When the holidays come around there’s nothing better than making homemade healthy candy recipes with your family and friends! And it’s even better if your amazingly delicious candy recipes are paleo and gluten free!

All of these recipes are made with natural sweeteners like honey, maple syrup or coconut sugar. They’re also gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo! So enjoy these treats without feeling the terrible sugar rush and blood sugar roller coaster that comes with processed sugars and flours.

These candy recipes range from fudge, truffles and bark to nut clusters, bars and more. There are recipes with chocolate, coconut, ginger, dates, pumpkin and even bacon! Most of these candies are easy enough for kids to make (with parental supervision of course!) and can make great gifts too.

So make like the traditional old fashioned christmas folks and prepare your favorite all-natural homemade holiday candy! Enjoy!

Healthy Holiday Candy Recipes:

All Recipes are Paleo, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Naturally Sweetened & Dairy-Free

1. White Chocolate Pomegranate Bark

Chocolate bark is such a delicious sweet treat or fun gift and this white chocolate pomegranate bark is definitely one to impress. The festive white and red colors are so pretty and the little bites of pomegranante that pop in your mouth is truly special!

2. Turtle Pecan Candy Bark {Paleo + Vegan}

Who doesn’t love pecans, caramel and chocoalte? This delicious and fun bark will put a smile on everyone’s face this holiday season, it’s made with simple ingredients and is ready in around 30 minutes!

3. Bacon Dark Chocolate Bark with Salted Coconut Caramel

You can’t scroll past this one, I mean bacon and chocolate! It’s the perfect combo and this one also has a salted coconut caramel drizzled all over it. There truly is nothing not to like here!

4. Dark Chocolate Bark Three Ways 

There’s chocolate bark for everyone here, three different varieties including cranberry and pistachio, apricot, cranberry and walnut and toasted coconut, hazelnut and sea salt. All three sound so delicious and are so easy to adapt.

5.Peppermint Chocolate Bark (Only 4 Ingredients!)

I almost always have this homemade chocolate bark in my freezer. It’s so easy to make and only has 4 simple ingredients. It’s great to have around if I want a little square of dark chocolate, but don’t want a store-bought one loaded with processed sugar and preservatives!

6. Gooey Pecan Bars

Delicious and decadent pecan bars made with sweet potatoes, coconut and honey. These bars are super easy to make and are great for enjoying a little treat on the go.

7.No Bake Chocolate Raspberry Coconut Bars

These raspberry coconut bars are made with only 6 ingredients! They’re a fun, easy and delicious way to enjoy a sweet treat plus they’re naturally low carb, gluten free and sugar free too!

8. Homemade (Healthier) Mounds Bar Recipe

If you love Mounds candy bars then you’ll love this candy treat. It’s made with real food ingredients so it’s so much healthier and is bursting with coconut and chocolate flavors.

9. Dark Chocolate Coconut Bars

A super easy coconut treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth without going overboard! These bars are made with a sweet coconut filling and a glossy bitter sweet dark chocolate topping, yum!

10. Healthy Dark Chocolate

Healthy chocolate! This dark chocolate is made without refined sugar and any soy stabilizer. Instead it’s made with a few simple natural ingredients including cocoa butter, maple syrup and cocoa powder.

11. Coconut Almond Mocha Fudge

These grain-free chocolate treats are made with a rich and decadent chocolate mocha fudge and a coconut fudge layer on top. Drool worthy bars that are made in under 10 minutes!

12. Pumpkin Pie Freezer Fudge

Pumpkin pie in fudge form. This super delicious festive treat is made with dates, pumpkin, almond butter and pumpkin pie spice. With all those ingredients packed inside these fudge bars are hard to resist!

13. No Bake Chocolate Fudge

A simple chocolate fudge that just happens to be no bake too. It takes only 15 minutes to prep this fudge then it’s left to chill in the fridge, it really couldn’t be easier!

14. Coconut Raspberry Fudge

Made with fresh raspberries this coconut raspberry fudge is a fruity sweet treat that is sure to impress. The pretty colors make this treat perfect for gifting this holiday season.

