No one can deny that Christmas is the sweetest part of the year. Stuff your pantry with homemade candies this year. Making candies and gifting them to your family, friends, and coworkers is a great way to show that you care for them. You can engage your family in making candies and it can be a great way to spend time together. It is considered very thoughtful to gift homemade confectionaries to people you know. Try out these easy candy recipes this Christmas.
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1. White Chocolate Gingerbread Balls
Image and recipe by kitchen fun with my 3 sons
This candy is perfect for those who love Gingerbread. It can satisfy your gingerbread cravings. This will be a perfect dessert for the buffet, and you can enjoy this with your family or friends. The recipe is very simple and quick to prepare. It has a perfect combination of sweet and salty tastes. The plus point is that it is a no-bake recipe.
2. Peppermint Swirl Meringues
Image and recipe by Country living
Though peppermint is an unpopular opinion on Christmas Eve, they go well with other flavors and candies. The meringues are delicate but easy to make. They are perfect for this season, and the guests will finish them in no time.
3. Gingerbread House White Chocolate Bark
Image and recipe from the cookie rookie
Gingerbread and the house are the two staples of the Christmas season. The marshmallows on the top make the candy even better. Sprinkle gumdrops, peppermints, and M&Ms on the top for an old classic touch. You can sprinkle anything on the top, like candy canes or your favorite Christmas candy.
4. Coconut Candy Balls
Image and recipe from Taste of home
These coconut candy balls can melt in your mouth in no time. They will make a good presentation at your dinner table.
5. Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops
Image and recipe from Kim Livlife
These candy cane marshmallow pops are perfect while sipping hot cocoa. You can also use these candies as a gift by pairing them with cocoa powder in a beautiful festive mug.
6. Christmas Chocolate Truffles
Image and recipe from Lord Byron’s Kitchen
This is the candy that you would be proud to show to your guests. Chocolate truffles are the perfect Christmas treat. And why not? The recipe is very simple; they taste awesome and can stay for a long time.
7. Chocolate Peanut Butter Christmas Trees
Image and recipe by Omg Chocolate dessert
These chocolate peanut butter trees look quite elegant and perfect for entertaining guests. They can be served to guests of any age. Even if they look very sophisticated, you would not believe how easy they are once you start making them.
8. Peppermint Bark Candy Cane Hearts
Candy canes and peppermint bark are two Christmas classics. Not only do they have a delicious taste, but they also look beautiful. You can even gift them to your loved ones, friends, and coworkers.
9. Peppermint Oreo Balls
Image and recipe from Kitchen fun with my 3 sons
In case you are looking to prepare a candy that doesn’t take 15 hours, peppermint oreo balls are the one. They are made with Oreo, cream cheese, and peppermint extract. Even though there are only three ingredients, they look like they just came out of a bakery!
10. Melted Snowman Chocolate Bark
Image and recipe from Princess pinky girl
It is a super easy candy to make. All you need is chocolate candies, peanut butter, and red hots. It can be a great holiday gift as well.
11. Christmas Cinnamon Rock Candy
These rock candies will be a perfect holiday gift. This recipe used a cinnamon and peppermint flavor, but you can choose any flavor or color you want. Use a transparent vessel or a mason jar for display.
12. Christmas Candy Bar Pretzel Bites
Image and recipe from The gunny sack
These candy bar pretzel bites are simply mini candies between pretzels. They are quick and easy Christmas cookies. They have a soft texture inside with crunchy pretzels outside.
13. Pretzel Bark Christmas Candy
Image and recipe from Brown-eyed Baker
This candy is perfect for those who love salty toffee. It’s essentially a layer of caramel on a pretzel. Layer it with white chocolate and sprinkles, and finish off with dark chocolate drizzles.
14. Crock Pot Christmas Candy
Image and recipe from Dinner at the zoo
This recipe requires a slow cooker. It is perfect when you have a lot of guests.
It has a classic combination of peanuts and chocolate. Not only is this too simple to make, but it also tastes amazing.
15. Rolo Pretzel Bites
Image and recipe from Kitchen fun with my 3 sons
Involve your kids this Christmas in making something fun. The Pretzel Bites only need rolls, pretzels, white chocolate, and sprinkles of your choice.
