Best Nougat Candy Recipes

pistachio nougat

Nougat is an aerated candy made from whipped egg whites and a boiled sugar syrup, much like marshmallows. These nougat recipes range from traditional nougat, weighed down and covered with rice paper, to faster variations that omit some complicated steps. Be sure to check out the step-by-step photo tutorial showing how to make nougat.

  • 01 of 07
    Honey almond nougat
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    Honey Almond Nougat is full of delicious honey and almond flavor. It's really similar to the class nougat filling in Torrone candy.

  • 02 of 07
    homemade torrone
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Speaking of Torrone... the classic Italian nougat is so easy to make at home! It uses several different nuts and lots of delicious orange flavor.

  • 03 of 07
    nougat ice cream
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    Take your favorite candy and add it to ice cream? Yes, please! This delicious ice cream has all of the flavor of nougat in another one of your favorite desserts.

  • 04 of 07

    Nutella nougat is full of delicious and creamy hazelnut and chocolate! It's easy to make and it's a little bit different than your traditional nougat. Also, who doesn't love Nutella?

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  • 05 of 07
    pistachio nougat
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    This nougat is often found in the Middle East. It's full of pistachios and also uses rose water, which lends a delicious and flowery flavor to the beautiful green nougat.

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    Pistachio nougat is chewy, crunchy and delicious. It's beautiful green and white colors look beautiful when displayed too. The green food coloring is optional and you can also use almond extract if you can't find pistachio.

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    white chocolate nougat
    Elizabeth LaBau

    White Chocolate Nougat is rich and full of vanilla flavor. It's studded with different dried fruits and nuts and it's really easy to customize. You can also use it as a fancy candy bar filling!