Bonus: If you’re sticking with the adult version of this treat and are looking for a children’s Christmas dessert recipe to keep the kiddos at bay try this Christmas tree brownie bites recipe.
41. Champagne JELL-O Shots Recipe (Freebie Finding Mom) – Looking for free Christmas candy recipes for the 21 and up crowd? Whether you’re throwing a Christmas party or a New Year’s eve bash, this sophisticated twist on JELL-O shots is sure to please.
42. Chocolate Christmas Candies Recipe: Ice Cube Tray Chocolates (Freebie Finding Mom) – Creative Christmas recipes, like this one, can not only result in drool-worthy treats but they can also save you money. Seriously, these homemade chocolates take just 10 measly minutes to make, taste amazing, and are far more frugal than most store-bought options! 🙂
43. Peppermint Bark Fudge (Sugar Spun Run) – This Christmas bark recipe is a double match made in heaven. First off, it marries white chocolate bark with fudge. Yes, you read that right. Second off, it combines chocolate with peppermint which is basically the hallmark flavor of the season, right?
44. 4-Ingredient (No Butter) Chocolate Fudge With Coconut (Two Healthy Kitchens) – Christmas cookie and candy recipes don’t have to be traditional. Seriously, don’t be afraid to try new flavors that aren’t generally thought of as “Christmas” flavors, like coconut.
45. No-Bake Gingerbread Date Balls (Two Healthy Kitchens) – Want no bake Christmas cookie recipes that aren’t going to totally wreck your diet beyond all recognition? I hear ya, and yes, they do exist. These gingerbread date balls are paleo-friendly, gluten-free, and vegan-friendly yet still (naturally) sweet. They really are as close to a guilt-free indulgence as you can get.
46. Andes Mint Chocolate Fudge (Savings Lifestyle) – One of the most popular Christmas cookie recipes out there has got to be fudge… and you can never have enough fudge recipes, right? Here’s a refreshing fudge flavor that your family won’t soon forget.
47. Salted Caramel Recipe (Savings Lifestyle) – Okay, so, this isn’t a stand alone dessert option; however, get creative and incorporate this with a classic Christmas shortbread cookies recipe or some other “traditional” Christmas treat.
48. Chocolate Cashew Clusters (Ann’s Entitle Life) – Technically, this isn’t one of the simple Christmas cookie recipes because it doesn’t make cookies (duh!), but it’s still a super easy recipe that should be locked and ready to go for the holiday season. In addition to being easy, this recipe is quick (low prep time) and can easily be scaled up or down.
Bonus: Want something other than Christmas candy and cookie recipes? If your sweet tooth is begging for mercy, try this Christmas tree cheese platter.
49. Eggnog Bark Recipe (Ann’s Entitle Life) – Bring the classic holiday drink (eggnog) and the classic Christmas treat (bark) together with this yummy Christmas bark recipe. I especially like it because it’s a bit unique. While there may be 10 different peppermint barks at your holiday office party, I’m betting no one else will have eggnog bark! 😉
50. Healthy Dark Chocolate Bark Recipe (Confessions of An Overworked Mom) – Thanks to this Christmas bark recipe, you can enjoy a holiday treat while still maintaining some semblance of healthy eating. The use of dark chocolate (instead of white or milk chocolate) and fruit (in place of candy) gives this bark a bit more nutritional value compared to other recipes.
Bonus: This frozen yogurt bark is another nutritious and delicious option!
51. Vegan Cashew Chocolate Truffles (Rhian’s Recipes) – Cashews? Chocolate? Truffle? Just the title of this free Christmas candy recipe is making me drool a little bit, how about you? If you’re still not sold, what If I told you that this recipe only requires 15 minutes of prep time?
52. Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe (Confessions of An Overworked Mom) – You can never have too many fudge and Christmas shortbread recipes, am I right? Add this tasty peanut butter fudge option to your recipe book. You won’t regret it!
53. Buttercream Mint Candy Recipe (Confessions of An Overworked Mom) – Okay, some Christmas cookie and candy recipes sound a little odd. For instance, when I read this I thought, “Buttercream and mint?” However, that doesn’t mean they aren’t worth trying. Especially when they’re super easy and only call for 3 ingredients!