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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Christmas Fruitcake Bars

I have baked this cookie every Christmas for at least 25 years. I've had the recipe for so long, I don't even remember where it came from! —Jeaune Hadl, Lexington, Kentucky

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...


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

1 review

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


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.


Festive Fruitcakes

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

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....