8 Christmas Candy Recipes

PHOTO: TasteofHome.com's cappuccino truffles are shown here.

These easy candy recipes will make your holiday even sweeter. Pack them up in clear cellophane bags with festive ribbon or in small boxes with tissue paper for easy holiday gifts. From truffles to homemade gummy bears, you'll find something for all of your friends with a sweet tooth.

PHOTO: TasteofHome.com's marshmallow fudge is shown here.

These sweet fudge treats are made with marshmallows, condensed milk and graham crackers. Chill these until firm and cut into 48 squares.

PHOTO: Homemade gummy bears make the perfect sweet holiday treat.
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Who knew you could make your own gummy bears? This is a fun recipe to make with the kids when they're home for holiday break.


PHOTO: TasteofHome.com's cappuccino truffles are shown here.

Refrigerate the chocolate mixture until it's set. Form 1-inch balls and then roll them in cinnamon and sugar for a coffehouse treat.

PHOTO: Homemade saltwater taffy is shown here.
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These homemade saltwater taffy candies can be flavored with peppermint oil or any other flavoring you'd prefer. Add food coloring to match the flavor of your choice.

PHOTO: Emeril's simple chocolate truffles are shown here.
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Use a melon-baller to scoop the truffles into perfectly shaped balls. Roll them in chopped nuts, sprinkles, cocoa powder or confectioners sugar for decoration.

PHOTO: Homemade chocolate fudge is shown here.
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These diamonds have a cookie base, chocolate filling and crunchy nut topping. Get ahead on your holiday baking, these keep for up to two weeks.

PHOTO: Mayim Bialik's pecan pie truffles
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These pecan pie truffles are mini bites of your favorite dessert. They're easy to make and the perfect chocolate indulgence.

PHOTO: Daphne Oz's lollipops
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Who knew you could make lollipops at home? Create dozens of candies in an array of colors with this recipe from Daphne Oz.

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