Holiday Recipes


by: Amanda McCarthy ’19

Starry-Eyed Treats

  • One bag of star-shaped pretzels
  • One bag of holiday M&M’s (green+red)
  • Three bags of Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Kisses


  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees
  2. Place pretzels on wax paper on a cookie sheet
  3. Place one Hershey Kiss on each pretzel
  4. Place the cookie sheet in the oven for six minutes
  5. Right after removing this from the oven, place an M&M on top of the Hershey Kiss
  6. Refrigerate until the chocolate hardens
  7. Enjoy!


Peppermint Brittle

  • Two lbs. of white chocolate
  • 30 small peppermint candy canes


  1. Line a jellyroll pan with tin foil
  2. Place the white chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and heat in the microwave for five to six minutes. Be sure to stir occasionally until it’s smooth
  3. Crush candy canes and stir the chunks into the chocolate
  4. Spread this along the pan and place in the refrigerator until the chocolate solidifies
  5. Break into pieces and enjoy!


Works Cited

Bernardo, K. (2009, December 3). Easy Christmas Cookies with Holiday Pretzels • The Wicked

Noodle. Retrieved November 28, 2016, from

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