You have come to the right place for some sweet Christmas candy recipes. When thinking about christmas candy desserts such as peanut brittle, fudge, drops, mints, toffee, and truffles usually come to mind. All of which are very popular during the month of December as we celebrate Christmas.
Below you will find an assortment of candies that you can put out on your coffee table or served alongside your Christmas desserts.
You will need some mint christmas molds for this holiday mint recipe which makes about 12 dozen mints. Twelve dozen, I know this sounds like a bit much but you can stored these in an airtight container placed inside your refrigerator for about 2 weeks.
1. Bring butter and whipping cream in a large saucepan to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring continously until bubbly.
2. Remove saucepan from heat, add the peppermint and butter flavorings and mix well.
3. Sift powered sugar into the saucepan that contains your mixture and mix well.
4. Evenly divide mixture into two bowls, add a different food coloring to each bowl and mix throughly. One bowl should be colored green and the other colored red.
5. To create your holiday mints, press mixture into Christmas molds and allow mints to set. Once set just pop mints out onto wax paper and serve.
Below you will find two more Christmas candy recipes.
This kid friendly recipe makes about 4 dozen drops.
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil, spray with a light coat of cooking oil and set aside.
2. Melt chocolate in a small heavy saucepan over low heat. Cook and stir constantly until completely melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
3. Pour milk into saucepan with melted chococlate and mix to combine. Next stir in coconut and walnuts until well combined.
4. Drop/spoon the mixture onto the prepared cookie sheet, with one inch spacing between. Place the cookie sheet into the preheated oven and immediatety turn off heat.
5. Leave the candy in the preheated oven with (temperature turned off) for 15 mintues at which time the drops will look glazed. Remove from the oven and transfer onto wax paper.
Below you will find one more Christmas candy recipe.
This recipes makes about 24 squares of chocolate fudge.
1. Pour can of condensed milk into a saucepan and bring milk to boil over medium heat. Add butterscotch chips and white chocolate chips to the milk, stiring constantly until chips have completely melted.
2. When liquid mixture is smooth and creamy remove from heat. Next pour in butter and rum flavored extract and mix throughly.
3. Line a sqare baking pan with wax paper that extends over the sides of the pan. Pour and evenly spread the mixture into the pan.
4. Refrigerate fudge for about 1 hour, until fudge become firm. Once firm remove fudge from refrigerators, lift off of wax paper and cut into bite-size squares. Store leftover fudge in an airtight container.
I am sure you will enjoy all three of these Christmas candy recipes for many years to come.