Southwestern Candy Recipes

Cactus Candy — This is a very popular Arizona candy, especially in the airport gift shops.
Cactus Rubies — This is a red jellied candy from an ancient Arizona food, the prickly pear cactus. Tourists buy a lot of this candy when they visit Arizona.
Candied Grapefruit Peel — Pretty glass jars packed with candied peel make wonderful Christmas gifts.
Candied Lime Peel
Candied Nopalitos
Chocolate Covered Peanut Patties — "This very rich Mexican candy is something like a giant peanut butter cup made with dark chocolate and slightly grainy, freshly ground peanuts. As the name indicates, it is a Mexican adaptation of marzipan, substituting peanuts for ground almonds."
Chocolate Rum Balls
Coconut Candy
Coconut Filled Limes
Date Candy
Milk Fudge
Molasses Candy (Melcocha)
New Mexico Pinon Candy
Nut Brittle
Orange Fudge
Pecan Toffee
Pinon Red Chile Fudge
Pinon-Chocolate Fudge
Pumpkin Candy
Quince Paste
Red Peanut Patties — Peanuts are a very large crop in Texas. Goodart makes the original peanut patty which is sold in cafes and gas stations throughout Texas.
See's Candy Kitchen Fudge photo — In the West, See's Candy Stores are famous.
Sweet Potato Candy

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