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5 Decadent Holiday Recipes to Treat Your Guests

Treat your loved ones to these 5 Holiday recipes. Being a gracious host is easy with a bit of planning allowing you to share good food, create lasting memories, and preserve traditions. 

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us. 

Homes are festively decorated inside and out with the fresh aroma of evergreen and baked goods in the air. Tis the season to gather with friends and family for parties as casual or formal as you desire. But what to serve your guests this holiday season? Food and drink are the key to a memorable event – now is the time to seek out new recipes and traditional favorites that pack a nutritious and delicious punch. Being a gracious host requires a bit of planning ahead so that you too can enjoy the season while creating lasting memories and preserving traditions. 

If you’re looking for some different and fun ideas, try these 5 recipes to delight your guests during the holiday season 

Each recipe contains dairy, which is a staple of many of our favorite holiday recipes. In addition to adding flavor, milk, yogurt, and cheese provide you and your family with essential nutrients such as: Vitamin A (for the immune system, skin, and eye health), Vitamins B2, B3 and Pantothenic Acid (essential in the process of body’s energy), Vitamin B-12 (vital for the central nervous system), Vitamin D and Calcium (critical for bones and teeth), Potassium (crucial for your heart health, muscles, and blood pressure), and Protein (suitable for bones, skin, and muscles). 

1 Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa. If you need an easy recipe that everyone will love, salted caramel hot cocoa is the answer. It only takes ten minutes to prepare this drink that combines the sweetness of caramel, the taste of chocolate, and the heat of salted caramel. This is a must-have to stay warm and cozy. 

2. The Grinch Cocktail. For some it is a holiday tradition to watch this classic movie.. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this yummy cocktail inspired by one of the most infamous holiday characters! 

3. Pistachio Coquito. Coconut is the star of this drink, which is referred to as Puerto Rican eggnog. This recipe gives you the opportunity to experiment with new flavors and traditions. Plus, you get all the flavors of the Caribbean in one holiday cocktail. Tip: Remove the rum to make it a non-alcoholic beverage enjoyed by all ages!   

4. Baked Brie Wreath. Cheese is the star of this savory and indulgent pastry. This is the perfect appetizer for your event at home, or pack it up and bring it to a holiday party.   

5. Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse. An unforgettable dinner party can be enhanced by this delicious dessert. Within minutes, you can prepare a fun chocolate dish every guest will love and remember for years to come. 


Connecticut’s dairy farmers wish you a happy holiday season sparkling with joy, prosperity, and happiness.  

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