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135 Best Christmas Candy & Cookie Recipes

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These best and delicious Christmas cookie recipes are perfect gifts and treats for your friends and family during the holiday season.

You can also save money by making your own Christmas candy during this holiday season! Your guests will love these homemade Christmas candy recipes.

This roundup includes chocolate candies, bark, Fudge and several other different kinds of candies to make a great gift or addition to the Christmas dessert menu.

135 Best Christmas Candy & Cookie Recipes

 Delicious Christmas Cookie recipes

Christmas Light Sugar Cookies Recipe

Christmas Light Sugar Cookies From CountryLiving

Red Velvet Cookie Recipe with bowl of frosting
Red Velvet Cheesecake Cookies From TwoPeasAndTheirPod
Candycane Cookies From ChowHound

Fruitcake Cookies From CountryLiving

White Chocolate Ganache Filled Gingerbread From Dessertnowdinnerlater

{10 minute} Cinnamon Cranberry Nut Clusters | @candiquik
Cinnamon Cranberry Nut Clusters From Candiquik

Spiced Chai Latte and Salted Caramel Macarons (01) by MeetaK
Salted Caramel Macaroons From

No bake Oreo Truffles From

Sprinkle Cookies for Christmas
Christmas Sprinkle Cookies From 

Maple Pecan Biscotti
Maple Pecan Biscotti From

Cinnamon French Toast Cookies
Cinnamon French Toast Cookie From

Peanut Butter and Nutella Cookies
Peanut Butter Nutella Cookies From

Giant Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies From

Spiced Shortbread From

The Best Soft Homemade Oreos
Homemade Oreos From

Oreo Peppermint Crunch Cookies - peppermint and cookie chunks make this cookie disappear in a hurry! Great recipe for holiday parties!
Oreo Peppermint Crunch Cookies From

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Eggnog Cookies | Cooking Classy
Melt in your mouth Eggnog Cookies From

Soft and Chewy Molasses Cookies Recipe
Molasses Crinkle Cookies From

Soft Almond Sugar Cookies From codykitchenconfections

Chocolate Peppermint Patty Cookies From

Cinnamon Sugar Pillow Cookies

Cream Cheese Stuffed Cinnamon Sugar Pillow Cookies From

Caramelita Cookies From

Christmas Cookie Pinwheels From

Chocolate Cheesecake filled cupcakes-Easy cheesecake filling surrounded by moist chocolate cake.
Chocolate Cheesecake Filled Cupcakes From

Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites From

Candy Cane Bark Recipe Easy
2 Ingredient Candy Cane Bark From

Holiday Frosted Funfetti Sugar Cookies Recipe on
Christmas Funfetti Cookies From

Salted Caramel Coconut Thumbprints

Salted Caramel Coconut Thumbprints From

White Chocolate Dipped Ginger Cookies | Cooking Classy
White Chocolate Dipped Ginger Cookies From

Pretzel Cookies with Chocolate and Peanut Butter… From sugarcooking

Peanut Butter Creme Cookie Cups
Peanut Butter Cream Cookie Cups From

Tiramisu Cookies Recipe
Tiramisu Cookies From

Double-Chocolate Dream Cookies
Double Chocolate Dream Cookies From

Sugar cookies flavored with peppermint, dipped in white chocolate and covered with crushed candy canes. Cookies are shown served on a red plate.
White Chocolate Dipped Sugar Cookies From

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies From

Gingerbread cookies on a red plate cut into gingerbread men shapes, trees and snowflakes. Decorated with royal icing and christmas sprinkles.
Soft and Chewy Gingerbread Cookies From


White Chocolate and Peppermint Blondies From

Nutella Stuffed Brownies Vertical
Nutella Stuffed Cookies From

Crisco Chocolate Chip Cookies From

THE Cake Batter Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe on One of the most popular recipes!
Cake Batter Chocolate Chip Cookies From

candy canes and oreos are the only 2 ingredients and the kids can do the whole thing!
Candy Cane Oreos From

Rocky Road Chocolate Chip Cheater Cookie Recipe - Fox Hollow Cottage
Rocky Road Cookies From

Dipped Ritz Cookies From

Snowball Christmas Cookies ~ Simply the BEST! Buttery, never dry, with plenty of walnuts for a scrumptious melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookie (also known as Russian Teacakes or Mexican Wedding Cookies). Everyone will LOVE these classic Christmas cookies!

