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Delicious Christmas treats

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Delicious Christmas treats

 ChristmasCookies-Stamp.jpg For a winter-inspired treat, try using a snowflake cookie stamp. It will help add a subtle holiday touch to your baked goods!

Snowflake cookies
Ingredients

  • cookie press


Directions
1
Cut your cookies into circles the same size as your cookie stamp.

2 With a steady hand, firmly press the cookie stamp on your cookie cirlces.

3 Bake as directed.

Cookie STAMP from Stampin' Up!, $23.28.

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These marshmallows are a perfect treat to make with children - with a few lollipop sticks, some velvety chocolate and festive sparkles, they are delicious and fun to eat.

Marshmallow treats
Ingredients

  • 12 marshmallows
  • 2 cups of bittersweet chocolate chips
  • sparkles of your choice

Directions
1
Using a double boiler, melt the chocolate until smooth.

2 Place a marshmallow at the top of each lollipop stick.

3 Dip in the melted chocolate tapping off excess. Add sprinkles and leave to cool.

Makes 12 treats.

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These elegant strawberries are easy to make and the perfect choice for a chic holiday dessert platter.

Chocolate-dipped strawberries
Ingredients

  • A good handful of bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 handful of finely chopped almonds


Directions
1
Melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Add the butter in small chunks. Stir once the chocolate is melted and transfer to a bowl.

2 Dip each strawberry into the warm chocolate and then into the almonds and place on a rack covered in parchment paper. Leave to set in the fridge.

Makes 10 strawberries.

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Chestnut is such a festive ingredient to use during the holidays. These easy cookies start with store-bought wafers and an indulgent chestnut cream - perfect for this time of year!

Chestnut cookies
Ingredients

  • 24 chocolate wafer cookies
  • 2 tbsp of heavy cream

Directions
1
Lay out 12 wafer cookies on a plate or cookie sheet. In a small bowl mix the chestnut puree and cream until the mixture is homogenous.

2 Using a small spoon, add a generous dollop of the chestnut puree at the center of each of the 12 wafers. Top each with the remaining wafers.

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The holiday season is all about giving. For a nice homemade gift, try stacking a few homemade cookies in a pretty box. Add a little ribbon and a personalized tags and gift away!
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