Chocolate Christmas Cookie, Candy, and Bar Recipes

Giving chocolate as a Christmas gift is classic, which is why we have a gift guide chock-full of recommendations if you want to buy sweets for someone. But if you're more into making homemade presents, or if you just need something to serve at a holiday party, check out these cocoa-forward cookies, candies, and confections. Just add a glass of milk—or a mug of hot chocolate if you really want to get decadent. Shoud you need to ship any cookies, see our guide to mailing holiday treats.

These chocolate sandwich cookies are filled with a fluffy peppermint-candy-studded vanilla buttercream.