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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German Stollen

My family and friends agree that the holidays just wouldn't be the same without this traditional stollen. —Valeria Mauik, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

Holiday Divinity

I've been whipping up this Christmasy treat— with its jolly red and green candied cherries and scrumptious chopped nuts— since...


Holiday Fruitcake

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


Special Holiday Fruitcake

“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

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


Glazed Candied Fruit Cookies

Even if your family doesn't care for fruitcake, they'll love these festive cookies studded with candied fruit and pecans. A...

Fruitcake Pie

This recipe came from a friend who knows how much we love fruitcake. The pie has similar flavors, but it’s...


Miniature Christmas Fruitcakes

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


Cherry Pecan Chews

This oldie, but goodie was given to me by my sister many, many years ago. She obtain the recipe when...


Pineapple-Cherry Nut Cake

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

Jeweled Cookie Slices

Field editor Rosella Peters of Gull Lake, Saskatchewan notes, "I often mark recipes with 'G' for good, 'VG' for very...


Festive Fruitcakes

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


Lebkuchen

It's tradition for my family to make these German treats together. The recipe came from my great-grandmother's cookbook, and judging...


Candied Fruitcake Squares

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