Holiday Foods – I’m Lovin’ It {wrap up}


Wow……..looks like many have been a busy little elves!

Christmas is now knocking on our door, with just about a week to go…… might need some inspiration for your holiday baking (especially if you’re like me and haven’t started yet!)

Holiday Food and Drinks

Check out a few that caught my eye………be sure to click over to the party for more mouth watering ideas, as well as crafts, gift ideas, printables and more!!

Holiday Drinks

1.  Christmas Wassil {without the booze}

2.  Cookies and Cream Cocktail

3.  Hot Cocoa Bar

4.  Spiced Hot Nutella


Holiday Foods

1.  Pear Almond Clafoutis

2.  Spicy Christmas Shortbread

3.  Baked Eggnog Frenchtoast

4.  Napoleon Mascarpone Cheesecake

1.  Gingerbread Cookie Dough Dip

2.  Peppermint Truffle Brownie Cheesecake

3.  Monkey Bread

4.  Red Velvet Pancakes

Holiday Treats


1.  Peppermint Peguin Pops

2.  Hot Cocoa Dippers

3.  Christmas Tree Cupcakes

4.  Gingerbread Cookie Dough Truffles


1.  Brownies with Peppermint White Chocolate Buttercream

2.  Candy Cane Dipped Rice Krispies Treats

3.  Candy Cane Kiss Shortbread Cookies

4.  Christmas Tree Peppermint Bark


Holiday Cookies

1. Maple Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

2.  Starbucks Inspired Holly Cookies

3.  Shiny Holiday Cookies

4.  Rice Krispies Treat Gingerbread Men


WHEW! well THAT should keep you busy for a while!!

If that’s not enough to inspire you head over to I’m Lovin’ It for many more recipes, Christmas Crafts, Decor, Printables, Elf on the Shelf ideas and MORE!


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25 Responses to “Holiday Foods – I’m Lovin’ It {wrap up}”

  1. a spoonful of yumm posted on December 17, 2011 at 10:31 am (#)

    thank you so much for including my recipe !! made my day :-) always find creative inspiring links through i’m lovin it fridays . happy to be a part of it

  2. HeatherChristo posted on December 17, 2011 at 11:08 am (#)

    Holy cow Cheryl! What a round up. I better strap on my apron and get to work!

  3. Aimee @ ShugarySweets posted on December 17, 2011 at 11:23 am (#)

    Thanks for featuring my brownie bites! I’m hungry now looking at all those recipes. Have a fantastic Christmas!

  4. Aimee @ Simple Bites posted on December 17, 2011 at 12:37 pm (#)

    Ah! So inspiring! Thanks for this great round-up, Cheryl and for the mention of Kristen’s cocktail on Simple Bites. Happy Holidays!

  5. Taryn posted on December 17, 2011 at 1:02 pm (#)

    So strange… II got a pingback from this post saying my Ginger Cookies were tagged but I don’t see them here, oh well! Regardless, this is a really great round up, thanks for sharing and I can’t wait to try them out. :)

  6. Amy @ uTryIt posted on December 17, 2011 at 2:18 pm (#)

    Thank you for hosting I’m Lovin’ It and featuring my Napoleon Mascarpone Cheesecake. :) I appreciate everything you do. Wish you and your family a Merry Christmas filled with love and blessings.

  7. Natalie @ Cooking for My Kids posted on December 17, 2011 at 2:21 pm (#)

    What beautiful food and drinks! I am so honored that you included the red velvet pancakes. Thank you so much!

  8. The Farm Girl posted on December 17, 2011 at 3:24 pm (#)

    Thanks for the feature! I love all the ideas :)

  9. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles posted on December 17, 2011 at 3:27 pm (#)

    Wow. So much talent and beauty. Thank you so much for featuring my Spicy Christmas Shortbread. Have a great weekend, Cheryl!

  10. Allison [Girl's Guide to Social Media] posted on December 17, 2011 at 3:37 pm (#)

    Whoa. This is like food porn. I am day dreaming about the gingerbread cookie dough dip and the neopolitan cheesecake. MMmmm!

  11. Allison @ Alli n Son posted on December 17, 2011 at 4:42 pm (#)

    Im so excited that you included my peppermint truffle brownie cheesecake! It’s in great company, there’s so much wonderful holiday good. Great selection.

  12. Maria posted on December 17, 2011 at 4:49 pm (#)

    I love the holidays! So many tasty eats! Thanks for including our Baked Eggnog French Toast!

  13. Jill @ posted on December 17, 2011 at 8:25 pm (#)

    Thanks for including our Penguin Pops! I need to start making me some of that spiced hot nutella…yum!

  14. marla posted on December 17, 2011 at 9:20 pm (#)

    There are so many great ideas here! The layered cheesecake is a standout :)

  15. Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen posted on December 18, 2011 at 12:40 am (#)

    So much inspiration, I wish there was time to make it all!

  16. Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts posted on December 18, 2011 at 8:49 am (#)

    What a great roundup. I think I just added a few more things to my to do list this week!

  17. sue @ Cakeballs, cookies and more posted on December 18, 2011 at 10:14 am (#)

    Thanks so much for sharing all the great ideas.

  18. Lucy Lean posted on December 18, 2011 at 2:29 pm (#)

    That’s a lot of sugar – particular like the shiny cookies

  19. Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. posted on December 18, 2011 at 2:49 pm (#)

    awesome wrap up!! fun to share this!

  20. Kristen posted on December 18, 2011 at 4:27 pm (#)

    Such delicious stuff! Thanks for sharing the cocktail :)

  21. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar posted on December 18, 2011 at 5:51 pm (#)

    Love these ideas! So fun!

  22. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust posted on December 18, 2011 at 8:40 pm (#)

    Thank you for the feature! All these goodies are making me hungry! :)

  23. Amanda posted on December 18, 2011 at 9:14 pm (#)

    Thanks so much for including my rice krispy treat gingerbread men Cheryl!!

  24. Georgia Pellegrini posted on December 19, 2011 at 7:14 pm (#)

    What an inspiring post of holiday beauty!

  25. aida mollenkamp posted on December 20, 2011 at 2:10 pm (#)

    Such fun ideas!

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