Kid-Friendly Candy Recipes
Kids and candy go hand-in-hand, but sometimes homemade candy recipes can be too technical or dangerous for young kitchen assistants. These simple and safe kid-friendly recipes are a great way to introduce children to the joys of candymaking, and everyone in the family will enjoy eating the final product!
Chocolate-Candy Corn Bark
This super-speedy treat makes the best of two Halloween favorites: candy corn and chocolate.
Peanut Butter Eyeballs
Peanut Butter Eyeballs are a fun and spooky Halloween candy. What kid wouldn't jump at the chance to make and eat candy eyeballs?
Candy Monsters are whimsical peanut butter and chocolate creations that are easy to make and fun to decorate.
Chocolate Cherry Mice
Chocolate Cherry Mice are adorable chocolate-covered cherries, decorated with chocolate kisses and almonds so that they look like candy mice!
Packed Popcorn Balls
I call these Packed Popcorn Balls, because they have it all! These kid-friendly favorites are packed with popcorn, marshmallows, chocolate candies, nuts, and crispy rice cereal, all held together with a sweet and chewy vanilla syrup.
Rocky Road Candy
Rocky Road candy features dark chocolate, chewy marshmallows and toasted nuts. Quick and easy!
Popcorn Chocolate Clusters
Popcorn Chocolate Clusters combine crunchy caramel popcorn, salty nuts, and rich chocolate in cute and easy cluster cups.
Candy Turkeys are the perfect Thanksgiving candy! These adorable turkey look-alikes are made from chocolate truffles, candy corn, chocolate-covered peanuts, and fruit chews. They make a great Thanksgiving centerpiece or fun holiday craft.
Coconut Potatoes Candy
These candies don’t actually contain any potatoes, but they are pleasantly sweet and look like the real thing.
These chocolate-dipped Peeps are adorable and so easy to make. Perfect for Easter!
Coconut Potato Kisses Candy
Coconut Potato Kisses are a wonderful St. Patrick's Day candy! Use leftover (unseasoned) mashed potatoes to make this coconut-flavored candy.
Crunchy Easter Nests
Chocolate and chow mein noodles form the basis for these cute Easter nest candies. Easy and fun to make!
Peppermint bark is a Christmas classic, and very easy to make. What kid can resist dark chocolate, white chocolate, and crisp bites of minty candy canes?