At Amorium we love the holidays! The cheer, the decorations, the parties… and most importantly the FOOD. For me the food is the most stressful part of the holidays aside from secret Santa, but today, I have five cute, yummy and affordable recipes that will literally grace the mouths of everyone at your gathering!

Never again will you have to run around your apartment like a chicken with your head cut off pulling up tights and checking the soufflé in the oven. These bad bites are designed for the holiday blues:

Apple Pie Cookies (About 25 minutes)

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Servings: 20 cookies

This is what you’ll need:

  • Granny Smith Apples – 6
  • Brown Sugar- Pack it 2/3 cups
  • Apple Pie Spice- 2tsp
  • Cinnamon- ½ tsp
  • Butter- 4 tbsp
  • Corn Starch- 2 tbsp
  • Betty Crocker Pie Crust- 2 boxes (4 pie crusts total)
  • Eggs- 2 (beaten with a splash of cream or milk)

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Ginger Bread Cheesecake Bites (About 3 hours)

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Servings: 24 This is what you’ll need
  • Cool Whip-2 cups
  • Granulated or powdered sugar- 4 tbsp
  • Ginger snap crumbs-1 cup
  • International Delight or gingerbread latte creamer-2 tbsp
  • Philadelphia cream cheese-16 0z
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Peppermint Oreo Fudge (Total Time 10 minutes)

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Servings: 16-36

This is what you’ll need:
  • Peppermint Frosting or Vanilla Frosting & Peppermint Extract- 12 oz containers, for the extract you’ll need 2 tsp when adding to the vanilla frosting.
  • White chocolate chips – 2 cups
  • Candy cane Oreo minis or peppermint Oreos- Finely crushed ½ cup
  • Candy cane Oreo minis or peppermint Oreos- Roughly chopped 1 cup
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Mint White Hot Coco (Total Time 15 minutes)

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Servings: 10

This is what you’ll need:

  • Milk- 4 cups
  • Half & Half- 4 cups
  • White chocolate chips- 1 ½ bag
  • Peppermint extract- 2 tsp
  • Vanilla extract- ½ tsp
  • Green food coloring- (optional) A few drops
  • Marshmallows: For topping
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Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownie Bites (Total Time 32 minutes)

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Servings: 30 This is what you’ll need for the brownies:
  • All-purpose flour- ¾ cup
  • Eggs- 2 large, whisk lightly
  • Red food coloring- 1 tbsp
  • Salt- 1/8 tsp
  • Vanilla extract- ½ tsp
  • Sugar- 1 cup
  • Butter- 8 tbsp
  • Cocoa powder- ¼ cup
  • White vinegar- ½ tsp
This is what you’ll need for the cheesecake filling:
  • Cream Cheese – 8 oz.
  • Sugar- 3 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract- ½ tsp
  • I large egg
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