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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.

Homemade Marshmallow Pops

Homemade Marshmallow Pops

Homemade Marshmallow Pops

Homemade marshmallows are fun to eat on a stick or to stir in your favorite hot chocolate. Their melt-in-your-mouth texture appeals to the young and the young at heart.—Jennifer Andrzejewski, Grizzly Flats, California

Peanut Caramel Delights

Peanut Caramel Delights

Peanut Caramel Delights

This recipe came from my grandmother. I love it because it is unique and friends enjoy receiving it as Christmas gifts.—Kathy Albright, Reading, Michigan

Cherry Divinity

Cherry Divinity

Cherry Divinity

It's just not Christmas without these light and airy confections on my dessert platter. The recipe is versatile because you can replace the cherry gelatin with any flavor that suits your taste.—Crystal Ralph-Haughn, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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Homemade Candy Canes

Homemade Candy Canes

Homemade Candy Canes

Try making these candy canes during the holidays. They will look extra special hanging on your Christmas tree. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Microwave Divinity

Microwave Divinity

Microwave Divinity

Not only is this the best-tasting divinity I've ever made, it's the easiest! Try it with and without the pecans.—LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma

Coffee-Pecan Marshmallows

Coffee-Pecan Marshmallows

Coffee-Pecan Marshmallows

Homemade marshmallows are extraordinary and bear no resemblance to the store-bought variety. These will soon become your signature Christmas candy!—Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri

Chocolate Cashew Clusters

Chocolate Cashew Clusters

Chocolate Cashew Clusters

People are crazy about these cashews coated in toffee and three kinds of chocolate. They make gift-giving sweet and simple for me!—Virginia Sauer, Wantagh, NY

Chocolate Molasses Taffy

Chocolate Molasses Taffy

Chocolate Molasses Taffy

For an old-fashioned treat that's sure to get smiles from guests of all ages, try these individually wrapped squares of chocolaty taffy. Yum!—Suzan Wiener, Spring Hill, Florida

Crunchy Peanut Butter Candy

Crunchy Peanut Butter Candy

Crunchy Peanut Butter Candy

Anyone who likes peanuts will love this sweet treat that's packed full of them. After breaking the pan of cooled candy into pieces, I finish with a simple but festive drizzle of melted chocolate.—Connie Pietila, Houghton, Michigan

Microwave Pralines

Microwave Pralines

Microwave Pralines

These are a big hit with the people we give them to at Christmas. Making candy has never been more simple!—Linda Starlin, St. Johns, Michigan

Cherry Pecan Chews

Cherry Pecan Chews

Cherry Pecan Chews

This oldie, but goodie was given to me by my sister many, many years ago. She obtain the recipe when she worked in kitchen of a country club. The cake-like cookie is brimming with candied fruit and pecans. It is reminiscent of fruitcake.—Margaret Reinhardt, Muskego, Wisconsin
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