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30 Christmas Candy Recipes That Are Fun And Yummy

30 Christmas Candy Recipes That Are Fun And Yummy

Are you trying to find the best Christmas candy recipes? We’ve rounded up 30candy recipes to make for Christmas that are sure to inspire you. The only question is which candy recipe you will choose to make first. 

To quote a well-known Andy Williams song, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”

Here we are at the end of the “ber” months, filled with all the anticipation that brings!  

No matter your age, there are precious memories to relive and new ones to make!  

There are meals and desserts to prepare and share!  

Gifts to be carefully bought and wrapped! 

Sometimes homemade candies make the list and sometimes they don’t.  

This year, give yourself a bit of downtime and try out some easy Christmas candy recipes!   

I am officially giving you permission!  

There are so many to choose from truffles or caramels or fudge or bark or melts or bites.  

Whether just for your family or for gift giving, making holidays special includes doing things you do not normally do in the flow of day-to-day life!   

So put on your favorite holiday music, find a comfy place to sit, and peruse this list of 30 Christmas candy ideas for inspiration on starting your own new Christmas memory.

1. Easy Peppermint Bark Recipe

Christmas candy that is no-bake is always a good choice!  

Here layers of dark and white chocolate with crushed peppermint candies on top look and taste amazing!

Easily create a delightful holiday treat with this simple recipe for rich chocolate peppermint bark.

2. Candy Cane Chocolate Fudge

Easy Christmas candy recipes are indeed welcome.  

This creamy chocolate fudge has crushed candy canes on top!  

Four ingredients melted, four hours to chill, and Mmmmm!

3. Easy Christmas Crockpot Candy

I had no idea holiday candies could be made in a crockpot.  

This is genius!  

While ingredients melt together, it is kept warm while scooping out clusters to cool on parchment paper!  

Excellent tip about dealing with condensation!

4. White Chocolate Raspberry Truffles

Raspberry is the perfect color and creative taste for Christmas candies!  

Lovely presentation and soft inside means these will be the talk of the party!

5. Jello Candy Melts

This adorable recipe for year round use, inspired Christmas candy ideas too! 

Cream cheese, powdered sugar, and jello crystals form adorable button size candies in any color or flavor!

6. Easy Chocolate Rum Truffles

Christmas candy at the ready!  

These truffles have excellent pictures as well as a video to follow with no baking required.  

Use good chocolate and there are plenty of swaps for the rum!

7. Keto Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars – Low Carb

For those watching their carbs, these easy Christmas candy recipes will help keep your count in check!  

Five ingredients and no one will believe they are sugar free!  

They are so delicious!  

Not exactly candy, but definitely dessert!

8. Peppermint Oreo Truffles

Oreos are in the center of these holiday candies, peppermint oreo truffles!  

Add in cream cheese and peppermint extract.  

Form balls, chill and coat with white chocolate.  

They can be made ahead and frozen.

9. Mint Chocolate Brownie Brittle Bark | Easy No Bake

This variation of red and white bark for Christmas candies is green and brown.  

No second guessing it is deeply brownie and mint!  

Premade brownie brittle is available and can be bought in packages.

10. Crispy Peanut Butter Toffee Truffles

No-bake truffles with crushed toffee bits on top sound like fabulous Christmas candy ideas!  

Includes peanut butter, butter, powdered sugar, toffee bits, crisp rice cereal and chocolate!  

Delicious and crunchy!

11. Raspberry Coconut Bites

Christmas candy that could double as breakfast on-the-go? 

YES, please!  

Frozen raspberries thawed, rolled oats, coconut, dates, and almond butter all properly combined for a lovely bite!

12. Easy Peanut Butter Fudge

Love me some easy Christmas candy recipes!  

This fudge is made in the microwave and uses vanilla frosting, and two types of peanut butter! 

Definitely gonna feed that craving!

13. Grandma’s Candy Popcorn

Candy popcorn certainly qualifies as holiday candies!  

Savory and sweet are a delectable combination!  

The video shows the simple steps and you can choose the colors!

14. White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Fudge

Christmas candies add such a pop of festiveness after any meal!  

These beautiful bites have red cranberries, green pistachios and Ghiradelli white chocolate, perfect for Christmas!

15. White Chocolate Snowman Bark

Christmas candy ideas just keep coming!  

Here we see adorable snowmen scattered about on this tasty bark!  

Melt and decorate!  

Gather up the decoration items and have some fun!

16. Soft, Buttery Homemade Caramels

Caramel Christmas candy sounds so scrumptious. 

You want yours to melt in your mouth smoothly and that requires paying close attention to temperature while making! 

Five ingredients and some patience (or a good podcast) while you stir!

17. Candy Cane Reindeer Pops

These adorable reindeer pops have Rudolph written all over them! 

As easy Christmas candy recipes go, this one is straightforward after you collect all the ingredients for decorating! 


