Complete the Christmas Feel and Cheers with These Sweet Treats

 
  • Lemony Christmas Cupcakes

    Of course there’s so much sweets this holidays. Make your treat standout with a zing.

    Lemony Christmas Cupcakes
  • Short-Bread Cookies

    Want to give away treats but hate to spend too much time in the kitchen? This then is the perfect Christmas treat you can make.

    Short-Bread Cookies
  • Chocolate and Macadamia Soft Cookies

    They’re perfect for warm cups of tea, coffee or chocolate any season of the year but best enjoyed during the holidays.

    Chocolate and Macadamia Soft Cookies

Christmas is the time of the year to savor the homiest, yummiest treats. Needless to say, no holiday gathering can be complete without sweet and lovely looking Christmas treats.

5 Easy Holiday Treats to Entertain

These recipes are good to stock in your fridge or airtight jar, and they’re just as good given away for your friends too! Here’s how you can make these no-sweat and delectable treats:

1. Lemony Christmas Cupcakes – Of course there’s so much sweets this holidays. Make your treat standout with a zing.

Lemony Christmas Cupcakes

What you’ll need:

For the cake:
100 g sugar
100 g butter
2 medium-sized eggs
1 and a half cup of all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
zest of lemon, to taste

For the icing:
150 g butter
1 and a half cup of confectioner’s sugar
Christmas candies
Piping

Start by whisking together butter and sugar. Once well incorporated, add the eggs, flour and baking powder. Look for a consistent mixture that is smooth. Put in the lemon depending on how lemony you want your cupcake to taste. Let sit in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes.

Work on the icing. Whisk together butter and sugar. Once done, put in pipe then pipe on top of your cakes. Top with your Christmas candies.

2. Short-Bread Cookies
Want to give away treats but hate to spend too much time in the kitchen? This then is the perfect Christmas treat you can make.

Short-Bread Cookies

What you’ll need:

2 cups cold, unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
4 cups all-purpose flour
candy sprinkles

First, combine the first two ingredients. Beat then slowly add in the flour. Add more flour as needed until you come up with a thick, consistent mixture. Lay out the flour on your table and start kneading. Once consistent, use food wrap and let sit in the fridge for 30 minutes. Then, flatten out on table. Use cookie cutters to cut into shape. Place cut pieces on a tray. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Top with your candy sprinkles midway through baking.

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3. Chocolate and Macadamia Soft Cookies
They’re perfect for warm cups of tea, coffee or chocolate any season of the year but best enjoyed during the holidays.

Chocolate and Macadamia Soft Cookies

What you’ll need:

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup hot water
2 medium-sized eggs
1 cup sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups chocolate chips
1 cup whole macadamias
pinch of salt
Peppermint (optional)

First, combine all wet ingredients. Whisk together. Add sugar and baking soda. Add the all-purpose flour gradually into the mixture until you reach a consistent, smooth dough. Add in chocolate chips, macadamia, salt and peppermint. Then, pipe and flatten on baking sheets. Cook in preheat oven for 15 minutes.

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Conclusion

Christmas is more fun when you take some time to make it extra special for the people you care about the most. Try these three recipes and make Christmas more jolly.

 
 

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