Holiday Goodie Bags and Treats for Family, Friends and Co-workers
Homemade candies, chocolate and cocoa mix are wonderful presents for the string of holiday parties lined up for you this December. We found some great ideas to help you prepare yummy treats to spread some holiday cheer! Click on any of the photos for more information.
The Domestic Rebel provides a guaranteed people-pleaser with a recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownie Bombs. Every component of these tiny bites are classic favorites. Add this to your dessert table or in your treat bags.
A budget-friendly idea comes from Taste of Home with a recipe for homemade cinnamon hot chocolate mix. Make it a holiday gift by putting the mix into a bag, topping it with miniature marshmallows, and tying the bag with a ribbon. If you have a little more in your budget you could include a holiday mug.
Make individual bags of Betty Crocker’s Oven Caramel Corn to put a smile on someone’s face. There’s nothing like homemade caramel corn during the holidays.
We found Alton Brown’s recipe for chocolate truffles from the Food Network perfect for your homemade chocolate boxes. Beware and make at your own risk: there is a possibility that no one will believe you made the truffles yourself.
Last, but not least, Princess Pinky Girl has instructions for DIY peppermint candy bowls. Make these bowls, fill them with colorful candy, wrap everything in a bag with a ribbon and you have a creative gift that’s almost 100% edible.
Looking for more holiday treat ideas? Attend the Red Barn Holiday Boutiques and enjoy complimentary homemade baked goods while you shop for holiday gifts. More information at www.meadowlarkserviceleague.com/homes-for-the-holidays.