Trash Panda Approved: Christmas Sweets

Dec 21, 2021
Happy holidays from us here at Trash Panda! For this week’s festive installment of Trash Panda Tuesday we’re sharing our favorite dessert recipes and products perfect for Christmas or just for the winter break. We believe in celebrating with real, high quality ingredients. If you give any of these recommendations a try, be sure to let us know on our Instagram!

Cookie Decorating Essentials

Miss Jones Organic Frosting

Whole Foods Nonpareil Sprinkles

First up, the cookie decorating essentials - though rare and perhaps surprising, it is possible to enjoy icing and sprinkles made from quality ingredients. Don’t believe us? Give these nonpareils and buttercream frosting a try.

Hot Chocolate Recipe

Guittard's Drinking Chocolate

Smashmallow Toasted Vanilla Marshmallows

While other hot chocolate mixes may boast chemical additives or other potentially harmful ingredients, Guittard’s Drinking Chocolate is made from real cocoa and not much else. Top your drink with Smashmallow’s toasted vanilla marshmallows to really enjoy!

Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Recipe

Simple Mills Almond Flour Chcolate Cake Mix

YumEarth Candy Canes

Lily's Semi-Sweet Baking Chips

For the full recipe for these cookies, visit Simple Mills’ blog post here. Their almond flour, gluten free chocolate cake mix is delicious and versatile! We’ve included our picks for candy canes and baking chips to round out this list and to give you a dessert that is sure to please. Add olive oil, eggs, and follow the instructions linked above. The short and readable ingredient lists of these products will leave you feeling confident.
Just because the holidays call for plenty of desserts and sweet treats, it does not mean we have to sacrifice quality ingredients. No matter what your plans are for this weekend, we hope it’s a good one full of love, happiness, and delicious food!
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