29 Christmas Candy Recipes (2024)

Table of Contents
  1. 1.Snowman Oreo Cookie Balls
  2. 2.Homemade Peppermint Patties
  3. 3. Peppermint Bark
  4. 5.Reindeer Oreo Cookie Balls
  5. 6.Chocolate Caramels
  6. 7.Chocolate Chip Pecan Caramels
  7. 8.Gingerbread Fudge
  8. 9.Chocolate Raspberry Sticks
  9. 10.White Chocolate Holiday Bark
  10. 11. Gingerbread Cookie Balls
  11. 12.Easy Peppermint Fudge
  12. 13.Snowflake Peppermint Bark
  13. 14. Homemade Turtle Candy
  14. 15.Seafoam Candy
  15. 16. Peanut Butter Fudge
  16. 17.Homemade Peppermint Patty
  17. 18.Rum Truffles
  18. 19.Homemade Caramels
  19. 20.Easy Homemade Toffee
  20. 22. Christmas Crunch Popcorn
  21. 23.Peppermint Kiss Brownies
  22. 24.Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops
  23. 25.Chocolate Covered Cherries
  24. 26. Peanut Brittle
  25. 27.Chocolate-Covered Cherry Mice
  26. 28.Santa Hat Party Mix
  27. 29.White Chocolate Peppermint Meringues
  28. Check out more great Christmas party food ideas:
  29. Plus, don't missChristmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

There are so many things to love about Christmas, but one of our personal favorites is pulling out the Christmas candy recipes and baking up a storm. Christmas candy makes a great gift for loved ones. We love finding new recipes to add to our arsenal and have compiled this great roundup to share with you.The gingerbread Oreo cookie balls, peppermint meringues, and candy cane marshmallows have me intrigued, but it’s classics like seafoam candy, rum truffles, white chocolate bark, and Christmas rock candy that will always warm your heart.Happy baking!

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1.Snowman Oreo Cookie Balls

Three ingredients! That’s all you need to make Oreo cookie balls (in a variety of flavors depending on the flavor of Oreos you buy). A few extra ingredients help transform the balls into the cutest edible snowmen you’ve ever seen.

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2.Homemade Peppermint Patties

When it comes to homemade, these Homemade Peppermint Patties are delicious! Covered in smooth chocolate and filled with minty goodness on the inside, they are delicious all year long, but especially at Christmas!

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3. Peppermint Bark

Our delish peppermint bark recipe combines white chocolate, semi-sweet milk chocolate, and candy canes layered into an almost-famous crowd-pleasing favorite. You’ll love the perfect peppermint flavor of this candy!

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Chocolate, peanut butter, marshmallows, and pretzels might as well be the Christmas candy dream team! When you try this Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Pretzel Bite you’ll understand why. Yummy!

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5.Reindeer Oreo Cookie Balls

Is there anything easier than a no-bake treat with only 3 ingredients? Nope! Add these Reindeer Oreo Cookie Balls to your must-make Christmas candy recipes list!

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6.Chocolate Caramels

It’s impossible to imagine improving on chocolate or caramel, but when you pair the two, watch out! These Chocolate Caramels may just make you question everything you thought you knew about delicious Christmas candy!

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7.Chocolate Chip Pecan Caramels

Sinfully delicious, that’s what these Chocolate Chip Pecan Caramels are! You’ll want to pull out your candy thermometer for this recipe, but don’t be scared, this recipe is perfectly suitable for caramel-making beginners!

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8.Gingerbread Fudge

When gingerbread meets fudge, something magical results. This Gingerbread Fudge may just become your new favorite Christmas candy recipe!

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9.Chocolate Raspberry Sticks

You’ve seen them in the store, but did you know you can make Chocolate Raspberry Sticks from scratch? This great recipe and step-by-step tutorial will help you!

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10.White Chocolate Holiday Bark

The beauty of chocolate bark is that it is perfectly imperfect which takes some of the stress off of the one making it. This White Chocolate Holiday Bark definitely fits the stress-free requirement and has the festive nuts and cranberries added for some fun and yummy holiday flair!

