Candy and Confections
Recipes for some traditional Italian candy, simple to make chocolate candy, and confectionary ingredients.
Popular throughout Italy, especially in the south and Sicily, croccante (literally, crunchy) is a mixture of caramelized sugar and almonds.
Nutella is delicious and easy for a quick breakfast or after-school snack, it can be spread on bread, bagels, crackers or croissants and enjoyed with a glass of milk or used as a dip for slices of bananas, apples or strawberries.
Nutella Recipes >>
Almond paste is a mixture of ground blanched almonds and sugar. It is an ingredient in many Italian cookies and pastries.
Homemade Almond Paste Recipe >>
Candied orange peel is the skin or peel of an orange that has been "preserved' in a sugar syrup. It is a wonderful confection on its own but is also used as an ingredient in many baked goods.
Candied Orange Peel Recipe >>
These chocolate candies couldn't be any easier or more special. Our recipes require no tricky tempering Many of the recipes simply melt chocolate or candy coating in a microwave.
Chocolate Candy Recipes >>
This recipe makes a candy with the same flavors that are found in the traditional Panforte cake from Siena in Tuscany.
Chocolate Panforte Candy Recipe >>