15 Holiday Treats To Leave For Santa Instead Of Cookies
Don't bore Santa with the same old milk and cookies! Mix it up this year with a few fun and easy alternatives. And make sure to leave him some extra holiday magic with Chex Party Mix.
1. Itty Bitty Cinnamon Rolls
Everyone likes freshly baked cinnamon rolls! And these mini ones are the perfect treat for when you're tired of cookies. Get the recipe at Picky Palate.
2. Lemon Curd Doughnut Holes
3. Peppermint Bark
4. Mint Chocolate Chip Cake Pops
5. Gingerbread Caramel Corn
If you're tired of cookies but you're still craving gingerbread, try this gingerbread caramel corn. See how you can make it at Heather Christo.
6. Chocolate Marshmallow Cups
7. Homemade Spiced Sugared Cranberries
If you're craving sugar and spice but something a little more balanced than cookies, these festive cranberries fit the bill! See how easy these are to make at Cookie Monster Cooking.
8. Homemade Snack Cakes
9. Peanut Butter Truffles
10. Roasted Chestnuts
11. Peppermint Fudge
Fudge is a must at the holidays, and this extra-festive recipe made with cookie cutters is a rich alternative to cookies. See how it's done at Biscuits and Such.
12. Peppermint Marshmallows
13. Reindeer Treats
14. Strawberry Hand Pies
Regular pie is a little too hearty and messy to be a cookie substitute...but hand pies hit the mark! Get the recipe for these fruity and easy-to-grab treats at This Heart of Mine.