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25 Easy No-Bake Christmas Candy & Cookie Recipes for Lazy Bakers

Easy No-Bake Christmas Candies and Cookies

In the midst of the chaos that is the Christmas season this year, it can be hard to find time to bake all the elaborate treats we see popping up all over the internet. TikTok Hot Chocolate Bombs, Snowflake Pull-Apart Bread and Olaf-Shaped Caramel Pears might seem like they need to be a part of your holiday dessert table this year, but let's face it: who has the time?! There's no need to miss out on festive goodies though! Especially when you can whip up very pretty-looking, no-bake Christmas candy, cookies and other yummy treats.

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Easy No-Bake Christmas Candy

When it comes to making Christmas candy to share with your loved ones it doesn't have to be complicated. Here are some favorite candies to include in those Christmas tins, no oven required.

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No-Bake Christmas Treats

Here is a collection of 25 absolutely scrumptious no-bake Christmas candy and cookie recipes, including fudge, truffles, peanut butter bars, rum balls and more. Spend a little less time in the kitchen and a little more time with the ones you love... eating these delicious confections. Merry Christmas!

Easy No-Bake Christmas Candy Recipes

<p>Chad Elick</p><p>Oreo cookies make classic chocolate bark even better.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/243946/donnaelick/andes-creme-de-menthe-inspiration-chocolate-mint-oreo-candy-bark/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Chocolate Mint Oreo Candy Bark;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Chocolate Mint Oreo Candy Bark</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/80-homemade-christmas-candy-recipes-170000687.html" data-ylk="slk:80 Homemade Christmas Candy Recipes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;" class="link  yahoo-link">80 Homemade Christmas Candy Recipes</a></strong></p>
<p>Donna Elick</p><p>Easy, delicious fudge in only 10 minutes.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/228304/donnaelick/easy-peanut-butter-fudge-in-10-minutes/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Peanut Butter Fudge;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Easy Peanut Butter Fudge</a></strong></p>
<p>Laura Manske</p><p>Just like grandma used to make, but easier.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/842024/lauramanske/holiday-favorite-no-bake-chocolate-rum-balls-more/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:No-Bake Chocolate Rum Balls;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">No-Bake Chocolate Rum Balls</a></strong></p>
<p>Donna Elick</p><p>Peppermint and chocolate lovers won't be able to stop at one piece.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/peppermint-oreo-candy-bark-makes-155412076.html" data-ylk="slk:Peppermint Oreo Candy Bark;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;" class="link  yahoo-link">Peppermint Oreo Candy Bark</a></strong></p>
<p>Parade</p><p>A DIY gift that will wow everyone.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://parade.com/723674/parade/no-bake-truffles/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:No-Bake Truffles;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">No-Bake Truffles</a></strong></p>

