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Easy Christmas Treats for Gifts

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Check out this list of over 35 easy Christmas treats to make for gifts!

Easy Christmas Treats

 

Last year, somewhere around the 23rd of December, I wished I had planned ahead and made Christmas treats for my neighbors.  Las Vegas is a very transient town and our neighbors change frequently.  But we also have a few neighbors who have lived in our neighborhood as long, if not longer, as we have.  I felt like I had missed a great opportunity to reach out to them.  So this year I am planning ahead! I already purchased the treat boxes and have set my plan in motion to surprise my neighbors with a box full of Christmas treats.  I probably won’t be making many cookies. I know I need easy Christmas treats that I can make in bulk quickly.  I went on a hunt around the web and found these great ideas and thought I’d share them with you.

 

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Brown Sugar Sticky Bun Popcorn from Simply Southern Baking is pralines and popcorn all rolled in to one treat.

Christmas Crunch from This Mama Loves is a fun popcorn mix that would be great packaged up in treat bags.

Popcorn Peanut Brittle from It’s Yummi is a different way to make peanut brittle.

Dulce de Leche Chocolate Pretzel Treats from Simply Southern Baking uses pretzel chips to create a tasty treat.

 

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Candy Cane Blossoms from Cupcake Diaries are so bright and festive! They’d be a colorful addition to a Christmas treat collection.

Nutter Butter Snowmen from Cupcake Diaries Blog are just too cute and would be great for your kids to give out.

Bake, Love, Give takes Milano Cookies and dolls them up for Christmas to make Candy Cane Milano Cookies.

No bake Christmas White Chocolate Crispies from Cupcake Diaries are quick and easy to make.

 

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Cinnamon Whiskey Balls from Home Cooking Memories combine hot cinnamon with mellow chocolate.

Let these Bourbon Balls from The Domestic Front mellow for a few days for the flavors to meld.

Eggnog Rum Balls from The Domestic Front are another fun ball option to  include.

Take Oreo Truffles up a notch with Coconut Oreo Truffles from Bran Appetit.

 

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White Chocolate Toffee from Lemons for Lulu is gorgeous topped with dried cranberries.

Chocolate Covered Apple Cider Toffee from Bran Appetit is a unique spin on a Christmas classic.

Brighten up a cold winter day with Tropical Toffee Brittle from Home Cooking Memories.

 

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Peppermint Pretzel Bark from The Domestic Front is an easy and fun twist on classic bark.

Use your favorite cookie butter to make Salted Chocolate Cookie Butter Bark from Wine and Glue

Peppermint Bark Snowflakes from Bake Love Give make peppermint three-dimensional – and they are adorable!

Cookie Dough Bark from Wine and Glue is great for cookie dough lovers.

 

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These Candied Pecans from Very Culinary are dusted in powdered sugar.

Whip up some Candied Cinnamon Roasted Almonds from Barbara Bakes for the nut lover on your list.

Sweet and Spicy Nut Mix from A Cedar Spoon combines all your favorite nuts in to a delicious treat.

 

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I love the way this Cookie Cutter Fudge from Chocolate Moosey is made right in cookie cutters.

Peppermint Bark Fudge from Lemons for Lulu combines two Christmas favorites!

Lighten things up with this Skinny Eggnog Fudge from Amy’s Healthy Baking or if chocolate is more your thing check out her Skinny Mocha Fudge!

Add a little sunshine to the mix with Creamy Lemon Fudge from Chocolate Moosey.

Orange Creamsicle Fudge from Home Cooking Memories will bring back fond memories of summer.

Peanut Butter Fudge from Ashlee Marie would go great with a jar of homemade strawberry jam!

 

 

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Chocolate Covered Sponge Candy from An Edible Mosiac is a unique Christmas treat.

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles from Amy’s Healthy Baking are only 27 calories each and her Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles are only 43 calories each!

Check out these Coconut Chocolate Truffles from Food, Faith, Fitness that are gluten free, no sugar added and high in protein and fat.

Chocolate Marshmallow Candy from Food, Words and Photos only needs 4 ingredients to make.

 

 

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Or try this Chocolate Coffee Almond Granola from Cooking on the Weekends.

Brown Butter Maple Granola from Two Peas and Their Pod is a great way to mix up your gifts with something different and tasty.

Cinnamon Syrup from The Kitchen is My Playground is a versatile gift that can be used on pancakes, waffles, ice cream or fruit.

Chai Spiced Caramel Sauce from The Joyful Foodie is also a delicious topping with many uses.

Who wouldn’t love to get a jar of Cranberry Salsa from Farm Fresh Feasts?!

 

 

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12 Comments
  • valentina
    November 18, 2014

    I’d be thrilled to delight in any of these treats! Thanks for sharing my chocolate coffee granola! 🙂

    • Camille
      November 19, 2014

      I can’t wait to try your granola, Valentina!

  • Amy
    November 18, 2014

    Thank you so much for including my fudge and truffle recipes! I usually stick to cookies because I run out of energy to think of something more creative, but this list is absolutely fabulous for people stuck in a rut like me! Pinned!

    • Camille
      November 18, 2014

      Thanks for the great recipes, Amy!

  • Joy
    November 17, 2014

    What a great roundup! I see a bunch that would make great neighbor gifts. Thank you for including my caramel sauce recipe. 🙂

    • Camille
      November 18, 2014

      It looks so yummy, Joy! I know several people who would love a jar of it!

  • Barbara
    November 17, 2014

    What a great roundup. Thanks for including my almond recipe.

    • Camille
      November 18, 2014

      Thanks for the amazing recipe, Barbara!

  • Taylor
    November 17, 2014

    These all sound great! Thanks for sharing my truffles! Pinned!

    • Camille
      November 17, 2014

      Thanks the great recipe, Taylor!

  • brandi
    November 17, 2014

    great round up! i’m adding a few of these to my to-make list for this year!