Rosanna Pansino’s Nerdy Holiday Recipes
Ro is back with more tasty treats for the holiday season. Check out her sweet and nerdy creations, from ugly-sweater cookies to fun hot-chocolate spoons.
Reindeer Cookie Pops
Set up an assembly line to dunk store-bought cookies in chocolate and decorate them with pretzel halves, eyes and a red candy Rudolph nose.
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Gingerbread Cookie Mix Gift Jar
Fill a few Mason jars with gingerbread ingredients, tie on directions and a cookie cutter, and voila — easy holiday gifts are ready to hand out!
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Vanilla-Almond Sugar Cookies
Sugar cookies get a flavorful makeover from extra vanilla and almond, and then you can decorate them to your heart's content. Rosanna transforms her treats into tiny ugly Christmas sweaters that are almost too cute to eat.
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This drink is part milk shake, part fizzy punch. Vanilla ice cream, club soda, milk and peppermint extract are whipped together and poured into peppermint-candy-rimmed glasses.
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White-pizza fanatics will love these snowman-shaped mini pies, but you can also make green stockings with Ro's zesty basil pesto recipe.
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Hot Chocolate Spoons
Stop the world and melt with these hot chocolate spoons. There's great variety with milk, dark or white chocolate, and marshmallows, caramel or peppermint to top 'em with.
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These thin cookies require a special pizzelle maker, but once you try the crisp, anise-spiced treats, you'll understand why it was worth the investment.
Get the Recipe: Pizzelle Cookies