Irish "Potato Candy" Is the Cutest St. Patrick's Day TreatRecipes
Unless you’re from Pennsylvania, you’ve probably never heard of Irish potato candy. I didn’t know what they were, but assumed they were candy made from potatoes. Wrong! Irish potato candies may look like adorable little potatoes, but they’re no-cook coconut and cream cheese candies with a coating of ground cinnamon — essentially the coconut equivalent of chocolate truffles. They’re the perfect St.
Feb 15, 2024
Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Are the Easiest Fancy Dessert for Valentine’s DayRecipes
I love everything about chocolate-covered strawberries. I love the crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth shell and the cool, sweet strawberry beneath. I love giving them as homemade food gifts, and I love receiving them equally as much (especially for Valentine’s Day dessert!). But what I love most is how easy they are to make at home. It’s an afternoon fun cooking project with a result that looks fancy no matter your candy-making skills (or lack thereof)!
Feb 8, 2024
These 5-Ingredient Homemade Caramels Are the Perfect GiftRecipes
Let’s talk caramels. The candy kind. The chewy, melt-in-your-mouth, deeply sweet, and insanely addictive kind. These make some of the best gifts ever, whether the event is Christmas, a birthday, a thank you for a favor, or a thoughtful hostess gift. Or no reason at all. You probably already have the ingredients in your pantry, and if you haven’t made caramels recently, you probably don’t know how easy they can be. Grab a bag of sugar and your candy thermometer, folks!
Jan 3, 2024
My 4-Ingredient Christmas Toffee Is Always a Hit at Holiday PartiesSkills
It uses the most surprising pantry snack.
Dec 22, 2023
My Dad's 6-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge Is the Easiest You'll Ever MakeRecipes
I grew up making this chocolate fudge with my father, who spent a fair amount of time in the kitchen (which was rare for a man of his generation). He was always welcoming, pulling up a chair to the stove and hovering close as I stirred the molten chocolate bubbling away. This chocolate fudge recipe is a family-favorite and easy to make for the holidays (or any time of the year).This recipe for fudge is a classic one from my childhood.
Dec 20, 2023
I Could Eat an Entire Pan of This Old-Fashioned Homemade ToffeeRecipes
It's ridiculously good — and surprisingly easy to make.
Dec 13, 2023
The “Vintage” $7 Aldi Storage Gem Hiding in the Seasonal SectionKitchen
They’re flying off the shelves!
Dec 1, 2023
Is Chocolate Technically Considered Candy? Skills
The more you know!
Oct 19, 2023
You'll Want to Put These "Butter-Baked" Nuts on EverythingRecipes
I can't stop snacking on them.
Oct 13, 2023
The 13 Top Gifts for People with a Sweet ToothKitchen
They're the ultimate sweet gesture.
Oct 2, 2023
The 15 Best Halloween Candies, RankedGroceries
#5 is proof the perfect variety pack does exist.
Sep 12, 2023
Chocolate Caramel Matzo BrittleRecipes
While Passover gives us a reason to make this candy-like dessert, really there’s no need to wait. Matzo (or matzoh or matzah), the Jewish unleavened cracker-like bread, is the perfect crunchy, flaky base for a thin coating of buttery caramel and melted chocolate, along with whatever toppings your heart desires. Crispy, flaky matzo covered with brown sugar caramel and bittersweet chocolate — this stuff is so addictive you won’t want to wait for Passover.
Aug 18, 2023
How To Temper Chocolate Without a ThermometerRecipes
Alexandra Whisnant, chocolatier and owner of a small, avant-garde chocolate company called gâté comme des filles (‘spoiled like girls’), located in Massachusetts, is truly passionate about chocolates. She shows us how to hand dip chocolates — but before we dip, we need to understand how to temper.
Jun 22, 2023
8 Extraordinary Easter Candy Options That You May Want to Keep for Yourself
You deserve treats that do a whole lot more than just taste sweet.
Apr 4, 2023
Our Kitchn Editors Share Their Favorite Easter-Basket CandiesGroceries
Spoiler: They’re egg-shaped.
Apr 3, 2023
Chewies RecipeRecipes
These sweet Chewies are the epitome of decadence, and they're ready in almost no time.
Feb 7, 2023
Honeycomb Candy is Easy-Peasy, Crunchy PerfectionRecipes
Boiling sugar on the stovetop can be intimidating, but honeycomb candy is short (and sweet!) to cook up.
Dec 13, 2022
Snapshot Cooking: Christmas Bark 5 WaysRecipes
We took the classic make 'n' break treat — and gave it an even better upgrade.
