‘Tis the season to be merry and ‘tis the season to gain a couple of pounds. Whip out your aprons and rolling pins folks, it's baking season!
I love to bake all year, but there is something extra special about baking this. Maybe it’s because it's winter so I don’t have to worry about being in a bathing suit. Maybe it’s the blaring Christmas music I sing along to as I bake. Or maybe it is the fact I am surrounded with my family and we are all baking together. I think it's a mixture of all of the above.
I could just be biased that holiday desserts are the best desserts. Which they are, duh.
Here are 7 dessert recipes you must try this holiday season:
Oreo balls, or Oreo truffles as I call them, are fab-u-lous. But, beware of these bite-sized treats. It can be really easy to keep popping them in your mouth and then 10 minutes later realize you probably consumed a whole roll of Oreos and half a pack of cream cheese, which is all these are (and then dipped in white chocolate, of course).
Feel free to add the cute snowman decoration or simply sprinkle some red sprinkles on top, which is how I do it. Simple, easy and just as tasty.
Now that I have officially awoken the sleeping sugar dragon within me while writing this post I think I better stop here! (Especially since I have cut all sugar out for 30 days: read about my journey here.)
These seven treats barely scratch the surface of all that is out there. There are a plethora of holiday treat ideas on Pinterest! Try one out and let us know what you think by commenting below.
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