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Christmas sweets recipes

39 Recipes

Ideal for stocking fillers or moreish treats.

Reindeer & snowman chocolate bark

4

(1 rating)

Get the kids involved in making some tasty Christmas treats like our fabulously festive chocolate bark. Great to give as a gift as well
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Peppermint creams

5

(2 ratings)

Simple, creamy, peppermint treats you can make with just a handful of ingredients. They make a tasty homemade gift for anyone with a sweet tooth
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Marshmallows

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Learn how to make fluffy vanilla marshmallows, perfect for a homemade gift, sandwiching in a s'more, or popping into a mug of hot chocolate...
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

Microwave boozy fudge

4.423075

(13 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

Double chocolate & orange biscotti

3.1

(5 ratings)

Bake our crunchy biscotti as a gift or enjoy them with a cup of coffee. Chocolate and orange is a match made in heaven and they're fab dipped in hot cocoa...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate stirrers

0

(0 ratings)

Get the kids in the kitchen making these chocolate stirrers that you pop into hot milk for a DIY hot chocolate. Experiment with your own flavour combinations
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan tiffin

3.35

(5 ratings)

Make our vegan tiffin squares as a festive treat, packed with Christmas ingredients like ginger nuts, dried cranberries and pistachios. They're great for a party...
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mince pie baklava

5

(1 rating)

When a mince pie meets baklava, it’s a match made in Christmas heaven. Serve warm with ice cream for dessert, or cut into smaller bites to enjoy with coffee...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salted fruit ’n’ nut bark

5

(2 ratings)

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

Florentine biscuits

5

(5 ratings)

We've given the classic Florentine a chocolate covered biscuity base so they're perfect for dunking. Enjoy yourself or give as a homemade gift...
  • 1 hour and 20 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

4.166665

(3 ratings)

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

4.583335

(3 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

1.875

(2 ratings)

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

4.651315

(38 ratings)

Why not make a gift of this indulgent fudge? You can vary it with different types of chocolate to suit different tastes
  • 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

(6 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

3.8125

(4 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

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