The winter holidays are a source of inspiration for many who love to decorate — including candy companies, many of whom either feature limited-edition flavored items or reshape their familiar sweets into forms that fit the season. Here's a list of what's happening on the goodies scene for those seeking to stuff a stocking (or just their mouths) with tasty treats.
Wondershop Hot Chocolate Cocoa Topper
Top off your hot chocolate with a dark chocolate coated marshmallow, sprinkled with peppermint candy pieces. Sold only at Target; $1 each.
Welch's Holiday Fruit Snacks
The holiday spirit is mixed into Welch's fruit snacks in the form of festive shapes; $1 per 1-count holiday package.
Wondershop Mischief Munch
Available exclusively at Target, this trail mix is full of holiday magic. The mix contains peanuts, green, red and white candy corn, M&M's, white almonds, pretzels and cookie pieces; $9.99.
Reese's Stuffed with Pieces Peanut Butter Trees
The newest addition to the Reese's tree family is stuffed with crunchy Reese's Pieces, to give an exciting peanut butter experience; $3.99 for a 6-pack.
White Chocolate & Peppermint Pretzel Crisps
Dream of a white chocolate Christmas with these pretzel crisps layered with smooth white chocolate and peppermint pieces; $2.99 per bag.
Dylan's Candy Bar Cookie Dough
Gift the best of both worlds this holiday season: cookie dough and chocolate combined into one bar. Sold only at Target; $2.99.
Peeps Gingerbread Flavored Giant Marshmallow Gingerbread Men
The Gingerbread Man is now marshmallow, thanks to Peeps' new holiday creation; $1.49-$1.79 for a 3-count package.
Hot Cocoa M&M's
Available only at Target, Hot Cocoa M&M's are a festive version of a classic drink with a chocolate shell surrounding a marshmallow flavored center; $3.19 per bag.
Hershey's Hot Cocoa Kisses
Get a kiss of hot chocolate with this new twist on the classic winter drink. Each milk chocolate kiss is filled with marshmallow crème. Available only at Target; $3.99.
Lindt Snickerdoodle White Chocolate Truffles
Exclusively available at Target, these seasonal truffles are filled with a Snickerdoodle flavored center coated by white chocolate with cookie pieces; $4.49 per bag.
Dove Hot Cocoa
Only available at Target, these present-themed chocolates have a marshmallow crème center for a new take on hot chocolate; $3.59 per bag.
Dylan's Candy Bar Christmas Crunch
A perfect gift, this premium popcorn is covered with cake batter coating and sprinkled with colorful confections. Available only at Target; $5.99.
Dark Chocolate & Peppermint Pretzel Crisps
Celebrate the season with pretzels crisps that have been dipped in velvety dark chocolate and sprinkled with with refreshing peppermint candy pieces; $3.49 per bag.
Peeps Candy Cane Flavored Marshmallow Chicks
These traditional marshmallow treats now have a refreshing twist for the holidays, with candy cane flavoring the fluffy chicks; $1.69 -$2.09 for a 10 count package.
Sugarfina Happy Hanukkah Candy Bento Box
With Kosher-certified candies, the Candy Bento Box is the perfect way to celebrate a happy Hanukkah. The set includes dark chocolate sea salt caramels, robin's egg caramels and champagne bubbles. $26.
Everlasting Gobstopper Snowballs
Everlasting Gobstopper Snowballs, mini jawbreakers with constantly changing colors, are festive for the holidays with seasonal colors sure to excite your taste buds. Only available at Target; $1.
Peeps Delights Peppermint Bark
A mix of peppermint-flavored marshmallow and a dark chocolate dip is the perfect addition to any stocking or candy bowl this holiday season; $1.99-$2.49 for a three-count package.
Crunch one-pound bar
You'll never run out of chocolate with the Crunch one-pound bar, which is packaged in an "ugly sweater" motif and sure to satisfy chocolate lovers; $10.99.
Lindor peppermint cookie milk chocolate truffles
Available only at Target, these seasonal Lindor truffles are holiday inspired with peppermint cookie and milk chocolate pieces; $4.49.
Reese's white peanut butter trees
The Reese's peanut butter holiday shaped candies are now covered in white crème and will remind chocolate lovers of snowy trees during the holidays; $3.59.
Peeps Delights Hot Chocolate
Hot chocolate-flavored marshmallows dipped in white fudge are sure to satisfy your cravings this holiday season; $1.99-$2.49 for a three-count package.
Godiva holiday tin
This 50-piece holiday tin of assorted wrapped truffles is an ideal festive present for sharing with a large group. $32.
Hershey's Elf on the Shelf Kisses
Available exclusively at Target, Hershey's Elf on the Shelf milk chocolate Kisses are packaged to resemble an elf hat and are the perfect stocking stuffer; $3.59
SweeTarts Merry Mix
SweeTarts Merry Mix includes snowmen, bell and tree-shaped candies come in a recloseable bag and are perfect for baking, decorating and more this holiday season; $2.99.
Dove Caramel Holiday Tree-t's
Only available at Target stores, these Christmas ornament-themed Dove candies are filled with sea salt caramel and dark chocolate; $3.99
Peeps Delights Sugar Cookie
Sweet tooths will be satisfied with sugar cookie-flavored Peeps with a white fudge coating; $1.99-$2.49 for a three-count package.
Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Snowman
The Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups are shaped like snowmen this holiday season, and the crispy and crunchy pieces are sure to please chocolate and peanut butter fans; $0.74.