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11 Candy Recipes to Honor Gene Wilder, a.k.a. Willy Wonka

Today, the world lost an icon: Gene Wilder, the star of the 1971 film “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (and countlessother classicssuch as“Young Frankenstein”). Wilderwas 83-years-old and reportedlypassed away due tocomplications from Alzheimer’s disease at his home in Stamford, Connecticut.
 
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To honor Wilder and say thank you for introducing most all of us to achocolate flooded fantasy land we believed we might run away toat some point during childhood, we collected 11 candy recipes we think Willy Wonka himself might like. It’s a tribute that only seems right:
 
Salted Chocolate-Pecan Toffee  

 
Candy Brownies
 

 
DIY Pixie Sticks
 

 
No-Bake Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Balls
 

 
Mocha Almond Fudge
 

 
Butterscotch Caramels
 

 
Chocolate Truffles
 

 
Honey Taffy
 

 
Triple Chocolate-Covered Peanut Clusters
 

 
Chocolate-Caramel Bark with Quinoa
 

 
Chocolate Pecan Pie Truffles
 

 
Rest in peace,Wonka.
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