Candy Packaging Ideas

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Bark Bars Box Templates and Bands


The perfect way to give homemade Christmas candy is in a handcrafted box, bag, jar, or tin. Choose from easy packaging ideas that kids can help with, cute containers that double as Christmas decorations, and printable templates and clip art to help you create the perfect package for your candy.

This pistachio, dried cranberry, and toasted coconut bark is a riff on the classic holiday fruit-and-nut combo. Use our wooden box template or regular box template and bands to create gourmet-looking treats to give away as gifts.

02 of 08

Faux Bois Gift Tags


Package this bark, made of almonds and white and bittersweet chocolate, in clear cellophane to show off the faux bois (false wood) effect. Tie it with a pretty ribbon and add a faux bois gift tag to complete the look.

03 of 08

Brittle Bag Gift Label


Package this sweet honeycomb brittle in cellophane bags, and close each bag with this adorable fold-over "Season's Eatings" gift label.

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Brittle Box "Made with Love" and "Enjoy" Gift Labels


Package this chewy ginger-sesame brittle in round chip-wood boxes and affix a pretty "Made with Love" or "Enjoy" gift label to the lid.

05 of 08

Ribbon Holly Gift Boxes

Make these elegant folded card stock gift boxes using our template, which can be adjusted to any size. Filled with homemade candy, these boxes make wonderful stocking stuffers.

How to Make the Ribbon Holly Gift Boxes

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"Sweet Tidings" Gift Label


Package these pecan-sea salt drops in kraft ballotin boxes, and adhere a clip-art gift label with a message of sweet tidings for its recipient.

07 of 08

Flavor Stamps


Adhere chocolate and hazelnut flavor stamps to a button-closure envelope for a package of chocolate-hazelnut toffee sure to delight its recipient. For our other brittles and barks, use these flavor stamps: dried cherries and orange zest; wafer cookies; crisped rice; macadamia nuts and lime zest; pretzels, raisins, and peanuts; peanut butter; peppermint; coconut flakes, pistachios, and dried cranberries; and graham crackers and marshmallows.

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Candy Wrapping


Wrap candy boxes in solid-color red or white paper and wind different colors and widths of ribbon around them. Fill out a simple white gift tag and thread the ribbon through it.

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