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    Christmas Cookies, Candies and Food Gifts

    Get inspired by these prettily decorated (& yummy) holiday treats. Get more cookie recipes at http://www.bhg.com/christmas/cookies/


    Christmas Cookies, Candies and Food Gifts

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    Wrap marshmallow mousse around hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, or fruit (your choice!), then dunk the sweet bundle in a semisweet-chocolate bath. These impressive truffles make perfect gifts for coworkers, friends and neighbors -- if you can part with them!

    Marshmallow Truffles

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    Looking to hand out unique Christmas candy gifts this year? Take a break from chocolate in favor of a creamy bark made with vanilla candy coating, tropical macadamia nuts, a hint of finely shredded lime peel, and toasted coconut.

    Coconut-Macadamia Bark

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    Candy bars are the inspiration for these doughnut-hole pop treats. A fast an easy candy treat that only takes 15 minutes to make that everyone will enjoy.

    Candy Bar Doughnut Pop

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    Add this happy fellow to your Christmas treats this year. His face is a truffle, his hat is stacked sandwich cookies, and his eyes and nose are chocolate pieces and a gumdrop slice. An easy and simple dessert that is so cute!

    Snowman Truffles

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    We bet the three ingredients in this easy candy recipe will hook you: thick-cut bacon, caramel sauce, and bittersweet chocolate. Enough said.

    Bacon Chocolate Bark

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    Orange peel, pistachios, dried cranberries -- this white fudge is full of flavorful ingredients. The creamy candy bursts with holiday colors, making it a festive addition to your holiday buffet or dessert tray!

    Creamy Cranberry Fudge

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    If you're looking for a minimalist holiday candy recipe, you've found it. (How do three ingredients and two steps sound?) But don't let the simple recipe fool you: These pretty clusters' flavors are amazing and are the perfect festive treat!

    White Chocolate-Cherry Nut Clusters

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    Candied orange peel, dark chocolate, and chopped chocolate-covered coffee beans make this simple bark a favorite. Make the sweet treat early in the busy holiday season, and store it for up to two weeks.

    Mocha-Orange Bark

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    Dark chocolate? Check. White chocolate? Of course. We couldn't resist doubling the chocolate in our quick and easy 10 minute fudge recipe.

    Double-Decker Layered Fudge

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    A sprinkling of coarse salt adds crunch and brings out the creamy sweetness of these gluten free caramels. Pink peppercorns have a mild citrus-sweet heat that adds light flavor and color everyone will enjoy.

    Salt and Pink Peppercorn Caramels

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    Festive green and red gumdrops make these easy cookies perfect for the holidays. Layer pieces of white chocolate in the jar; they'll melt atop the baked goods. Perfect for gift giving or on your desert tray for the holidays.

    Christmas Drops

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    These easy homemade fudge sandwiches are thick, gooey with caramel and crunchy with peanuts for a delicious sweet treat. Our recipe yields 64 servings, making it perfect for holiday baking exchanges and large family gatherings.

    Candy-Bar Fudge

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    A chocolate-wafer base supports swirled mint and milk chocolate baking pieces for a gorgeous Christmas candy. This easy candy can be stored for up to two weeks, making it a great option for candy gifts.

    Thin Mint Bark

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    You won't believe how easy this truffle recipe is to follow. (Hint: just three ingredients.) Thirty minutes of prep gives you 50 truffles to share.

    Cookie Truffles

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    To make this easy candy, dip peppermint sticks in dark chocolate and roll in crushed nuts, cinnamon-sugar, or sweetened coconut. All your guests will love taking home this easy and delicious treat!

    Peppermint Sticks

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    We've reinvented your favorite salty snack mix in the form of irresistible candy clusters. These popcorn drops are a great treat or snack for any occasion.

    No-Bake Caramel-Popcorn Drops

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    Give a sweet gift! Traditional nougat takes on the fresh flavors of lemon and pistachios in this soft and chewy candy recipe. Whipped egg whites help to achieve the nougat's fluffy consistency.

    Lemon-Pistachio Nougat

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    These cereal drops are great for breakfast or dessert! They make a great food gift as well. Cranberries lend cheery holiday color while marshmallows and macadamia nuts combine for a satisfying texture in each mouthful for any occasion.

    Cranberry-Vanilla Cereal Drops

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    Mix up this quick and simple treat in a jar for the perfect cookie gift this season. Pecans and butterscotch pieces sit nicely in rich shortbread bites. For a full-flavor holiday treat, you can't go wrong with this mix.

    Butterscotch Pecan Shortbread Cookie Mix

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    Crunchy with refreshing notes of citrus, these lemon crispies make a delightful winter gift. White ingredients pop in the jar when finished off with a bright red ribbon. It only takes 30 minutes to put together this thoughtful gift, and your recipient will have freshly baked cookies in less than an hour.

    Lemon Crispies

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    These easy candies look like fancy chocolate truffles, but they're really just chocolate chip cookie dough in delicious disguise. All your guests will love this simple truffle recipe.

    Chocolate Chip-Cookie Dough Truffles

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    This red velvet cupcake recipe is the perfect treat your guests will love. Package cupcakes individually in jars or festive boxes, then wrap them in ribbons and bows before sending along with holiday party guests.

    Red Velvet Cupcakes

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    Make this sweet homemade candy for a great treat any time of year. These chewy gumdrops are softer than their store-bought counterparts, plus twice as flavorful!

    Coconut Gumdrops

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    Dress up these caramel squares by dipping them in sprinkles, crushed nuts, and bits of candy. A great treat for gift giving during Christmas time.

    Candy-Box Caramels

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    Take a break from chocolate with a tangy vanilla-lemon bark that requires just four ingredients and 20 minutes of hands-on time. These are a quick and easy treat for any occasion.

    Lemon Drop Bark

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