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Christmas Desserts

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Holiday Pie Recipes with a Twist

There are a lot of positive things to look forward to during the holidays—time with friends and family (even if it’s socially distanced or virtual), gift giving, holiday dinner, christmas carols—the list could go on and on. But, let’s be honest…one of the best things about the holidays is the various array of desserts and sweets! And nothing beats a delicious holiday pie. So, we’ve put together some of our favorite holiday pie recipes — but with a unique, nontraditional twist. Apple Pie Nothing is more traditional than a warm apple pie. But, have you ever tried an apple galette, hand pie, or a twist on the old favorite? Here are some apple pie recipes to try at your next holiday gathering: via Inspired By Charm Salted Caramel Honeycrisp Apple Pie What happens when you combine three of the best ingredients — honeycrisp apples, salted caramel, and a delicious, flaky pie crust? You get this mouth-watering holiday pie recipe from Inspired By Charm! Get The Recipe Apple Spice Hand Pie A new twist on and old favorite, these individual hand pies are the perfect dessert for a socially distanced holiday gathering—everyone gets there own! Get The Recipe via Cookies & Cups Apple Pie Dip Instead of going through all the fuss of a traditional pie, why not try this deconstructed pie recipe from Cookies & Cups — apple pie dip with pie crust chips. Yum! Get The Recipe Pecan Pie Another traditional holiday pie recipe is the pecan pie. Seriously, why do we only eat this during the holidays, because it is delicious! But, have you ever tried a vegan pecan pie or pecan muffins? Here are some nontraditional (yet still delicious!) pecan pie recipes to try at your next holiday gathering: via Cookies & Cups Pecan Pie Muffins Need an excuse to have dessert for breakfast? Try this pecan pie muffin recipe from Cookies & Cups — all the flavors of a pecan pie, but in a sweet, baked muffin! Get The Recipe via Connoisseurus Veg Classic Vegan Pecan Pie The ultimate holiday treat, but made with all plant-based or vegan ingredients. This recipe from Connoisseurus Veg is sure to be delicious for ALL your holiday guests. Get The Recipe via The Candid Appetite No-Bake Pecan Pie Sandwich Cookies Love the taste of pecan pie, but don’t want to go through all the trouble of making one from scratch? These pecan pie cookies from The Candid Appetite will save the day! And the best part? No baking required! Get The Recipe amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "sassmagazine-20"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_title = "Pie Baking Accessories"; amzn_assoc_linkid = "b49bafe55be587588d862ae165639adc"; amzn_assoc_asins = "B08JQJYCK8,B08G4SSG6X,B08L9QRKMQ,B08JTJWZFB"; Pumpkin Pie One more traditional holiday pie — the pumpkin pie. But, there are so many ways to update this classic, such as adding chocolate, making it a mousse, or using vegan ingredients! Here are some unique pumpkin pie recipes to try this year: Easy Pumpkin Dip This super easy, no-bake, whipped pumpkin dip recipe will be the hit at your next holiday get-together. Delicious ginger snap cookies give this recipe a sweet and spicy flavor. Get The Recipe via Healthy Seasonal Recipes Chocolate Swirl Pumpkin Pie How do you take a classic holiday pie recipe and make it better? Why, add chocolate, of course! This chocolate swirl pumpkin pie recipe from Healthy Seasonal Recipes is delicious and also healthier with a whole-wheat crust, maple sweetener, and even gluten free option. Get The Recipe via My Darling Vegan Vegan Pumpkin Pie This pumpkin pie recipe from My Darling Vegan promises to be so sweet, creamy and delicious, you’d never know it’s vegan! 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And to make things even better, this recipe is vegetarian and gluten free! Get The Recipe via Handle the Heat Sweet Potato Pie and Marshmallow Bars Do you love a sweet potato casserole topped with marshmallows? Yeah, us too! This recipe from Handle the Heat takes the classic flavors from a sweet potato side dish and turns it into a delicious dessert. Get The Recipe So many holiday pie recipes, so little time! Which one will you try this year?

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Christmas Upside-Down Cake

3 · 55 minutes · The flavors of fruitcake team up with the buttery/caramelized goodness found in your favorite yellow cake mix. A fairy-tale combination for the holiday season, this upside-down cake makes an excellent breakfast, snack, or dessert, depending on your mood.

9 ingredients

Produce
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger
Condiments
  • 2 tbsp Corn syrup, light
Baking & Spices
  • 1 cup Brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 box Your favorite yellow cake mix, prepared
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Nuts optional
Dairy
  • 8 tbsp Butter, unsalted
Desserts
  • 3 cups Fruitcake fruit blend or your favorite dried/candied fruits
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Butterscotch Cornflakes Crunchies- No Bake Holiday Snack

Butterscotch crunchies are a fantastic no-bake holiday snack to serve up, helping you save time in the kitchen when the holidays get really busy.

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Christmas tree cookie

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The Best Holiday Treats for Teachers

Let's all admit that December can be crazy in your classroom, am I right? Between trying to make sure you get everything checked off before break, working on grades, assignments, etc., trying to keep your

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Easy 4-Ingredient Buckeye Peanut Butter Balls | Adventures of Mel

How to make dreamy, creamy, no bake buckeye peanut butter balls with just 4 simple ingredients. Easy small batch buckeye recipe, perfect for dessert!

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45 Christmas Cookies You Haven’t Made Yet (But Should)

These gorgeous, unique Christmas cookies are just begging to be made this year.

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Coastal Cookie Shoppe (was east coast cookies)

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Sugar Cookie Icing

3759 · This icing dries hard and shiny and the colors stay bright. Choose as many different food colorings as you desire.

5 ingredients

Condiments
  • 2 tsp Corn syrup, light
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Almond extract
  • 1 cup Confectioners' sugar
  • 1 Food coloring, assorted
Dairy
  • 2 tsp Milk
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Buckeye Recipe

Buckeyes are like peanut butter balls that didn't get all the way dipped in chocolate. They're no bake, SUPER-EASY to make and as an added bonus you can make these peanut butter candies in advance and pull them out of the fridge at a moment's notice.

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