Candy Balls & Bites:

15. Coconut Date Rolls (AIP, Paleo, Vegan)

Made with only 3 simple ingredients these coconut date rolls are a great healthy treat. Perfect for if you are on the autoimmune paleo protocol too!

16. No Bake Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

Not only are these keto paleo cookie dough balls delicious, but they are also really easy to make. You can whip up a batch in probably 5-10 minutes.

17. Healthy Dark Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls

Delicious and healthy no bake chocolate peanut butter balls made without refined sugars they contain way less sugar than your average holiday treat. Gluten free, grain free and vegan too!

18. Samoa Fudge Bombs

These insanely delicious fudge bombs are made with flavors inspired by the girl scout cookie. They’re made with a decadent caramel filling, chocolate coating and then rolled in coconut sprinkles.

19. 5 Minute Raw Paleo Fudge Balls

The thing that I love about these fudge balls is that they’re so quick and easy to make and it’s not loaded with artificial or unnatural ingredients like other convenient sweets are. Whenever you need a chocolate fix, you can whip these bad boys up in about 5 minutes!

20. Chocolate Peppermint Cups

These chocolate peppermint cups take only 10 minutes to prepare. They’re loaded with coconut oil, protein-rich almond butter and nuts and raw cocoa. These treats are best served straight from the fridge or freezer.

21. No-Bake Chocolate-Covered Raspberry Cookie Bites

These no-bake chocolate covered treats are made with unsweetened shredded coconut, fresh raspberries, vanilla and sugar-free chocolate chips. No only are they delicious but they are so pretty and would look great served at parties!

22. Candied Almonds

These stovetop candied almonds are made without sugar or any additives at all. Made in only one skillet they’re a super quick and delicious sweet treat that’s perfect for gifting or snacking!

23. Salted Nut Clusters

These nut clusters are another sweet treat that would make a great foodie gift during the holiday season. Made with only three ingredients including dark chocolate and sea salt.

24. Maple Cinnamon Pecans

These maple cinnamon pecans are a warm and cozy treat served straight from a hot skillet. Made with only 6 ingredients this sweet snack is quick, delicious and vegan-friendly too!

25. Sweet and Salty Chocolate Nut Clusters

Sweet and crunchy nuts covered in chocolate. These chocolate nut clusters made a super easy and delicious snack that is great for when you’re on the go plus these clusters store very well.

26. Spiced Holiday Nuts {Easy & Delicious Homemade Gift-in-a-Jar}

Nuts make a great foodie gift, they store very well, can be flavored in so many different ways and are super easy to make. These ones are made with ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and a good pinch of cayenne pepper for a spicy kick, delicious!

27. Mocha Cream Truffles

Truffles are an indulgent treat that everyone loves. These ones are no bake and are filled with a super smooth and silky mocha filling. They’re also vegan and paleo friendly too!

28. Samoa Truffles

These samoa truffles are little soft and chewy bites of caramel sprinkled with coconut. The look incredible and are sure to go down a storm whether you’re entertaining or doing some festive baking at home.

29. Choco-Ginger Truffles

Chocolate and ginger is such a great combo and these truffles are the perfect way to enjoy them, made with almond milk and sprinkled with cocoa powder these treats store really well and make a fun gift!

30. Chocolate Orange Truffles :: Gluten, Grain, & Nut-Free, Paleo

When it comes to chocolate you can’t go wrong with and chocolate orange combo. These truffles are incredibly easy to whip up and are sure to go fast, maybe make a double batch?

31. Lemon Coconut Truffles

If you’re not a chocolate lover then these lemon coconut truffles are for you. They’re creamy and delicious, made with coconut, almonds and  lemon zest. Not only are these truffles really delicious but they look great served up at a festive spread!

32. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Truffles

If you love cookie dough then these pumpkin cookie dough bowl just took things a step further. Bursting with festive flavors from pumpkin, cinnamon and mini chocolate chips. These ones will be hard to resist!

This post was originally published in December of 2016 but has been republished in December 2018 to include new and improved recipes and pictures.

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