When the holidays roll around, it doesn’t take long for me to start thinking about what sort of delicious goodies am I going to make this year. Or just eat. Eating them is the best part. However, some brave soul must transform their holiday spirit into something magically delicious. That’s right, I’m talking about holiday treat ideas to write home about. Drop your sugar cookies and muffin tins, Martha — Let’s try something truly special this year! Here are 7 sweet Christmas Craves you and your family will love. You can also make some memories baking together! Just try not to eat them all in one sitting… it may be difficult.
Soft and Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies
Crystallized ginger mixed with chocolate chunks make these chocolate gingerbread cookies a flavorful favorite. Santa would also appreciate if you left these cookies beside the hearth.
Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls
It could be argued that nothing says “holidays at home” like some amazing cinnamon rolls. Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls take the average sticky bun to the next level. Homemade cinnamon rolls are a great family tradition to make for breakfast on Christmas morning.
Candied Pomegranate Mandarin Orange Peel
Looking for something truly special? This uniquely delicious treat will be a gourmet highlight on any candy tray this season. You can also use Candied Pomegranate Mandarin Orange Peel to garnish delectable holiday desserts, especially ones that contain chocolate.
Ever classic and never out of style, homemade English Toffee makes any holiday party sweeter and everyone will love snapping a piece off. English toffee is also a great addition to a New Year’s Eve party table.
Cake Batter Truffles
If you love holiday treat ideas inspired by cake batter, sprinkle-topped Cake Batter Truffles will be hard to beat. Think cake batter cookie dough with a creamy center and a crunchy white chocolate coating.
Swedish Chocolate Balls
This final Christmas Crave *rounds* out the list with Swedish Chocolate Balls. Coconut has to be one of my all time favorite flavors.
Homemade Dried Fruit Holiday Treat Ideas
Looking for something a little healthier? Make a batch of DIY dried fruit to enjoy alone or mixed with nuts.
The holidays are a great time to test your baking skills and whip up some sweet confections. Delight your friends and family with any of these sweet holiday treats. What are some of your favorite Christmas Craves to make for a holiday party?
Andy is dad to three kiddos and lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. He loves going on family adventures, hiking, and riding motorcycles and ATVS. He’s also an entrepreneur and runs a successful children’s brand specializing in solutions for playtime and snack time.