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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.

Cranberry Walnut White Fudge

Cranberry Walnut White Fudge

Cranberry Walnut White Fudge

A visit to several Oregon cranberry farms inspired my unusual fruit-flavored white fudge. I make it for family and friends at holidays and for special occasions. I was thrilled when the recipe earned first place at our county fair.

No-Fail Fudge

No-Fail Fudge

No-Fail Fudge

Our family is very active in our county fair. This fudge was the only fair entry not to melt in the 100°-plus weather we had that year.—Jeannie De Vries, Martinton, Illinois

Crispy Chocolate Mounds

Crispy Chocolate Mounds

Crispy Chocolate Mounds

Make these bite-size treats while the Turkey Rice Soup is simmering and then chill. The recipe is so simple that the kids can help.
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Candy Cane Reindeer

Candy Cane Reindeer

Candy Cane Reindeer

Our Test Kitchen staff had a blast creating these adorable candy cane stocking stuffers. Rudolph and his friends never looked sweeter than they do with pretzel antlers, chocolate eyes and red-hot candy noses.

Cranberry Pecan Clusters

Cranberry Pecan Clusters

Cranberry Pecan Clusters

I have many candy recipes, and this is one of my favorites. The clusters are quick and easy to make.—Collette Tubman, St. Thomas, Ontario

Pink Ice

Pink Ice

Pink Ice

You'll love the creamy goodness of this refreshingly minty candy. It's festive pink color makes it lovely on the treat tray. --Phyllis Scheuer, Wenona, Illinois

Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate Fudge

No one will believe this rich, tantalizing candy is lower in fat, so you'd better include the recipe when you package this sweet treat, suggests Vickie McGuckin of Trenton, Michigan. "This yummy fudge is so quick and easy to make," she says.

Two-Tone Fudge

Two-Tone Fudge

Two-Tone Fudge

With its pretty butterscotch and chocolate layers, this creamy fudge looks fancy. Suggests Jackie Hannahs of Fountain, Michigan. "It makes a great holiday gift. Both my husband and my dad love trying different kinds of fudge. They give this recipe a big thumbs-up!"

Creamy Peppermint Patties

Creamy Peppermint Patties

Creamy Peppermint Patties

These smooth chocolate candies fill the bill for folks who like a little sweetness after a meal but don't want a full serving of rich dessert. -Donna Gonda, North Canton, Ohio

English Toffee

English Toffee

English Toffee

Each Christmas I make several pounds of candy and cookies for friends, neighbors and business associates. This tasty toffee is covered in chocolate and sprinkled with nuts...and it won't stick to your teeth! -Don McVay, Wilsonville, Oregon

Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans

I pack these crispy pecans in jars tied with pretty ribbon for family and friends. My granddaughter gave some to a doctor at the hospital where she works, and he said they were too good to be true! —Opal Turner, Hughes Springs, Texas
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