Home Room Holiday Party

While there’s never too much of a good thing, it’s nice to add treats that aren’t repeats to the classroom spread. Rack up the compliments with something deceptively simple and different.

Menu Ideas:

PB+C Alphabet cookie bars

Jolly Gingerbread Cookie Sticks

Candied Pecan Thumbprints

Candied Pecan Thumbprints

Prep 30 min Total Time 40 min Servings 24 cookies



1 package Krusteaz Snickerdoodle Cookie Mix (1 pouch each cookie mix and cinnamon-sugar topping)

1/3 cup butter, softened

1 egg

2 tablespoons orange zest


Candied Nuts:

1/2 cup pecan pieces

2 tablespoons butter

  1. //Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. //For Cookies: In medium bowl, stir together Krusteaz Snickerdoodle Cookie Mix, butter, egg and orange zest until dough forms. Scoop dough by rounded tablespoons and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. //Bake 8-10 minutes. While cookies are warm, make small thumbprint using back of spoon.
  4. //For Candied Nuts: In medium size skillet, melt butter; add pecans and cinnamon-sugar topping (enclosed). Cook 2-4 minutes or until nuts are candied. Immediately top cookies with nuts.

Made with Krusteaz Snickerdoodle Cookie Mix

Snickerdoodle anything is a great holiday choice. And nothing says, "Happy Holidays" like candied pecans!

Try It With:

Hot cocoa
A good book
Loved ones to share with


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