12 Easy Chocolate Candy Recipes That You'll Want to Make in Bulk (2024)

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If you're ready to try your hand at making chocolate candy, start with these, including fudge, nut clusters, and chocolate barks.

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Katlyn Moncada

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Updated on November 22, 2023

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Chocolate truffles, toffee, barks, and fudge. These are just a few of the chocolate candy recipes ahead that will steal the spotlight with their rich flavors, tasty pairings (bacon and chocolate, anyone?), and make-in-bulk ease. We love giving homemade chocolate candy as gifts, sharing them with friends, and indulging in their sweet flavors for after-dinner treats.

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Chocolate-Marshmallow-Peanut Clusters

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Candy greatness doesn't require an oven. This homemade chocolate candy recipe includes peanuts and marshmallows to prove that a no-bake treat is a perfect choice when you're short on time.

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Hazelnut Haystacks

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Did you know that you can make chocolate candy in your slow cooker? Two kinds of chocolate and chocolate-hazelnut spread combine with chow mein noodles and pretzels to form a salty-sweet treat. Wrap them up and give them to friends or family as a delicious food gift for the holidays.

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Fabulous Five-Minute Fudge

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Four ingredients (three, if you leave out the nuts), a bowl, and a microwave are all you need to pull together this easy chocolate candy recipe. The rich, decadent fudge takes 5 minutes to prepare. The hardest part is letting it chill before diving in for a piece.

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Peanut Butter Cups

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Everyone loves a good peanut butter cup; our homemade chocolate candy version is no exception. A chunky peanut butter filling and chopped peanuts sprinkled on top amp up the nutty flavor.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

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If you're the type that can't resist sneaking a taste of raw cookie dough mid-recipe, this is the chocolate candy recipe for you. Wrap edible chocolate chip cookie dough in melted chocolate, then drizzle with more chocolate. Trust us, it's even better than licking the spoon.

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Toffee-Butter Crunch

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This easy chocolate candy recipe will have you skipping the candy aisle at the store from now on. Our buttery homemade toffee comes together with just six ingredients. We especially love the semisweet chocolate spread and toasted nuts on top.

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No-Bake Truffle Treats

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Give the oven a break and make this chocolate candy recipe for a quick, no-bake dessert. Start with the main ingredients: white chocolate, crushed cookies, almonds, and cherries. From there, try one of three variations of the chocolate-covered candies featuring nuts and extra chocolate.

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Mocha-Orange Bark

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Swirl chopped chocolate-covered coffee beans into dark chocolate, then sprinkle with candied orange peel to add zesty sweetness to rich candy bark. We love giving this delicious chocolate candy as a gift for holidays or housewarmings.

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Ice Cube Tray Chocolates

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Making chocolate candy is a cinch when you use household items like an ice cube tray. Fill this customizable chocolate candy recipe with whatever sweet ingredients you (or your family) love. The combination possibilities are endless, but our favorite is homemade chocolates with sweet, creamy add-ins such as dulce de leche, chocolate-hazelnut spread, and cookie butter.

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Brownie Surprise Pops

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What's the surprise in the chocolate candy pops? The chocolate-hazelnut brownie underneath each drizzle of homemade chocolate frosting, that's what. It's the perfect after-dinner treat for chocolate lovers.

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Bacon-Chocolate Bark

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If you've never had bacon with chocolate before, prepare to be amazed. Smooth and creamy chocolate plus crunchy, salty bacon equals one dreamy dessert. Make this homemade chocolate candy recipe for any occasion and watch it disappear.

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Candy Cane Bark

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Peppermint and milk chocolate are a perfect Christmas combination, but this chocolate candy tastes great year-round. Mix up a batch anytime you get a craving for fresh peppermint blended with creamy chocolate.

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