http://rockdavinci.blogspot.com/2011/11/confit-melons-candied-melons.html); and candied clementines; also homemade almond paste. Just to make sure that my calissons are like the Calissons d'AIX, I even ordered the authentic confectionery from France, ,, just to make sure. Calissons d'AIX is served as part of the Thirteen Desserts of Christmas served on the Christmas eve in France. Each region add their regionally known product as part of the thirteen desserts of Christmas and AIX en Provence is famous for Calissons. My calissons turned out delicious and became an enjoyable favorites at our Christmas treats.