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Christmas sweets recipes

These tempting Christmas sweets make perfect stocking fillers, gifts or treats. Our festive confectionary includes fudge, truffles, candy canes, chocolate bark and much more.

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Adapt this festive rocky road however you like. It’s great for using up leftover Christmas sweets and biscuits, and you can get kids involved in making them, too

25 mins
Easy
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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
Gluten-free
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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
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Homemade fudge makes a fabulous gift wrapped up for Christmas or any special occasion. Our recipe for these buttery sweets is well worth the effort

50 mins
A challenge
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These sweet treats are a great last-minute gourmet addition to a homemade gift hamper and are fun to make with kids

1 hr
Easy
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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
4 ratings 2.0 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
81 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
25 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
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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
7 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
16 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
9 ratings 2.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
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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 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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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
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
Easy
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These homemade chocolates are filled with boozy flavours such as Pisco sour, espresso martini and Cosmopolitan – an irresistible homemade gift

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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Add sparkle to your Christmas tree with these festive edible decorations made from melted sweets

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

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star 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
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
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These little triple chocolate bites make a great addition to a sweet party buffet, or an attractive edible gift

15 mins
Easy
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