Candied Fruit Recipes

A holiday baking staple, candied fruits are at once tart, chewy and sweet. Classic recipes with candied fruits include fruitcakes, cookies and, of course, homemade candied fruit.

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Upside-Down Fruitcake

3 reviews

I get tired of people bad-mouthing holiday fruitcakes. It's one of my favorite holiday flavors and I look forward to it every year. This year, I decided to combine it with everyone's favorite, upside-down cake. Try to say no to this fruitcake; I dare you! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

Holiday Fruitcake

17 reviews

This is my own fruitcake recipe and it's a family favorite. The mixture of fruits and nuts helps make it...


Easy-Does-It Fruitcake

2 reviews

These miniature loaves are chock-full of tempting fruit and nuts. The glaze makes them extra moist and tasty. They are...


Special Holiday Fruitcake

8 reviews

“I got this recipe from my husband's aunt. Everyone likes it, even me, and I was never crazy about fruitcake...


Christmas Fruitcake Bars

I have baked this cookie every Christmas for at least 25 years. I've had the recipe for so long, I...

Miniature Christmas Fruitcakes

4 reviews

I’ve found that people who normally won’t eat fruitcake make an exception when they sample these. Using mini muffin pans...


Pineapple-Cherry Nut Cake

A good friend shared her mother's fruitcake recipe with me. It's simply the best I've ever eaten.

Holiday White Fruitcake

18 reviews

Years ago, when I attended Koloa Missionary Church in Hawaii, a friend gave me this recipe. Now I whip up...


Festive Fruitcakes

Having made this fruitcake for many years, I can promise you it's so much better than anything you'll find in...


Cherry Date Fruitcake

It's a Christmas tradition for me to serve this fruitcake at parties and to give it to friends and family....


Candied Fruitcake Squares

3 reviews

I'm not big on citrussy fruitcake, so when I found this version decades ago, I knew I'd found "my" recipe....

Cherry Pineapple Fruitcake

This is the finishing touch to our Christmas dinner. My family always claimed they didn't like fruitcake, but they love...