The Best Cream Cheese Candy Recipes

Cream cheese adds an irresistible tang to your treats and keeps candies from becoming too sweet. It's perfect paired with chocolate, citrus, honey, or even Oreo cookies! So don't let bagels have all the fun--try one of these cream cheese candy recipes today.

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    Cream Cheese Fudge

    Cream Cheese Fudge

    Elizabeth LaBau

    If you like cream cheese frosting, you will love this recipe for cream cheese fudge! It has the pure taste of tangy cream cheese, enlivened with a hint of lemon and the toasty aroma of nuts.

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    Cream Cheese Mints

    Cream Cheese Mints

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Cream Cheese Mints feature a delicious combination of cream cheese and pure peppermint flavoring. These popular candies make perfect favors for baby or bridal showers, weddings, and holiday parties.

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    Cheesecake Pops

    Cheesecake Pops

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Cheesecake Pops are delicious balls of real cheesecake, covered in bright candy coating and served on a lollipop stick. You can use any flavor of baked cheesecake you like and can substitute white or milk chocolate for the dark chocolate coating.

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    Oreo Truffles

    Oreo Truffles

    Elizabeth LaBau

    This recipe for Oreo Truffles calls for only three ingredients: Oreos, cream cheese, and chocolate! They may be quick and simple, but they taste like a million bucks.

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    Cream Cheese Rosettes

    Cream Cheese Rosettes

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Cream Cheese Rosettes are elegant bite-sized candies that taste like sweet cream cheese with a light hint of lemon.

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    Orange Pistachio Layered Cream Cheese Fudge

    Orange Pistachio Layered Cream Cheese Fudge

    Elizabeth LaBau

     This Orange Pistachio Layered Cream Cheese Fudge is easy and flavorful. It features white and dark chocolate, salted pistachios, orange zest, and tangy cream cheese! 

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    Lemon Shortbread Truffles

    White chocolate truffles

    ​The Spruce

    This Lemon Shortbread Truffles recipe is a wonderful combination of cream cheese, lemon curd, white chocolate, and buttery shortbread crumbs. The truffles are soft, tangy, and sweet, with just a hint of texture from the fine shortbread crumbs.

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    Orange Cream Cheese Balls

    Orange Cream Cheese Balls

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Orange Cream Cheese Balls taste like orange creamsicles in candy form! The smooth filling has plentiful orange flavor from marmalade, extract, and zest, along with vanilla-scented white chocolate and tangy cream cheese.

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    Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles

    Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles

    Elizabeth LaBau

    This recipe for chocolate cream cheese truffles is simple and produces deliciously creamy truffles with a deep chocolate taste

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    Chocolate Cream Cheese Fudge

    A bowl of cream cheese fudge squares
    Glenn Slingsby / Getty Images

    This chocolate cream cheese fudge recipe is rich and tangy, with a deep chocolate flavor.

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    Blueberry Cheesecake Fudge

    Blueberry Cheesecake Fudge
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau

    Blueberry Cheesecake Fudge is like a little bite of cheesecake in fudge form! A cream cheese base, studded with dried blueberries, sits atop a graham cracker crust in this beautiful, tasty fudge recipe.

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    Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Balls

    Cream cheese peanut butter balls dusted in peanuts

    Ali Lanenga / Stocksy

    These smooth candies are rich with cream cheese and peanut butter and covered in a layer of decadent chocolate.

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    Coconut Potatoes Candy

    Irish Potato Candies

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Sweet Potatoes have an unusual but delicious cinnamon-coconut combination, and are great for St. Patrick's Day parties!