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3 Holiday Dessert Recipes To Brighten Up The Season

This is truly the most wonderful time of the year! That means recipes too. Here are three recipes you can try this holiday season.

1. Hot Chocolate 


With the frosty air of winter swinging in, there is no better time to snuggle up with a cup of hot chocolate. Here’s a recipe that’s a hit in my household.


  1. Mix 4 cups of any milk, ¼ cup of unsweetened cocoa powder and ¼ cup granulated sugar in a saucepan.

  2. Bring to medium heat until warm.

  3. Add ½ cup of semisweet chocolate chips and which until chocolate melts.

  4. Whisk in vanilla extract.

  5. Serve.


2. Snickerdoodle Cookies


The holidays are all about the treats. Cookies are a classic holiday treat, and my favorite to make is Modern Honey’s Snickerdoodle recipe.



   1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

   2. In a small bowl, stir together ⅓ cup of sugar and 2                 Tablespoons of cinnamon and set aside.

   3. In a separate large bowl, cream together 1 cup of                   unsalted butter (softened) and 1 ½ cups of sugar for

       4 to 5 minutes until light and fluffy. Add in 2 large eggs        and 2 teaspoons of vanilla and mix in with an electric            mixer.

    4. Stir in 2 ¾ cups of flour, 1 ½ teaspoons of Cream of               Tartar, ½ teaspoon of baking soda and 1 teaspoon

         of salt until well combined

    5. Roll cookie dough mixture into small round balls. Drop          into cinnamon-sugar mixture and and cover well/

    6. Bake on baking sheet for 9 to 11 minutes. 

    7. Let cool for several minutes.

3. Peppermint Bark


The holidays bring together family and friends. This quick Dinner At The Zoo recipe is sure to bring minty delight to any holiday gathering.


  1. .Microwave 1 ½ cups of semisweet chocolate chips in a medium bowl for thirty seconds and stir.

  2. Repeat until the chocolate is smooth.

  3. Spread melted chocolate into a rectangle on a piece of parchment paper.

  4. Let set for 15 minutes in fridge.

  5. Microwave 2 cups of white chocolate chips in a medium bowl for thirty seconds and stir.

  6. Repeat until smooth.

  7. Once smooth, add in ½ teaspoon of peppermint extract and stir.

  8. Spread white chocolate over semisweet chocolate layer. 

  9. Top with crushed candy canes and let harden in fridge for twenty minutes.

  10. Break into pieces and serve.