This hard maple candy recipe is another popular traditional Christmas candy recipe. The classic maple hard candy has been made for ages and many families have a traditional recipe that is handed down from one generation to another.  Learn how to make these amazing yet simple Christmas hard candy recipe here.


  • 1 1/2 tsp butter
  • 3 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tsp maple extract


  • Take a large pan
  • Add sugar, water and corn syrup and cook over a medium flame
  • Remove from the flame once the mix thickens
  • Add maple extract
  • Pour the mix on a baking pan covered with parchment paper and allow to cool a bit
  • Cut the candy into desired shapes.

You can cut the candy into various designs like Christmas trees, leaves or other amazing designs. These delicious maple hard candies are great for Christmas.