The Best Thanksgiving Candy Recipes

You'll want to gobble up these popular Thanksgiving candy recipes! Celebrate the best of fall's flavors with these autumn recipes, which range from truffle turkeys to candies that use familiar Thanksgiving ingredients like cranberries, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin.

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    Chocolate Turkeys
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Candy Turkeys are the perfect Thanksgiving candy! These adorable turkey look-alikes are made from chocolate truffles, candy corn, chocolate-covered peanuts, and fruit chews. You can save yourself time by buying pre-made truffles or using other purchased chocolate candies for the turkey bodies.

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    Pilgrim Hats Candy
    (c) 2013 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to, Inc.

    Pilgrim Hats are an easy Thanksgiving candy recipe that kids can help with! Butter crackers and peanut butter cups make delicious edible pilgrim hats the whole family will enjoy.

  • 03 of 08
    Pecan Pie Fudge
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau

    If you love the taste of pecan pie, you will love this fudge! Toasted pecans bring a deep nutty flavor to this delicious brown sugar fudge. The taste of this fudge depends in large part on the pecans, so it is important that they are well-toasted so they impart maximum flavor.

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    Maple Fondant Acorns
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Maple Fondant Acorns are cute balls of maple fondant formed into acorn shapes and decorated with a chocolate-and-nut acorn cap. The combination of sweet, creamy maple fondant, bittersweet chocolate, and salty nuts is irresistible.

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  • 05 of 08
    Pumpkin Praline Fudge photo
    (c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to, Inc.

    This white-chocolate based Pumpkin Praline Fudge is perfect for Thanksgiving, or any fall day. Its aromatic combination of brown sugar, pecans, pumpkin, and spices smells like pumpkin bread and tastes like heaven.

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    Cranberry Marshmallows
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    Cranberry Marshmallows will have you seeing cranberries in a whole new way! The tart berries take on a whole new flavor dimension when they're pureed and turned into light, fluffy homemade marshmallows, with just the right amount of sweetness. Eat them plain or dip them in chocolate!

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    pumpkin spice truffles
    Elizabeth LaBau

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

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    sweet potato fudge
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Sweet Potato Cinnamon Fudge is full of rich and creamy sweet potato and fragrant cinnamon. It's a great way to use up leftover sweet potatoes