Holiday Mealtime Fun

Holiday Mealtime Fun

Holiday Mealtime Fun

The holidays are hectic but truly a joyous time of the year! We get to see friends and family, serve special food, and lose the routine of daily life. It’s the season to celebrate, be grateful and make unforgettable memories. Here are some fun, unique takes on holiday treats that also can pass as decorations!


Holiday Recipes

A Christmas tree cheese ball appetizer is absolutely yummy and simply wonderful to look at! Everyone can get involved in helping decorate the tree by adding “ornaments” like pomegranates, dried cranberries, or dates. It’s the perfect pre-dinner treat or snack that is healthy and satisfying.

Who said pizza isn’t a holiday meal? Awesome as a holiday party appetizer or even a fun family dinner.Instead of ordering a pizza, why not make a pizza candy cane crescent Kids will absolutely love seeing their pizza in the shape of a candy cane. This Pizza Crescent Candy Cane will satisfy those pizza cravings all holiday season! It’ll be a joy to have the whole family making and eating their candy cane pizza. This deliciously different recipe is sure to please everyone and is very simple to make.

If you have room for dessert this holiday season, this 5-minute fudge wreath by Rachel Ray is very easy and simply delicious. This scrumptious recipe will be a hit at your holiday gathering! It takes only 5 minutes and requires very little effort, so this is perfect to reward yourselves at the end of the day with a tasty holiday treat.


Variations: White Chocolate Wreath with Pistachio and Cranberry

  • Substitute the chocolate chips with white chocolate chips, 1 1/2 ounce bag plus 1 cup.

  • Substitute 1 to 1 1/2 cups of shelled natural pistachio nuts for walnuts.

  • Substitute 1/2 cup dried sweetened cranberries for currants.


Goober and Raisinette Wreath

  • Swap butterscotch for peanut butter chips

  • Swap large whole peanuts for walnuts used in original recipe (such as peeled Virginia Peanuts)

  • Swap 1/2 cup large raisins for currants in original recipe