The holiday season is a time for friends, family, and, of course, delicious food.
One of the highlights of the holiday season for many people is the chance to indulge in their favorite Christmas candies.
With a wide range of options, you can surely pick one or two favorite old-fashioned Christmas candies for this year.
If you want to get into the holiday spirit, why not make some delicious Christmas candy recipes? These sweets will surely put you in the holiday mood.
So go ahead and indulge your sweet tooth – your taste buds will thank you!
1. Christmas Candy Crunch
Let us all cheer for these Candy Crunch treats! This salty-sweet treat is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season.
It starts with a base of salty pretzels, then is coated in rich, creamy white almond bark. Next, Chex cereal is added for a touch of crunch, and the whole thing is finished off with festive M&M’s.
It is the perfect blend of salty and sweet, crunchy and creamy, and it will get you into the holiday spirit.
So indulge in a bowl (or two) of this Candy Crunch this holiday season. Your taste buds will thank you!
2. Homemade Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Homemade peanut butter cups are a delicious and easy-to-make treat. All you need is powdered sugar, chocolate chips, unsalted butter, and peanut butter.
These little cups are perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth and can be made in just a few minutes. The best part about them is that they are entirely customizable.
You can use any type of chocolate and add any mix-ins you want. So whether you are a milk or dark chocolate fan, there is a Peanut Butter Cup for you!
3. Peppermint Bark
The Peppermint version of a candy Bark is a delicious holiday treat that is perfect for sharing with friends and family.
This tasty treat is sure to please everyone when you make them with crushed peppermint candies, white chocolate chips, candy canes, and milk chocolate chips.
The best part about this peppermint bark is that it is so easy to make. Simply melt the chocolate chips in the microwave, stir in the crushed candy canes, and pour into a prepared pan.
Then, let the bark cool and enjoy. This candy bar bark will surely hit the spot when you enjoy it as a tasty snack.
4. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark
Who doesn’t love peanut butter and chocolate together? This creamy peanut butter bark is coated in sugar-free dark chocolate and is the perfect treat for any occasion.
The best part is that it only takes a few minutes to make! It is one of my favorite Christmas candies, so you must try it.
The melting chocolate and peanut butter together is the most satisfying part of the recipe. Pour this syrup into a mold, and let it harden.
You will have a delicious, satisfying chocolate bark treat that everyone will love.
5. Homemade Peppermint Patties
Praise for the sweet homemade peppermint patty is well deserved. Aromatic and flavorful, these delightful disks are perfect for any holiday or winter gathering.
And they are so easy to make! Powdered sugar, evaporated milk, chocolate chips, and peppermint extract are all you need. Simply mix the ingredients together, shape them into patties, and chill.
The hardest part is waiting for them to firm up in the refrigerator!
Once they are ready, you can enjoy them as is or rolled in crushed candy canes for a festive touch.
When you serve them at a holiday party, these patties will surely be a hit.
6. Coconut Snow Balls
Coconut candy balls disappear in your mouth because they are so delicious. They have a coconut flavor with a light sweetness from the sugar.
The texture is perfect, not too chewy, and not too hard. To make these snowballs, you only need coconut flakes, sugar, melting chocolate, and unsalted butter.
The recipe is easy to follow and does not require much effort. You can replace sugar with sweetened condensed milk for extra flavor and texture.
Please let me know how this recipe turned out for you in the comments!
7. Homemade Peanut Brittle
Peanut brittle is a delicious holiday treat that people have been enjoying for generations. You can enjoy this delicious candy at Christmas brunches or gatherings.
Although store-bought peanut brittle can be convenient, there is nothing quite like the homemade variety. You only need corn syrup, sugar, vanilla, roasted peanuts, butter, and salt.
It is also perfect for gift-giving during the holiday season. Store it in an air-tight container and enjoy it for one week.
For those who love handmade Christmas candies, a homemade version of peanut brittle is a must-try!
8. White Chocolate Holiday Bark
Looking for a festive and delicious holiday treat? Look no further than white chocolate bark!
This easy recipe requires only a few ingredients, and you can customize it to your taste.
Simply melt white chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave, and then stir in your desired toppings. Cranberries, pistachios, and mini marshmallows are all popular choices.
Once the mixture is well combined, spread it onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and let it cool.
Once it is set, break it into pieces and enjoy! This sweet and tasty treat will surely be a hit at any holiday gathering.
9. Easy Pecan Pralines
Pecan pralines are a traditional Southern candy that is one of the best Christmas candy recipes. Made with brown sugar, butter, and pecans, they are simple to make.
For this treat, you only need brown sugar, butter, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, chopped pecans, and evaporated milk.
I decided to try a different pecan praline recipe this year, and I am so glad I did! These pralines are even better than the ones I’ve made in the past.
They are rich and flavorful, with just the right amount of sweetness. If you’re looking for a delicious holiday treat, I highly recommend giving these pralines a try.
10. Candy Cane Fudge
This candy cane version is a creamy fudge and delicious holiday treat that is surprisingly easy to make at home. All you need is a candy thermometer and a few simple ingredients.
The key to perfect fudge is cooking until it reaches the softball stage. Once the candy cane fudge has reached the correct temperature, simply pour it into a pan and allow it to cool.
The result is a rich and creamy homemade fudge that will please your sweet tooth. So if you are looking for a festive and tasty treat this holiday season, try these candy canes.
10 Delicious Christmas Candy Recipes
Christmas Candy Crunch
Homemade Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark
Homemade Peppermint Patties
Coconut Snow Balls
Homemade Peanut Brittle
White Chocolate Holiday Bark
Easy Pecan Pralines
Candy Cane Fudge
- Select your favorite recipe.
- Organize all the required ingredients.
- Prepare a Christmas candy treat in 30 minutes or less!