Top Picks for Holiday Sweets

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chef 1110036 012814 intAs the nights draw longer, and the temperatures begin to drop, it can mean only one thing - the Holidays are on their way! Despite telling yourself that you won't overindulge this Christmas, let's face it - you probably will. With so much delicious food available, you'll easily find some yummy holiday sweets that all the family will enjoy. Here are our top picks...

Chocolate

Everyone loves chocolate. And Christmas is the perfect time to indulge in a piece or two. From fudge to chocolate cake, you'll definitely find something that you'll enjoy. If you're watching your waistline, there are a number of healthy alternatives to the most calorific confectionery brands.

Eggnog

Nothing evokes thoughts of Christmas more than this traditional beverage - which has a long association with the holiday season. Traditionally made with milk, cream, whipped milk, and sugar, some people like to add alcohol to the mix and enjoy the drink on the big day.

Shortbread

If you've never tried shortbread before, you don't know what you're missing. These small but perfectly formed treats are popular over the holiday season, and while they may be too sweet for some, they have a rich flavor and can be shared with friends. There are a number of different shortbread varieties, including shortbread with chocolate.

Yule Log

Yule Log has been synonymous with the festive season for years now, and this sweet treat makes the perfect centerpiece for your Christmas table. Similar in shape to a log or tree, this cake is made from chocolate and is tender within. The Yule Log is a traditional French desert but is enjoyed by people from countries all over the world during the holiday season.

Cookies

Create your own Christmas cookies with your favorite festive designs and share with your family and friends during Christmas. Some of the most popular designs include Christmas trees and Santa Claus.

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