6 Festive Thanksgiving Candy Recipes

Pass the Pumpkin Spice Truffles

Pilgrim hats Thanksgiving candy recipe

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You'll want to gobble up these popular Thanksgiving treats. Celebrate the best of fall with candies and truffles that use familiar ingredients like cranberries, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin.

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    Pecan Pie Fudge

    Delicious pecan pie fudge
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    If you love the taste of pecan pie, you'll love this fudge. Toasted nuts bring a deep flavor to this delicious homemade candy. The taste of this fudge depends in large part on the pecans, so it is important that they are well-toasted to impart maximum flavor.

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    Maple Fondants

    maple fondant

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    These truffles are a sweet and creamy combination of maple fondant, bittersweet chocolate, and salty nuts. Want to take things up a notch? Form them into acorn shapes for an extra festive look.

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    Cranberry Marshmallows

    Cranberry Marshmallows

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    These fluffy marshmallows will have you seeing cranberries in a whole new way. The tart berries take on an entirely different flavor dimension when they're pureed and turned into light homemade 'mallows. Eat them plain or dip them in chocolate.

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    Pilgrim Hats Candy

    Pilgrim hats Thanksgiving candy recipe

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    Pilgrim hats are an easy Thanksgiving candy recipe that kids can help put together. Butter crackers and peanut butter cups make delicious festive treat the whole family will enjoy.

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    Pumpkin Spice Truffles

    pumpkin spice truffles

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    These gorgeous pumpkin spice truffles take a little more decorating handiwork, but it is so worth it. They are impressive and tasty.

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    Sweet Potato Cinnamon Fudge

    sweet potato fudge

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    These orange blocks of fudge are full of rich and creamy sweet potato and fragrant cinnamon. It's a great way to use up leftover sweet potatoes after Thanksgiving dinner.