Nov 26, 2022
Bourbon Balls Are an Easy and Fun No-Bake Grown-Up TreatRecipes
It's the perfect bite-size dessert for the holiday.
Nov 14, 2022
I Tried Broma Bakery’s Copycat Starbucks Oat Fudge Bar Recipe and I May Never Buy Granola Bars AgainRecipes
"These gave me the exact comfort food feeling I was hoping for on a cool fall morning."
Nov 6, 2022
How to Make Melt-in-Your-Mouth Sesame HalvaRecipes
Perfect with a cup of coffee or hot tea.
Oct 25, 2022
We’re Pairing Candy with These Cheeses (Yes, Really!)Groceries
It's the best thing to do with your Halloween stash — trust!
Oct 23, 2022
Candied Orange Peels Will Make Your Home Smell Like the HolidaysRecipes
They're the perfect holiday gift.
Oct 16, 2022
What Is Nougat Anyway?Skills
I was enjoying a meal at a local restaurant this week — trying to manage one more bite of my entree before admitting I was full and calling it quits — when out came the waitress mentioning that the dessert special for the day was a nutella cake with homemade nougat ice cream. My regular stomach clocked out, and my dessert stomach clocked in. “We’re doing this!” But what the heck is nougat anyway?
Oct 8, 2022
How To Make Foolproof Chocolate Truffles: The Easiest, Simplest MethodRecipes
Learn how to make classic chocolate truffles for gift giving (or hoarding — you do you).
Sep 22, 2022
Why Make Slime When You Can Make Edible PlaydoughRecipes
It's easier, less messy, and tastier, too!
Aug 21, 2022
How To Make Chocolate Ganache for Any DessertRecipes
Knowing how to make chocolate ganache requires understanding just two things: proportion and temperature.
Aug 19, 2022
I Tried the Viral Recipe for Candied Strawberries — One of China’s Most Popular Street Foods — And I’d Make It Every Day If I CouldRecipes
"I may even go as far as to say that these are now on my list of favorite ways to enjoy the fruit."
Aug 7, 2022
These Giant Peanut Butter Cups Use Rice Cakes as the Base and I Don’t Know Why I Didn’t Think of That MyselfRecipes
With just four simple ingredients, you can satisfy your sweet tooth with a quick treat that will be a go-to favorite this summer and beyond.
Jun 11, 2022
Making Vegan Marshmallows at Home Is Easier than You ThinkRecipes
Sweet and pillowy, thanks to a few key ingredients.
Jun 2, 2022
Top 5 Desserts to Make Pink: And Amy Atlas’s Recipe for Strawberry TrufflesRecipes
Truffles: Whether white chocolate or dark chocolate, you can roll your truffles in pink sprinkles or pink sanding sugar to give it a pink coating. Meringue: Meringue is a blank canvas so tinting it pink is very easy. Follow your meringue recipe. After whisking meringue together into stiff peaks, whisk in a drop of pink food gel, or as much as needed to turn the meringue pink. Continue to pipe and bake according to recipe directions.
May 17, 2022
Recipe: Ginger Cinnamon CaramelsRecipes
We are big fans of the fantastically spicy ginger chews from Ginger People (although… their oddly anthropomorphic ginger mascots? Cute or creepy?) Spicy ginger is comforting and warm, nice for winter colds, and so delicious with hot tea. When making our last batch of caramels we decided to try out our new ginger extract and make ginger candies ourselves. How did they turn out? For pictures and more, read on…We love them.
May 17, 2022
Easy Cake Decorating: 4 Ideas for a Pretty Party DessertRecipes
Consider this cake decorating for dummies—foolproof ways to make a layer cake look super impressive without a lot of fancy tools. Two even use store-bought candy.One of these designs requires a piping bag of sorts, although we’re sure a Ziploc would work. And number 3? Malted milk balls! How mod and futuristic does that look? And you could be as sloppy as you wanted with the frosting underneath.
May 12, 2022
Good Question: How Do I Make Chewy Caramels?Skills
Juliet is frustrated in her quest to make soft, chewy caramels – can anyone help?About making caramel candy–you know, the nice soft chewy kind with cream and butter in it? Well, I’ve now tried twice to make it: the first time it came out too hard, but with a perfectly pleasant toffee-like result.
