65 easy Christmas candy desserts that will be a staple for the holiday season. These delicious and simple-to-prepare candy recipes for Christmas are perfect for any type of event.


65 easy Christmas candy desserts that will be a staple for the holiday season. From homemade fudge and Christmas Bark and more, these delicious and simple-to-prepare candy recipes for Christmas are perfect for any type of event.
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I am so excited to share with you the best Christmas Candy Desserts. Below are some of the best sweet desserts for Christmas, ranging from traditional favorites to new and exciting treats. The kids love to help me make Christmas Desserts including Ugly Sweater Cake each year!


65 easy Christmas candy desserts that will be a staple for the holiday season. From homemade fudge and Christmas Bark and more, these delicious and simple-to-prepare candy recipes for Christmas are perfect for any type of event.
#dessertsonadime #christmascandydesserts #christmascandyrecipes

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1. Crockpot Christmas Candy

Crockpot Christmas Candy is made from chocolate, peanuts, white almond bark, and sprinkles that will satisfy your sweet tooth.

Crock Pot Christmas Candy
Crock Pot Christmas Candy is a delicious treat to enjoy this holiday season. These peanut clusters have a decadent candy mixture and taste amazing.
Crock Pot Christmas Candy

2. Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes are sweet potatoes that are baked to perfection with melted butter, cinnamon and nutmeg, and of course, sugar.

Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Candied Sweet Potatoes is the perfect Christmas dinner side dish. These sweet potatoes cook up soft, buttery and so delicious.
Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

3. Christmas Tree Pretzels

These Christmas Tree Pretzels are made from green chocolate that is melted and drizzled into a tree shape.

Christmas Tree Pretzels
This is the perfect treat for the holiday season. You only need 4 Ingredients to make these Christmas Tree Pretzels. Fun and festive holiday treat.
Christmas Tree Pretzels

4. Grinch Bark

Grinch Bark is always one of the kiddos favorites sweets to enjoy and it looks great too.

Grinch Bark Recipe
If you are looking for a fun and festive dessert this holiday, make Grinch Bark. The green candy topped with sprinkles and red hearts is so fun to make.
Grinch Bark Recipe

5. Christmas Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods

Pretzel Rods are dipped in melted white chocolate chips or milk chocolate and then styled with candies or sprinkles.

Christmas Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods
Christmas Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods make the perfect homemade Christmas gifts. This sweet and salty treat are delicious and easy to make.
Christmas Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods

6. Grinch Oreo Pops

Grinch Oreo Pops are Oreos that are dipped in melted green chocolate and topped with a red heart.

Grinch Oreo Pops
Grinch Oreo Pops is the perfect holiday dessert. Classic Oreos are dipped in melted candy and topped with a red heart candy for a festive treat.
Grinch Oreo Pops

7. Grinch Cake Pops

Grinch Cake Pops are so simple and easy to make while using a cake mix.

Grinch Cake Pops
If you are looking for a fun and easy dessert for Christmas, make these Grinch Cake Pops. Simple ingredients make these so fun and festive.
Grinch Cake Pops

8. Grinch Pretzels

If you are a fan of sweet and salty desserts, you should try making this one. You will love making this one every Christmas!

Grinch Pretzels
Grinch Pretzels are the perfect sweet and salty holiday treat to make this Christmas. They are loaded with flavor and you only need 3 ingredients.
Grinch Pretzels

9. Nutter Butter Reindeers

This no-bake dessert will make bonding with your kids so much more fun this Christmas season!

Nutter Butter Reindeers
If you are looking for a No Bake Cookie to make this holiday make, Nutter Butter Reindeers. These adorable reindeer cookies are easy to make.
Nutter Butter Reindeers

10. Christmas Tree Cake Pops

Christmas Tree Cake Pops can be made just by using store-bought ready-mix cake. Just bake your cake, mix your frosting with it, and shape and decorate it like a Christmas Tree. 

Christmas Tree Cake Pops
If you are looking for a fun and festive dessert this holiday, make these Christmas Tree Cake Pops. Delicious and easy to make.
Christmas Tree Cake Pops

11. Red Velvet Puppy Chow 

This is a fun recipe that you should try out for the coming Christmas season.

Red Velvet Puppy Chow
Enjoy all the flavors of red velvet in this easy Red Velvet Puppy Chow Recipe. This snack mix is coated in red velvet cake mix, cream cheese icing and more. It is stunning with heart sprinkles.
Red Velvet Puppy Chow

12. Grinch Rice Krispie Treats 

Grinch Rice Krispie Treats are rice krispies that are mixed with melted marshmallows and colored green.

