said, including: Opt for low-carb candy. Some candy makers have low-carbohydrate versions of popular Valentine's Day gifts. Still, it's a good idea to limit portion sizes of these candies. Although many are labeled "sugar-free," they have calories that affect blood sugar levels differently.
Mock Eggnog. You will enjoy this Christmas beverage because you can change the flavor of ice cream to what ever you like or leave out the peppermint candies without any adverse results. Peppermint ice cream can be substituted for vanilla.
Martha Washington Candies. Here is a candy that can be given as gifts during the holidays or just gobbled up whenever you have a hankering for it. They are a hand-dipped pecan candy in a fondant-like base.
Fudge Ring. Chocolate fudge with the crunch of crushed chocolate cookies and candies makes a pretty centerpiece for your holiday dessert table.
Cream Cheese Mints. These seem to be everyone's favorite holiday candy recipe. Could be the melt in your mouth texture, or perhaps the sweet peppermint taste. Could also be the fact that this is the easiest candy recipe around! If stored in airtight container, these can be frozen for
Christmas Bark Candy. This doesn't have peppermint, but is very pretty when you use M&M candies.
Chocolate Pretzels. Milk chocolate kisses are melted in pretzels and topped with a candy-coated chocolate for good measure.
Candy Ice Cream. With an ice cream maker and a few common ingredients including chocolate candy, frozen whipped topping, sugar, condensed milk and vanilla, you can have a good bowlful of homemade ice cream in no time.
Angel Food Candy. Sugar and dark corn syrup are cooked with vinegar and tempered with baking soda to make a crunchy candy that gets covered in a chocolate coating.
Peppermint Brownies. Rich, fudgy brownies are topped with a creamy chocolate frosting and crushed peppermint candies.