Easy Christmas Recipes to Try This Festive Season

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The festive season is here and while it is a joyous time of year, it also brings a lot of pressure to those hosting Christmas parties and gatherings. We’ve compiled a list of some low maintenance and delicious seasonal recipes to spice up your festive spread this winter.

1. Nutella Christmas Tree

This fun and tasty recipe takes just half an hour to make and is incredibly easy, ideal for the Christmas rush. It calls for just one packet of pre-rolled puff pastry, one egg, and a jar of Nutella. All you need to do is roll out your puff pastry onto a floury surface and cover it in a generous amount of Nutella, place the other sheet of puff pastry on top, then cut it diagonally on each side and twist each section. Once you have your Christmas tree shape, brush the pastry with a light layer of egg wash and bake at 190°C for 15 minutes!

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2. Roasted Sprouts with Pomegranate and Chestnuts

To add a twist to your Brussels sprouts, why not add in some extra ingredients? By roasting your sprouts in honey and topping them with some cooked chestnuts and pomegranate seeds you can easily spruce up this beloved Christmas dish. You can buy your pre-cooked chestnuts and pomegranate seeds from a range of mainstream supermarkets to make this recipe just that bit easier. 


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3. Apricot and Walnut Stuffing

Stuffing is a Christmas dinner staple in many families’ homes. There are a number of easy recipes that you can use to spice up your stuffing this holiday season and impress your guests. Whether you make it from scratch or use a pre-made mix, adding fruit and nuts to this dish is a great way to make it your own.

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4. Peppermint Chocolate Fridge Cake

Chocolate fridge cake is an incredibly simple and delicious dessert, certain to be loved by everyone! Combine melted chocolate, crushed up digestives, butter and golden syrup to make a low maintenance and impressive treat. To add a festive touch to this cake, add a few drops of peppermint flavouring and a sprinkle of crushed up candy canes on top! 

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5. Cream Cheese Board 

One of the foodie trends of the moment is show-stopping cream cheese boards. Simply spread some cream cheese or whipped feta across a board or plate and top with nuts, cheese, and honey to add some extra flavour. We recommend adding pomegranate seeds, a drizzle of honey, and chopped pistachios! Your loved ones can then dip their crackers or bread into this delicious spread for a delightful treat with a crunch. 

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