I imagine that Santa has a magical little bake shop at the North Pole bedazzled with candy cane laden cookies, red and green sprinkle chocolate covered pretzels, edible snowballs, and peppermint dusted fudge. Welcome to Santa’s bake shop! All of these festive goodies will look beautiful and taste delicious on a gift plate to take to neighbors and friends.
Here are a dozen of our very favorite Christmas goodies that you can make ahead, freeze, and then pull out to mix and match for yummy gift plates!
Santa’s Bake Shop
12 Yummy Christmas Goodies To Put on Your Gift Plates
These little heavenly treats are light as snow and look like it, too! Each morsel is a lemony cheesecake bite that is just as healthy as it is tasty!
This peppermint crunch fudge from our friends at Lil’ Luna has made the Internet swoon this holiday season. They’re made with some of the greatest ingredients on the planet: Candy Cane Kisses, peppermint baking chips, and Marshmallow Fluff!
The best of both cookie and caramel, these salted caramel shortbread squares will remind you of grandma’s homemade caramels with a pleasant cookie crunch.
These little guys are as adorable as they are delicious. Melted snowmen cookies from Somewhat Simple have been shared nearly 90k times! That means they must be good. Just imagine how cute these little Frosties will look on a plate.
If you’re looking for something easy, try these sweet and salty Rolo pretzel turtles. You can even turn them into Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer with red M&M candies and a few googly eyes.
You’d never believe that these pretty little edible ornaments are actually KIND bars that have been rolled into balls, dipped in chocolate, and then sprinkled with crushed pistachios and Gogi berries.
What makes these cookies so naughty, but soooo nice at the same time, is the melted and then cooled Andes Mints on top of each one. Believe me, this cookie is my achilles heel. It is utterly delicious and one of my must-have holiday goodies!
On Christmas Eve when the snow is gently falling and reindeer can be spotted across the night sky, don’t forget to stock Santa’s plate with his favorite cookies. And just in case the big guy needs gluten-free, this yummy gingerbread cookie has him covered!
Chocolate covered pretzels are a holiday classic for a reason. They’re easy to make and addictive to munch on! Dip pretzels in white chocolate and then cover them with holiday sprinkles.
Homemade caramels generously dipped in rich dark chocolate, topped with sea salt and a white chocolate drizzle…who wouldn’t love these handmade treats on a Christmas plate?
These beautiful doughnuts look like art. Good thing they are so incredibly easy to make. Top them with the chocolate orange ganache glaze and your neighbors will be super impressed.
Now that we’ve all teased our taste buds, it’s time to get in that kitchen and start baking! Happy Holidays and blessed baking days!