Christmas treats

I love the smell of baking at christmas and makeing lots of differernt christmas treats so i thought i would share some of my treat ideas with you.

1. Candy cane heart lollies
Ingredients
 ~ candy canes, white chocolate, sprinkles to decorate. you will also need lolly pop sticks.
Method
 ~ Break candy canes to desired size and sit them together in a heart shape on a baking tray with a baking sheet on it.
~ Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of boiling water
~Pour the chocolate into the heart shapes
~ Sprinkle on decorations, i used red sprinkles and popping candy
~ Leave to set in the fridge
~ when set ENJOY!



2. Chocolate christmas puddings
Ingredients
~ Chocolate, rice crispies, leaf decorations and icing sugar.
Method
~ Melt chocolate in a bowl over a pan of boiling water
~ Mix the rice crispies into the chocolate and spoon balls of the mixture onto a baking tray with a baking sheet on
~ Leave to set in the fridge
~ Add water to the icing sugar to make thick white icing
~ Trickle the icing on top of each ball and add a leaf decoration
~ Leave to set in the fridge
~ Serve to family and friends or eat them all your self :)



3. Christmas biscuits
Ingredients
~ 4oz butter, 6oz flour and 2oz sugar
Method
~ Cream together the butter and sugar
~ Stir in the flour, roll out the dough and cut out the shapes
~ Cook for 10 minutes at 180c/gas mark 4
~ decorate using icing and sprinkles i used red sprinkles and popping candy to match my candy canes
~ serve on a plate with a hot chocolate


These will all look great on the table at a party or for guest at your house, you could even put them in little bags tie a ribbon around them and give them as little gifts.

I would love to see any pictures of treats you make ~ instagram dot danielle.
Danielle x


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