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Holiday Treats

Seasons Eatings! With the holidays right around the corner, what’s better to get you in the spirit than some holiday baking? Read on to find recipes you can complete with family at home or with friends virtually.


Image is courtesy of Betty Crocker


1. Holiday Monster Cookies

These cookies are big in size as well as flavour! Click here to learn how to bake your own holiday monster cookies, which are filled with all your favourite holiday flavours—peppermint, pretzels, and chocolate chips—perfect to drink with a tall glass of milk.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchen/holiday-monster-cookies-3543357


2. Magic Cookie Bars

This homemade holiday treat is a candy-bar made from scratch which includes chocolate chips, coconut flakes, and pecans. Feel free to substitute your own toppings to make your very own customizable magic cookie bar!

https://merryabouttown.com/holiday-baking/


3. Holiday Cake Pops

Why make an entire cake when you can make cake pops instead? You can use a cake mix from scratch or a store-bought one to customize the flavour. Use different decorative items such as coating chocolates and candy accessories to design these delectable treats however you want.

https://www.bhg.com/recipe/cupcakes/holiday-cake-pops/


4. Christmas Cocoa

What’s better than a cup of hot cocoa on a cold winter evening? This recipe only takes about 15 minutes to make, and includes warm flavours including cinnamon and nutmeg! And if you’re not a fan of those spices, then feel free to substitute it with whatever you like.

https://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/christmas-cocoa/61e82461-962e-43af-942a-7cd9d2efe104


5. Apple Pie Cheesecake

Pie and Cheesecake!? This recipe combines both amazing dishes to create a hybrid treat. This is a great baking-day activity to do during the winter break to take some time off of schoolwork.

https://tasty.co/recipe/apple-pie-cheesecake


6. Peppermint Bark Milkshake

This festive milkshake is perfect for the holidays! Instead of buying one from your local fast food place, try making your own using the recipe here.

https://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/peppermint-bark-milkshake/


Looking for more holiday recipes? A simple google search of any holiday treat—from drinks to cakes to cookies—will give you endless options! Happy Eating!


Article Author: Asima Hudani

Article Editors: Edie Whittington, Sherilyn Wen