Grinch Rice Krispie Treats
Change your classic holiday treat and make Grinch Rice Krispie Treats. Easy recipe and always a fun holiday treat to make.
Grinch Rice Krispie Treats

13. Grinch Oreo Balls 

This dessert is perfect if you are both a chocolate lover and an Oreo lover. This festive and delicious dessert is perfect for Christmas!

Grinch Cake Balls
Grinch Cake Balls are easy to make using a boxed cake mix and so festive. It is such a cute Christmas dessert and it's topped with a candy heart.
Grinch Cake Balls

14. Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries are a simple but elegant dessert to serve to your family this holiday season.

Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries
These Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries are a delicious no bake treat. With only 4 ingredients and hardly any prep work, this is an easy holiday treat.
Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries

15. Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Hot Chocolate is definitely a tradition when it’s Christmas, and the heartwarming feeling it brings you reminds you that it’s time to relax and rest this holiday season. Make a cup and top with Homemade Whipped Cream.

Hot Chocolate on a Stick
Make a decadent cup of hot cocoa with this Hot chocolate on a stick recipe. The chocolate mixture is rich and creamy for the best treat.
Hot Chocolate on a Stick

16. Christmas Mints

These soft and delicious cream cheese mints will be fun for you to try this holiday season.

Christmas Mints
This easy Christmas mints recipe is perfect for the holidays and so festive. They are smooth and creamy for a great addition to your dessert table.
Christmas Mints

17. Crock-Pot Candy Clusters 

Do you prefer white chocolate? Well, you definitely want to try this one and you can easily use Christmas M&M’s instead.

Crock Pot Easter Candy Clusters
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy recipe for Crock Pot Easter Candy Clusters. With only 4 ingredients, this festive treat is so easy in the slow cooker.
Crock Pot Easter Candy Clusters

18. Candy Popcorn

Candy Popcorn is coated with a sugar, butter, and water mixture, and you can color it red and green for Christmas.

Candy Popcorn
Candy Popcorn is a colorful sweet treat with a tasty candy coating. This flavored popcorn is topped with a yummy candy mixture. It is perfect for a baby shower, birthday party and more!
Candy Popcorn

19. Homemade Christmas Bark 

This easy and cheap candy will be perfect for you to serve this Christmas season. Just buy chocolates, sprinkles, some M&Ms, and pretzels to make this candy.

Easy Homemade Christmas Bark Recipe
You only need a few ingredients to make Christmas Bark Recipe and it is so delicious. The entire recipe is super easy and really fun to make. 
Easy Homemade Christmas Bark Recipe

20. Candy Cane Kiss Cookies 

Candy Cane Kiss Cookies have peppermint candies in them, and they’re topped with candy cane kisses.

Candy Cane Kiss Cookies Recipe
Candy Cane Kiss Cookies takes only 20 minutes to make and looks so festive. Each bite is soft and fluffy with tons of peppermint flavor!
Candy Cane Kiss Cookies Recipe

21. Candy Cane Pie 

Candy Cane Pie has an Oreo-based crust and a decadent, creamy, and minty filling.

Easy Candy Cane Pie Recipe
Once you try this light and fluffy Candy Cane Pie Recipe, it will quickly become a family favorite. From the decadent Oreo crust to the creamy filling with just the right amount of peppermint, this pie does not disappoint.
Easy Candy Cane Pie Recipe

22. Christmas Cake Pops 

These festive and cool desserts will surely make your family members line up. The inside is rich and decadent because of the frosting.

Christmas Cake Pops Recipe
Christmas Cake Pops make a festive bite sized dessert. They are rich and creamy while being simple to prepare.
Christmas Cake Pops Recipe

23. Candy Cane Sleighs

Candy Cane Sleighs consist of different packed candies that are stacked together to look like a sleigh.

Candy Cane Sleighs
Candy cane sleighs are fun to make and look so festive. It is the perfect gift for friends, neighbors, co-workers and more.
Candy Cane Sleighs

24. Rosé Gummies

This cute and chewy gummy is an adult version of your beloved candy. You will want to try this this Christmas.

How To Make Rosé Gummies
Take everything you love about your favorite bottle of rosé — that lush, pale pink color; the crisp, refreshing finish; a fruity, just sweet-enough edge — and now imagine it packed into a gummy bear! 
How To Make Rosé Gummies

25. Grinch Chocolate-Coated Oreos

Chocolate and Oreos? I cannot think of a better combination. And if you agree with me, you should give this one a try!