Snowball Christmas Cookies From

Eggnog Cheesecake Cookie Cups! Chewy gingerbread cookie cups filled with a fluffy eggnog cheesecake. |
Eggnog Cheesecake Cookie Cups From

Homemade chocolate-dipped peppermint patties, with crushed candy canes on top of each patty, all in a small red bucket.
Peppermint Patties From

Shortcut Sugar Cookies From

Chocolate Mint Cookies made from a buttery shortbread cookie dipped in dark chocolate & topped with festive holiday sprinkles. My favorite Christmas cookie!
Chocolate Mint Cookies From

Butter Pecan Cookies -
Butter Pecan Cookies From

Soft & Chewy Cranberry Chip Cookies From

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies - A classic Christmas cookie and a holiday must-make! |
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies From

Christmas Shortbread Bites in a red cookie tin
Shortbread Bites From

Peanut Butter Blossoms on a round serving tray with milk and Hershey's kisses.
Peanut Butter Blossoms From

Macadamia White Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Macadamia White Chocolate Chunk Cookies From

3 ingredient shortbread cookies

3-ingredient Shortbread Cookies From

Peppermint Meltaway Cookies | Cooking Classy
Peppermint Meltaway Cookies From

These Gingerbread OREO Truffles are easy holiday treats that are great for Christmas parties, cookie exchanges, and gifting! Picture tutorial included!
Gingerbread Oreo Truffles From

Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups are the most fun & festive Christmas cookies ever! Sugar cookie cups filled with fudge, mini marshmallows & sprinkles with a darling candy cane handle!
Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups From

These raspberry almond shortbread cookies are amazing! They're simple to make and you don't need very many ingredients! Recipe on
Raspberry Almond Shortbread Cookies From

Gingerbread Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting | Cooking Classy
Gingerbread bars with Cream Cheese Frosting From 

A holiday plate of Italian Fig Cookies with colorful sprinkles
Italian Fig Cookies From

The classic combination of chocolate and peppermint make these Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies the perfect treat for the holidays!
Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies From

My kids make this all the time! And I can't stop eating it!
20 minute Christmas Crack From

Fudge Christmas Candy

Tis the season for peppermint and sweets! You can have the best of both with this Practically Perfect Peppermint Fudge! Just a handful of ingredients and five minutes are all you need to make this pretty and festive fudge! // Mom On Timeout

Perfect Peppermint Fudge From

German Chocolate Fudge #Christmas
German Chocolate Fudge From

Easy Oreo fudge
Peppermint Oreo Fudge From

Tiger Butter made from 3 ingredients that are melted & swirled together in minutes. Gorgeous holiday candy recipe with rich & creamy peanut butter chocolate flavor.
Tiger Butter Fudge From

Peppermint bark fudge || Sugar Spun Run
Peppermint Bark Fudge From

Red Velvet Candy Cane Fudge
Red Velvet Candy Cane Fudge From

Eggnog Fudge
Egg Nog Fudge From

M&M Cookie Dough Stuffed Fudge is an easy, delicious recipe thats perfect for the holidays. This 5 minute fudge is made with white chocolate stuffed with an M&M cookie dough and topped with more M&M's! A crowd pleaser and a great gift!
M&M Cookie Dough Stuffed Fudge From

layered chocolate fudge squares
Hot Chocolate Fudge From

Soft vanilla fudge packed with chewy gumdrops #christmascandy
Gumdrop Fudge From

This White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge is a decadent, but easy, fudge recipe perfect for the holiday season. It also makes a great gift idea!
White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge From

Gingerbread Fudge - tastes like cookie dough! |
Gingerbread Fudge From

Christmas Peppermint Mocha Fudge
Peppermint Mocha Fudge From

Chocolate Christmas Candy

Homemade Almond Joys-only 5 ingredients! Recipe on

Homemade Almond Joy Candy Bars From Tastes Better from Scratch

A stack of five Sticky Paws next to almonds on a board.

