Honey Candy Recipes

Honey balls
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Honey adds a floral flavor as well as a rich sweetness to any candy recipe. If you want to get the most out of your honey, try using it in one of these candies, like honey truffles, honey-roasted peanuts, or honey toffee.

  • 01 of 09
    Honey Truffles
    (c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Honey Truffles are beautiful chocolate-dipped beehive-shaped truffles made out of honey-chocolate ganache, with a liquid honey filling on the inside.

  • 02 of 09
    honeycomb
    (c) 2007 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com

    Honeycomb is a honey-flavored sugar candy with a unique bubbly, aerated texture. Crunchy pieces of this delightful treat are covered in chocolate to form irresistible chocolate-dipped honeycomb.

  • 03 of 09

    Cream Cheese and Honey Truffles

    Cream Cheese Honey Truffles
    (c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    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.

  • 04 of 09
    peanut toffee
    (c) 2008 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    This toffee recipe, featuring honey, peanut butter, and whole peanuts, is a delicious twist on an old favorite. The honey adds a slight chewiness and a subtle note of sweetness to the double peanut flavor.

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  • 05 of 09

    Honey Fondant

    Honey Fondant
    (c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Honey Fondant is a smooth, creamy fondant filling that's perfect for making cream candies and dipping in chocolate. If you leave it plain the honey and the vanilla give it a lovely subtle flavor, but it's also wonderful paired with chocolate or other flavors.

  • 06 of 09
    nougat
    (c) 2008 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    This recipe for Almond Honey Nougat resembles the popular European sweet Torrone. It is a chewy, sweet confection studded with three kinds of crunchy nuts and delicately scented with extracts and orange blossom water.

  • 07 of 09
    Honey Roasted Peanuts
    (c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    You'll never be satisfied with airplane peanuts again! This Honey Roasted Peanuts recipe produces golden brown nuts with a deep honey taste, a wonderful crunch, and a kiss of salt.

  • 08 of 09
    Honey Almond Clusters
    (c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    A rich honey candy binds together toasted almonds in these Honey Almond Clusters. The honey layer is sweet and soft, which contrasts nicely with the salt and crunch of the toasted nuts.

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  • 09 of 09

    Honey Balls

    passover candy
    Honey balls can be rolled in nuts (left), coconut (center) or left plain (right). (c) 2007 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com

    Honey Balls are sweet, chewy candies fragrant with honey, orange, and cinnamon. They can be served plain or rolled in toasted nuts or coconut.