10 Easy Homemade Candies That Make Great Last-Minute Gifts

When you've had your fill of cookies, move on to candy.

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For teachers, co-workers, hosts and all the loved ones in your life, these candy recipes have two things in common: They’re delicious and deceptively simple.

This is a cake pop-cookie dough mash-up packed with holiday flavor.

If you’ve never cooked homemade caramel, you’ll be shocked to learn it's a cinch to pull off.

Only Ree Drummond could whip up homemade gumdrops with just four ingredients. Plus, look how pretty they are!

The recipe so simple my 8-year-old made a batch for teachers.

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It's a simple candy gift that kids can make from start to finish, with nary a knife in sight.

Dark chocolate chips are the secret to Valerie Bertinelli’s mouth-watering toffee.

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Chances are good that you’ve already got everything you need for this sweet and salty treat.

This surprisingly simple recipe has earned a shining 5-star rating, so you know it's good.

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Keep these in mind for folks who like a little salt with their sweet treats.

You’re only four ingredients away from the most-decadent treat of the season.

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