18 Copycat Candy Recipes


18 Copycat Candy Recipes

Candy recipes for Halloween or any time you want some homemade care in your sweets

18 Copycat Candy Recipes

It doesn't have to be Halloween for your sweet tooth to go wild. Whether you're tired of the same old candy, hoping to 'wow' someone special in your life, or just looking for a way to express your creativity in food form, we understand. That's why we've compiled these 18 Copycat Candy Recipes.

Of course, you could always give this homemade candy away. You'd certainly be the most popular person in the neighborhood if you did. Still, no one could blame you for hoarding these sweet treats for yourself. 

There's just something so special about homemade, after all. You know exactly what is going into these delicious candies, and some of the primary ingredients are your own effort and imagination. You (and whoever you decide to share these with) will definitely be delighted with the results.

Go ahead, make someone smile. And happy snacking!

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Candy Bar Recipes

These are the classics you know and love. Chocolate fanatics rejoice! You'll never have to deal with candy companies raising prices on smaller and smaller candy bars again.

Homemade Milky Way Candy Bars

A classic candy bar with flavor that's just as out-of-this-world as its name. It's hard to go wrong with Milky Ways.

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Knockoff Almond Joy Bars

As fancy as these look, you only need six ingredients to make these copycat Almond Joy bars work! You'll be done in no time.

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Whatchamacallit Candy Bar

Peanut butter, caramel, and chocolate is a fantastic trio. And don't worry, this bar's name is easier to pronounce than it looks.

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Homemade Butterfingers

Maybe the easiest candy bar recipe you can find. If you like this one, be sure to try out the free eCookbook that it was featured in!

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Mounds Candy Bars

Mounds are about as simple as you can get in the candy bar world. If you're a fan of dark chocolate, you're in luck!

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Copycat Payday Candy Bar Recipe

The rare non-chocolate candy bar. They may not be the most popular in the world, but Payday bars have a devoted following. Take a bite and you'll see why.

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Copycat Kit Kat Bars

There's plenty of Kit Kat copycats around (maybe just because the name is so fun to say), but this might be the best-looking one we've found.

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Copycat 3 Musketeers

There are 3 Musketeers but only two ingredients. Give them a try and see how easy it is to make great chocolate bars at home.

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Chocolate Candy Recipes

We've got even more chocolate for you here, but you won't be limited to candy bars anymore. From classic copycats, to seasonal twists, to unique treats, we've got you covered.

Pumpkin Pie Reese's Cups Knockoff

You knew we were going to include Reese's, but we bet you didn't see this twist coming. Perfect for fall (especially Halloween!) or any time you're craving pumpkin pie.

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Homemade Tootsie Rolls

Love 'em or hate 'em, you can't deny that Tootsie Rolls are a truly vintage chocolate candy. We think they're as delicious as they are simple and easy.

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Homemade Chocolate Turtles

Turtle isn't just a taste, it's a cute little chocolate, pecan, and caramel creature!

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Cadbury Eggs

If you crave these all year round, this is the recipe you've been looking for.

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Copycat York Peppermint Patties

The chocolate candy that's both delicious and refreshing. Mint is truly magical.

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Copycat See's Maple Walnut Truffles

See's is peak candy deliciousness, and these truffles look as good as they taste. You may even give the originals a real run for their money!

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Other Candy Recipes

If chocolate isn't right up your alley right now, don't worry because we've got more. There's a little bit of something for every appetite and every occasion.

Candy Store Soft Caramel Recipe

While soft caramel candies can be hit or miss, the hits are amazing. This recipe is one of those.

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Copycat Candy Corn

True candy corn fanatics have had to stock up at the end of the fall season for years. Not anymore!

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Homemade Gummy Bears

Which is more important, the flavor or the shape? It might depend on the audience, but thankfully you won't have to choose just one.

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Colorful Old-Fashioned Butter Mints

Is it weird that we always grab a handful on the way out of restaurants? If you love these unique candies too, now's your chance to unlock all their secrets.

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