17 Christmas sweets recipes
Gift some edible treats this Christmas with our best ever sweets recipes. Try making homemade fudge, easy truffles or chocolate bark
From tiffins to truffles, bark to brittles, we have a whole array of delicious festive treats to make, filled with seasonal flavours. Fill your kitchen with the smells of the season and try one of our best Christmas desserts, or get started on our best Christmas baking recipes. For effortless festive entertaining, check out our no-cook Christmas entertaining ideas.
Best Christmas sweets recipes
Check out this festive gingerbread fudge that takes just a few minutes to prepare. You can easily double the recipe to make two batches, so you have plenty for gifting.
Get into the festive spirit with a batch of these homemade rum truffles decorated by hand – they make great last-minute gifts.
Set some time aside to make these candied chestnuts, they're well worth the effort. Plus, they work perfectly as a stocking filler.
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Make these pretty stollen bites for a fun Christmas baking project – you can use any mixed dried fruit, such as cranberries, sour cherries or apricots.
So much nutty, crunchy, chocolatey goodness rolled into one bite-sized truffle – the perfect edible gift to give this Christmas.
Make this luscious fudge in just 20 minutes (plus a little cooling time). It's flavoured with Lotus Biscoff smooth spread, and a pinch of sea salt flakes.
Make this indulgent chocolate slab with white chocolate, dark chocolate and coffee beans to give as a gift, or serve as a smart dinner party dessert with coffee.
Treat someone special this Christmas with these melt-in-the-mouth chocolate truffles with a boozy kick. Make our decadent dark chocolate truffles, or a white chocolate and almond version.
These umami toffees are the perfect combination of sweet and salty. Wrap them up in white greaseproof paper and give them as presents this Christmas.
Bite into one of these Nutella truffles and what a surprise – a caramelised hazelnut in the centre!
Treat friends and family to this super-crumbly fudge recipe with muscovado sugar as a homemade foodie gift.
Treat loved ones with our easy yet impressive Baileys tiffin – an ideal gift for your foodie friends. These indulgent chocolate tiffins are packed with our favourite Baileys Christmas drink, in solid chocolate form. You don’t have to include the edible glitter, but it does give added bling.
These chocolate and chestnut truffles are really easy to make, and are a lovely edible gift to give over the festive season.
Fudge is a sweet treat that keeps well, and the addition of Baileys makes it great for the festive season. If you want to get ahead with gifts, it can be made in advance and keeps for a month.
Need inspiration for easy edible gifts? Ready in 20 minutes, our quick and fun honeycomb recipe is dipped in dark, milk and white chocolate, making it the perfect Christmas treat for someone with a sweet tooth. Discover more of our best Christmas baking recipes
Wrap up in pretty packaging and treat friends and family to these pre-made gifts.
Try our recipe for homemade nougat. This sweet treat is the perfect thing to make and give as a foodie gift, or to serve alongside coffee after dinner.