Skip the store-bought stuff! These chocolate candies are the perfect bite (and they make great gifts)!
Cost per serving: 44¢
For less than the cost of a candy bar, you can give a homemade treat. These nutty fudge squares make an easy holiday gift.
See recipe: Chocolate Almond Fudge Squares
Cost per serving: $1.19
If you're in a hurry, you can place the bark in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to make it set more quickly.
See recipe: Dark Chocolate Bark with Pretzels and Dried Cranberries
Price per serving: 21¢
Garnish this spicy treat with beautiful gold leaf that's completely edible. A 12-leaf package (each leaf is a 2-inch square) costs $40 at gildedplanet.com. Or, sprinkle some equally festive, but less pricey edible gold glitter ($3 for a 1/4-oz.jar, fancyflours.com).
See recipe: Chai-Spiced Fudge
Cost per serving: 62¢
We took the flavor of s'mores and put them into this easy to make (and even better to eat) cookie bar. When baking, use bulk bin chocolate chips instead of the pre-packaged kind—you can measure out exactly what you need and you'll save about 51¢ a pound.
See recipe: Fudgy Marshmallow Bars
Cost per serving: 31¢
A semisweet chocolate shell encompasses a creamy mixture of peanut butter and honey in these over-the-top homemade Peanut Butter Cups.
See recipe: Peanut Butter Cups
Cost per serving: 50¢
This Trail Mix Chocolate Bark recipe is a healthy dessert option that is fuss-free and inexpensive. Freezing the foil-lined pan helps the chocolate set quickly.
See recipe: Trail Mix Chocolate Bark
Cost per serving: $1.19
Package your homemade treats (like Cran-Almond Bark) in cellophane bags. These can be found in craft stores or purchased online.
See recipe: Cran-Almond Bark
Cost per serving: 43¢
Popcorn and peanuts add a salty crunch to this rich fudge, but you can change the add-ins to suit your taste. Try stirring in chopped walnuts and miniature marshmallows, or chopped salted pistachios and dried tart cherries.
See recipe: Popcorn and Peanut Fudge
Cost per serving: 46¢
Family and friends will rave about these crispy (and cheap!) treats. To fancy these treats up a bit, use chopped 60 percent cacao chocolate instead of semisweet chips.
Recipe: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Toffee
Cost per serving: 7¢
Use everyone's favorite chewy candy to make these fun-to-eat Chocolate-Strawberry Licorice Bites! For a different look, drizzle melted white chocolate over chocolate-flavored Twizzlers, then top them with orange and yellow sprinkles or nonparells for a cute Halloween theme.
See Recipe: Chocolate-Strawberry Licorice Bites
Cost per serving: 94¢
Our Chocolate-Popcorn Bark combines so many good things—popcorn, chocolate, almonds— that it's sure to become an instant dessert star.
See recipe: Chocolate-Popcorn Bark
Cost per serving: 20¢
Not all popcorn has to be buttered. Try this sweet and spicy treat for movie night in or the next time you're entertaining--it's sure to be a hit!
See recipe: Spiced Chocolate Popcorn Crunch
Cost per serving: 60¢
Too hot? Don't cross them off the menu. Simply omit the chipotle, cayenne, chili powder and cinnamon.
See recipe: Spicy Chili Chocolate Truffles
Cost per serving: $2.49
To boost the flavor of All You reader Caryn Crowston's county fair-winning fudge, top it with mini chocolate chips or chopped peanuts.
See recipe: Peanut Butter Fudge