Homemade Chocolate Candy Recipes – No More Candy Shop

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Some people may think that candy is only sold at the candy shop. But that's not the case because you can prepare even tastier candy recipes at home.

Here are 4 candy recipes you can prepare at home:

1. Almond Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Ingredients:

– 1 cup butter
– 1 1/2 cups white sugar
– 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
– 4 eggs
– 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
– 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
– 2 teaspoons baking soda
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 5 cups semisweet chocolate chips
– 2 cups flaked coconut
– 2 cups chopped almonds

Directions:

– Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
– Grease cookie sheets.
– In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth.
– Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
– Combine the flour, baking soda and salt, stir into the creamed mixture until well blended.
– Finally, stir in the chocolate chips, coconut and almonds.
– Drop by round spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
– Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven.
– Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

2. Almond Coconut Chocolate Cookie Balls

Ingredients:

– 2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
– 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
– 3 cups flaked coconut
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1 pinch salt
– 1 cup whole almonds

Directions:

– Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
– Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
– In the top half a double boiler melt the chocolate and condensed milk, stirring frequently.
– Pour the melted chocolate mixture over the coconut.
– Stir in the vanilla and salt. Mix well until the coconut is completely covered.
– Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
– Press one whole almond into the top of each cookie.
– Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes.
– Check at 8 minutes as the bottoms tend to burn easily.
– Remove from oven and cool.

3. Babe Ruth Bars

Ingredients:

– 1 cup peanut butter
– 1 cup white corn syrup
– 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
– 1/2 cup white sugar
– 6 cups cornflakes cereal
– 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
– 2/3 cup peanuts

Directions:

– In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the peanut butter, corn syrup, brown sugar and white sugar.
– Cook stirring occasionally until smooth.
– Remove from heat and quickly mix in the cornflakes, chocolate chips and peanuts until even coated.
– Press the entire mixture gently into a buttered 9×13 inch baking dish.
– Allow to cool completely before cutting into bars.

4. Candy Bar Bars

Ingredients:

– 2/3 cup butter
– 1 cup packed brown sugar
– 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
– 1/2 cup light corn syrup
– 4 cups quick cooking oats
– 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
– 2/3 cup crunchy peanut butter

Directions:
– Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
– Lightly grease a 9 "x 13" pan.
– In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together.
– Mix in the vanilla, corn syrup and oats.
– Pat this dough into the grown pan. Bake for 15-16 minutes (do not over bake).
– Meanwhile, over low heat melt together the chocolate chips and peanut butter.

Allow the cookie base to cool slowly, and then spread the chocolate peanut butter mixture on top.

Cool completely and cut into bars.

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Source by Lucille Green