must have on your holiday goodie platters.I have had this...

Graham Cracker Pieces

By Susan Shanko
I got this recipe from my sister. Toffee-like without the chocolate!

Crock Pot Candy ("Mr. Bud Candy")

By Donna Brown
This is my daughter's recipe that she makes for fund raisers, church, to give away on...

Chocolate Truffles

By sheila farrah
My daughter and I like to make these for showers and special occasions. When we give...

Peanut Butter Balls

By Lisa Allen
We have made these yummy peanut butter balls every Christmas for 24 years. I always make...

Pecan Pie Balls

By Camille McClendon
The yummiest part of a Pecan Pie with a little kick! I made these for Thanksgiving and...

Baileys Irish Cream Fudge

By Heather M. Baker
This is the creamiest fudge ever and is sure to put a smile in those Irish...

Baileys Irish Coffee Cream Fudge

By Heather M. Baker
Very smooth and silky fudge. I like to make this recipe and my other Baileys Irish...

Ghost Guts

By Ashley Dawkins
Who doesn't like salty and sweet!?

Jellomellows

By Sarah Fillbrandt
Taking a bite out of one of these little flavor bombs puts me right back into...
7 Summer Trifles

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad


One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]