The holidays are when we show our love to friends and family by showering them with sugary treats. Nothing says "I appreciate you" like a plate of sweet, sugary candy. In the spirit of Christmas candy platters, then, here are our top five candies for gift-giving. Some are easy 10-minute recipes, some are a bit more involved; but whatever your skill level and time commitment, you're going to find something to inspire you on this list!
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Peppermint bark is a Christmas classic. Who can resist dark chocolate, white chocolate, and crisp bites of minty candy canes? This delicious, easy peppermint bark makes a wonderful holiday gift.
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Yes, you can make candy canes at home! Making your own homemade candy canes will never be as quick or easy as buying a box of them at the store, but the satisfaction of making something so beautiful can't be beat!
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Truffles are a surefire way to wow your friends and loved ones. They look and taste amazing, but are surprisingly easy to make. These delicious truffles feature crunchy candy cane bits over a smooth, minty, ultra-dark chocolate ganache. The result is an indulgent candy perfect for holiday parties.
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The holidays are the perfect time to start cooking with your kids! These Cornflake Wreaths are kid-friendly, and taste delicious! They look amazing on a holiday gift platter, too.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
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Christmas Tree Pretzel Rods couldn't be easier! Drizzle green candy over pretzels to make these cute and delicious Christmas trees. This is a great candy for kids to help with--let them get creative with the decorative toppings like sprinkles, nuts, and coconut.