Free Santa Claus Christmas Candy Bar Wrappers

Scroll down and click the link below to download the free printable Christmas candy bar wrapper templates



Several people have asked me to design printable candy bar wrappers over the years. This year, I finally got into the groove to do it. When I started thinking about what I would create, I knew I wanted to use the fun antique Santa image you see in this wrapper. This particular vintage Santa Claus illustration is one of my favorites. He looks like he's tempting us with all kinds of treasures. Thanks, Santa. Sure, I'll take some of those jewels off your hands.

The result of Santa's help is a vintage-inspired chocolate bar wrapper that works well as a stocking stuffer for kids--or a standalone gift for adults. Just put an expensive chocolate bar in it and you'll have an easy-to-make--and welcome--gift for just about any grown-up on your list.

Just Exactly When Did Candy Bar Sizes Become So Different?


When I started researching candy bar sizes, I realized that a lot has changed since I was a kid. It seems like almost every bar has a different size these days. Believe me, this made it challenging to decide what sizes to design. So I created printable wrappers in three sizes I thought might be somewhat universal. (See the image below for the exact candy bars I used.) Then, I allowed for a little extra space on the sides, should you need to cut off some of the ends to make the wrappers fit different-sized bars. Finally, I inserted each wrapper image into a Word document that will allow you to click the corner of the images and drag them to change the sizes. More about that in the tips below. First, download the zip file below that contains the three Word documents with the different sizes:



The wrapper art is contained within a Zip file. If you need software to unzip it, 7Zip is free and open source.


Tips for Making the Printable Candy Bar Wrappers


  • As I mentioned above, candy car sizes are all over the map these days. You can ensure these wrappers fit by using one of the chocolate bar types shown above. But if you want to use another kind, you can take one of the three documents I provided and either enlarge or shrink the .jpg image in the document. This will allow you to adjust them (within reason). You do this by clicking on the image with your mouse. Dots will then appear in the corners of the image as shown below. Just hover your mouse over one of these and an arrow will appear. You can then drag the corner of the image either inward or outward to change the size.
  • It's helpful to turn on the Ruler feature in Word if you want to resize a wrapper:

  • Make sure to set the text alignment to left, as shown here, which will allow you to drag the image to the correct size using the ruler:

  • The medium and small wrappers are actually made from the same art, only at different sizes. The large wrapper is a different shape; it's taller. So keep this in mind if you want to follow the instructions above and use the wrappers for a different-sized chocolate bar.

  • If the above seems like too much trouble, see if just cutting off each side on a wrapper will give you the size you need.

  • There are a variety of ways you can secure the back of the wrapper so it stays put around the candy bar. If you want it to be really secure, you can use Glue Dots glue lines. Those are really strong and will hold the wrapper together until someone's ready to unwrap it. Zots will perform basically the same function. If you don't want to be that fancy, you can use double-sided tape or even a thin glue line (just make sure to watch as it dries so it doesn't shift). If you're really desperate for options, you can just use regular tape and make loops with it. It will be challenging to get a really tight fit this way but it will do in a pinch.

As a big vintage art fan, Christmas always puts me in the mood for antique images that convey the warmth of a bygone era. This free vintage-inspired printable candy bar wrapper stocking stuffer was a chance to share that love with you. I hope you find them helpful and that you enjoy the holidays!

You might also like my other Christmas posts.


Credits: The adorable vintage Santa Claus image came from my vintage art site. You can find a free download of the original vintage Christmas card (along with other free cards) here. The Old London and Anglican fonts are by Dieter Steffmann, a retired font designer who gives all his excellent fonts away for free and with no restrictions. Thanks, Dieter! The fonts are available at 1000fonts.com.

Terms: These chocolate bar wrappers are for personal use only. Please DO NOT post this artwork on your blog or site. That’s stealing. You can, however, post a link to my page if you’d like your visitors to get this artwork. Please contact me using the info on my contact page or the contact form at the very bottom of this page and I will send you a unique image that hasn’t been posted on my site. That will allow your site to rank in Google images for your post. Thanks in advance for honoring these terms.

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