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Christmas sweets recipes

43 Recipes

Ideal for stocking fillers or moreish treats.

Turkish delight

4

(3 ratings)

Make your own Turkish delight with our easy recipe. It makes a great gift for Christmas, or just treat yourself to something sweet
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Christmas truffles

5

(2 ratings)

Pop these homemade Christmas truffles in a pretty box if you want to give them as a gift. Kids will love giving them to family and friends
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Reindeer & snowman chocolate bark

4.5

(2 ratings)

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

(4 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

Classic nougat

5

(1 rating)

Make nougat as an edible gift, or as a sweet treat to enjoy with family and friends. It's worth investing in a sugar thermometer for making confectionary...
  • 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Easy chocolate biscuits

4.11111

(18 ratings)

Try this basic recipe for fail-safe biscuits every time. Make a batch of chocolate chip cookies, or adapt it to include nuts, fruit or your favourite sweets
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Marshmallows

4

(6 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

4.4

(15 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

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

Chocolate fudge

4

(3 ratings)

Make this moreish chocolate fudge as a sweet treat or homemade gift. Be sure to use a sugar thermometer to achieve the perfect melt-in-your-mouth consistency
  • 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Vegan tiffin

3.875

(8 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

Chewy toffees

3.666665

(3 ratings)

Treat yourself to the ultimate sweet treat – chewy toffee. Toffees aren't hard to make, but remember to be careful when you're dealing with very hot sugar...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mince pie baklava

5

(2 ratings)

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

(3 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

(8 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

4

(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

4

(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

4.333335

(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

4.5

(2 ratings)

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

4.6

(5 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

4.333335

(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

Choc hazelnut truffles

4.75

(4 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

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