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5 Easy-To-Do Holiday Treats

Have a Christmas party to attend? Or want something fun to make and impress the family Christmas day? Try one or two of these easy, delicious holiday treats!

They take little work, look amazing and will sure taste even better!

 

1. Christmas Candy Cane Sleds

What You’ll Need:

Mini Twix bars

Mini candy canes

Chocolate Frosting or Melted Chocolate

Teddy Grahams 

 

Steps:

1. Unwrap the Twix bars 

2. Use the chocolate frosting or melted chocolate to stick two mini candy canes on each side of the Twix bars to make the sleigh.

3. Also use the chocolate frosting or melted chocolate to have the teddy graham bear stand ontop of the sleigh.

Let the frosting or melted chocolate harden and just like that you are done!

 

2. Grinch Kabobs

What You’ll Need:

Toothpicks

Grapes

Bananas

Strawberries

Mini marshmallows

 

Steps:

1. Cut up bananas into fairly skinny, round slices

2. Cut the tops of the strawberries off so the green stem is not there

3. First take the toothpick and slide the grape half way up.

4. Above the grape slide on the banana slice, then the strawberry to make the hat. 

5. To top it off slide on the mini marshmallow above the strawberry.

And there he is, the Grinch!

 

3. Santa Crunch Popcorn

What You’ll Need:

Popcorn (whatever kind you’d like to use, make it on the stove, use kettle corn or pre made popcorn)

1/4 Cup of Butter

Mini Marshmallows

Red & Green M&Ms (using pretzel M&Ms could add a tasty touch)

Salt

Vanilla

 

Steps:

1. Make desired popcorn or use pre made and put it in a bowl and sprinkel salt 

2. Next, make the marshmallow mixture. Melt 1/4 cup of butter in a sauce pan and then add in the 3 cups of mini marshmallows. Stir until melted and then turn off the heat of stove. Then add 1 tsp of vanilla.

3. Pour the marshmallow mixture over the popcorn and fold it over the popcorn so mostly all of it is covered.

4. While the mixture is still warm and sticky add in the M&Ms and sprinkles for the Christmas touch!

Now you’re ready to serve your sweet and salty Santa Crunch!

 

4. Reindeer Cocoa Rice Krispie Treat Pops

What You’ll Need:

6 Cups Kellogg’s Cocoa Krispies

Package of Marshmallows

3 tbsp. Butter

Candy canes

Pretzels

Red jelly beans

Black icing

 

Steps:

1. In a large saucepan melt the 3 tbsp of butter over low heat.

2. Add in the 1 package of marshmallows and stir until completely melted.

3. Remove from heat and stir in the Cocoa Krispies until they are completely covered.

4. Once cooled after about 10 minutes, take small handfuls of the Cocoa Krispie mixture and roll into a ball. 

5. Breaking off the rounded part of the candy cane so there is only the stick, slide the stick in the bottom of the ball.

6. For the antlers break the pretzels in half and stick at the top of the ball on each side.

7. With the black icing make two black dots as eyes and stick the red jelly beans in the middle of the ball as the nose. 

Now you have your cute pops to admire and enjoy!

 

5. Holiday Buttons

What You’ll Need: 

Bag of grid pretzels

Red & Green M&Ms

Hershey kisses

Baking sheet

 

Steps:

1. Preheat the oven to a warm 200 degrees

2. Place pretzels on teh baking sheet.

3. Unwrap Hershey kisses and place each on top, in the center of the pretzel grid.

4. Place baking sheet in the over for 4-5 minutes, keeping an eye on them making sure they are not too soft.

4. Push the M&Ms on top of the Hershey kiss and let cool.

Share & eat these tasty holiday buttons!

 

 

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