Recipes for Holiday Leftovers
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Recipes for Holiday Leftovers

Posted on Saturday, December 24th, 2011 at 8:12 am
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What are you going to do with all those holiday leftovers?  If you are a little bit creative, you can turn those leftovers into something wonderful.When the holidays are over, most people are left with fond memories.  One of the best things about the holiday season is the traditional foods, (that you won’t find during the rest of the year).  Now that  holidays are over for this year, what are you going to do with all those leftovers?  If you are a little bit creative, you can turn those leftovers into something wonderful.

Holiday Leftovers Recipes

Looking for something to do with leftover eggnog?  Allrecipes.com has an awesome recipe for Eggnog Pancakes.  Just add a cup of eggnog into a standard, “from scratch”, pancake recipe.  For best results, you probably will want to use the type of eggnog that hasn’t had any alcohol added to it.

You could also use up the leftover eggnog in a tasty eggnog smoothie.  SmoothieWeb.com has a really simple recipe for an eggnog smoothie.  It includes two cups of eggnog, a banana, a pinch of cinnamon, a pinch of nutmeg, and a few other ingredients.  You could have an eggnog smoothie for breakfast, or as a snack later on in the day.

Did you end up with more peppermint candy canes than you will ever be able to eat?  Boulder Weekly   has an excellent recipe for Double Chocolate Candy Cane Brownies.  This is a “from scratch” brownie recipe that includes three crushed candy canes, (which are added to the top of the brownies).  The recipe calls for some pure peppermint extract, too, so the entire treat will have a nice, peppermint, taste.

Betty Crocker has another recipe that will help use up some leftover candy canes.  This recipe, for Peppermint Brownie Cakes, is gluten-free.

It includes a box of Betty Crocker Gluten Free Brownie Mix, and three gluten-free candy canes (coarsely crushed), as well as several other ingredients.  This is a great recipe to try if you have a family member who is allergic to gluten, and who has been given too many gluten-free candy canes this Christmas.

Believe it or not, it is possible to use up leftover fruitcake!  About.com has a recipe for Cream Cheese Bread Pudding.  You can use an entire pound of stale fruitcake in this recipe, and turn it into a really delicious bread pudding treat.

The recipe calls for vanilla, cinnamon, and softened cream cheese, (among other ingredients).  This same recipe is versatile enough so that you could substitute leftover chalka bread, challah bread or hoska bread, instead of leftover fruitcake.

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