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Candy and Confections

Recipes for some traditional Italian candy, simple to make chocolate candy, and confectionary ingredients.
Popular throughout Italy, especially in the south and Sicily, croccante (literally, crunchy) is a mixture of caramelized sugar and almonds.
Almond Paste
Almond Paste
Candied Orange Peel
Candied Orange Peel
Chocolate Candy Recipes
Nutella Fondue
Nutella is delicious and easy for a quick breakfast or after-school snack, it can be spread on bread, bagels, crackers or croissants and enjoyed with a glass of milk or used as a dip for slices of bananas, apples or strawberries.

Nutella Recipes  >>
Nutella Recipes
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Almond paste is a mixture of ground blanched almonds and sugar. It is an ingredient in many Italian cookies and pastries.

Homemade Almond Paste Recipe  >>
Candied orange peel is the skin or peel of an orange that has been "preserved' in a sugar syrup.  It is a wonderful confection on its own but is also used as an ingredient in many baked goods. 

Candied Orange Peel Recipe  >>
These chocolate candies couldn't be any easier or more special.  Our recipes require no tricky tempering   Many of the recipes simply melt chocolate or candy coating in a microwave. 

Chocolate Candy Recipes  >>
Chocolate Panforte Candy
Chocolate Panforte Candy
This recipe makes a candy with the same flavors that are found in the traditional Panforte cake from Siena in Tuscany.

Chocolate Panforte Candy Recipe  >>
New kid-friendly design automatically loads the pen with chocolate while the warming tray keeps your candy melted and ready to go.  At the touch of a button you can write words, draw one-of-a-kind designs, or use the 40 molds to make rainbows, hearts and other fun shapes.
Chocolate and Peanut Butter Meltaways
These little gems that literally melt in your mouth are easy to make because you simply melt the ingredients in the microwave, fill the candy cups and refrigerate.

Meltaways Recipe  >>
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