Recipe: Tasty Holiday Treats

these tasty holiday treats are brought to you by the elf on the shelf! yum!

What’s for Dinner?

Tasty Treats for Santa and His Helpers

Santa Claus gives these recipes a jolly “ho-ho-ho!”

-The Betty Editors

Christmas Eve calls for a plate of treats to be left out for the big man in red and his helpers for all of their hard work.These delicious delights are brought to you courtesy of The Elf on the Shelf and are fun for you and your little ones to make together. They’re so good that they just may help you make the nice list … even if you’ve been naughty.

Hot Cinnamon Milk

hot cinnamon milkIngredients:

2 c. non?fat dry milk
2 c. non?dairy creamer
1 ½ c. sugar or sugar substitute
1 T. ground cinnamon


Thoroughly mix ingredients in medium bowl. Store mixture in air?tight containers until ready to serve.

Directions to prepare one serving:

Add ¼ c. of powder mix to 1 cup of hot water. Stir thoroughly, drink and enjoy. You may garnish your cup of cinnamon milk with a cinnamon stick or peppermint stick.

Reindeer Nuggets

reindeer nuggetsIngredients:

1/2 c. margarine or butter
1 (12 oz.) jar peanut butter (crunch or creamy)
1 (12 oz.) pkg. semi?sweet chocolate morsels
1 tsp. vanilla
1 (18 oz.) box Golden Grahams cereal
1 lb. box raisins
1 lb. box powdered sugar
2 c. roasted peanuts
1 c. granola


In large saucepan, melt margarine or butter, peanut butter and chocolate morsels over low heat stirring frequently. Stir in vanilla. In large bowl combine cereal, raisins, peanuts and granola. Pour chocolate mixture over cereal mixture. Combine well. Toss in powdered sugar until all ingredients are thoroughly coated. Store in airtight container.


Toyland Fudge

toyland fudgeIngredients:

12 oz. semi?sweet chocolate morsels
12 oz. butterscotch morsels
1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz.)
2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. walnut halves or pieces (Optional)
1 c. raisins (Optional)

Garnish Option: whole and crushed peppermint candies for garnish


In heavy saucepan over medium heat melt the chocolate and butterscotch morsels. Add sweetened condensed milk and vanilla. Remove from heat. Stir in walnuts and raisins until everything is well blended. Pour into a greased shallow dish. Garnish with peppermint as desired. Refrigerate.

Adult supervision is recommended for these recipes if working with children.

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