Christmas Rocks cookies - A vintage cookie recipe filled with nuts and dried and candied fruit. Soft, sweet and delicious!

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Don't throw away those citrus peels! Turn them into a zesty homemade treat instead...It’s crucial to blanch the peels 3 times to remove their bitterness. This fruity candy is delicious on its own, but dipping the ends in melted chocolate or thinned royal frosting makes an extra-special treat.

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Instead of candied fruit, this vanilla fruitcake uses dried fruits, including cranberries, cherries, strawberries, and blueberries for a new taste.

This recipe is a classic that produces sweet, chewy candied pineapple that's perfect for using in baking recipes or for eating on its own.

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The ridicule that most fruitcakes face has everything to do with bad recipes, which skimp on fruit and load on the batter In a good fruitcake the batter should barely be perceptible, acting merely as adhesive to bind the fruit and nuts Broken down into its parts, a good fruitcake contains ingredients that most people love: plump dates, candied cherries, almond extract, pecans, walnuts and sugar

Dried Candied Fruits - not the healthiest but still way better than skittles and starbursts

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Easy Fruitcake White Chocolate Fudge Recipe made with candied fruit and pecans. Also known as Jeweled Fudge. Great Christmas Dessert!

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Candied orange peel strips dipped in chocolate. These super easy orangettes are chewy, smooth, and dark, with subtle notes of citrusy bitterness.

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