Cracking recipes for leftover Christmas treats

Posted by Lily Garvey on 12 December 2016

After Eight iced sherbert

Blitzed up frozen berries, some yoghurt and a load of the 3,000 after-dinner mints you've got knocking around make a wonderful unexpected dessert.  It's refreshing and, if you're feeling really good you can swap in reduced fat yoghurt and go easy on the icing sugar.

After Eight iced sherbert
Via: After Eight

Rocky road

An oldie but a goodie, this rocky road recipe from Amateur Gourmet is a simple peanut and leftover marshmallow miracle.

Rocky road
Via: Amateur Gourmet

Toblerone shortbread

Deep breaths guys, because here is your favourite pointed chocolate treat in shortbread form. Look at the ingredients, sure, but it doesn't pay to think about them too much. 

Toblerone shortbread
Via: Salt and Serenity

Lindt tiramisu

Your favourite boozy cream dessert with lashings of indulget Lindt chocolate. Woah.

Lindt tiramisu
Via: Lindt

Curly Wurly pie

Probably the most overlooked chocolate bar in the Xmas selection box, show it some love by baking it in this Curly Wurly pie... with Hobnobs.

Curly Wurly pie
Via: I Am into This

Ferrero Rocher brownies

Be the ultimate height of class and bake your nutty balls into this tray of gooey brownies. This is the stuff of legends.

Ferrero Rocher brownies
Via: Miss Renaissance

Chocolate orange truffles

When your tasty chocolate orange has been snaffled away, why not make your very own with leftover Cointreau and melted dark chocolate? This recipe for chocolate orange truffles by Lavendar and Lovage will make a very sweet 'thanks for all my presents' gift.

Chocolate orange truffles
Via: Lavendar and Lovage

Toblerone ice cream cake

Or if you're feeling in a more chilled out mood, have a go at this super-duper easy ice cream loggy thing by The Stone Soup.

Toblerone ice cream cake
Via: The Stone Soup

Chocolate box slice

Jennifer at Millk and Honey has left us speechless with this chocolate box slice creation. It's basically any remaining chocolate boxes tipped into a tray and given an irresistible crust. Because even though we're all stuffed after crimbo there isn't a human being alive who wouldn't find room for this.

Chocolate box slice
Via: Milk and Honey

Rolo biscuits

If you're clean out of energy after Christmas, then this recipe for Rolo biscuits is definitely for you. A couple of Ritz crackers and a lone Rolo later you've got yourself a seriously sexy dipping biscuit.

Rolo biscuits
Via: Lick the Bowl Good

Lindor cookies

If your gluttonous siblings haven't snaffled every last one, you're bound to find a box of these creamy-centred delights loose in the house. Why not be the model citizen and thank grannies and grandads for presents with freshly baked Lindor cookies? These by Butter Baking look subliiime.

Lindor cookies
Via: Butter Baking

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