Christmas Candy Recipes

Fudge, peanut brittle, caramels, whatever you fancy! Here are all your favorite Christmas candies, and maybe a few you haven't even thought of yet.

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5-Ingredient Peppermint Bark

Rating: 4.5 stars 405
This layered peppermint bark is a delectable blend of semisweet chocolate, white chocolate, and peppermint. Semisweet, milk chocolate, or dark chocolate can be used.

Best Toffee Ever - Super Easy

Rating: 4.5 stars 1366
Chocolate and almonds top off a rich buttery toffee in this simple recipe.

Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

Rating: 4.5 stars 83
Easy and yummy. Great for parties.


Rating: 4.5 stars 206
White divinity which I used to call divinity fudge. Absolutely divine! Store in an airtight container.
By Allrecipes Member

Grandma Myrna's Honey-Walnut Brittle

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
After several failed attempts at making homemade brittle, I finally got some sense and called my Grandma Myrna! She gave me this recipe for brittle made in the microwave, and I had instant success! The best tips she gave were to 'work quickly, have everything pre-measured out, and for goodness' sake, don't burn yourself!'

Homemade Caramels with Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt

Rating: 5 stars 4
These deliciously buttery caramels are covered with rich dark chocolate and just a touch of sea salt for an incredible combination that you will love! Store in the refrigerator.

Chocolate Covered Cherries

Rating: 4.5 stars 340
Easy, delicious cherries. Just like you buy in the box! It's best to let the candies ripen for 1 to 2 weeks.
By Allrecipes Member


Rating: 4.5 stars 902
I have used this recipe for almost 41 years, and have yet to have any bad batches. My grandson loves 'em!
By Barbara

My Amish Friend's Caramel Corn

Rating: 5 stars 1569
This recipe comes from an Amish family who package this treat for gifts to friends and neighbors every Christmas. It is truly the tastiest, easiest, and most foolproof caramel corn recipe you'll ever find!

Torrone (Italian Nut and Nougat Confection)

Rating: 4.5 stars 36
This chewy nougat is studded with pistachios and toasted almonds. Edible rice paper on the bottom makes it easy to slice and serve.

Easiest Peanut Butter Fudge

Rating: 4.5 stars 2461
Peanut butter, brown sugar, butter, milk, confectioners' sugar and vanilla are the ingredients in this easy fudge.

Rum Truffles

Rating: 4.5 stars 38
These truffles will be soft inside despite that it feels firm on the outside. You only need to store them in a cool place, but not necessarily the fridge. Make sure you always use an airtight container! Be sure to use good quality chocolate!

Inspiration and Ideas

Our Top 20 Christmas Candy Recipes
Homemade candy is such a treat, and it's a favorite for gift-giving. Get recipes for fudge, peanut brittle, peppermint bark, truffles, caramels, toffee, and other old-fashioned favorites.
How to Make Homemade Candy
All you need are a few supplies, simple ingredients, and a little know-how.
Rating: 4.5 stars 1762

This easy chocolate fudge recipe made with sweetened condensed milk is perfect for the holidays.