By Lena Hanson, CGNE communications manager
We see so many great recipes come through our feeds, and try to share as many as we can with our friends, but started to think there had to be a better way. Every now and then, we are able capture some of our favorite recipes from our members and other local influences in the New England culinary scene and share them right here.
The holiday season is upon us once again. And in so many kitchens, that means the ovens are on and the cookbooks are out. Some people rely on family recipes that they wish to share with their loved ones, and others go out of their way to try something new and unexpected. So if you’re looking for some extra holiday spirit in your kitchen, we’re sure one of the recipes below will come in handy.
What holiday treats do you enjoy the most? Please share your favorites with us in the comments below!
Warm Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
It wasn’t enough for P.K. to tempt us with her delightful Dark Chocolate Biscotti at our Annual Holiday Cookie Swap, but now she comes up with this decadence? Pumpkin, caramel, and bourbon all in the same dish? Pretty sure she has no trouble finding taste-testers.
Dark Chocolate Cookies a-la Holiday
Some people don’t really bake for themselves, but instead with the sole intention of bring some joy to others. In those cases, it’s not uncommon for one to turn to a classic recipe source like our friend Janet did — only she added her own special holiday twist to make these cookies just a bit more special.
Eggnog in a cookie form? This may just be nirvana of the holiday sweets variety for some.
Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites
Everyone has some sort of treat that may defined their childhood holidays. Michelle dresses hers up just a bit with some extra red and green for a festive flair.
Festive Lemon Sugar Cookies with Cinnamon
Featuring healthy spices, whole wheat flour, and a lower fat content, these cookies are proof that not all holiday treats need to feel like they are an overindulgence.