Christmas Candies

These simple sweets will make you the star of your next cookies swap. 

1

Mint Swirl Wafer Cookie Bark

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Photo by Victor Protasio

These minty crunchy sweets make a perfect (and easy) last minute gift for teachers and neighbors. But be sure to save some for yourself.

Get the recipe: Mint Swirl Wafer Cookie Bark


2

Chocolate Dipped Candied Orange Peel

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Dip these candied orange peels in chocolate for a sophisticated after dinner treat. Or skip the dip and chop the peels then fold into muffins, pancake batter or shortbread cookie dough.

Get the recipe: Chocolate Dipped Candied Orange Peel


3

Cherry Cordial Cake Balls

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Photo by Victor Protasio

These tiny cake bites have a surprise inside. You can use fresh cherries too, just be sure to pit them first. 

Get the recipe: Cherry Cordial Cake Balls



4

Chocolate Dipped Honeycomb

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Photo by Victor Protasio

Crispety, crunchety, honeycomb goodness. The only thing that could make this candy better is if we dipped it in chocolate. So we did.

Get the recipe: Chocolate Dipped Honeycomb


5

Citrus Gumdrops

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These sparkly gummies were made for the holiday season. Pass them on tiny plates with glasses of sparkling wine to ring in the new year.

Get the recipe: Citrus Gumdrops


6

Gingerbread Truffles

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Spicy and rich, these truffles make the perfect homemade gift for the chocoholics in your life. Place them in mini muffin cup liners to keep your gift box tidy.

Get the recipe: Gingerbread Truffles



7

Microwave Brandied Eggnog Cherry Fudge

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Photo by Victor Protasio

Slightly boozy and sweet, this easy fudge packs all the pleasure of eggnog minus the hangover.

Get the recipe: Microwave Brandied Eggnog Cherry Fudge


8

Piped Cream Cheese Mints

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Photo by Victor Protasio

These sweet delights make us think of our favorite holidays past. Put on your favorite Vince Guaraldi album and snack on a few of these while you wrap the gifts.

Get the recipe: Piped Cream Cheese Mints