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The Top 10 Best Christmas Treats

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Maya Gee
Christmas is the perfect time to make some delicious and festive holiday treats.

Christmas is one the most loved holidays. It’s filled with joy and traditions and is one of the best times of the year. People come together and celebrate by exchanging gifts, Baking, and listening to jolly music.  

Christmas time is known for having one treat and baked goods. Here are the top ten best treats to make around Christmas time. 

Christmas Treats
Peppermint Bark
Peppermint Bark

Peppermint bark is a great treat to make. It has delicious layers of regular milk chocolate and white chocolate then topped with peppermint.

Recipe: https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/peppermint-bark/

 

Christmas Crack
Christmas Crack

Christmas crack is saltine crackers layered melted caramel and chocolate then topped with different treats such as M&Ms, pretzels, or sprinkles. 

Recipe: https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/peppermint-bark/

Fudge
Fudge

Fudge is a rich sweet chocolate. You can make various different flavors like vanilla, or peanut butter. A great treat to make during Christmas.

Recipe: https://preppykitchen.com/fudge-recipe/

 

Peanut Butter Blossoms
Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut butter blossoms are one of the best Christmas treats. They are a staple Christmas, And they are so simple to make. It's a sugary peanut butter cookie topped with a Hershey kiss.

Recipe: https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1012939-peanut-butter-blossoms

Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread cookies during Christmas time just make sense. You can make various different shapes. Yet gingerbread cookies are best known for being the shape of a small person.

Recipe: https://www.loveandlemons.com/gingerbread-cookies-recipe/

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate crinkle cookies are a light fluffy cake like texture cookie. With a fudgey taste and a powder sugar coating.

Recipe: https://natashaskitchen.com/chocolate-crinkle-cookies/

Snickerdoodles
Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are a soft buttery cookie with a cinnamon sugar taste. 

Recipe: https://www.modernhoney.com/the-best-snickerdoodle-cookie-recipe/

No Bake Cookies
No Bake Cookies

No bake cookies are the easiest thing to make and one of the best tasting treats. All you need is sugar, butter, milk, unsweetened cocoa powder, vanilla, quick oats, peanut butter mixed together and chilled. 

Recipe: https://www.cookingclassy.com/no-bake-cookies/

Christmas Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods
Christmas Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods

Another easy recipe is chocolate covered pretzels. You could do any chocolate you want and top the chocolate with christmas sprinkles or anything you like. 

Recipe: https://myminichefs.com/christmas-chocolate-covered-pretzel-rods/

Buckeyes
Buckeyes

Buckeyes are a Rice Krispie cereal mixed with powdered sugar and peanut butter then chilled then ounce chill cover with chocolate and a little hole left at the top. 

Recipe: https://preppykitchen.com/buckeyes/

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Maya Gee, Writer
Maya Gee is a Writer for the Olathe West newspaper. This is her first year on the staff. Maya is involved with the KAY Club, sophomore committee and the basketball team. Outside of school Maya enjoys hanging out with friends, playing basketball, she mainly enjoys watching college basketball. Her favorite team is KU. Maya is looking forward to getting more involved with the school, and learning new things about the newspaper. What Maya loves most about journalism is getting to write stories and learn more about certain things about this. 

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