Peanut Candy Recipes

Are you nuts for peanuts? Then you'll love this list of our top 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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    Honey Roasted Peanuts

    Honey Roasted Peanuts

    The Spruce 

    This honey roasted peanuts recipe produces golden brown nuts with a deep honey taste, a satisfying crunch, and a kiss of salt.

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    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

    Chocolate peanut butter cups
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    This recipe for chocolate 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.

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    Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

    Peanut butter truffles
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    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.

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    Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge

    Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau

    Have dessert for lunch today! This peanut butter and jelly fudge recipe features the great taste of peanut butter and jelly in a smooth, creamy fudge.

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    Peanut Honey Toffee

    Peanut butter toffee

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    This peanut honey 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.

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    Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau

    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.

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    Crock Pot Candy


    The Spruce Eats / Leah Maroney

    An easy chocolate-peanut treat is as easy as turning on your slow cooker. The crock pot candy recipe adds peanuts to melted almond bark and chocolate chips. The hot mix is then dropped by the spoonful onto parchment paper to cool, and they can be decorated with fun sprinkles to match the occasion.

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    Peanut Butter and Jelly Chocolate Cups

    Peanut Butter & Jelly Chocolate Cups photo

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    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 peanut butter and jelly chocolate cups.

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    Peanut Caramels

    Peanut Caramels
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau

    This peanut caramel recipe features a sweet, chewy caramel packed with salty, crunchy peanuts. These are great on their own, but when they are dipped in chocolate they are positively decadent and resemble miniature candy bars.

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    Peanut Butter Cup Bark

    Peanut Butter Cup Bark

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    Peanut butter cup bark has it all: a rich chocolate layer, peanut butter chips, crunchy peanut butter cookies, and a generous handful of peanut butter cups on top!

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    Nutter Butter Truffles

    Nutter Butter Truffles
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    Nutter butter truffles are made from peanut-flavored cookie crumbs, cream cheese, and peanut butter. The soft centers are dipped in chocolate and topped with crushed peanuts for a sweet and salty treat.

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    Peanut Brittle

    Peanut brittle
    Jill Fromer / Getty Images

    Peanut brittle is a classic with a crunchy texture and rich, nutty taste. This recipe uses peanuts and peanut butter for a double dose of nutty flavor.

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    Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles

    Peanut butter truffles decorates with peanut bits
    Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain

    Peanut butter chocolate truffles are an easy recipe for elegant chocolate truffles bursting with peanut butter and chocolate flavor. Try topping them with a peanut butter chip drizzle, chopped nuts, or bits of peanut butter cups candy.

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    Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Balls

    Peanut butter balls

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    These smooth cream cheese peanut butter balls have a layer of decadent chocolate. The combination of tangy cream cheese, salty peanut butter, and semi-sweet chocolate is delicious!

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    Tiger Fudge

    Tiger Fudge
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau

    Tiger fudge is a peanut butter and chocolate treat made from only three ingredients. It looks so sophisticated and tastes so good, no one will ever guess how easy it is to make.