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Here are 7 easy no bake recipes for Christmas Candies your kids can make! Christmas is a great time for fun family traditions and kids love to get involved in making treats, decorating and making and wrapping gifts for everyone!

Here are 7 easy no bake recipes for Christmas Candies your kids can make! Kids love to make treats and you can supervise without wearing yourself out!
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In our family we love to make Christmas Candies! I’m chronically ill and just don’t have the energy to spend hours baking cookies so I like recipes that you can make and be done and out of the kitchen in 30 minutes or less. All these Christmas Candies are easy for the kids to make and you can supervise without wearing yourself out!

7 No Bake Christmas Candy Recipes Kids Can Make 

 

Here are 7 easy no bake recipes for Christmas Candies your kids can make! Kids love to make treats and you can supervise without wearing yourself out!
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Homemade Gum Drops Recipe
(called Applesauce Candy in our Dining on A Dime Cookbook)

 1 cup applesauce*
1 cup sugar
1 sm. pkg. fruit gelatin (3 oz.)
extra sugar for coating

Combine applesauce and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook 2 minutes.  Dissolve the gelatin in the applesauce mixture. Pour into an 8×8 inch pan. After 24 hours, cut into 1 inch squares and roll in sugar. Roll in the sugar a second time 24 hours later. Makes 64 pieces.

*Puree fruit cocktail, peaches or pears instead of applesauce

 

Here are 7 easy no bake recipes for Christmas Candies your kids can make! Kids love to make treats and you can supervise without wearing yourself out!
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Chocolate Covered Pretzels

pretzels
12 oz. melting chocolate (wafers or almond bark)

Melt chocolate in microwave, stirring every 20 seconds. When melted dip pretzels into chocolate and lay on waxed paper or silpat to harden. You can put them in the freezer for a few minutes to speed up the hardening process.

 

Here are 7 easy no bake recipes for Christmas Candies your kids can make! Kids love to make treats and you can supervise without wearing yourself out!
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Chocolate Covered Oreos

Oreo Cookies
12 oz. melting chocolate (wafers or almond bark)

Melt chocolate in microwave, stirring every 20 seconds.  When melted dip Oreos halfway or all the way into chocolate and lay on waxed paper or silpat to harden. You can put them in the freezer for a few minutes to speed up the hardening process. 

 

Here are 7 easy no bake recipes for Christmas Candies your kids can make! Kids love to make treats and you can supervise without wearing yourself out!
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Peppermint Marshmallows

38-40 large marshmallows
1 package white chocolate coating
5-6 Peppermints crushed

Place marshmallows on a pan that is covered with wax paper and place in the freezer. They will be ready by the time you need to dip them.

Pour crushed peppermints in bowl.

Melt chocolate in microwave for a couple of minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.

Place frozen marshmallows on skewer or tooth pick and dip in white chocolate and then in roll in peppermints.
Use a fork to slide them back on the wax paper. Chill.

 

Here are 7 easy no bake recipes for Christmas Candies your kids can make! Kids love to make treats and you can supervise without wearing yourself out!
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2 Ingredient Easy Fudge Recipe

3 cups of chocolate chips*
1 can sweetened condensed milk

Pour both ingredients into a microwave proof bowl. Melt in 30 second increments. Stir after each 30 seconds. When melted, pour into a greased 8×8 inch pan. Let cool in the fridge and then cut into pieces. 

 

Variations:

  • Add Nuts as desired
  • Cherry Mash: Use cherry chips to make to the fudge. Then pour melted chocolate chips on top with peanuts.
  • Peanut Butter: Use peanut butter chips to make to the fudge. Then top with chocolate or don’t, if you prefer not to. 
  • Dark Chocolate: Use dark chocolate chips
  • Mint- Use mint chips, mint pieces or 1 tsp. mint flavoring

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2 Ingredient Nut Bark ( Mr. GoodBars)

12 oz melting  chocolate
2 cups  roasted peanuts unsalted

Pour chocolate into a microwave proof bowl. Melt in 30 second increments. Stir after each 30 seconds. When melted, stir in peanuts and pour into a lightly greased cookie sheet with edges. Let cool in the fridge and then cut into pieces. 

 

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No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Ritz crackers
Peanut butter
Chocolate almond bark

Spread peanut butter on a cracker and top with a second cracker. Melt the almond bark in the microwave and then dip crackers in the melted almond bark. Lay on wax paper.

Try spreading different things that sound good on the crackers like marshmallow fluff, Nutella, or even a combination of these.

 

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