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Peanut Candy Recipes

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Are you nuts for peanuts? Then you'll love this list of my Top 20 peanut candies. From old standbys like peanut brittle and peanut caramels, to more adventurous recipes like potato chip peanut fudge, this collection of peanut candy recipes really showcases the delicious diversity of peanut candies.

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1. Honey Roasted Peanuts

Honey Roasted Peanuts
(c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
This Honey Roasted Peanuts recipe produces golden brown nuts with a deep honey taste, a satisfying crunch, and a kiss of salt.

2. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Peanut Butter Cups photo
(c) 2011 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
This recipe for peanut butter cups produces a delicious chocolate shell filled with smooth, creamy peanut butter. They're reminiscent of Reese's cups, but the filling is smoother and less chalky.

3. Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles
(c) 2011 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Love sweet and salty flavors? These Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles are for you! Sweet, smooth chocolate truffles are filled with salty peanut butter and crunchy pretzel bits, and topped with just a sprinkle of flaky sea salt.

4. Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge

peanut butter fudge
(c) 2008 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Have dessert for lunch today! This recipe features the great taste of peanut butter and jelly in a smooth, creamy fudge.

5. Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bites

Peanut Butter Bars
(c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bites are small squares, but they have big flavor! With a cocoa-peanut base, a center of peanut butter fudge, and a chocolate topping, these pack a peanut-chocolate wallop.

6. Spiced Peanut Butter Fudge

Spiced Peanut Butter Fudge photo
(c) 2012 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Spiced Peanut Butter Fudge is an easy, sweet-and-salty fudge that gets a little kick from spices like cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. You can also add a dash of ground cayenne if you want some heat with your fudge.

7. Peanut Honey Toffee

peanut toffee
(c) 2008 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
This toffee recipe, featuring honey, peanut butter, and whole peanuts, is a delicious twist on an old favorite. The honey adds a slight chewiness and a subtle note of sweetness to the double peanut flavor.

8. Peanut Butter Fondant

Peanut Butter Fondant
(c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Peanut Butter Fondant makes a smooth, rich peanut butter cream filling, perfect for dipping in chocolate. Dip your peanut butter fondants into chocolate and top them with crushed peanuts for a sweet, salty, creamy, crunchy treat.

9. Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars are a layered candy featuring a crispy chocolate base, a stripe of peanut butter fudge, a layer of chocolate-peanut fudge, and a smooth chocolate icing on top.

10. Peanut Butter and Jelly Chocolate Cups

Peanut Butter & Jelly Chocolate Cups photo
(c) 2013 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
What's the only thing better than traditional peanut butter chocolate cups? Adding a layer of tart, fruity jam on top of the peanut butter! Yes, your favorite sandwich gets a deluxe candy makeover in these sweet and salty bite-sized candies.
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