Staying home has been an adjustment for all of us.

Here are a few ideas to make staying in just as fun going out.

Holiday Recipes

Holiday food and treats are arguably the best part of the holiday season. Food is what bonds us, and brings families and friends closer together. Since this holiday season is a little different this year, there is no better time to learn to make the holiday classics. If you have a sweet tooth, you’re definitely going to want to try these holiday recipes!

Sugar Cookie Truffles

These sugar cookie truffles are sure to add some sweetness to your day. This recipe only calls for three ingredients and requires no baking! If you struggle in the kitchen or if you are new to baking, this recipe is perfect for you. Package these sugar cookie truffles to give to neighbors or send to family, they will love them! The full set of instructions is here, from If You Give A Blonde A Kitchen.

Homemade Toffee

If you have an affinity for salty and sweet treats, you are going to love this homemade toffee. This recipe is perfect for a novice baker, it is fun and definitely well worth the work. You will be happy you made this treat from scratch, perhaps it will even become your signature homemade holiday treat. Give it a try! The full recipe can be found here at I Heart Naptime.

Candied Pecans

Candied pecans are a great holiday treat because they are multipurpose! You can use candied pecans to top your pies or salads or they can be used alone as a snack. This recipe from Tastes Better From Scratch makes this holiday treat so easy to make. There are many different cooking methods you can choose from. This treat can also be personalized to fit your preferences, like opting to make candied almonds or peanuts instead. Whatever you decide, this holiday recipe is a must-try!

Grinch Cookies

These big green cookies are sure to bring a smile to your face! The Grinch Cookies from In Katrina’s Kitchen is the perfect way to decorate your holiday treat table. They look so festive and taste even better! Don’t be a Grinch this holiday, bake your loved ones these fun cookies and watch their hearts grow three sizes.

Vegan Gingerbread Brownies

For our vegan friends, don’t think we forgot about you! These gingerbread brownies are a perfect option if you are a vegan or if you have loved ones who are vegan. It is important to have a food option that anyone can eat, after all, everyone deserves a holiday treat. This recipe from Rosslyn Maria is so yummy and it will definitely add a little sweetness to your holidays!

Our team at Soul Dogs, Inc. wish you a very happy holiday. Stay safe and have fun!

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Sugar Cookie Truffles- Recipe and Image from If You Give A Blonde A Kitchen

Homemade Toffee- Recipe and Image from I Heart Naptime

Candied Pecans- Recipe and Image from Tastes Better From Scratch

Grinch Cookies- Recipe and Image from In Katrina’s Kitchen

Vegan Gingerbread Brownies- Recipe and Image from Rosslyn Maria