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Susie Norris is an author, artisan chocolatier, pastry chef, and culinary school instructor. Her award-winning chocolate business, Happy Chocolates, has been featured on Food Network and in More magazine. She recently taught baking and pastry arts at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts and Sur La Table in Los Angeles. Her favorite commercial candy bars are Snickers and Twix. 
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Susan Heeger is a longtime book, magazine, and newspaper feature writer with a specialty in food, garden, design, home, and lifestyle stories. She co-authored From Seed to Skillet, an edible gardening primer and cookbook (also published by Chronicle Books), and is a contributing editor for Garden Design magazine. Her favorite commercial candy bars are Milky Way and Snickers.

 We're giving away 10 copies!

You get a sugar rush just thinking about your favorite candy bar—but what if you could make your own from scratch? Candy bar devotees Susie Norris and Susan Heeger cleverly re-imagine the classics in their new cookbook, "Hand-Crafted Candy Bars". Learn the basics of candy-making and recreate candy store bars as they should be: thick and layered with nougat, crisp with toffee, and coated with fine chocolate.

Find recipes for Cocoa-Nib Caramel Cookie Sticks, Chocolate Butter-Toffee Snaps, and more. Don't worry, you don't have to be an accomplished pastry chef to whip up these elegant desserts. All you need is a sweet tooth—and a passion for chocolate!    

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Excerpted from "Hand-Crafted Candy Bars" by Susie Norris and Susan Heeger, published by Chronicle Books. Photographs by Joseph De Leo.

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