The greatest shopping spree of our time. It’s the holiday season.
As you gather up your shopping lists for gift giving, you can’t forget to save a portion of your budget for the holiday party. Pot-luck parties are very popular during the holidays, and it’s always fun to be the one to impress with a creative dish to bring.
What to do, though? You barely have any time to go shopping for gifts, let alone bake something for a party. Luckily, there are many dishes you can concoct in a short amount of time. Here are some ideas that shouldn’t take you more than 15 minutes to complete.
1. Holiday Rolos – I got this idea from a friend of mine. You take a bunch of Rolos, the caramel candy, and stick a small stick of a pretzel down the middle. At the top, you place a green or red M&M (holiday colors!). Place them in the freezer, and you’ve got a great treat to share!
2. Chocolate Apple Pops – Slice up a bunch of apples, stick ‘em with a stick, and pour chocolate over them. For good measure, sprinkle different toppings on them; jimmies, pretzel bits, M&Ms, whatever you like! Put them in the freezer, and enjoy.
3. Hot Chocolate – It’s not directly holiday-themed, but it’s cold outside. You deliver the hot chocolate, and everybody will warm up to you right away. It’s always a good solution to go with.
4. Puerto Rican Eggnog – Who doesn’t love egg nog? Though, I’m sure when you arrive, there will already be regular egg nog. Make your own homemade Puerto Rican Eggnog (otherwise known as Coquito) and spice up the party (you can find a quick 5 minute recipe here https://www.goya.com/en/recipes/coquito-coconut-eggnog.)
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