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Christmas Candy

Celebrate the sweets of the season with these recipes for Christmas candy. Enjoy treats with friends and family, including classic candy recipes for bark, brittle, candy canes, chocolates, mints, pretzels and more.

Cocoa Mint Truffles

Cocoa Mint Truffles

Cocoa Mint Truffles

Wow! These easy chocolate truffles will be a hit at holiday parties. Moist with a rich minty flavor inside, the candies have a powdered cocoa outer layer. These are decadent, but oh-so-simple to do.

Bittersweet Double Chocolate Truffles

Bittersweet Double Chocolate Truffles

Bittersweet Double Chocolate Truffles

Milk chocolate chips enhance the bitter- sweet flavor of these decadent, melt-in-your-mouth treats. Tie up a few in pretty cellophane and ribbons for an easy, elegant last-minute holiday gift. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Eggnog Truffle Cups

Eggnog Truffle Cups

Eggnog Truffle Cups

“If you like homemade eggnog, you'll love these elegant truffle cups,” Terrie Malsom, Vermillion, South Dakota, suggests a tasty way to say “cheers” to the holidays. To save time, use small premade chocolate cups.
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Mother Lode Pretzels

Mother Lode Pretzels

Mother Lode Pretzels

I brought these savory-sweet pretzels to a family gathering, and they disappeared from the dessert tray before dessert was even served! My family raves about how awesome they are. —Carrie Bennett, Madison, Wisconsin

White Christmas Fudge

White Christmas Fudge

White Christmas Fudge

This smooth, sweet fudge from Paula Truksa of Jewett, Texas is loaded with nuts and chewy fruit and would be just right for holiday gift-giving.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy

Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy

Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy

With just three ingredients, these chocolate-swirl treats take just moments to whip up! If you have little ones visiting for the holidays, have them help you with the stirring. —Holly Demers, Abbotsford, British Columbia

Old-Fashioned Butterscotch Fudge

Old-Fashioned Butterscotch Fudge

Old-Fashioned Butterscotch Fudge

Butterscotch makes this fudge a nice change from others, and it's also pretty on a tray of sweets. I've made this recipe for many years.

Ribbon Fantasy Fudge

Ribbon Fantasy Fudge

Ribbon Fantasy Fudge

I developed this recipe especially for my husband, who likes anything that has chocolate and peanut butter together!

Chocolate-Coated Pretzels

Chocolate-Coated Pretzels

Chocolate-Coated Pretzels

These pretty pretzels are simple to make and are great gifts any time of the year. —Virginia Chronic, Robinson, Illinois

Peanut Butter Fingers with Dates and Walnuts

Peanut Butter Fingers with Dates and Walnuts

Peanut Butter Fingers with Dates and Walnuts

This recipe was packed away in my recipe box for years—the first time I made it, it won grand prize in a holiday cooking contest! I can still remember the first chocolate treat I made—fudge that was quite grainy, but Dad managed to eat it and tell me how good it was.

Chocolate-Covered Butter Toffee

Chocolate-Covered Butter Toffee

Chocolate-Covered Butter Toffee

This toffee has been a Christmas favorite in our family for over 30 years now. My interest in cooking also reaches back far—to the preparation of those big threshing-day and family dinners when I was growing up in Iowa.
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