16. Chocolate Coconut Truffle Spoons
Image and recipe by the pioneer woman
These truffles are perfect for gifting to your loved ones. You can put them in a basket or present them as bouquets! Coat with dark chocolate or white chocolate, and sprinkle your favorite candies on top.
17. White Chocolate Raspberry Truffles
Image and recipe from Garnish and glaze
Even though these truffles look very delicate, the recipe is very easy. It needs only five ingredients to impress your guests. The sweet tarty flavor of the raspberries goes perfectly with white chocolate.
18. Peppermint Meringues
Image and recipe from Good housekeeping
Peppermint Meringues are easy to make and require simple ingredients like sugar, egg whites, and peppermint extract. However, they are very delicate confections with a chewy inside and crispy outer layer. Plus, they are gluten-free. They are perfect for winter, as they go well with a cup of hot chocolate.
19. Christmas Candy Apples
Image and recipe from Club Crafted
Candy apples are a perfect holiday treat. You can make your candy apples at home.
They don’t take forever to prepare. This time, give the sprinkles a personal touch by adding your favorite colored candy coating. Fiji apples and classic granny smith apples are preferred, but you can use apples of your choice.
20. Easy Christmas Gumdrop Nougat Candy
Image and recipe from A pretty life in the suburbs
These candies will bring back Childhood Christmas nostalgia. They have a chewy texture and are too sweet. You need marshmallows and white chocolate chips for these wonderful nougats. Red and green gumdrops give festive vibes. Share them with your family and friends.
21. Christmas Chew Mix
Image and recipe from the pioneer woman
This is a great snack for Christmas evenings. The combination of cinnamon and white chocolate is mouth-watering. Top the snack mix with your favorite candies, and enjoy!
22. Christmas Candy Popcorn
Image and recipe by recipe rebel
Engage your kids this Christmas to make this fun candy. It is easy and colorful, and the little ones would love it. You can use your favorite flavor extracts and colors to give a personal touch.
23. Jello Christmas Candy Melts
Image and recipe by Smart school house
Who doesn’t love Jello? Bring this chewy candy to your dining table this Christmas. Pick your favorite jello flavors and colors. They don’t need to be baked and melt quickly in the mouth. It has a tart and creamy flavor. And you need only four ingredients for this candy.
24. Snickers Christmas Candy Bar Fudge
Image and recipe by Let’s dish
This chocolaty fudge is topped with generous layers of peanuts and caramel and a final layer of chocolate. Unlike other fudge, it is quick and easy to make. Your family will love this chocolate bar.
25. Christmas Candy Cane Hearts
Image and recipe by Dinner at the zoo
Another classic candy cane recipe! Peppermint and chocolate is a lovely combination. Plus, this candy requires only three ingredients! It is perfect for this Christmas to gift your loved ones and as a treat to the guests.
26. Nougat Christmas candy
Image and recipe by sparkles to sprinkles
This candy is very popular during the Christmas season. It will bring back your memories of childhood. It has a creamy texture. This is a no-bake candy, perfect if you are a sweet tooth.
27. Concession Stand Candies
Image and recipe by the pioneer woman
Concession stand candies are great for a movie night. Top the crackers with your favorite candies over a layer of chocolate.
28. Candy Cane Fudge
Image and recipe by It bakes me happy
This candy cane fudge is creamy and full of flavors. It has classic peppermint extracts, perfect for festivities.
29. Martha Washington Candies
Image and recipe from Mom on timeout
These candies are an old tradition in many households. It has pecans, coconut, and maraschino cherries inside a chocolate ball. You can make them throughout the year on almost any occasion.
30. Christmas Candy Cane Oreos
Image and recipe from Oh sweet basil
Kids would love this candy, and it needs only two ingredients. We promise you that it will be better than the classic chocolate Oreos.
31. Candy Cane Kiss Cookies
Image and recipe from Sally’s baking addiction
These festive cookies give a Christmassy feeling. They are soft and chewy and easy to make. It has simple ingredients like sugar, butter, egg yolk, and flour.
32. Hard Candy Snowflakes
Image and recipe from hungry happenings
There is no Christmas without snowfall. These hard snowfall candies are very visually appealing and will win the appreciation of your guests.
We hope these Christmas candy recipes inspired you to make some delicious, tasty & lip-smacking candy for this holiday season. Make your kids & guest happier with these yummy candy recipes. Merry Christmas!
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