Homemade candy is a wonderful way to show your love to family and friends during the Christmas season. When you're ready to pull out all the stops, choose from our most spectacular candy recipes that the lucky recipients will remember throughout the year.
Homemade caramels, nougat, and nut-filled torrone candies are among the delights of the holiday season. Many of these recipes require a candy thermometer and careful attention, but that's part of what makes these Christmas candy creations so satisfying to make and so rewarding to give as gifts to friends and loved ones.
Kids young and old eagerly anticipate what kind of sweet treats they will find in their Christmas stockings. Delight them this year by whipping up homemade candy to tuck into the stockings of good little boys and girls.
This sticky Italian specialty, also known as torrone, has a light lemony bite, a honeyed sweetness, and a marshmallow-like smoothness that's the perfect backdrop to the crunch of toasted almonds. Get the packaging how-to for the Lemony Almond Nougat.