Sticky Paws Williams Sonoma Copycat from The First Year

Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Truffles

Homemade Ferrero Rocher Hazelnut Truffles from Thrifty DIY Diva

How to Make Chocolate Covered Caramels

Salted Chocolate Covered Caramels from Inspired Tastes

A close up of a square pretzel bar with a pretzel crust and chocolate and caramel drizzled on top.

Salted Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bars from Tastes Better from Scratch

Peppermint Christmas Candies from Love Pomegranate House

rolo pretzel sandwiches

Rolo Pretzel Sandwiches from I Heart Nap Time

These Martha Washington Candies are an excellent addition to your holiday celebrations, are ideal for gift giving, and look impressive on a cookie tray! | | #candy #recipe #Christmas

Martha Washington Candies from Mom on Timeout

Crock Pot Christmas Crack from Just a Pinch

Millionaire’s Bars from Collecting Memories

Chocolate Peanut Butter Stacks - EASY, NO-BAKE treats that are a holiday favorite!! They have it all: Salty, sweet, crunchy, and gooey with chocolate and peanut butter! Great for cookie exchanges or impromptu parties!!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Stacks from Averie Cooks

Candy Cane, Christmas, Marshmallow Pops

Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops from Kim Liv Life

Chocolate Caramel Marshmallows from Domestically Blissful

Salted Caramel Pretzel Pecan Bon Bons from Baker by Nature

Coconut Cream Truffles | | Triple the coconut flavor!

Coconut Cream Truffles from Crazy for Crust

Butterscotch Squares Copycat Recipe | | Just like the original!

Butterscotch Squares from Crazy for Crust

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Krispies - only 5 ingredients! Great holiday and party treat! Everyone always asks for the recipe!

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Krispies from Plain Chicken

Chocolate Covered Cherries Recipe- So simple to make at home! This recipe includes the secret ingredient needed to make them gooey! Plus they are the perfect candy to gift for the holidays!

Chocolate Covered Cherries from Cincy Shopper

Slow Cooker Sea Salt Chocolate Almond Clusters

Slow Cooker Sea Salt Chocolate Almond Clusters from The Magical Slow Cooker

Homemade English Toffee

English Toffee Bites from Sugary Sweets

Ice Cube Tray Chocolates Hero

Ice Cube Tray Chocolates from Tip Hero

EASY 4 Ingredient Peppermint Truffles. Dreamy melt in your mouth creamy peppermint white chocolate ganache center. Dipped and drizzled with chocolate. Perfect Christmas dessert!

Peppermint Truffles from House of Yum

Candy Cane Oreo Truffles

Candy Cane Oreo Truffles from Cakes Cottage

homemade peppermint patties

Peppermint Patties from The Gunny Sack


Christmas Chocolate Truffles from Lord Bryon’s Kitchen

Make your very own Christmas Chocolate Spoons ... these make GREAT gifts!

Hot Chocolate Spoons from Cherished Bliss

Crockpot Candy is a must make for the holiday season! It's like chocolate covered peanuts but better! Only 4 ingredients and made completely in the slow cooker. It makes a ton so it is perfect for cookie tins or holiday parties!

Crockpot Candy from Fake Ginger

Rocky Road Peanut Clusters are made in the microwave and use only FIVE ingredients. A simple, delicious, easy candy recipe that everyone will enjoy!

Rocky Road Peanut Clusters from Mom on Timeout

Pretzel Turtles in a Christmas tin with tissue paper. Made with pretzels, rolo candy and pecans.

