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Pita Trees

Print Recipe Pita Trees Instead of sending sandwiches this holiday season create some Pita Trees for lunches! Course Appetizers Servings Ingredients 3 pitas12 pretzel sticks1/2 cup guacamole1 red pepper, thinly sliced Course Appetizers Servings Ingredients 3 pitas12 pretzel sticks1/2 cup guacamole1 red pepper, thinly sliced Instructions cut pitas into wedges place pretzel stick in bottom of pita for a tree trunk spread guacamole on pitas use the red pepper to decorate your tree

Christmas Tree Fruit Tray

Print Recipe Christmas Tree Fruit Tray Put a yellow star (or heart) on top of your fruit bouquet and call it a Christmas Tree! Super easy holiday party plate. Servings Ingredients 1 ripe pineapple1 pear1 clementine orange, peeled2 kiwis, ends trimmed and sliced thin with peels on12 strawberries1/2 cup blueberries1 1/2 cups green grapes1 skewertoothpicks Servings Ingredients 1 ripe pineapple1 pear1 clementine orange, peeled2 kiwis, ends trimmed and sliced thin with peels on12 strawberries1/2 cup blueberries1 1/2 cups green grapes1 skewertoothpicks Instructions slice the top off the pineapple and slice a thin piece from top and cut piece into a star slice the sides of the pineapples to create a cone shape. push the skewer through the centre of the pineapple and skewer the pear on top leaving some skewer sticking out place toothpicks at an angle all around the pineapple, pear base. starting with your large fruit, add to the toothpicks and fill in your tree. add the pineapple star to the top and enjoy

Gingerbread People

Print Recipe Gingerbread People These tasty gingerbread people are a classic holiday cookie. Decorate with any of your favourite sweet treats. Course Dessert Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup butter (room temp)1/2 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup molasses1 egg, separated2 1/2 cups flour1 tbsp ground ginger1 tsp all spice1 tsp baking soda1 cup icing sugar8-10 drops food colouring Course Dessert Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup butter (room temp)1/2 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup molasses1 egg, separated2 1/2 cups flour1 tbsp ground ginger1 tsp all spice1 tsp baking soda1 cup icing sugar8-10 drops food colouring Instructions preheat oven to 350, grease cookie sheet beat the butter & sugar together until light and creamy. Add molasses and egg yolk and beat until combined. mix flour, ground ginger, all spice and baking soda in a separate bowl add flour mixture to butter mixture and stir until mixed. knead dough until smooth. cover with wrap and put in the fridge for 30 minutes. meanwhile, beat egg white in clean bowl until stiff peaks form. divide for each colour. once chilled, roll dough and cut out shapes. bake for 10 mins. cool, decorate & serve.