I’m so excited!! The Christmas season is almost here! One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is baking, and my husband and I love making sweet treats. For years we have made toffee and fudge for family and friends during the holiday season. It can be hard work, but it is so fun to see the look on their faces when we give them as gifts.
Now that my kids are older, they want to help make the sweet treats too. So we have expanded our culinary skills to include cookies, bark treats and more. And because I love Christmas so much, I decided to do some more research for sweet treats and candy to make this year with the kids.
There are so many options for holiday treats, but I wanted some that weren’t too hard to make, took only a few ingredients and that my kids would love. Let me tell you…that isn’t the easiest feat. But I think I’ve found a solid list for this year. Or at least a list we can work from to make our own.
If you are looking for a fun dish that your kids can help you make, or you are looking for a unique gift idea for someone on your list, you can’t go wrong with homemade Christmas candy! These Christmas candy recipes are all really easy to make, and they also make great gifts! No matter how much time you have, you won’t regret making one of these treats.
Make any of these sweet candy treats with your kids this holiday season!
Homemade White Chocolate M&M Peppermint Candy Bars | Big Bears Wife
Peppermint Candy Spoons | Princess Pinky Girl
Chocolate Peppermint Bark | Slap Dash Mom
Christmas Gumdrop Nougat | The Farm Girl Gabs
Christmas Peppermint Patties | Mom on Timeout
Candied Bacon | Salty Side Dish
Holly Jollies | Southern Plate
Chocolate Covered Cherries | Cincy Shopper
Buttery Walnut Toffee | Joy Filled Eats
Candy Cane Fudge | The Frugal Navy Wife
Christmas Candy | Pink When
Peppermint Bark | The Frugal Navy Wife
Homemade Gumdrops | Mom on Timeout
Candy Cane Holiday Bark | Happy Hooligans
Peanut Butter Candy | Southern Plate
Peppermint Bark Fudge | Hezzi D’s Books and Cooks
Cinnamon Rock Candy | Mom Dot
Rocky Road Fudge | A Pumpkin and a Princess
Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Bark | Two Peas and their Pod
Caramel Pecan Turtle Bark | Joy Filled Eats
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Annette has been married to her husband and best friend since 2003. Together they are raising their six children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES and FREE PRINTABLES for homeschool families. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, homemaking and marriage while trying to maintain her sanity. She is also the owner of Thrifty Homeschoolers where she shares her tips on homeschooling without breaking the bank.