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Christmas Candy Recipes

Yummy sweet treats are something everyone enjoys during the holidays. Whether they are just for you and your family or part of a gift to someone, these sweet treats are sure to be a hit this Christmas. This page contains Christmas candy recipes.

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Christmas candy - red and white peppermint candies.
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July 8, 2008 Flag

Lightly grease cookie sheet, set on wire rack.

In pot, dissolve 2 cups sugar, 3/4 cup light corn syrup, and 3/4 cup butter.

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WITHOUT STIRRING, boil to 300-310 degrees on your candy thermometer. Remove and wait two minutes. With WOODEN SPOON, stir in paste food coloring, using 1/2 to 1 tsp. oil flavor (and color) per batch. Pour at once into sheet, letting cool 20-30 minutes.

Lightly dust both sides with confectioner sugar and break into pieces. It's very pretty and good tasting. Excellent for holiday giving!

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By Sandra from Salem OR

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October 3, 2005 Flag
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I would like to know ways to use POUNDS of white chocolate chips that melted (by mistake) and now are a solid mass. Could it be remelted and molded into ornaments or gifts of some sort?

Thank you.
Cheryl from Missouri

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October 4, 20050 found this helpful

Buy a bag of large twisted pretzels and dip them in the melted chocolate. Be sure the chocolate does not get too hot. If it is too thick, thin it with a little vegetable shortening. Never try to thin it with liquid. Dip the pretzel, tap it lightly on the edge of the pan so the coating is rather thin. Lay it on waxed paper and sprinkle with cake candies before the chocolate gets cool. A plate of these makes a nice Christmas gift.

Harlean from Arkansas

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November 1, 20050 found this helpful

buy candy molds........remelt and fill molds

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December 15, 2009 Flag
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Ingredients:

  • 1 bag chocolate candy wafers, to melt
  • broken bits of peppermint, candy canes, etc.

Directions:

In a double boiler, melt the chocolate (whatever amount you want to use). Add peppermint bits, stir and quickly pour onto a lightly greased cookie sheet, spread. Place sheet into freezer until hard.

Crack chocolate by banging pan on countertop a couple times or use back end of table knife on the chocolate, breaking into pieces.

Put pieces into a small or pint jar, cover with lid, decorate the jar. Add nice ribbon or bow with gift tag. Great little holiday gift to give. Great for the family too.

Darlene

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December 12, 2008 Flag
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Ingredients

  • 1 Hershey bar (26 oz.)
  • 1 large package chocolate chips
  • 1 lb. nuts
  • 1 jar marshmallow cream (8oz.)
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. salt

Directions

In a bowl, chop the Hershey bar into pieces and add the chocolate chips, nuts and marshmallow cream. In a 5 qt. pan, bring the sugar, milk, vanilla and salt to a boil. Let cook for 3 minutes and no longer. Mix in the Hershey bar mixture. (You have to work fast or it will set up. And you may need someone to help pour.) Pour on cookie sheets.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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January 8, 2007 Flag
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. white cocoa bark
  • 1/2 tsp. almond flavoring
  • 3 peppermint sticks, crushed
  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds, sliced

Directions

Melt cocoa bark in top of double boiler or over very low heat. Add remaining ingredients. Pour into large shallow greased cookie sheet. Let stand until cold and break into pieces.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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December 6, 2010 Flag
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Place both chocolates, the butter, and the cream in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave until the chocolate is melted, stirring after every 45 seconds to prevent overheating.

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December 8, 2011 Flag
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Christmas Sweets, Cranberry Almond BarkHere are some adorable Christmas sweets that are sure to get gobbled up. These sweet treats are easy to make and would make fantastic gifts also.

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May 26, 2013 Flag
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This page contains peppermint bark recipes. Traditional peppermint bark combines the delicious flavors of dark and white chocolate with crushed peppermint candy. There are many variations on the original recipe.

Peppermint Bark

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September 23, 2005 Flag
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Glue 1 ribbon onto wide side of gum package, 1 raisin package, 2 more gum packages and 1 more raisin package, spacing cars about 1/2 inch apart.

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September 16, 2012 Flag
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This is a great candy for Christmas!

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December 14, 2004 Flag
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THREAD marshmallows on lollipop stick to resemble a snowman.

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December 16, 2009 Flag
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Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In medium saucepan, melt candy coating over low heat, stirring constantly. Add remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Spread mixture thinly on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.

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January 3, 2007 Flag
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Recipe for Christmas Gumdrops. Combine gelatin with cold water and soak for 10 minutes. Dissolve 4 cups of sugar in the boiling water and stir in the softened gelatin. Simmer SLOWLY for exactly 15 minutes and remove from heat.

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April 19, 2005 Flag

This recipe is a Christmas favorite of mine. Makes your house smell wonderful when making.

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