How far in advance can I make Christmas candy?

I want to make chocolate bark and sea salt caramels to send to family for Christmas. How far in advance can I make them? Will they go bad if I make them now (December 6) and mail in a week?

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bigpan December 6, 2011
Hard chocolate bark, brittle, and caramel will last. If you have anything time/temp sensitive send by FedEx in a sealed box and a frozen pack wrapped in a ziploc.
 
sweetlolo December 6, 2011
for the caramels, if you refrigerate them after you package them they can last for weeks, so you should be just fine making them now.
 
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