May 12, 2022
Kitchen Tools: A Candy ThermometerTools
Whether you’re boiling sugar, making cheese, or planning a little deep-fat frying, a candy thermometer is an essential tool to have on hand.Digital “instant-read” thermometers are great for checking the temperature of a roast or a loaf of bread, but their temperature ranges aren’t usually high enough for sugar work.
May 11, 2022
How to Make Matzo Toffee BarkRecipes
Use this helpful guide to make this tasty Passover treat.
Apr 13, 2022
This Recipe for Homemade Snickers Bars Will Soothe Your Sweet Tooth Whenever Cravings HitRecipes
Cut down trips to the bodega with this easy recipe!
Mar 10, 2022
The ultimate Brazilian treat.
Mar 7, 2022
Chocolate-Covered CherriesRecipes
Making this classic candy-store confection is easier than you think.
Jan 30, 2022
My Sweet Candied Citrus (Mứt) Offering for TếtRecipes
Ring in the Vietnamese new year with sparkly coins of Meyer lemon peel kicked up with hot chilies and licorice.
Jan 26, 2022
Homesick Candles Just Teamed Up with Sugarfina for a Super Sweet Valentine’s Day Collection
Candy and candles? Yes, please.
Jan 25, 2022
Joanna Gaines Shares Her Favorite Candy Recipes Just in Time for ChristmasRecipes
She has a unique take on peanut butter balls.
Dec 22, 2021
5 Tips for the Best Chocolate BarkSkills
Nail this classic edible holiday gift.
Dec 20, 2021
5 Tips (and 1 Cheat) for Making the Best FudgeSkills
No more grainy fudge!
Dec 15, 2021
Sprinkles Make Everything Better — This Is My Absolute Favorite Place to Buy ThemGroceries
"I found myself reaching for them well into January."
Nov 29, 2021
The Best Way to Upgrade Divinity Candy? With Chocolate, of Course.Recipes
It's time to bring this old-school dessert back into the spotlight.
Nov 4, 2021
Recipe: Sweet and Salty Cinnamon AlmondsRecipes
Cinnamon nuts – crunchy, sweet and salty – are one of our favorite fall snacks. This recipe is super easy, and it’s good for snacking or for sprinkling on ice cream and other desserts.We bought a large bag of sliced almonds in a bulk foods section, tossed them with egg whites, spices and sugar, and roasted at a low temperature – easy and delicious. It makes your house smell wonderful, too!
Oct 29, 2021
Turtle Candy Is the Easiest, Most Adorable Sweet TreatRecipes
You only need 5 ingredients.
Oct 28, 2021
Fany Gerson’s Calabaza en Tacha (Candied Pumpkin)Recipes
The combination of tender candied pumpkin and a spiced syrup make this traditional Mexican dish the ultimate fall treat.
Oct 28, 2021
I Made the Popular Dalgona Candy from Netflix’s “Squid Game”
I Tried It
Here's how to do it.
Oct 15, 2021
I Tried Every Single Nut Butter Cup I Could Find — These Are the Best
Taste Test
Are Reese's Peanut Butter Cups really the uncontested favorite?
Oct 9, 2021
The Chef-Approved Gummy Bears I Seriously Can’t Stop Snacking OnGroceries
To say I love sour candy is an understatement, and I couldn't get enough of these.
Sep 17, 2021
This Peanut Brittle Recipe Is an Ode to My GrandmaRecipes
It was one of her favorite candies.
Jul 26, 2021
It’s Hot. Five-Ingredient Fudge Pops Are Here for You.
Most Wanted
If you haven't made homemade fudge pops yet, what are you waiting for?
Jun 23, 2021
The Traditional Afghan Sweet I Make for Eid Every Year Recipes
Shirpera is a nut-filled sweet with a texture that sits somewhere between a crumbly nougat and fudge.
May 11, 2021
Easter Candy Matzo Bark Is the Ultimate April Dessert MashupRecipes
No matter what you're celebrating, this dessert's a winner.
Mar 17, 2021
I Finally Re-Created My Grandma's Maple Fudge (It's Better than I Remembered)Recipes
Creamy caramel + buttery Ritz = the most perfect snack there is.
Feb 17, 2021
The 12 Best Valentine’s Day Treats at TJ’s, According to the Creator of Black Girls in Trader Joe’s
What do chocolate mousse cake, heart shaped cookies, chocolate-covered strawberries have in common? They're all at Trader Joe's right now, of course!
Feb 12, 2021
I Tried the 1950s Recipe for Million Dollar Fudge (It’s as Easy as Promised)
I Tried It
You can't go wrong when marshmallow fluff is involved!
Feb 11, 2021