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You know what they say about candy? It’s “dandy” and we’ve got four recipes to prove just how dandy candy is. What makes these candies stand out is that they are all homemade, and there’s just something magical about a homemade candy bar, how fresh the ingredients are and of course how amazing they taste. It’s hard to decide which one here is our favorite because each and every one of them is beyond delicious. Some of these recipes may look familiar to you, as many of them are true classics that have stood the test of time tucked away in beloved family recipe tins. Each one of these recipes is also simple, no extraordinary experience or tools required. Just simple ingredients for delicious treats. Enjoy!

Homemade Sea Salt Caramels

Homemade sea salt vanilla caramels. Hold on for a minute if you read that and thought there’s no way you could make these mouth-wateringly yummy candies yourself – you totally can! You already have most of the ingredients you’ll need for this recipe in your fridge or pantry, then it’s just a matter of stirring everything together while it cooks on the stove. That’s it, homemade caramel, and to make it click here.

Old-Fashioned Brown Sugar Candy

We got this recipe from our grandmother, who used to make it every time we would go to her house – meaning we could make this recipe from memory, plus it has a very special place in our heart and brings back fond memories every time we make it. This is a super simple recipe as far as candies go, and doesn’t require any candy thermometers or fussy equipment – as long as you butter your baking dish you’ll be in good shape! Check out our recipe.

Chewy Homemade Twix Shortbread Bars

With store-bought sweets being so prevalent, it’s easy to forget how much tastier homemade candy is. Well, we’re here to help you remember because, after one bite of our homemade Twix bars, you’ll never buy the packaged stuff again! Click here for the recipe.

Homemade Pay Day Candy Bars

When it comes to candy bars, everyone’s got a tried-and-true favorite that they’ll stick with forever. Not that we don’t branch out every now and again, but once you’ve found your faves, you’ve got a tendency to stick with them, right? If you’re already obsessed with the flavors and ingredients of said favorites, it only makes sense that you’d want to emulate the combination in other dishes! With all that in mind, we decided to make homemade Pay Day bars so that we could have a dessert on hand whenever our peanut and peanut butter cravings strike…and boy, are we glad we made these! Here’s the recipe!

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