Looking for ways to keep the kids busy and entertained as Christmas approaches? Check out Spoonful.com for lots of fun ideas on holiday crafts to make with your kids or recipes great for gift giving! There is a wide assortment to choose from including party ideas for everything from decorations to food to activities, plus, a section just on Disney Christmas dessert recipes, ornaments, cards and more. The Mickey & Minnie Merry Magic Cookies are super cute and would make any kids party extra fun! You can check out all the great inspirational ideas on the Spoonful site HERE.
- Thanks Kaitlyn at Spoonful!
If you are looking for an extra special dessert to serve over the holidays, Yammie has a recipe for decadent German Chocolate Cake. What sets her recipe apart is dark cocoa powder, coconut milk and coffee. You can tell from her picture just how moist and rich the cake will taste!
She has lots of photos, step-by-step instructions and a great story behind the cake on her post HERE. Serve up a slice with a tall glass of milk or a hot cup of coffee for a dessert sure to impress!
-Thanks Yammie’s Noshery!
Here’s a fun and festive recipe for the holidays- meringue reindeer cookies! They are easy to make and your family is sure to love this adorable dessert – which would also make a great gift or a fun idea for a cookie swap.
If you plan to make them, keep in mind they have a long baking time and a very long cooling time, so you will want to plan ahead. But these adorable cookies look like they are worth the wait.
Michelle has all the step-by-step instructions with more super cute photos on her post HERE.
-Thanks Michelle at IHeartKitchen!
Today Yammie has a recipe for quick and easy bread bowls – just fill them with her broccoli cheese soup to impress family and friends! The dough is actually fairly quick and easy to make, the time involved is primarily letting the yeast rise. The soup is rich, creamy, and delicious.
Stuffed bread bowls are a great way to warm up on a cold day too! You can check out the recipe with step-by-step instructions and photos on her post HERE.
-Thanks Yammie’s Noshery!
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Today Michelle has a recipe for you for peanut butter fudge bars! They are easy to make and the perfect holiday treat.
Plus they make a nice little thank you gift for anyone on your list that you would like to give an extra special thanks or spread some holiday cheer too – teachers, postal workers, neighbors etc.
You can check out this delicious recipe along with instructions on her post HERE.
-Thanks Michelle at iheartkitchen!
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Holidays are a time for fabulous, indulgent desserts – and here’s one from Yammie’s Noshery. The pie starts with a made from scratch puff-pastry type crust and then gets filled with a filling of fresh apples, brown sugar and a few more ingredients. A crunchy topping is placed on top before baking. Once the pie is done, it gets drizzled with a home-made caramel sauce that puts this pie over the top!
Serve up with some ice cream and you have a holiday dessert sure to impress! You can check out the recipe with pictures and step-by-step instructions on Yammie’s post HERE.
-Thanks Yammie’s Noshery!
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