If there’s ever a time to try out homemade candy, it’s Christmas This year, instead of gifting friends and family with cookies for a treat, why not try your hand at making homemade Christmas candy? It’s easier (and tastier) then you think!

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Source: Garnish And Glaze

1. Polar Bear Paws

Other than the fact the name of these candies is adorable, and just perfect for the Christmas season, these candies sound like a heavenly treat. If you decide to use store-bought caramels this recipe doesn’t take long at all to put together, but will be sure to wow all your friends.

Follow the step by step instructions at http://www.garnishandglaze.com.

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Source: Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

2. Homemade Peppermint Patties

I love peppermint patties, one of my absolute favorite candies. But, I would never thought of making my own until I saw this recipe. I love that you can garnish the top of these homemade beauties with some crushed candy cane to really get into the festive spirit.

See the full recipe over at http://www.melskitchencafe.com.

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Source: Garnish And Glaze

3. Christmas Caramels

Kick your candy making skills up a notch with these homemade caramels. Sure, we all know you can buy caramels, but why would you after tasting these? I love the idea of making this a holiday tradition with your kids. You wouldn’t have to ask me twice, thats for sure.

Check out the full recipe over at http://www.garnishandglaze.com, and see what other things you can make with these delicious homemade caramel.

Ellice Vargas

Ellice Vargas

I'm a British gal and mama to one sweet daughter. I love a good DIY project, interior design and photography. When I'm not writing for Life As Mama, I'm traveling as much as I can with my little family and filling up my camera roll with snapshots of our life.
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