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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Holiday Divinity

6 reviews

I've been whipping up this Christmasy treat— with its jolly red and green candied cherries and scrumptious chopped nuts— since 1955. It's so light it melts in your mouth. —Helen White, Kerrville, Texas

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...


Easy Candied Fruit Cookies

2 reviews

Family and friends always want me to make these for Christmas, so I make lots of them. They're easy to...


Candied Fruit Cranberry Chutney

2 reviews

“I serve this sweet-tart condiment with turkey, chicken and pork, and find it a nice little gift to share with...

Almond-Filled Stollen

1 review

I’ve been making this during the holiday season for nearly 50 years. When we flew to Alaska one year to...


Festive Holiday Fruitcake Bark

Every year I make brandy-soaked dried fruit for fruitcake, but I always make too much. When I tried turning the...

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...


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....

Cranberry Fruit Bread

4 reviews

My family looks forward to this flavorful combination of cranberry bread and fruitcake for the holidays. Baked in smaller pans,...


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....