Microwave boozy fudge

Christmas sweets recipes

31 Recipes

Ideal for stocking fillers or moreish treats.

Microwave boozy fudge

3.75

(5 ratings)

Also known as miracle fudge, this indulgent sweet treat is made in minutes in the microwave, and makes for an ideal last-minute edible gift - no sugar thermometer required
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Salted fruit ’n’ nut bark

5

(1 rating)

This super-simple slab of swirled dark and white chocolate is studded with chopped mixed nuts and dried fruit - break into chunky shards and pop in a homemade hamper as an edible gift
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Cocktail truffle selection

3.75

(1 rating)

These homemade chocolates are filled with boozy flavours such as Pisco sour, espresso Martini and Cosmopolitan - an irresistible homemade gift
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Sugar charms

0

(0 ratings)

Add sparkle to your Christmas tree with these festive edible decorations made from melted sweets
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate nut butter cups

3.75

(2 ratings)

Filled with hazelnut, pistachio or peanut butter, these lovely little bites are a perfect after-dinner treat to share with coffee
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Coconut bauble truffles

3.75

(1 rating)

Make these colourful truffles from leftover Madeira cake, dried apricots and desiccated coconut - perfect as an edible gift to make with kids
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Cashew caramels

3.75

(1 rating)

These delicious homemade sweets, with toasted cashews and vanilla bean paste, make a great party nibble or edible gift
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

Crunchy peanut & toffee bonbons

4.375

(2 ratings)

Serve these gorgeous peanut butter and milk chocolate balls as a party buffet sweet treat, or wrap up as an edible gift
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Snowball dippers

0

(0 ratings)

Make a batch of these to dip in warm milk or hot chocolate for a festive party or gathering, or wrap up and give as Christmas gifts
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Funky fudge

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Don't stick to standard flavours for homemade fudge - try these combinations of sweet with salty and zesty with fiery black pepper
  • 50 mins
  • A challenge

Candy cane lollipops

3.75

(1 rating)

These pretty sweet treats take just 15 minutes to make from just three ingredients - perfect as a last-minute edible gift or stocking filler
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Choc hazelnut truffles

5

(3 ratings)

Wrap these decorative chocolates in cellophane and pack in boxes to give as gifts or simply bring out after dinner to wow your guests
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

White chocolate chip fudge

4.66912

(34 ratings)

Fudge makes a great gift - put in your friends' favourite chocolate and give them a sweet treat for Christmas
  • 25 mins
  • More effort

Bramble marshmallows

4.333335

(6 ratings)

Good Food reader Natasha Lee gives marshmallows a seasonal twist by adding blackberries, for a sweet, homemade gift
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • A challenge

Sweet snowballs

5

(4 ratings)

An alternative to truffles, these chocolatey bitesize treats contain Maltesers, coconut, marshmallow, cranberries and rich tea biscuits - perfect for making with kids
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Peppermint lollipops

4.666665

(3 ratings)

These little treats are the new wedding must-haves, but make them yourself and they won't break the bank
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Toffee popcorn bark

4.69643

(14 ratings)

This simple chocolate slab broken into pieces is a crunchy and moreish snack, perfect for a kids party
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Snowball truffles

3.80769

(26 ratings)

Festive fun for the kids, these snowy truffles are great to give as gifts and fun to make in school holidays
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mint Chocolate truffles

4.704545

(11 ratings)

An impressive accompaniment to after-dinner coffee, or box these up for gifts
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Perky penguins

5

(1 rating)

Children will love creating these chocolate penguins - the fruit pastilles and icing decorations add a fun wintery finish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Bitter chocolate truffles

0

(0 ratings)

These bitesize chocolate treats are an impressive way to end a meal and also make a great gift
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Nutty chocolate crunch

4.708335

(18 ratings)

Turn all those nuts, biscuits and chocolate from Christmas into these delicious tiffin bites, great for gifts
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate truffle egg box

5

(3 ratings)

Pop rich chocolate sweets rolled in nuts and cocoa in an empty egg box for an extra-special finish
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

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