An Elf's Guide to Eating During Christmas Season

An Elf's Guide to Eating During Christmas Season

In the famous Christmas movie, Elf, Buddy says, "We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup." Keep reading for a group of recipes that provides recipes for all of the above treats, plus more, to get you through your holiday season sweet tooth!

Holiday Candy

Candy Strawberries: These are gorgeous little candies with strawberry flavor from gelatin with pecans and coconut. They make a lovely gift or a beautiful addition to a sweets tray.

Candy Bar Pie: Use your favorite candy bar (mine is Snickers!) to make a delightful pie.

Hard Candy: You'll need a candy thermometer to make your own hard candy.

Honey Candy: Try this make-your-own candy recipe at home for a fun project with the kids.

Meltaways: These little dessert candies aren't the best thing for a diet, but they are so sweet and hard to resist!

Candy Canes

Candy Cane Cake: Your little elves’ eyes will light up when they see--and taste--this pretty peppermint bundt cake.

Candy Cane Cookies: Perfect for holiday time, these cookies look gorgeous on a platter! Pick a time to do these cookies when you're feeling creative and have patience. It's fun and they are yummy! The end product is worth the trouble.

Peppermint Bark: This is a fun quick and easy Christmas time treat. Everyone loves it and it's cheap and quick to make.

Candy Cane White Fudge: A festive fudge for the holidays and a great way to use up all those leftover candy canes!

Candy Cane Ring Cake: This candy cane ring cake is a great way to celebrate Christmas in a unique way!

Candy Corn

Candy Corn Brownie Pizza: This is a fun recipe that the kids can help decorate.


Maple Syrup Cheesecake: This cheesecake recipe uses maple syrup as a sweetener adding that special maple flavoring with it.

Fruit Syrup: You can splash these syrups over ice cream or crushed ice for a chilly summer treat, or use them to flavor a variety of dishes such as soups, wine coolers and punches, smoothies, teas, yogurts, fruit salads or anything else your imagination can conjure.

Molasses Syrup Cookies: Enjoy these sticky sweet cookies with a cup of hot coffee. Dunk those cookies!


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