It's no mystery why rocky road candy is so popular: it's incredibly easy to make, but the combination of rich chocolate, crunchy nuts, and chewy marshmallows tastes great! This list of rocky road candy recipes has it all, from the beloved classic to variations like Oreo, Neapolitan, and fudge.
No list of rocky road candies would be complete without the original: classic Rocky Road! This beloved recipe features just three ingredients: soft marshmallows, crunchy nuts, and lots and lots of chocolate. Start here if you want to experience the traditional taste of rocky road.
Reverse Rocky Road puts a different spin on rocky road. Instead of milk or dark chocolate, this recipe uses white chocolate, and instead of vanilla marshmallows, it calls for chocolate marshmallows. I've added some toasted coconut to the recipe too, in addition to chopped nuts, to give it a light tropical flavor.
What's better than regular rocky road? How about rocky road made with three different types of marshmallows? This Neapolitan Rocky Road recipe takes advantage of the recent trend in flavored marshmallows and calls for vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry marshmallows mixed in with toasted nuts and semi-sweet chocolate.
Oreo Rocky Road is a twist on a familiar favorite. Oreo cookies are added to chocolate, marshmallows, and nuts in this quick and easy candy recipe. You can experiment with different types of chocolate and nuts, and try adding dried fruits to customize the taste.
Rocky Road Pops take your favorite rocky road flavors and put them on a stick! Marshmallows are skewered, then covered with chocolate and rolled in chopped nuts in this easy, kid-friendly treat.
Rocky Road Meringues feature a vanilla-scented meringue shell, filled with chocolate ganache and topped with a sprinkling of toasted nuts. The best part of this candy is the interplay of textures: the outer layer of meringue stays crisp, while the inner part softens into the rich chocolate filling, and the nuts on top add a wonderful crunch.
Want the flavors of rocky road, but in a more substantial package? Try Rocky Road Fudge instead! This easy microwave candy recipe calls for just a handful of ingredients and comes together in no time, so you can quickly enjoy the taste of smooth chocolate, chewy marshmallows, and crunchy nuts.