Our Favorite Holiday Recipes

The holiday season is in full force, fam! And with the holiday season comes so many gatherings with friends and family. If you’re in search of new holiday recipes, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites. We’ve included a dessert, cocktails, and an appetizer—perfect for a small gathering or kick off to larger festivities. 


Keep reading for our Vegan Pumpkin Pie and Cookies Milkshake, Cranberry Flatbread, Peppermint Julep, Sweet & Spicy Breadsticks, and Cranberry & Orange Sangria recipes. 


Vegan Pumpkin Pie and Cookies Milkshake


We’re still enjoying pumpkin pie long after Thanksgiving, but with a twist! Pumpkin pie,  ice cream, and cookies... What could be better?


Ingredients:


Directions:

  1. In a blender, add and blend the non-dairy ice cream, pumpkin puree, non-dairy milk and pumpkin pie spice.
  2. Pour into glasses and top with non-dairy whipped cream and a Soft Baked Pumpkin Spice cookie.
  3. Enjoy!


Cranberry Flatbread

Cranberry Flatbread

This Cranberry Flatbread is the perfect mix of festive colors, textures, and flavors. Serve this flatbread as an appetizer at your next holiday party!


Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Make the pizza crust dough as instructed on the package. Bake for 12 minutes.
  3. Spread Cranberry Jam evenly over the flatbread.
  4. Top with goat cheese.
  5. Bake directly on oven rack for 5-10 minutes until the cheese is warmed and the flatbread is crispy.
  6. Remove from oven.
  7. Garnish each with freshly chopped arugula, pomegranate arils and a drizzle of honey.
  8. Cut into small wedges or strips and serve.
  9. Enjoy!

Peppermint Julep


Pair this Peppermint Julep with our limited edition Soft Baked Chocolate Peppermint cookies. Nothing says the holidays like peppermint!


Ingredients:


Directions:

  1. Add 1 ounce of peppermint simple syrup to the bottom of a glass.
  2. Add the crushed ice.
  3. Top off with the cranberry ginger ale.
  4. Add a sprig of fresh pine and a candy cane to make it festive.
  5. Open up a box of our Soft Baked Chocolate Peppermint cookies and enjoy with your peppermint julep!


Sweet & Spicy Breadsticks with Cranberry Dipping Sauce

Sweet & Spicy Breadsticks with Cranberry Dipping Sauce

For those who love a little kick, try these Sweet & Spicy Breadsticks with cranberry dipping sauce. They’re the perfect finger food for your guests to munch on!


Ingredients:

For the breadsticks

  • Partake Pizza Crust Baking Mix 
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1-½ tbsp active dry yeast (optional)
  • ½ tsp onion powder (optional)
  • ½ tsp garlic powder (optional)

For the cranberry sauce


Directions:

For the breadsticks

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Make the pizza crust dough as instructed on the package.
  3. Roll the dough out into a rectangle and cut into rectangular pieces. Hold the two ends of each rectangle and turn your hands opposite ways until a twist is formed.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes.

For the cranberry sauce

  1. Place cranberries in a strainer and rinse. Then pick through them for any bad cranberries. Remove any sticks or stems.
  2. Combine ingredients in a large saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. As the cranberry sauce comes to a boil, the berries will begin to burst, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Reduce the heat to simmer. Stir occasionally as the cranberry sauce thickens, about 3 minutes.
  4. Refrigerate and serve cold or at room temperature.

Enjoy the breadsticks with the cranberry sauce and Trade Street Jam Co.’s Raspberry Sage Jam and Raspberry Hot Sauce!


Cranberry & Orange Sangria


This Cranberry & Orange Sangria is a great fruity and festive cocktail to serve at your next holiday gathering. Prep it the night before and it’ll be ready to serve the next day.


Ingredients:

  • 1 orange halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 apple halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle white wine such as pinot grigio
  • ½ cup orange liqueur such as Grand Marnier

Optional garnishes

  • ½ apple thinly sliced
  • 1 orange thinly sliced
  • ¼ cranberries
  • 2-3 additional sprigs of rosemary

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a pitcher and refrigerate for four hours or overnight.
  2. Serve over ice, garnish with additional fruit and rosemary, if desired.
  3. Enjoy!