Tuesday, December 10, 2013

On the 7th Day of Christmas: I dipped it...dipped it good!


On the 7th Day of Christmas...I dipped it!  I love to dip it!  

This is such a quick and easy way to get something festive out for Christmas!  Just go through your pantry and find anything dipable...jumbo marshmallows, pretzel rods, Oreos, gingerbread men...go nuts!  Then, all you do is melt some candy coating in the microwave (I used both white and milk chocolate for mine), dip your yummy treats, sprinkle them with festive sprinkles and let them dry on wax paper.  Your kids will LOVE doing this with you!  My kiddos are obsessed with dipping!


Need something quick to take to your kid's school?  Dip it.  Need something to share with neighbors?  Dip it. Need something fun to munch on while watching Home Alone?  Dip it.  Need to bring something sweet to a party?  Dip it.



Let's go over the steps one last time:

1. Find a few things to dip in your house.

2. Melt your candy coating (which can be found on the chocolate chip aisle) in the microwave.

3. Dip your treats in chocolate and then sprinkle them with something fun

4. Let them dry on wax paper


That's it!  Look at my little taste-testers...




This Christmas, just dip it!

On the 1st Day of Christmas: I meal planned, ate Cranberry-Orange Cookies and shared Christmas cheer!
On the 2nd Day of Christmas: I made yummy Egg Nog Monkey Bread!
On the 3rd Day of Christmas: I made easy Rice Krispies Treats!
On the 4th Day of Christmas: I made Red Velvet Pancakes!
On the 5th Day of Christmas:  I made Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting
On the 6th Day of Christmas: I made Oreo Cheesecake Bites!

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26 comments:

Jennifer Cannon said...

I have been looking for the perfect christmas treet to send to neighbors, and co workers... even checked your christmas recipes.
This is so the winner!!! So yummy and festive!
Once again, shay to the rescue!!

golfwidow said...

Love dipping anything! Fun to do with my kids too! Thanks for the reminder! Katherine :-)

Kim G said...

YUM!!!

This Gingers Journey said...

I was just talking about doing this last night!!! So easy and so tasty! :)

Jenny M said...

In the microwave? I have hesitated to dip anything the past few years because I thought we had to double boil it on the stove. I can't believe you just melt it in the microwave. I'm digging out the white chocolate this week and dipping some pretzel rods for my coworkers. Thanks Shay!

V @ X-tremely V said...

This is exactly what I will be bringing to a holiday party! Thanks Shay :)

slee said...

Great dipping ideas. Thanks.

Shawnee said...

My absolute favorite thing to dip is ritz crackers with peanut butter dipped in the white almond bark!! The best thing ever!!!!!!!!!!!

Sabrina said...

I plan on dipping it a lot this Christmas season!!! Yummy!!! And it looks so pretty on a platter!

Anonymous said...

Love this idea! So easy & festive!

Brittany said...

Perfect, fun, and easy! I love it!

Tessa Stow said...

how do you dip your oreos so they don't look a hot mess!?!?! Any tips?

Tessa Stow said...

How do you dip your oreos so they don't look like a hot mess :) Any tips!???

Jill Gruber said...

This is a great idea that I have never thought of! So festive and easy for the kids to do! Will make great gift treats for the neighbors!

Christy said...

Such a cute & easy idea!

Shesabigstar said...

How fun and simple... I'll definitely be doing this with the kids this weekend!

bwallac said...

These look amazing and easy!

Mix and Match Mama said...

For the Oreos, I use two forks and dunk them...for everything else, I just use my fingers. Sprinkles hide a multitude of sins!

Anonymous said...

What are your kids using to eat the marshmallows or to dip them? It looks like a festive straw??

TrishCF said...

i love these chocolate covered pretzel sticks! They are so simple, byt also so tasty.

Leslie said...

This would be fun to do with my kids - great idea!

Jennifer said...

Those pretzels look yummy! :)

Shelli said...

Dipping anything in chocolate just makes it THAT much better!!

Kate Gilbert said...

Such a cute festive idea! and so easy!

Suzanne @ Mix it Mom said...

Such a great and easy FUN idea for the kids!! I think we will get our dip on this weekend!!

pinksarahh said...

I'm so doing this! How easy!

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