Christmas party food

Christmas party food

Make an unforgettable christmas party with to your friends. Here’s some nice dinner dishes recipes to have a super party!

Pracny – Bear’s Paws

This is a great dinner recipe ideas snack for a christmas party, because it’s easy, tasty, and special. If you in a hurry, it is a super quick snack recipe. Try it!

Pracny - Bear's Paws

Ingredients:

  • 200g plain flour
  • 200g butter
  • 10g cocoa powder
  • 10g cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 150g ground nuts
  • 150g sugar
  • A little grated lemon rind
  • Milk as needed

Instructions

Cream the butter with the sugar and add all of the other ingredients working them together with the milk but don’t get the dough wet. Leave to rest for a good while.
Press a small amount into a Madeleine tin on a baking sheet and bake for approx 10 -15 minutes at 190c.
Serve either plain with sifted icing sugar or two joined together with butter cream or chocolate cream.
They should be allowed to rest for at least three to four days.
NOTE: Normally for this recipe, you would use special baking tins called Bear’s Paws but you will need to go to the Prague Christmas Market in early December to get these, so use small Madeleine tins instead.

Nut Slices

Do you like soft Nut Slices? If you do, you’ll like this tasty slices christmas dinner recipe ideas tree too. Make some delicious dessert, for example, vanilla, ground nuts.

Nut Slices

Ingredients

  • 250g margarine
  • 200g icing sugar
  • Vanilla sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 200g ground nuts
  • 250g plain flour
  • 6g sifted baking powder

Instructions

Cream the margarine with the sugar into a mousse, add the vanilla sugar (a small packet) salt, the nuts and gradually work in the flour sifted with the baking powder, and add the eggs.
Work into a pliable dough which you can then spread on to a lightly greased Swiss roll baking tin, here you have enough dough for two baking tins. Bake for15 minutes at 200c, cool, cover with melted chocolate, leave to set and cut into slices.

Fancy Short Breads

The kids will love this crispy and chewy, s’mores rolls! You can make it with your kids, because it is so easy. Use dark, milk or white chocolate, but be creative!

Fancy Short Breads

Ingredients

  • 420g plain flour
  • 280g unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 140g sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • Lemon rind
  • Rum and vanilla sugar

Instructions

  1. Cream the butter and the sugar and work in all the other ingredients, keeping the pastry short and dry (the rum is for flavouring).
  2. Leave to rest in the refrigerator, wrapped in foil, at least for a day.
  3. Roll out on a large floured pastry board about ½ cm thick and cut out shapes using any fancy cutters you may have.
  4. Cut a little circle out in the middle and bake for approx 10 – 15 minutes at 190c to a very pale gold.
  5. If you wish, you can stick two biscuits together with jam, a plain one and one with a hole on the top so that the jam shows through.
  6. In the old days, parents would hang these on the Christmas trees as part of the decorations.

Polar Bear Pretzel Sticks

This is a cute and easy, moreover cheap party snack.  Make polar bear pops, but you can make grizzly bear pretzel sticks too. Just use dark chocolate instead of white.

White Chocolate Polar Bear Pretzel Pops

White Chocolate Cheese Danish

This is a perfect dessert for a christmas dinner recipe ideas. Creamy and soft, and very colorful, and easy to make!


White Chocolate Cheese Danish

Christmas Snack Mix

No more boring and simple popcorn! Spice up with white chocolate, caramel, candies and sprinkle!

Last Minute Semi-homemade Gift Ideas

Baked Cranberry Snack

The tasty, and sweety, baked cranberry brie snack is a great appetizer for any party, especially for christmas dinner recipe ideas.


Christmas Morning Cranberry Bread from Jonathan Stiers