Pretzel Turtles (3 Ingredients) from Cooking Classy

Copycat York peppermint patties in a bowl topped with sprinkles.

Homemade Peppermint Patties from Dinner at the Zoo

buckeyes on a christmas candy plate

Peanut Butter Balls from Chocolate with Grace

Reese’s Peanut Butter Christmas Trees from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Bark Christmas Candy

This Melted Snowman Chocolate Bark is incredibly easy to make and would be a great activity to do with kids. The bark is also a nice alternative for Christmas Cookie Swaps!

Melted Snowman Chocolate Bark From

My kids make this all the time! And I can't stop eating it!
20 Minute Christmas Crack From

Peppermint Bark Candy Cane Hearts | From
Peppermint Bark Candy Cane Hearts From

An unbelievably easy, no-fuss, christmas peppermint bark recipe.
Easy Peppermint Bark From

Homemade Peanut Brittle- Perfect traditional recipe that is great for Christmas gifts, holiday candy trays, or all year long sweet.
Homemade Peanut Brittle From

Cookies and Cream Peppermint Bark. Oh my goodness, this is SO delicious! Great teacher or neighbor gift and perfect for a Christmas party
Reindeer Peppermint Crunch From 


Cookies and Cream Bark From

Other Christmas Candy


Homemade Gumdrops From

White Chocolate Ting-a Lings are one of our favorite holiday treats! Loaded with salty peanuts and crunchy chow mein noodles, then smothered in white chocolate and decorated with red, green & white Christmas sprinkles, they're the perfect salty-sweet no-bake treat.
White Chocolate Ting-a-Lings From

You're going to love this Easy Christmas Peppermint Patties recipe! Super easy to make, fantastically festive, and always a hit with kids and adults alike. These holiday treats are the perfect addition to cookie trays and make an excellent gift for teachers and friends! | #Christmas #candy #recipe
Easy Christmas Peppermint Patties From

Old-Fashioned Cream Cheese Mints. So easy and make wonderful Christmas gifts.
Cream Cheese Mints From

homemade butter mints in two glass jars
Old-Fashioned Butter Mints From

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Sea Salt Vanilla Caramels From

Caramel Candy Pecan Roll from The Food Charlatan
Caramel Nougat Pecan Rolls From

Praline Crack From

3 Ingredient Old Fashioned Potato Candy (no bake) |
3 Ingredient Old Fashioned Potato Candy (No Bake) From

Easy Homemade Divinity Candy From

Cinnamon Rock Candy From

Cinnamon Sugar Pecans Recipe
Cinnamon Sugar Pecans From

Crockpot Roasted Sugared Pecans From

Cinnamon Pretzels Recipe
Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels From

Best Toffee Ever
Best Toffee Ever From

Soft, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth Homemade Christmas Caramels are the perfect holiday gift!
Homemade Christmas Caramels From

Vanilla Cinnamon Candied Almonds | Sweet, crunchy, roasted candied almonds coated in a mouthwatering vanilla and cinnamon crust! |
Vanilla Cinnamon Candied Almonds From

Top down image of Fleur de Sel Caramels cut into squares sprinkled with sea salt.
Fleur De Sel Caramels From

Peppermint candy spoons make the perfect DIY Christmas Gift
Peppermint Candy Spoons From

Peanut Butter Cornflake Cookies (1)
Peanut Butter Crunchies From

Polar Bear Paws {See's Candies Copycat} are filled with salty roasted peanuts and soft buttery caramel, all coated in sweet white chocolate. Perfect for the holidays!
Polar Bear Claws From

Vegan Candy Cane Meringue Kisses
Candy Cane Meringue Kisses From

Old Fashioned Cornflake Candy From

Candy Bar Stuffed Pretzels
Candy Bar Pretzel Bites From

Homemade Candied Citrus Peels Recipe Homemade Candied Citrus Peels Recipe #RicardoRecipes #RicardoCuisine @RicardoRecipes @thecookiewriter
Homemade Candied Citrus Peels From



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