18. Rocky Road Candy

Rocky road holiday candies remind me of rocky road ice cream! 

Peanuts, marshmallows, milk chocolate are a dreamy combination! 

It’s the crunchy and chewy that make them simple and superb

19. White Chocolate Oreo Truffles

Oreos and fudgy truffles all in one Christmas candies dessert? 

Fabulous, just fabulous! 

Collect oreos, cream cheese, and while chocolate to make these luscious truffles!

A delightful indulgence, these White Chocolate Oreo Truffles are made with a simple combination of Oreos, cream cheese, and white chocolate.

20. White Chocolate Gingerbread Balls

Gingerbread is for more than just men. 

These Christmas candy ideas include gingerbread balls that started from gingersnap cookies and ended coated in white chocolate!

Lots more yumminess along the way! 

21. Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Rods

Sweet, salty, and crunchy is often optimal for Christmas candy to give it balance! 

These decorated pretzel rods are fun to assemble and have quite the holiday bling! 

A dip of caramel. 

A dip of chocolate. 

A sprinkle of decorations. 

Done and delicious!

22. Candy Cane Oreo Balls

Festive and easy Christmas candy recipes are the best! 

Here oreos and cream cheese are blended and cut with mini cookie cutters and dipped in chocolate! 

Add white stripes and they do indeed look like candy canes! 

23. Christmas Crack

These holiday candies fall more in line with bark but with a salty twist! 

The base is saltine crackers with a coating of butter and brown sugar and drizzled with colored almond bark and sprinkles. 

Dreamy and delightful!

24. Martha Washington Candies

Here coconut, pecans, and maraschino cherries are mixed and coated with chocolate as lovely Christmas candies! 

Great tips given for success!

25. Easy Buckeyes

If you have chocolate and peanut butter lovers in your life, the Christmas candy ideas to wow them will be like these! 

Buckeyes are a tree nut and these candies are made to look like them. 

26. Polar Bear Paws {See’s Candies Copycat}

This Christmas candy of peanuts, caramel, and while chocolate may be your next obsession. 

Decadent and sweet, salty and gooey, perfect!

27. Orange White Chocolate Truffles

For a change of pace but still easy Christmas candy recipes, this orange truffle is bright and luscious, and chocolaty! 

When served, they look like a beautiful plate of snowballs. 

28. Salted Chocolate Covered Bourbon Cider Caramels

Bourbon cider caramel holiday candies are decidedly for the adult crowd. 

Specific instructions on making the caramels, coating with chocolate, and sprinkling with sea salt!

29. Chocolate-Covered 7-Minute Microwave Caramels

Kids Christmas candies are quick to make, whimsical to decorate and taste amazing!

This recipe has all three covered! 

And they look great on a serving plate!

30. Butterscotch Marshmallow Bites

Butterscotch had to make an appearance on this list of Christmas candy ideas! 

Easy, no-bake deliciousness with square pretzels, marshmallows dipped in butterscotch and covered in chocolate! 

What could go wrong?

The bottom line

Christmas candy includes lots of choices and delicious delights!  

Many are actually customizable to individual preferences or allergies! 

Most will be crowd pleasers and all gobbled up quickly. 

Enjoy the holiday candies while they last!

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30 Christmas Candy Recipes

30 Christmas Candy Recipes

If you want to make candy for Christmas this year, you are going to love our list of recipes.


  • Easy Peppermint Bark Recipe
  • Candy Cane Chocolate Fudge
  • Easy Christmas Crockpot Candy
  • White Chocolate Raspberry Truffles
  • Jello Candy Melts
  • Easy Chocolate Rum Truffles
  • Keto Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars - Low Carb
  • Peppermint Oreo Truffles
  • Mint Chocolate Brownie Brittle Bark | Easy No Bake
  • Crispy Peanut Butter Toffee Truffles
  • Raspberry Coconut Bites
  • Easy Peanut Butter Fudge
  • Grandma's Candy Popcorn
  • White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Fudge
  • White Chocolate Snowman Bark
  • Soft, Buttery Homemade Caramels
  • Candy Cane Reindeer Pops
  • Rocky Road Candy
  • White Chocolate Oreo Truffles
  • White Chocolate Gingerbread Balls
  • Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Rods
  • Candy Cane Oreo Balls
  • Christmas Crack
  • Martha Washington Candies
  • Easy Buckeyes
  • Polar Bear Paws {See's Candies Copycat}
  • Orange White Chocolate Truffles
  • Salted Chocolate Covered Bourbon Cider Caramels.
  • Chocolate-Covered 7-Minute Microwave Caramels
  • Butterscotch Marshmallow Bites


  1. Choose one or more options from our list of Christmas Candy Recipes here!
  2. Create your new favorite candy.
  3. Pat yourself on the back for making food at home for you to enjoy!
  4. Share and comment! Did you make any tweaks, so it’s all your own?

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