Christmas, Holiday & Winter Party Food Ideas

Christmas Holiday & Winter Party Ideas

FOOD IDEAS

Candy Cane Dust
Crushed candy canes – add to Icing, cookies, ice cream, mousse, hot chocolate, and cocktail rims are just a few ideas.
Snowmen CupcakesHoliday Fruit TreeHoliday Food
Dip the white-iced cupcake in sugar crystals to make it look like snow! Make the mouth and eyes out of chocolate chips and butterscotch chip for the nose.Green and purple grapes for most of the garland, cantaloupe stars and watermelon balls, and some kiwi for accents and color. To punctuated the pine tree shape, use Clementine orange wedges.Take a mini bundt cake pan and mold Ice Cream into it. After freezing the ice cream, pop them out of the pan. Before serving, pour cherry pie filling over the top to create the volcano “lava” and add cookie crumbles to be the “dirt” of the volcano.
Peppermint BarkPeppermint SticksHoliday Food
Pour melted chocolate into a cookie cutter and then put peppermint sticks or sprinkles on top. Let sit a while and it is ready.Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Sticks – Great for stirring hot chocolate.Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods. After dipping decorate with M&Ms, icing, or sprinkles.
Chocolate SpoonsHoliday FoodHoliday Food
Hot chocolate spoons with marshmallows, coconut – shredded and sweetened,peanut butter chips, butterscotch chips, crushed candy canes – use plastic spoons.Peppermint Christmas Candy – 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, 1 can (14oz) sweetened condensed milk, divided,1 cup white baking chips, 3 tsp peppermint extract, 2 to 3 drops green food coloring.These are professional cookies – but could do at home. Take 2 homemade or store bought gingersnaps and put a fluffy creme between them. Dip in white chocolate and decorate with iced holly & berries.
Holiday FoodStrawberry SantasHoliday Food
Chocolate Dipped Cherries. White the chocolate is still warm roll in coconut or chopped nuts.Strawberry Santas – Cut fresh strawberries 2/3’s of the way on the berry. Fill with cream cheese or whipped icing. Add on daub on the top as the ball on Santa’s hat.Reshape Candy Canes – Remove plastic wrap. Place on baking sheet with parchment paper. Heat oven to 250 degrees. Place sheet in oven for 10 min. Shape while hot (carefully). Reheat if needed.
Gingerbread Man Hot TubsRed Candy BarGreen & Red Candy Bar
Gingerbread Man Hot Tub – Place your cookie in Hot Chocolate.Red Candy BarRed & Green Candy Bar
Gingerbread OrnamentsMini Chocolate PuddingsHoliday Cookies
Gingerbread Ornaments – Gingerbread snow flake cut outs. Royal icing piped on with cake decorating tools to make a design. Don’t forget to make a hole at the top before you bake the cookies.Mini Chocolate Puddings – Smash up chocolate cake in a bowl (home made or shop bought). Add amaretto and golden syrup and 1 bar melted milk chocolate. SMUSH together. Roll into balls and let set. Melt white chocolate and drizzle on top of each ball. Add a Holly type decoration using jelly beans, gumdrops or fruit slices.Chocolate Christmas Tree Cookies – Cut out six flower shaped cookies make them smaller as you cut them. then take the biggest one and put icing one it. then put the second biggest one on top of that and keep on doing that until you have one left and stick it on the top
Santa Hat KabobsHoliday FoodHoliday Food
Using cocktail toothpicks, alternate green grapes, banana slices, strawberries and mini marshmallows to make Santa Hat Kabobs.Santa Hat Pretzels – dip pretzels in chocolate and then red sprinkles. Top with a mini marshmallow.Drum Pops – Marshmallow drum pops covered with fruit roll ups and silver sprinkles. Pa-rum-pa-yum-yum.

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