Christmas Treats To Make While Watching Movies
Got a Christmas movie marathon going sometime soon? Instead of going out to buy store-bought popcorn and cookies, what about trying to make your own snacks? Homemade sweet treats can add to the Christmas magic and baking the treats can be another fun activity spent with your friends or family.
We’ve included two of our favorite recipes to make this holiday season! Pair with your favorite holiday movie and you’ve got an entertaining event on your hands.
Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies
Makes 12, 3-inch cookies
- 8 Tbsp Unsalted Butter, at room temperature
- 3/4 C. Sugar
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 1 Tbsp Cinnamon
- 1 Large Egg, beaten
- Roughly 1+1/3 Cup of Flour
- 3 tsp Baking Powder
- Cinnamon Sugar (3 Tbsp Cinnamon + 3 Tbsp Sugar)
- Cooking Spray
- Whip butter until creamy. Add sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Mix until ingredients are all combined.
- Add in the beaten egg, and mix until combined.
- In a separate bowl, sift the flour and baking powder together. After sifting, add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Fold wet and dry ingredients together with a rubber spatula until just combined.
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a cookie tray with parchment paper and grease with cooking spray.
- Use an ice cream scoop to portion the cookie dough into about 12 cookies. With our hands, shape portions into balls.
- Coat the surface of the ball in cinnamon sugar by rolling the ball in a small bowl with cinnamon sugar. Place the coated dough balls onto the tray, allowing at least an inch of space around each cookie.
- Bake in the oven for 8 minutes or until edges start to brown. Allow cookies to rest at room temperature for at least 10 minutes before serving.
Hot Chocolate Bombs
For 6 bombs
These hot chocolate bombs are all the rage right now due to so many videos of these cool treats trending on tiktok!
- 2, 6-cavity silicone sphere molds
- 24 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
- 1 Cup mini marshmallows
- 6 Tbsp hot chocolate mix
- Place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl, and microwave in 20 second segments, mixing between segments, until thoroughly melted.
- Using the back of a spoon, spread a thin layer of chocolate onto a clean silicone sphere mold. Allow the chocolate to cool at room temperature or in the fridge until the chocolate hardens (about 5 minutes in the fridge and 20 minutes at room temperature).
- Add 1 Tbsp of hot chocolate powder into 6 chocolate half-spheres, and fill with mini marshmallows.
- Taking your remaining chocolate (you’ll need to melt it again if it has hardened), dip the edge of the other 6 empty half-spheres into the chocolate, and gently attach them to the other 6 filled half-spheres.
- Use your finger or the back of a spoon to wipe away or smooth out the excess chocolate to finish.
How To Use
- Put the chocolate bomb in a mug.
- Pour hot milk over the chocolate bomb. It helps to aim it at one particular spot.
- Once the chocolate melts, stir its contents together until homogenous.