24 Candy Making Ideas Perfect For The Holidays

Thursday, December 4, 2014
24 Candy Ideas Perfect For The Holidays

Since I've been thinking about making some candy with the kids over the next few weeks I thought it was a great time to share 24 different candy making ideas that I love, perfect for gift giving or just to enjoy.

I always love making and giving homemade gifts for the holidays. These candy ideas are perfect for cookie trays, holiday parties, and to bring a sweet treat to your neighbors.

Whether you're adventurous or traditional you'll find plenty of ideas to get your creative juices flowing and leave you salivating for more.

24 Candy Ideas:Saltine Toffee

One of my all time favorite Christmas candy Saltine Toffee is highly addictive! 

24 Candy Ideas:Peanut Brittle

Crunchy, slightly salty and sweet! Peanut Brittle is always a must make! 

24 Candy Ideas:Chocolate Caramels

Who can pass on chocolate and caramel in one? Not me! 

24 Candy Ideas:Cherry Pecan Fudge With Sea Salt

Rich and creamy chocolate fudge filled with cherries, pecans and sprinkled with sea salt.

24 Candy Ideas:Cinnamon Rock Candy

This recipe was passed down from Colt's Grandmother and makes a perfect gift for the cinnamon lovers in your life.

24 Candy Ideas: Chocolate Coconut Pecan Candies

These are like German Chocolate Frosting but as a truffle! I don't know it gets much better then that! 

24 Candy Ideas: Dirty Chai Spice Fudge

I can only imagine how wonderful a box of these would smell! 

24 Candy Ideas: Slow Cooker White Chocolate Peppermint Candy

An easy to make candy that's as pretty as it is tasty.

24 Candy Ideas: Dark Chocolate Bark

Dark Chocolate with lots of different flavor combinations! So easy to make! 

24 Candy Ideas: Butter Mints

Melt in your mouth minty goodness these are a Christmas must have! 

24 Candy Ideas: Eggnog & White Chocolate Fudge
A fun change from traditional fudge! 
24 Candy Ideas: Chocolate Striped Turtles

One of my all time favorite candies! I can never pass on pecans, caramel and chocolate! 

24 Candy Ideas: Pistachio Brittle

A fun change from traditional Brittle! Plus who can pass on pistachio's?

24 Candy Ideas: Mint Chocolate Oreo Fudge

I don't know about you but that's my favorite milkshake flavor in one perfect piece of fudge.

24 Candy Ideas: Fast Friendly Fudge

An easy to make fudge and no thermometer needed! 

24 Candy Ideas: Oatmeal Turtle Bars

One of my favorite candies in an easy to serve bar! These are always a hit! 

24 Candy Ideas: Chocolate Nut Bark

A healthy version of Chocolate Nut Bark reminiscent of a peanut butter cup. 
Count me in! 

24 Candy Ideas: Peanut Butter Snow Balls

Who can pass on Peanut Butter and White Chocolate?

24 Candy Ideas: 3 Ingredient Dark Chocolate Bark

3 Ingredients and Chocolate need I say more? 

24 Candy Ideas: O'Henry Bars

These Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars are just like O'Henry Candy Bars and a perfect gift to give.
24 Candy Ideas: Cashew and Pistachio Truffles

Wouldn't these make a gorgeous surprise to give? I can't decide which I would try first.

24 Candy Ideas: DIY Candy Bowl

A fun to make project for a gift or the house.

24 Candy Ideas: Tabasco Hot Chocolate Truffles

If you've never tried the combination of chocolate with a little spice these are a must try! 

24 Candy Ideas: Mint Oreo Cookie Balls

Mint and Oreo need I say more?


  1. What an amazing group of candy recipes. I can't wait to make many of them. Thanks so much for including my Skinny Pistachio Brittle Serena!

  2. Great roundup, because I added the peanut brittle I had to add it to my already very long list of baking/candy making for Christmas. Thanks for including us.

  3. Thanks so much for putting together this awesome roundup and for including my Oh Henry bars!
    Pinning and sharing!

  4. G'day I want to try each and every one and thanks for featuring my DIY fluted Candy bowls! Pinned and shared! Thank you! Cheers! Joanne

  5. What a fabulous collection! Thanks very much for including our White Chocolate Eggnog Fudge too!

  6. Som old favorites and some new delights! Wonderful collection!

  7. I am drooling over here! I love candy, so many delicious recipes! Thank you for including my Easy Fudge! Nettie

  8. It's candy time! Thanks for sharing this list...and including my slow cooker white chocolate peppermint candies!

  9. Great round-up of yummy looking candy! I can't wait to check out each one. And, thanks for including my Chai Fudge in the mix. I've pinned and stumbled your post. Happy Holidays!


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