Tag: holidays

Danish butter cookies on a white plate.
Cookies

Danish Butter Cookies

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Growing up as a kid, I have fond memories of eating Danish Butter Cookies around the holidays. Without fail it seemed we would have a neighbor drop off a round tin of Royal Dansk cookies. I looked forward to them every year. Buttery, crunchy, and sweet Danish butter cookies are […]

several homemade snowball cookies on a cutting board
Cookies

Snowball Cookies

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I love the holidays. It is a great time to bust out all of those holiday cookie recipes. A popular holiday cookie here in the United States is snowball cookies. They go perfect on a plate of goodies that you can hand out to friends, neighbors, and family members. And […]

Pile of peppermint bark on a white plate
All Things Chocolate

Peppermint Bark

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I am a bit of a chocolate addict. In fact, I have a whole category called, All Things Chocolate, here on my website devoted to chocolate. One of my favorite holiday treats to eat and make is peppermint bark. What is Peppermint bark? Peppermint bark is a classic candy that […]

Sugared cranberries in a white bowl
Snacks

Sugared Cranberries

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I love eating fruit! Cranberries are one of the fruits you don’t normally think to eat fresh because they are pretty tart, however, if you make sugared cranberries or candied cranberries, it balances out that tartness and you can enjoy them fresh! Sugared cranberries make a great snack to enjoy […]

homemade cranberry sauce in a white bowl
Side Dishes

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

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One of the most classic side dishes to go along with Turkey for Thanksgiving or Christmas has got to be homemade cranberry sauce. Once you make homemade cranberry sauce from scratch you definitely won’t go back to storebought. I do think the default is just to buy it at the […]

pile of classic peanut brittle on a white plate.
Desserts

Peanut Brittle

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I have fond memories of growing up and eating delicious treats during the holidays. My mom made three amazing candies every year. We also had old-fashioned fudge, Almond Roca, and of course classic peanut brittle. I think my love of candy and treats came from my mom. Thanks, mom! While […]

candied pecans in a white dish
Snacks

Candied Pecans

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I have always been a fan of snacking on nuts, peanuts, walnuts, cashews, pistachios, and of course pecans. And one of my favorite snacks or treats is this candied pecans recipe. They are so incredibly delicious and rather addicting. This easy candied pecans recipe is perfect for the Holidays or […]

Christmas crack saltine cracker candy piled on a white plate.
Desserts

Christmas Crack

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Don’t let the name Christmas Crack fool you, you don’t have to make this amazing dessert, only during the holidays. Make it year-round! Also known as saltine cracker candy or saltine cracker toffee, this recipe for Christmas crack is super duper easy to make. If you are not familiar with […]

Pretzel reindeer on a white cake pedestal
Desserts

Pretzel Reindeer

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These cute little pretzel reindeer treats are perfect for the holidays! And it makes a fun indoor activity to do with the family and kids. Or maybe you want to give them as a gift, instead of a classic plate of fudge, sugar cookies, or gingerbread cookies? You could put […]

Several stained glass cookies on a white plate.
Cookies

Stained Glass Cookies

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If you are looking for an impressive cookie to make for the holidays, make these homemade stained glass cookies. I just love these! When it comes to the Holidays, one thing I love is the assortment of cookies. No cookie plate would be completely without these amazing stained glass cookies. […]