5 Easy Christmas Recipes
Nestle along the fireplace, ponder the surprises underneath the ornamented tree, sing joyful songs, belch a belly laugh, and scrap up 5 easy Christmas recipes during the month of December. Some of us need a few ideas for the kitchen during the holidays. Kids tend to yank on the legs of unsuspecting parents in an attempt to satisfy a sweet tooth. Store bought chocolates may hold them off for awhile, but memories are built off of sensations. Why not have the squirts assist with mixing cookie batter for an easy Christmas recipe? Make sure to bring the camera, because times like these are hard to replicate.
1. Fudge Crinkles
- 1 box of devil's food cake mix.
- ½ cup of vegetable oil
- 2 eggs
- confectioners or granulated sugar
- Preheat the oven at 350 degrees.
- Stir the devil's food cake, eggs, and vegetable oil until a doughy batter forms.
- Shape the dough into balls while rolling into the confectioners sugar.
- Place the newly formed balls onto the cookie sheets layered with parchment paper. These steps should only take about 5 minutes if done promptly.
- Baking the Fudge Crinkles should take between eight to ten minutes.
- The end result should imitate fudge. The chewy, warm, and chocolatey texture wins the crowds over at parties. Prepare to answer a lot of questions over this Christmas recipe.
2. Chocolate Mousse
- 8 ounces of chocolate morsels
- 6 tablespoons of water
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
- ¼ cup of confectioners or granulated sugar
- Set the saucepan on a low enough heat to warm the water and melt the chocolate.
- Add the vanilla extract and whipping cream.
- Stir until acquiring a creamy texture, then add in the confectioners sugar.
- Spend a little time blending in the ingredients for a light chocolate mousse.
- Scoop into small bowls or cups.
- Small edible decorations may enhance the experience. A cheerful reaction transitioning into a bombardment of inquiries may ensue over this Christmas recipe.
3. Date Nut Dessert Log
- 45 finely crushed graham crackers
- 30 marshmallows
- 8 ounces of non-glazed chopped dates
- 2 cups of plain walnuts, no salt or glaze
- 1 ¼ cups of thick cream
- Mix the graham crackers, marshmallows, dates, and walnuts together into the cream.
- Form the concoction into a log, and cover it with the remaining graham cracker crumbs.
- Refrigerate overnight in order for the firmness to set in.
- Serve into slices. This dish makes for a great appetizing meal for vegetarians looking for an easy Christmas recipe.
4. Stuffed “Snobby” Mushrooms
- 1 lb. of fresh white capped mushrooms
- 1 cup of prepackaged breadcrumbs
- 1 tablespoon of fresh thyme, preferably organic.
- 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley, preferably organic.
- 2 tablespoons of melted butter, experiment between salt and unsalted.
- Rinse the mushrooms. Prune the stems away from the caps.
- Slice the stems until finely grated.
- Mix the mushrooms, breadcrumbs, thyme, parsley, and melted butter until the ingredients are indistinguishable from another.
- Stuff the mushrooms.
- Place into the broiler until cooked thoroughly, which should take roughly thirteen to fifteen minutes.
- Serve with any entree. Stuffed “Snobby” Mushrooms are a great side dish to accompany any other easy Christmas recipe.
5. Party Cheese Wreath
- 2 small 8 ounce packages of cream cheese
- 1 small 8 ounce package of cheddar cheese
- 1 tablespoon of organic onion
- 1 tablespoon of organic red bell pepper
- 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon of organic lemon juice
- 1 pinch of powdered red pepper
- Start by mixing the cream and cheddar cheese together.
- Add the organic onion, organic red bell pepper, Worcestershire sauce, organic lemon juice and powdered red pepper.
- Pour into a dish to store in the refrigerator overnight.
- Use a large appetizer plate to look presentable.
- Garnish the edges for additional flavoring in this easy Christmas recipe.