12 last-minute sweet holiday gifts that everyone will crave

Chocolate candies available at See's Candies in downtown Salem on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.Seescandies Ar 18
Chocolate candies available at See's Candies in downtown Salem on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.Seescandies Ar 18 /

These last-minute sweet holiday gifts make the season merry and bright.

From stocking stuffers to just because, these last-minute sweet holiday gifts will bring big smiles. During the holiday season it is allowed to have that extra piece of candy, a mid-afternoon treat or a just because snack. If you want to be on Santa’s nice list, make sure that there are extra sweet holiday gifts under the tree.

Here are FoodSided’s 12 best last-minute sweet holiday gifts that are under our tree.

Ferrero Golden Gallery Signature Fine Assorted Chocolates

The Ferrero Golden Gallery Signature Fine Assorted chocolate will delight any chocolate lover. From the sweet white chocolate to the rich dark chocolate, these assorted candies are an exploration of flavor and textures. Although it is hard to pick just one favorite, you will want to sample them all.

See’s Candy Victoria Toffee

Only available at Christmas, this buttery, crunchy toffee is a classic. Direct from Mary’s recipe book, the milk chocolate and roasted almonds is a taste of the holidays that is a holiday candy tradition. And, if you can’t get a Victoria Toffee this year, stock up on some classic truffles. These See’s Candies Truffles are always a tasty treat.


Godiva is always a delicious chocolate candy indulgence. Whether you want a little taste or a selection from your favorite Godiva shop, there is an option for every holiday gift. One tasty treat is the Sparkle Holiday Chocolate Collection. This option has some of the tastiest chocolate treats.

Pretzel Crisps Peppermint pretzels

Sometimes a sweet treat isn’t just holiday candy. The Pretzel Crisps Peppermint Pretzels are both sweet and a touch salty. Available in both white and dark chocolate, these holiday treats are irresistible.

While these Pretzel Crisps are tasty on their own, consider using them on a holiday dessert. A few pieces on top of a brownie or even a chocolate chip cookie can be quite delicious. You might want to buy an extra bag for yourself.

Tic Tac Candy Cane

With over 100 layers of minty goodness, the annual Tic Tac Candy Cane refreshing mints make a perfect stocking stuffer or just a little treat for just because. Whether you use a container to shake out the beat to your favorite holiday song or eliminate mask breath, it is always a great idea to have some extra Tic Tacs in the house.

Hershey’s Build a Snowman or Build a Santa

New this year, the Hershey’s Build a Snowman or Hershey’s Build a Santa turn candy into playtime. These sweet treats let your imagination run wild. Even if you eat the Snowman’s head first, you won’t get put on the naughty list.

Jacques Torress Chocolate Lollipops

These Jacques Torres Chocolate Lollipops are perfect for both a treat and table décor. Place one on a plate as both a place card and treat or create a centerpiece of candy delights, these chocolate lollipops might have everyone eating dessert first.

Terry’s Orange Chocolate

Available at Walmart, the Terry’s Orange Chocolate Ball is a holiday favorite. The combination of chocolate and orange is always delightful. Plus, you can eat a “slice” at a time or enjoy the whole treat. It is almost like choose your own adventure.

Reese’s Christmas Trees

Who can resist Reese’s? The Reese’s Christmas Trees are back. While many people enjoy the surprise holiday shapes, those Christmas trees seem to capture the merry.

Even consider using the Reese’s Christmas Trees as a decoration on other desserts. For example, on a chocolate cake, the Reese’s Christmas Trees can be an easy decoration on each slice.

LIFE SAVERS Gummies Candy, Holiday Candy Christmas Sweet

Who didn’t grow up with LIFE SAVERS holiday gift boxes? This year, consider the LIFE SAVERS Gummies Candy holiday gift box. It brings a touch of nostalgia to the holiday celebration.

M&M’S Holiday Mug Set

M&M’S are always part of holiday celebrations. The M&M’s coffee mug turns the holiday candies into a year round celebration. Use the mug for coffee or hot chocolate. All the funny phrases will bring joy all year round.

Ghiradelli Peppermint Bark Squares

The holiday season isn’t complete without peppermint bark. The Ghiradelli Peppermint Bark Squares are the perfect way to satisfy that craving one bite at a time. And, if you plan well, you can even have a few more hidden away for after the first of the year.

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These last-minute sweet holiday gifts are just a few suggestions. Whether you fill the Christmas stocking with candy or just enjoy a few indulgences, enjoy the holiday season. After this year, everyone deserves another bite of candy.

What is your favorite holiday candy? Have you eaten a few more pieces of holiday candy this year?