10 Christmas Treats You'll Want for Your Holiday Celebration
Despite the chilly weather, Christmas is one of the warmest times of year. A cozy fire in the fireplace, family and friends, and Christmas goodies are all part of what makes the holiday celebration so special.
As we gear up to celebrate the real reason for the season, we thought it’d be fun to gather up some new recipes for delicious Christmas-themed treats. Whether your house will be full of grandkids or you have a serious sweet tooth, these snacks are sure to be a hit!
1. Christmas Funfetti Cake Batter Truffles
These festive truffles taste just like cake batter. The recipe uses white cake mix, some baking ingredients you’re sure to have in your pantry already, and Christmas sprinkles for a fun touch. Don’t skip the white chocolate chips – they make for a decadent outer layer that’s on par with Lindt truffles.
Get the Recipe: Lauren’s Latest
2. Christmas Toffee Crack
The name tells all – once you start eating these Christmas snacks, you won’t be able to stop! Made of saltine crackers, mini marshmallows, and red and green M&M baking chips, there’s nothing here that the grandkids won’t love.
Get the Recipe: Crafty Morning
3. Chocolate-Dipped Oreo Snowflakes
What makes Oreos even better? Dunking them in chocolate, of course! Plus, decorating the tops with snowflake patterns and Christmas trees make these treats super fun to display for your holiday celebrations.
Get the recipe: I Heart Naptime
4. Christmas Cream Cheese Mints
If you have 30 minutes and enjoy minty sweets, this recipe is a must-have for your Christmas table.
All you need for this easy recipe is cream cheese, powdered sugar, mint extract, a little bit of milk, and some holiday sprinkles. These taste like the inside of a York peppermint patty!
Get the recipe: Salty Side Dish
5. Eggnog Cupcakes with Butter Rum Frosting
Nothing screams “holidays” like eggnog and butter rum. Mix them together, and you have the most delicious, indulgent cupcakes of the season.
The cupcakes are super easy to make thanks to some yellow cake mix and vanilla pudding, and the butter rum buttercream frosting comes together quickly with powdered sugar, butter, milk, and rum extract. Some final details like Christmas sprinkles and red cupcake liners will leave your out-of-town guests in awe!
Get the Recipe: Two Sisters Crafting
6. Gluten-Free Chocolate Pecan Bars
If you have anyone in the family that’s sensitive or allergic to gluten, this recipe is sure to be a major hit. They’re sweet, sticky, and rich – everything you want in a moist holiday bar.
These do take some time as you’ll be making the crust from scratch, but your friends and family will be able to taste the love. Plus, it’s a great way to use up any extra pecans you might have leftover from your Thanksgiving pies!
Get the recipe: Seasonal Cravings
7. Holiday Fudge Bites
If you have a few hours and enjoy fudge making, this recipe from Kraft Heinz featuring Baker’s chocolate products might be a fun one to try. The recipe promises chocolatey, creamy perfection upon the first bite with a secret ingredient: Jell-O chocolate flavor instant pudding.
Get the recipe: My Food and Family
8. Rice Krispies Christmas Trees
If you want to get the grandkids involved, this Rice Krispies recipe is the perfect one to bring out.
Follow the easy Rice Krispies recipe and cut the treats out with holiday-themed cookie cutters. Then, decorate to your heart’s delight with melted white chocolate and Christmas sprinkles!
Get the recipe: The Best Ideas for Kids
9. Holiday Nutella Bites
Made with just three simple ingredients, these small bites couldn’t be easier to make, and they’re very addictive. Everyone will think you labored over these, when it reality, you just blitzed up some Oreos and Nutella, shaped it into truffle balls, and coated with melted chocolate. Oh, and you can’t forget the sprinkles!
Get the recipe: Kleinworth & Co
10. Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Keto, Low Carb, Vegan Christmas Rum Balls
If you have someone in your family who follows a strict diet, whether it be dairy-free, keto, or vegan, this is a treat they’ll be able to enjoy.
These low-carb rum balls are made with just a few simple ingredients like cocoa powder, coconut oil, almond flour, and rum. Plus, no baking required!
Get the recipe: Keto Millenial
Enjoy the Christmas Season!
Try out one of these new Christmas treats, and more than anything, take some time to relax over the holiday season. If we can do anything to take off some stress regarding your post-65 health insurance or retirement plan, of course, give us a call at 833-801-7999.
Thank you for reading, and have fun putting together these festive Christmas-themed treats!
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