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Christmas Candy

There's no sweeter time than Christmas. Make and share these recipes for Christmas candy with friends and family, including classic candy recipes for bark, brittle, candy canes, chocolates, mints, pretzels and more.

Puttin'-on-the-Ritz Candy

Puttin'-on-the-Ritz Candy

Puttin'-on-the-Ritz Candy

Enlist the kids to help assemble these fun and tasty turtle-like candies. They make great holiday gifts from the kitchen. —Brenda Amyx, Robert Lee, Texas

Crispy Peanut Butter Truffles

Crispy Peanut Butter Truffles

Crispy Peanut Butter Truffles

This is just one of the many candies I make at Christmastime. White candy coating makes them a nice change from the more common chocolate candies. —Florence Robinson, Lenox, Iowa

Caramel Marshmallow Treats

Caramel Marshmallow Treats

Caramel Marshmallow Treats

I created this candy by combining my husband's favorite cookie recipe and my mom's caramel dip. These sweets really appeal to kids...plus, they can help make them!—Tamara Holschen, Anchor Point, Alaska
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Terrific Truffles

Terrific Truffles

Terrific Truffles

I spend the week before Christmas baking a selection fo cakes, cookies and other goodies for friends and family. These candies coudn't be easier. — Amy Short, Lesage, West Virginia

White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge

White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge

White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge

This no-bake recipe is at the top of my list when I head to the kitchen to make holiday treats. Chewy tart cranberries pair well with salty, crunchy almonds. —Lois Aitken, Dauphin, Manitoba

Caramel Pecan Candy

Caramel Pecan Candy

Caramel Pecan Candy

Sweet and chewy, these yummy layered squares come from Dick Deacon of Lawrenceville, Georgia. “I have also made this recipe in a 9-inch pie pan and cut it very small pieces,“ says Dick. “You can’t eat very much at one time.“

Peanut Pretzel Clusters

Peanut Pretzel Clusters

Peanut Pretzel Clusters

These fast and delicious morsels will look attractive on a candy-filled tray, and they make great gifts, too. The combination of salty and sweet flavors is one everybody enjoys.

Coconut Rocky Road Treats

Coconut Rocky Road Treats

Coconut Rocky Road Treats

This recipe was given to me by my sister who has baked these treats for Christmas for many years.—Dawn Supina, Edmonton, Alberta

Reindeer Treats

Reindeer Treats

Reindeer Treats

You'll hardly be able to rein folks in once they see these crispy critters! CT's cooks hurried the herd together using a sweetened mix of chocolate, rice cereal and peanut butter, then designed deer with pretzels and candies.

Three-Chip English Toffee

Three-Chip English Toffee

Three-Chip English Toffee

With its melt-in-your-mouth texture and scrumptiously rich flavor, this is the ultimate toffee! Drizzled on top are three different kinds of melted chips, plus a sprinkling of walnuts. Packaged in colorful tins, these pretty pieces make great gifts. —Lana Petfield Richmond, Virginia

Marbled Orange Fudge

Marbled Orange Fudge

Marbled Orange Fudge

This decadent treat doesn't last long at our house. The soft fudge is guaranteed to get smiles because it has the familiar taste of frozen Creamsicles. Bright orange and marshmallow swirls make it a perfect takealong for events and get-togethers. —Diane Wampler, Morristown, Tennessee
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