12/08/2011 10:58 am ET | Updated Aug 31, 2012

8 Classic Recipes For Christmas Candy

The holidays afford the opportunity to make all types of sweets, desserts and confections. It's pretty much what everyone has been waiting for all year long! From bark to brittle, Christmas candies are perfect for sharing during the holidays with family and friends. A small box or bag packed with these sweet treats are also great for a hostess gift. Not only are the candies wonderful to eat, they're fun to make -- and many can be made with the assistance of kids.

Browse our collection of classic candy recipes including truffles, barks, brittles and marshmallows. All the recipes can be adapted to your preference. Feel free to switch out the type of nuts used in the barks and brittles. And the truffles can be flavored any way you like with extracts and toppings. There's a favorite flavor in here for everyone.

Christmas Candy recipes