Christmas candy is something that helps to define the holidays. Am I right? After all, it's everywhere this time of year. That doesn't mean your only option is to just shovel it in by the handful. You can use candy to create yummy treats to share or you can create your own sugary masterpiece that no one will believe is homemade. Check out all of this great Christmas candy and get ready to satisfy your cravings all season long.
1. Homemade Peppermint Patties
Via Holiday Desserts: Peppermint Patties Recipe
Peppermint is definitely one of the most popular Christmas candy choices this time of year.
2. Chocolate Peanut Butter Buckeye
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The combination of chocolate and peanut butter works any time of the year, including Christmas.
3. Twix Bars
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Make these treats and you'll be able to enjoy a classic candy bar flavor in bar form. Yum!
4. Homemade Cinnamon Candy
Via Quick and Easy Cinnamon Candy
Everyone on your gift list is going to love enjoying this yummy (and just a bit spicy) hard candy.
5. Chocolate Pretzel Trees
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What fun these would be to make! Perfect for your kids to give as gifts, don't you think?
6. Homemade Salted Chocolate Caramels
Salted caramel is having a moment right now, which makes these the perfect candies to make this year.
7. Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops
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The kids are going to love these! And I bet the adults will too. You just can't go wrong with candy canes.
8. Peppermint Bark
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This is a classic holiday treat that everyone will love!
Via Haystacks from Never Enough Thyme
Haystacks are an iconic holiday candy that will get gobbled up in no time. So make a lot of it!
10. Homemade Turtles
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These treats are super decadent, but really easy to make. Just try not to eat them all yourself. They are pretty addicting!
11. Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
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You don't have to buy peanut butter cups because they are an absolute cinch to make yourself.
12. Candy Cane Hearts
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Who wouldn't love getting one of these as a gift? I think they are super cute, don't you?
13. Gumdrop Fudge Recipe
Via Gumdrop Fudge - Shugary Sweets
Some people say it isn't the holidays without gumdrops and this fudge takes them to an entirely new level.
14. Candy Christmas Tree
Via Peanut Butter Christmas Trees
Use your peanut butter cups to make these cute little trees. They look yummy!
15. Candy Wreaths
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These festive little candies will make everyone smile. And they taste great too.
16. Microwave Caramels
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It's not hard to make traditional Christmas candies that will make everyone's mouth water.
17. Christmas Crack
Via Crockpot Christmas Crack
One bite of this candy, and you'll immediately know why they call it Christmas crack.
18. Homemade Cream Cheese Mints
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These delicious treats are so easy to keep on eating. Use them to decorate tables or send them home after a party as a favor.
19. Pecan Pie Truffles
Via Pecan Pie Truffles
You would not believe how easy truffles are to make. And there are so many festive flavors you can use.
20. Homemade Hard Candy
Via Nana's Homemade Hard Candy
This looks fun and festive! Give it as gifts and chances are people will remember the candy samplers of their childhood.
21. Icicle Candy
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Not only is this candy easy to make, but it looks so holiday worthy, don't you think?
22. Festive Mints
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Take your basic homemade mints to the next level by tinting them red and green.
23. Candy Cane Reindeer
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These would be fun to put in candy bags and tie on your gifts this year.
24. Christmas Candy Trains
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Impress everyone on your guest list by constructing some of these cute candy trains.
What's your favorite Christmas candy? I love hazelnut and chocolate candies. Yum! Do you have any new ideas you're going to use this year?