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11. Gingerbread Cookie Balls

These Gingerbread Truffles are delicious and so easy to make! Even your kids can be involved with the mixing, rolling of the dough, and dipping!

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12.Easy Peppermint Fudge

Give yourself permission to make this Easy Peppermint Fudge recipe in lieu of other recipes that require fancy thermometers and kitchen gadgets. Then indulge in the pepperminty goodness before they all disappear!

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13.Snowflake Peppermint Bark

Wow your friends and family with this beautiful Snowflake Peppermint Bark created using a mold. You’ll be surprised how simple these beauties are to make!

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14. Homemade Turtle Candy

These Turtles make a perfect holiday treat for gifting! No candy thermometers or double broilers are needed for this easy recipe with only five ingredients!

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15.Seafoam Candy

If you’ve never tried Seafoam Candy before, now is your chance! These easy-to-follow instructions will have you enjoying this hard-to-find favorite in no time!

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16. Peanut Butter Fudge

If you’ve ever tried peanut butter fudge, then you know about the creamy deliciousness that is hard to resist. Well, this recipe doesn’t disappoint, so gather the ingredients and summon your willpower to avoid eating the entire batch!

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17.Homemade Peppermint Patty

Grab your favorite little helper and the short list of ingredients to make up this Homemade Peppermint Patty recipe! Double the recipe to have some to giveaway after you’re done sampling them.

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18.Rum Truffles

Rum Truffles are a perfect bite-sized treat, packed with chocolate flavor and a hint of rum. Give them as gifts or keep them on hand for Christmas visitors.

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19.Homemade Caramels

The hour or so it takes to make these Homemade Caramels is worth it. Friends and family will appreciate your efforts to bring them these soft, chewy bites of heaven!

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20.Easy Homemade Toffee

The one thing that is not easy about this toffee recipe is waiting for it to set so you can sink your teeth into it. We guess sharing it may be another difficult thing. Make up several batches to share for Christmas!

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21. Christmas Pretzel M&M Hugs

You can’t beat the sweet and salty simplicity of these Pretzel M&M Hugs. You can make a huge batch in 15 minutes easily and even faster with an army of little helpers assembling them!

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22. Christmas Crunch Popcorn

On the hunt for a fun and delicious Christmas treat? This Christmas Crunch Popcorn with a gooey marshmallow sauce mixture and a mix of M&Ms and pretzel M&Ms is easy to make and looks cute on your Christmas dessert table! Even better, turn on a favorite holiday movie and whip up a bowl to enjoy!

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23.Peppermint Kiss Brownies

Are you ready for peppermint overload in the best possible sense? These Peppermint Kiss Brownies might just be the most amazingly delicious chocolate truffle brownies ever, and the fun doesn’t stop there. Topped with a layer of candy cane kiss ganache and tucked under a layer of shiny dark chocolate glaze, these beauties are piled with a mound of candy cane kisses on top too!

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24.Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops

Quick and easy Christmas candy recipes that kids can help with are always a bonus! These Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops make a wonderful treat idea that can be mass-produced and adorably packaged.

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25.Chocolate Covered Cherries

This Chocolate Covered Cherries recipe is definitely a labor of love and requires a lot of patience. But, oh is it worth the wait!

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26. Peanut Brittle

Have some fun concocting in the kitchen and whip up this Peanut Brittle! Oh, what nostalgia it will create!

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27.Chocolate-Covered Cherry Mice

These Chocolate-Covered Cherry Mice are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face. You don’t even have to heat the oven for these cuties!

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28.Santa Hat Party Mix

Add a little ho, ho, ho to your holiday snack mix by giving it a Santa Hat makeover. Have you ever seen anything so cute that tastes good too? Bugles and melting chocolates are the secret combination plus a marshmallow embellishment and white candy sprinkles!

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29.White Chocolate Peppermint Meringues

Light and crisp on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside. Sounds like a perfect combination, right? These White Chocolate Peppermint Meringues are easier than you think to make and probably more delicious too!

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This recipe was developed, tested, cooked and photographed by the Spaceships Kitchen. From our dinner table to yours, we hope you think it's out of this world!

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