Popular Christmas Candy Recipes

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.

Chocolate Truffles

Use your food processor to mix these decadent chocolate candies. They're made with three kinds of chocolate--semisweet, bittersweet, and unsweetened--and dusted with cocoa powder.

From Family Circle

Chocolate Truffles

Dark Chocolate Mint Bites

These chewy, chocolatey bars are made from chocolate wafers, oats, and cocoa powder for a deliciously new addition to the cookie tray.

From Midwest Living

Dark Chocolate Mint Bites

Chocolate-Pretzel Clusters

From Family Circle

Chocolate-Pretzel Clusters

Coconut Marshmallow Patties

From Family Circle

Coconut Marshmallow Patties

Peppermint Bark

From Family Circle

Peppermint Bark

Mocha Truffles

From Family Circle

Mocha Truffles

Mint Chocolate Teacups

From Family Circle

Mint Chocolate Teacups

Oreo Snowmen

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.

From Family Circle

Oreo Snowmen

Chocolate Berry Truffles

For a festive look, these raspberry flavored chocolate candies are piped into rosettes.

From Family Circle

Chocolate Berry Truffles

Christmas Stars

You can flavor these no-cook candies with just about any extract. Try peppermint extract for the green stars and cherry extract for the red stars. Almond, coconut, lemon, and orange would all be tasty choices.

From Family Circle

Christmas Stars

Choco-Cherry Truffles

Three kinds of chocolate go into making these decadent morsels. The filling is made with semisweet and unsweetened chocolate and the truffles are coated with white chocolate. Pack the candies in a holiday tin for a delightful gift.

From Family Circle

Choco-Cherry Truffles

Nutter Butter Reindeer

Use candy and melted chocolate to craft these festive reindeer cookies-on-a-stick with the kids.

From Family Circle

Nutter Butter Reindeer

Easy No-Bake Valentine's Day Truffle Treats

From Better Homes and Gardens

Easy No-Bake Valentine's Day Truffle Treats

Chocolate Chip-Cookie Dough Truffles

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.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Chocolate Chip-Cookie Dough Truffles

Orange Cream Fudge

Winter citrus infuses creamy fudge in this upscale take on a creamsicle.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Orange Cream Fudge

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Truffle Mice

Peanut butter and chocolate mousse transforms into adorable little mice cookies when you add almond ears and licorice tails!

From Better Homes and Gardens

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Truffle Mice

Cranberry Fruit Jellies

Fruity homemade candies will add sparkle to any dessert spread.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Cranberry Fruit Jellies

Chocolate Chip Turtles

Give chocolate chip cookies a turtle twist by pressing in pecans and drizzling on a caramel topping.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Chocolate Chip Turtles

Triple Chocolate Cookie Balls

From KRAFT Foods

Triple Chocolate Cookie Balls

Ice Cubes

These white chocolate candies are chilled, then rolled in coconut. They make a pretty dessert for the holidays.

From Parents

Ice Cubes

Oreo Truffles

From Midwest Living

Oreo Truffles

Dark Chocolate Cashew Bark With Candied Grapefruit

From Fitness

Dark Chocolate Cashew Bark With Candied Grapefruit

Candy-Box Caramels

These Christmas candies can be made quickly in the microwave. For gift giving and added variety, roll caramels in festive nonpareils or nuts after you dip them in melted candy coating.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Candy-Box Caramels

Creamy Peanut Butter Truffles

Just 4 ingredients are needed to make these sweet little desserts. Give them as gifts or serve them on a platter at a party.

From Midwest Living

Creamy Peanut Butter Truffles

Oreo Truffles

You only need three ingredients to make these white chocolate treats. They're great for parties or to give as gifts.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Oreo Truffles

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