Homemade Christmas candy makes a wonderful family tradition. There are certain tastes and smells that immediately bring back nostalgic memories of love, home, and family.
We have 100's of recipes here at Chocolate Candy Mall for you to choose from so that you can create the foundation of those precious memories for your own family.
You're more than welcome to steal one from us to use this holiday season. But don't be a scrooge! If you've got an old favorite, add your own for others to enjoy.
This first recipe is a good one to get you started before you head off and explore for more. I 'discovered' it
at Family Corner. They always have plenty of great ideas for food and
Apparently, this particular homemade Christmas candy is very popular in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Canada. It's a beautiful part of the world, so they deserve to be home of a scrumptious chocolate dessert.
There are different versions of the Nanaimo Bars candy recipe.
Sometimes it's made with vanilla pudding powder (or custard powder)
added to the second layer for flavor.
Other recipes call for graham cracker crumbs instead of rolled oats. You can make adjustments and substitutions until you discover your own personal favorite version. I don't like coconut, so I'd leave that out.
Maybe this homemade Christmas candy recipe will become a new family tradition at your house!
Variation: You can play around with different combinations like adding some green food coloring to the icing and using mint flavored chocolate chips, etc.
Have you ever heard of potato candy? No? Well, as surprising as it
sounds, it's worth trying. It's not difficult to make and you may fall
in love with it.
Potato candy is not only known as a homemade Christmas candy, but also a traditional candy for St. Patrick's day, too.
Here's the recipe...
I thought so. Let me know what you think of the finished result.
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