Cream Cheese Candy Recipes

Cream cheese adds an irresistible tang to your treats and keeps candies from becoming too sweet. It's perfect paired with chocolate, citrus, honey, or even Oreo cookies! So don't let bagels have all the fun--try one of these cream cheese candy recipes today.

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    Cream Cheese Fudge
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    If you like cream cheese frosting, you will love this recipe for cream cheese fudge! It has the pure taste of tangy cream cheese, enlivened with a hint of lemon and the toasty aroma of nuts.

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    Cream Cheese Mints
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Cream Cheese Mints feature a delicious combination of cream cheese and pure peppermint flavoring. These popular candies make perfect favors for baby or bridal showers, weddings, and holiday parties.

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    Cream Cheese and Honey Truffles

    Cream Cheese Honey Truffles
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau

    Cream Cheese and Honey Truffles combine the tang of cream cheese and the floral sweetness of honey with rich chocolate in these easy, delicious truffle candies. You can use any honey you have on hand, but if you want to really taste it, be sure to use a strong, robust honey that can stand up to the chocolate and cream cheese flavors.

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    Cheesecake Pops
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Cheesecake Pops are delicious balls of real cheesecake, covered in bright candy coating and served on a lollipop stick. You can use any flavor of baked cheesecake you like and can substitute white or milk chocolate for the dark chocolate coating.

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    Oreo Truffles
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    This recipe for Oreo Truffles calls for only three ingredients: Oreos, cream cheese, and chocolate! They may be quick and simple, but they taste like a million bucks.

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    Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries

    Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries
    (c) 2012 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Strawberries make an excellent cheesecake topping, so it stands to reason these two flavors would be delicious paired together in a candy. In this recipe, fresh strawberries are filled with a homemade cheesecake mixture, made from mascarpone cheese flavored with a touch of vanilla and lemon. The filling is light, springy, and the perfect match for the ripe, juicy berries.

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    Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Squares

    Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Squares
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau

    Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Squares are a simple way to enjoy rich, creamy cheesecake in small, portable bites. These elegant squares are perfect treats for showers, parties, or teas. Experiment with different dipping chocolates and decorations (nuts, coconut, sprinkles, etc) to make a wide variety of different cheesecake bites!

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    Mocha Cheesecake Truffles

    Mocha Cheesecake Truffles photo
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    The rich filling in these Mocha Cheesecake Truffles, made from chocolate, coffee, and cream cheese, will have you thinking you're eating a slice of mocha cheesecake! The beautiful marbled pattern on the chocolate coating is the crowning touch that makes these truffles taste as good as they look!

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    Cream Cheese Rosettes
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau
    Cream Cheese Rosettes are elegant bite-sized candies that taste like sweet cream cheese with a light hint of lemon.
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    Orange Pistachio Layered Cream Cheese Fudge
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

     This Orange Pistachio Layered Cream Cheese Fudge is easy and flavorful. It features white and dark chocolate, salted pistachios, orange zest, and tangy cream cheese! 

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    Cherry Cheesecake Balls

    Cherry Cheesecake Balls
    (c) Elizabeth LaBau
    Cherry Cheesecake Balls are luscious balls of real cheesecake, mixed with fresh cherries and covered with a layer of chocolate. These candies are a fun way to use up leftover cheesecake, and the recipe can be scaled up or down depending on what you have on hand.
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    Lemon Shortbread Truffles
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau
    This Lemon Shortbread Truffles recipe is a wonderful combination of cream cheese, lemon curd, white chocolate, and buttery shortbread crumbs. The truffles are soft, tangy, and sweet, with just a hint of texture from the fine shortbread crumbs.
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    Orange Cream Cheese Balls
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau
    Orange Cream Cheese Balls taste like orange creamsicles in candy form! The smooth filling has plentiful orange flavor from marmalade, extract, and zest, along with vanilla-scented white chocolate and tangy cream cheese.
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    Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau
    This recipe for chocolate cream cheese truffles is simple, and produces deliciously creamy truffles with a deep chocolate taste
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    Peanut Pretzel Toffee Truffles photo
    (c) 2013 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Peanut Pretzel Toffee Truffles are easy truffles made with peanut butter and cream cheese. They're packed with bits of crunchy toffee and salty pretzels, for a sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy treat!
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    Lemon Cheesecake Balls
    (c) 2008 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Lemon Cheesecake Truffles have the rich, tangy taste of cream cheese paired with vibrant citrus flavor and a coating of graham cracker crumbs. These smooth cheesecake bites stay soft and creamy, so they mimic the taste and texture of real cheesecake.
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    fudge picture
    (c) 2008 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    This chocolate cream cheese fudge recipe is rich and tangy, with a deep chocolate flavor.
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    Blueberry Cheesecake Fudge
    (c) 2008 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Blueberry Cheesecake Fudge is like a little bite of cheesecake in fudge form! A cream cheese base, studded with dried blueberries, sits atop a graham cracker crust in this beautiful, tasty fudge recipe.
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    peanut butter balls
    (c) 2008 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    These smooth candies are rich with cream cheese and peanut butter, and covered in a layer of decadent chocolate.
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    Raspberry Truffles

    Raspberry Truffles
    (c) 2007 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com
    Raspberry Truffles are a smooth, bite-sized candy with a cream cheese base and a delicious raspberry flavor. You can modify the recipe by rolling the balls in cocoa, powdered sugar, toasted coconut, or any nuts of your choice.
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    Irish Candy Potatoes photo
    (c) 2011 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Sweet Potatoes have an unusual but delicious cinnamon-coconut combination, and are great for St. Patrick's Day parties!