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Hard Candy Recipes

Recipes for hard sugar candies, including lollipops, rock candy and lozenges.

Sugar Corkscrews
In this recipe for sugar corkscrews, sugar is cooked until deeply caramelized and then spiraled to form these decorative corkscrew curls. Sugar Corkscrews add beauty and sophistication to any dessert.

How to Make Bubble Sugar
Bubble sugar is an easy cooked sugar decoration that adds a beautiful touch to cakes, cupcakes, and pastries. This step-by-step photo tutorial will show you how to make bubble sugar to decorate your baked goods.

Bubble Sugar
Bubble sugar is an easy cooked sugar decoration that adds a beautiful touch to cakes, cupcakes, and pastries.

How to Make Rock Candy
This photo guide will show you how to make rock candy using step-by-step picture instructions. This rock candy recipe is simple and fun to make with children.

Rock Candy
Rock candy is a simple sugar candy that doubles as a fascinating science experiment.

Christmas Candy Ornaments
A simple sugar candy is used to make festive, beautiful Christmas tree ornaments. These Christmas candy ornaments are a fun craft project, and make a great holiday gift.

Candy Canes
This recipe for candy canes is a traditional pulled candy, based on a sugar syrup flavored with mint extract. You can always vary the flavoring and colors to customize your candy canes.

Ribbon Candy
Ribbon candy is an old-fashioned favorite. This hard candy recipe is a traditional pulled candy that can be colored and flavored in any way you like.

Glazed Strawberries
Glazed strawberries are fresh berries coated with a shiny candy shell, and they make a gorgeous addition to a fruit platter, fruit tart, or berry cake.

Candy Apples
A layer of crunchy cinnamon hard candy coats a crisp, tart apple in this old-fashioned favorite.

Licorice Lollipops
Anise-flavored lollipops are a fun take on traditional black licorice candy recipes.

Mint Twists
Mint twists are a refreshing pulled taffy with a fun striped appearance.

Heart Pops
Heart pops have a cinnamon kick and a cute heart shape.

Lollipops are an old-fashioned sugar candy favorite.

Salted Caramel Lollipops
This Salted Caramel Lollipops recipe contrasts the rich flavor of caramel with a hint of salt for a sweet-and-savory treat.

Vanilla Bean Lollipops
Vanilla Bean Lollipops are simple lollipops with a strong vanilla flavor, speckled with real vanilla seeds.

Agave Caramel Lollipops
Agave Caramel Lollipops are made without any refined sugars or corn syrup! Enjoy the rich caramel taste and smooth texture of these lollipops without guilt!

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