Grinch Chocolate Covered Oreos
These adorable Grinch Chocolate Covered Oreos will be the hit of the holiday party. Make Grinch Oreos today for a fun no bake treat.
Grinch Chocolate Covered Oreos

26. Snowman Cupcakes

While your kids are making snowmen outside, make these snowman cupcakes for them. 

Snowman Cupcakes
Make these whimsical melted Snowman Cupcakes for a super cute treat for a Christmas party. With a few easy toppings, plain cupcakes are transformed into melting snowmen.
Snowman Cupcakes

27. Grinch Fudge 

Grinch Fudge is a luscious dessert that you and your family will surely enjoy.

Grinch Fudge
Grinch Fudge is a sweet treat with only 6 ingredients. This delightful Christmas fudge is perfect for movie night to enjoy the Grinch movie. It is a festive fudge mixture everyone will enjoy.
Grinch Fudge

28. Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries 

This delicious recipe makes a great gift for your friends and family.

Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries
These Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries are a delicious no bake treat. With only 4 ingredients and hardly any prep work, this is an easy holiday treat.
Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries

29. Melting Snowman Cookies

Melting Snowman Cookies will be perfect to serve if you love hosting Christmas parties in your home with your kids and their friends.

Melted Snowman Cookies
Melted Snowman Cookies are so much fun to make and eat. This whimsical treat for melting snowmen will be a hit.
Melted Snowman Cookies

30. Eggnog Fudge 

This will be a perfect recipe to try for the Christmas season.

Eggnog Fudge
If you love Eggnog then you must make Eggnog Fudge. It is creamy and delicious and easy to make. This is the perfect holiday dessert.
Eggnog Fudge

31. Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn

Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn is a sweet and salty snack that will be perfect for movie night.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn
A delicious combination of sweet and salty, Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn is the perfect snack to enjoy while watching a movie. The popcorn is coated with a luscious mixture of melted chocolate and peanut butter.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn

32. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Recipe

The chocolate peanut butter cup is really one of the most beloved desserts around the world; whatever season it is, no one can resist these cups.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Recipe
These Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups recipe are a must try for peanut butter fans. Rich chocolate and creamy peanut butter make a decadent treat everyone will enjoy. 
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

33. Chocolate-covered peanut butter balls 

If you are a big fan of Peanut Butter, you and your family should try Chocolate-covered peanut butter Balls.

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls Recipe
Once you make Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls, you will be hooked. This homemade treat melts in your mouth for a delicious dessert anytime of the year.
Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

34. Christmas Truffles

The great thing about truffles is that they are so easy to make. You don’t need a lot of ingredients or instructions to make it.

Christmas Truffles Recipe
Enjoy rich and delicious truffles when you make this easy Christmas Truffles recipe. Each one is coated in white chocolate and topped with festive sprinkles.
Christmas Truffles Recipe

35. No-Bake Oreo Balls 

No-Bake Oreo Balls are so easy to whip up, especially when you have run out of desserts. You can never go wrong with this one, as long as it’s Oreo.

No Bake Oreo Balls Recipe
Try Oreo Balls Recipe for the best no bake treat. Homemade Oreo truffles look fancy but the recipe is super easy. 
No Bake Oreo Balls Recipe

36. Christmas Oreo Balls 

This decadent and luscious dessert is perfect to make for your next Christmas Eve celebration. 

Christmas Oreo Balls
Christmas Oreo Balls make the best treat during the holiday season. The decadent filling and rich chocolate coating combine for a super easy recipe.
Christmas Oreo Balls

37. White Chocolate Truffles 

This recipe only calls for four ingredients: white chocolate baking bars, heavy whipping cream, butter, and sprinkles.

White Chocolate Truffles
Make these decadent White Chocolate Truffles with just 4 simple ingredients. This treat does not disappoint and tastes delicious.
White Chocolate Truffles

38. Christmas Fudge

Chocolates are always perfect for any occasion. Everyone loves anything that has chocolate in it.

Christmas Fudge
Christmas Fudge is a classic chocolate fudge that is creamy and smooth. It’s easy to make and perfect for holiday parties and gifts.
Christmas Fudge

39. Christmas Wreath Cookies

When you think of corn flakes, you think of them as just a boring breakfast meal. Who knew cornflakes could be a fun decorative dessert for Christmas? 

