Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling candy, especially in flavor or appearance

Etymologies

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candy +‎ -like

Examples

  • In addition, as Bubbles was telling his tall tales, the manager walked in with a tray full of pralines, candylike cookies made with pecans and—

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • This is a moist cake, but its almost candylike with the fondant.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • Now I can tell you that if you ever grow any tomatoes, grow sweet 100's, they're almost candylike in their sweetness and best of all they are amazingly prolific, you can even grow them in pots on your fire escape.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Although Moore's book written "in consultation with Charles Berlitz!" doesn't get as crazy as its later expansions do, such as the "Montauk Mythos" of Nichols and Moon, the story it tells is still rich candylike goodness.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • But mainly, the toolbar has a shiny, candylike, blue-green button guaranteed to derail anything you're trying to accomplish.

    The Firefox Hacks You Must Have

  • Cocoa brownies have the softest center and chewiest candylike top "crust" of all because all of the fat in the recipe except for a small amount of cocoa butter in the cocoa is butter, and all of the sugar is granulated sugar rather than the finely milled sugar used in chocolate.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • So, with my nice chocolate and a new baking book, I chose Maida's Fudge Brownies, which she described as fudgy, moist and candylike.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • Perfect flaky top, perfect chewy, candylike crust and the most perfect gooey, fudgy centre.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • It started early, with those candylike copies of People that my mother and I would sneak home from the grocery store.

    Orangette

  • For the "chewiest, candylike top", the only fat in Mendrich's brownie is from butter, not a mix of butter and the cocoa butter that comes in bar chocolate and all of the sugar is pure granulated sugar, and not a mix of it and the milled sugar used in commercial chocolate production.

    smitten kitchen

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