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<p>Bake For Seconds</p><p>These 4-Ingredient Coconut Cream Bars are an easy, irresistible, no-bake candy that tastes like a Mounds bar! We make these every year! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://backforseconds.com/4-ingredient-coconut-cream-bars/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:4-Ingredient Coconut Cream Bars;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">4-Ingredient Coconut Cream Bars</a></strong></p>
<p>Beyond Frosting</p><p>All the flavors of a truffle but without all the work. These are a peppermint flavored cookie dough covered in a peppermint ganache. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://beyondfrosting.com/andes-peppermint-crunch-cookie-dough-truffle-bars/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Peppermint Crunch Cookie Dough Truffle Bars;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Peppermint Crunch Cookie Dough Truffle Bars</a></strong></p>
<p>Back For Seconds</p><p>Chocolate, cookies, and mint—oh my! This Easy Christmas Bark is a simple, yet scrumptious, holiday treat that everyone will love! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://backforseconds.com/easy-christmas-bark-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Christmas Bark;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Easy Christmas Bark</a></strong></p>
<p>Noshing With the Nolands</p><p>Super easy and addictive peanut brittle would make a great gift! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://noshingwiththenolands.com/peanut-brittle-christmasweek-freund/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Peanut Brittle;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Peanut Brittle</a></strong></p>
<p>Back For Seconds</p><p>Learn how to make peppermint patties from scratch... and then watch them quickly and gleefully disappear! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://backforseconds.com/how-to-make-peppermint-patties-from-scratch-4-ingredients-gluten-free/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:How To Make Peppermint Patties from Scratch;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">How To Make Peppermint Patties from Scratch</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/channel-inner-santa-55-best-202421851.html" data-ylk="slk:55 Best Edible Gifts;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;" class="link  yahoo-link">55 Best Edible Gifts</a></strong></p>
<p>Simple As That</p><p>Even a candy making novice can make these easy and delicious caramels! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://simpleasthatblog.com/microwave-caramels-2/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Microwave Caramels;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Microwave Caramels</a></strong></p>
<p>Back For Seconds</p><p>This is a spot on, super easy Girl Scout cookie copy cat recipe! Learn how to make Thin Mints with 3 ingredients. They’re no bake and full of Christmas cheer! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://backforseconds.com/make-thin-mints-3-ingredients/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thin Mints;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Thin Mints</a></strong></p>
<p>The Domestic Rebel</p><p>No thermometers, no tricks, no jokes. Five minutes boiling, five minutes sitting, a couple hours setting. Done and done! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="http://thedomesticrebel.com/2015/12/08/no-thermometer-needed-easy-toffee/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:No Thermometer Needed Easy Toffee;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">No Thermometer Needed Easy Toffee</a></strong></p>
<p>Back For Seconds</p><p>I make huge batches of this addicting snack every year at Christmas time—you should too! It also makes a great gift! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://backforseconds.com/butterfinger-toffee-candy-crunch-mix-and-chocolate-jingle-bars/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Butterfinger & Toffee Candy Crunch Mix;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Butterfinger & Toffee Candy Crunch Mix</a></strong></p>
<p>Growing Up Gabel</p><p>This pecan log recipe makes a fabulous Christmas candy gift perfect for friends, neighbors, teachers—or anyone on your Christmas list. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://growingupgabel.com/salted-caramel-pecan-log-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Salted Caramel Pecan Log;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Salted Caramel Pecan Log</a></strong></p>
<p>Back For Seconds</p><p>Peanut Butter and Chocolate + Sweet and Salty + Easy + No Bake = WIN!!! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://backforseconds.com/peanut-butter-chocolate-pretzels/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzels;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzels</a></strong></p>
<p>Baked By Rachel</p><p>This snowflake bark is easier to make than you think and it makes a great gift! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.bakedbyrachel.com/snowflake-peppermint-bark-memories/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Snowflake Peppermint Bark;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Snowflake Peppermint Bark</a></strong></p>
<p>Back For Seconds</p><p>This Peppermint Hot Chocolate Dip is easy, no bake, festive deliciousness that uses just 3 ingredients and takes less than 5 minutes to make! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://backforseconds.com/peppermint-hot-chocolate-dip/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Peppermint Hot Chocolate Dip;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Peppermint Hot Chocolate Dip</a></strong></p>
<p>The Lean Green Bean</p><p>These No-Bake Peppermint Chocolate Bites are simple, healthy and ready in minutes. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.theleangreenbean.com/no-bake-peppermint-chocolate-bites/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:No-Bake Peppermint Chocolate Bites;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">No-Bake Peppermint Chocolate Bites</a></strong></p>
<p>Back For Seconds</p><p>These are the perfect no-bake treat for those of us who just can’t resist peanut butter and chocolate! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://backforseconds.com/chocolate-peanut-butter-cookie-dough-bars/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bars;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bars</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/holiday-baking-north-pole-worthy-160000056.html" data-ylk="slk:50 Festive Christmas Cupcakes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;" class="link  yahoo-link">50 Festive Christmas Cupcakes</a></strong></p>
<p>Culinary Ginger</p><p>Not too sweet, just creamy and delicious with a little crunch from the pistachios and slightly tart from the cranberries. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://culinaryginger.com/white-chocolate-pistachio-cranberry-fudge/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:White Chocolate, Pistachio & Cranberry Fudge;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">White Chocolate, Pistachio & Cranberry Fudge</a></strong></p>
<p>Back For Seconds</p><p>These No-Bake Mint Chip Sandwich Cookies are so incredibly delicious, you would never guess how easy they are to make! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://backforseconds.com/no-bake-mint-chip-sandwich-cookies/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:No-Bake Mint Chip Sandwich Cookies;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">No-Bake Mint Chip Sandwich Cookies</a></strong></p>
<p>Two Peas & Their Pod</p><p>You only need 5 ingredients to make this delicious and addicting toffee! It is the perfect treat for the holiday season. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/easy-graham-cracker-toffee/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Graham Cracker Toffee;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Easy Graham Cracker Toffee</a></strong></p>
<p>Back For Seconds</p><p>This is an easy sweet and salty dessert that can be made in minutes, and everyone loves these! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://backforseconds.com/no-bake-pretzel-peanut-butter-bars/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:No-Bake Pretzel Peanut Butter Bars;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">No-Bake Pretzel Peanut Butter Bars</a></strong></p>
<p>Nutmeg Nanny</p><p>This pomegranate pistachio ginger bark is candy for grown-ups! </p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.nutmegnanny.com/pomegranate-pistachio-ginger-bark/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Pomegranate Pistachio Ginger Bark;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Pomegranate Pistachio Ginger Bark</a></strong></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://parade.com/844717/manuzangara/9-diy-gourmet-chocolate-barks-you-should-gift-this-year/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:9 DIY Gourmet Chocolate Bark Recipes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">9 DIY Gourmet Chocolate Bark Recipes</a></strong></p>
<p>Krista Marshall</p>

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