Christmas Wreath Cookies
Christmas Wreath Cookies

40. Meringue Wreath Cookies

This dessert is light and crunchy and will be perfect to serve during the Christmas season. Everyone will love these candies.

MERINGUE WREATH COOKIES
It is so easy to bake a batch of these festive Meringue Wreath Cookies, especially because it is made from a simple mixture of egg whites, sugar, and lemon juice! This delicate dessert is a light, crisp, melt-in-your-mouth meringue that is sweetly satisfying, but light enough to leave room in your tummy for the other tempting treats on your holiday table. Perfect for your Christmas cookie exchange.
MERINGUE WREATH COOKIES

41. Homemade Marshmallows

These pillowy and squishy marshmallows are so delicious. It’s going to be perfect to match with your hot chocolate this Christmas!

HOMEMADE MARSHMALLOWS
Homemade Marshmallows will absolutely change the way you view marshmallows. These sweet, flavorful, soft candies are infinitely better than what you’d buy at the grocery store. They make a great gift or addition to any s’more or cup of hot cocoa.
HOMEMADE MARSHMALLOWS

42. Buckeyes

These candies are similar to peanut butter balls, but the difference is that they are not fully covered with chocolate like the balls. 

Buckeye Recipe
Buckeyes are like peanut butter balls that didn't get all the way dipped in chocolate. They're no bake, SUPER-EASY to make and as an added bonus you can make these peanut butter candies in advance and pull them out of the fridge at a moment's notice.
Buckeye Recipe

43. Peppermint Patties

It’s really a classic candy that you have to try making this holiday season.

6 INGREDIENT PEPPERMINT PATTIES
This easy homemade peppermint patties recipe is perfect for any peppermint lover! Made with a smooth peppermint candy filling and coated in dark chocolate, this easy peppermint recipe is perfect to have in the freezer at all times!
6 INGREDIENT PEPPERMINT PATTIES

44. Eggnog Truffles

Give Eggnog Truffles a try to elevate your eggnog recipe and share it with your loved ones.

Eggnog Truffles
Love homemade truffles? These Eggnog Truffles are made with real eggnog in the creamy center and topped with white chocolate and a pinch of nutmeg. Easy and delicious.
Eggnog Truffles

45. Eggnog Fudge

If you love fudge, you have to make our easy eggnog fudge recipe.

Eggnog Fudge
If you love Eggnog then you must make Eggnog Fudge. It is creamy and delicious and easy to make. This is the perfect holiday dessert.
Eggnog Fudge

46. Sweet ‘N’ Salty Chocolate Bark

This recipe has the perfect combination of sweetness and saltiness in them.

Sweet ‘N Salty Chocolate Bark
This chocolate bark is the perfect 3 pm snack. Loaded with pistachios, coconut, pretzels, and dried cherries, it’s sure to satisfy all your mid-afternoon cravings while giving you a boost of energy to last you till dinner. 
Sweet ‘N Salty Chocolate Bark

47. Pretzel Toffee

Pretzel toffee is absolutely delicious and very easy to make.

Pretzel Toffee
With just a few ingredients, Pretzel Toffee is an easy treat to make. You don't need a candy thermometer to enjoy this fabulous sweet and salty dessert.
Pretzel Toffee

48. Christmas Coal Fudge

Not only is this fudge delicious but it makes a great gift for holiday parties.

Christmas Coal Fudge
Christmas Coal Fudge is a classic fudge recipe but it looks like a lump of coal. It makes a great gift and tastes so rich and creamy.
Christmas Coal Fudge

49. Slow Cooker Candied Pecans

Let the crock pot do the work in this easy recipe for Candied Pecans.

Spiced Pecans
Spiced pecans are so simple to make and so good to eat! I have tried several different combinations of spices but keep coming back to this one. I only use pecans, but mixed nuts would be fine.
Spiced Pecans

50. Sweet and Salty Holiday Toffee

Sweet and Salty Holiday Toffee has the perfect blend of sweet and salty that really enhances the flavor of the toffee.

Sweet & Salty Holiday Toffee Sweet & Salty Holiday Toffee

51. Gingerbread Fudge

This is an easy recipe that you need to try this coming Christmas season. It has a creamy and very well-spiced flavor.

Easy Gingerbread Fudge
A seasonally spiced gingerbread fudge that takes just minutes to make and doubles as a festive, edible Christmas gift.
Easy Gingerbread Fudge

52. Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs

Make these fun and festive Grinch themed hot chocolate bombs for movie night!

Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs
Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs are so fun and festive. These hot cocoa bombs are perfect for movie night and make a great gift.
Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs

53. Grinch Fudge

Each bite is so creamy and delicious in this fudge recipe with a fun Grinch theme.

Grinch Fudge
Grinch Fudge is a sweet treat with only 6 ingredients. This delightful Christmas fudge is perfect for movie night to enjoy the Grinch movie. It is a festive fudge mixture everyone will enjoy.
Grinch Fudge

54. Grinch Truffles

With only a few ingredients, it is so easy to make Grinch truffles.

Grinch Christmas Truffles
Grinch Truffles make the perfect treat this holiday season. These oreo cookie balls will be perfect for a Grinch movie night or party.
Grinch Christmas Truffles

55. Hot Chocolate Fudge

Enjoy all the flavors of hot cocoa in this tasty hot chocolate fudge recipe.

Hot Chocolate Fudge
Hot Chocolate Fudge recipe is so rich and indulgent. The entire treat can be made in the microwave for an easy dessert.
Hot Chocolate Fudge

56. Christmas Tree Cake pops

Transform cake pops into Christmas trees for a delightful treat.

Christmas Tree Cake Pops
Christmas Tree Cake Pops are a fun and festive holiday dessert to make. These cake pops are easy to prepare and fun to decorate.
Christmas Tree Cake Pops

57. Peppermint Fudge

There are only 4 ingredients in this rich and creamy fudge flavored with peppermint.

Peppermint fudge
Each bite of Peppermint fudge melts in your mouth and tastes heavenly. The entire recipe only calls for 4 simple ingredients.
Peppermint fudge

58. Pink Champagne Truffles

These classy truffles are a great treat to bring to your Christmas Party at your workplace! Take your pink champagne and infuse it into your truffles!

Pink Champagne Truffles Recipe
Make your wedding toast even sweeter with pink champagne truffles. Display them in foil candy papers for extra eye appeal.
Pink Champagne Truffles Recipe

59. Red Velvet Fudge

This holiday treat is swirled with red velvet flavor for the best fudge for Christmas.

Red Velvet Fudge
Red Velvet Fudge has gorgeous swirls for the perfect treat for Valentines Day, Christmas and more. This easy chocolate fudge is guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Red Velvet Fudge

60. Meringue Christmas Trees

These cookies are light and airy while being perfect for parties to spread holiday cheer.

Meringue Christmas Trees
Meringue Christmas Trees are so festive and look great for holiday parties. With only a handful of ingredients, Christmas Tree Meringue Cookies are easy to make.
Meringue Christmas Trees

61. Peppermint Bark

If you just want something that is purely candy cane goodness with dark chocolate, this recipe is for you!

Chocolate Peppermint bark
Chocolate Peppermint bark

62. Peppermint Meringues

This light and airy sweet treat is a fun one you should try this Christmas. You can serve it to family members and guests.

Peppermint Meringues
Light and airy peppermint swirls in delicious meringues cookies. ‘Tis the season for all things peppermint, shopping and big wooly mittens, cookies and hot cocoa, and of course, cookie exchanges.
Peppermint Meringues

63. Oreo Peppermint Bark

Oreo Peppermint Bark will be fun to make with your family and friends this Christmas season!

OREO PEPPERMINT BARK
Oreo Peppermint Bark! This 3 ingredient Holiday Treat will be your new favorite Christmas Dessert. White chocolate, crushed peppermint candy canes and Oreo’s are all you need and about 15 minutes total to make this deliciously simple Christmas favorite!
OREO PEPPERMINT BARK

64. Gingerbread Truffles

Another dessert that reminds us of Christmas is Gingerbread Cookies. It’s just a really great homemade Christmas candy that brings you back to your childhood.

Gingerbread Truffles
Gingerbread truffles are the perfect holiday recipe, truffles are a delicious decadent snack, easy to gift, and once you get the hang of it you can easily be a pro at making them. Follow my expert tips and you will be a truffle expert in no time!
Gingerbread Truffles

65. Potato Candy

Potato candy is made from russet potatoes, milk, vanilla, peanut butter as a filling, and salt. This is a unique Christmas candy recipe you can try this Christmas!

Potato Candy
 Powdered or confectioner's sugar was (and still is) cheaper than white granulated sugar, but it works perfectly in this simple dessert
Potato Candy

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