Homemade candy makes an extra thoughtful Christmas gift. Treat those you love to their own dessert selection of candy cane bark, candy-coated strawberries, chocolate truffles and more -- all made from our special dessert recipes.
These stir-together sweet treats can be served at parties or given away as gifts.
Homemade candies are a staple at holiday parties and family gatherings. The candies are made with white chocolate, peppermint, and pretzels. Drizzle dark chocolate on top for a fancy touch.
Great for gift-giving, homemade marshmallows are a fun do-it-yourself project that you can customize with favorite flavors and colors.
A wonderful Christmas gift from the kitchen, this chocolate and peppermint candy is simply delicious. For easy cleanup, line the baking sheet with foil.
The holidays wouldn't be the same without a traditional fudge recipe. A great make ahead recipe for your Christmas platter.
These festive little candies make tempting Christmas treats to stuff into stockings or share with guests.
Use candy and melted chocolate to craft these festive reindeer cookies-on-a-stick with the kids.
The classic Rice Krispies treat gets an upgrade for the holidays with the addition of cranberries and pistachios. Combine those with marshmallows, butter, and rice cereal in your slow cooker, and shape into balls.
To get a headstart on candy-making for Christmas or other special occasions, make and freeze this fudge up to two months.
Dark or semi-sweet chocolate form the base of this dessert while pretzels and chocolate-covered raisins give it the perfect dash of salt.
Enjoy or gift this easy salted caramel bark with cashews. Sprinkle on the salt when the chocolate is almost set to make sure the salt doesn't liquefy.
Just stir the nuts and cherries into melted white chocolate, then drizzle each cluster with caramel for this easy candy recipe.
Move over cake pops, cookie pops are the newest way to celebrate the season with sweets. Chocolate frosting and candies help these treats come together quickly.
Melt and stir. It's that easy when you use your microwave for this ultra-rich chocolate dessert. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.
Treat your guests to the flavors of this campfire favorite in the form of a delightful holiday bark.
Those that succumb to the joys of mining for cookie dough in ice cream will love having the mining done for them -- and dipped in chocolate, no less! Do not be tempted to make these truffles with classic chocolate chip cookie dough, though; the egg in classic dough is not safe when eaten raw.