All-Time Favorite Traditional Christmas Candy Recipes
Christmas Candy Treats
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.
Preparing festive holiday candies is a family tradition for plenty of folks I know. You can eat the candy or gift ti away to friends and family during the holiday season. The choice is yours to make.
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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
like a bit much but you can stored these in an airtight container placed
inside your refrigerator for about 2 weeks.
1 stick butter
1/4 cup whipping cream
1/4 teaspoon peppermint flavoring
1/4 teaspoon butter flavoring
5 cups powdered sugar
green food coloring
red food coloring
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
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
Below you will find two more Christmas candy recipes.
Coconut Walnut Drops
This kid friendly recipe makes about 4 dozen drops.
2 squares (1 ounces) unsweetened chocolate
1 can (15 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
2 cups coconut, flaked
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
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 chocolate 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
immediately turn off heat.
5. Leave the candy in the preheated oven with (temperature turned
off) for 15 minutes at which time the drops will look glazed. Remove
oven and transfer onto wax paper.
Below you will find one more Christmas candy recipe.
White Chocolate Fudge With Rum
This recipes makes about 24 squares of chocolate fudge.
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
2 cups butterscotch chips
2 cups white chocolate chips
1 teaspoon butter flavored extract
1 teaspoon rum flavored extract
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, stirring 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 square 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.
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I am sure you will enjoy all three of these Christmas candy recipes for many years to come.