holiday cocktails

5 Delicious Holiday Recipes

Dec 13, 2020

The holiday season is in full swing here at Newport and this week we’ve got some delicious recipes perfect for fully enjoying the festive days ahead. A little indulgent, a little something for the sweet tooth--we’ve rounded up a great mix sure to satisfy that craving for something a little extra special this time of year! Read ahead to check out our favorites and be sure to let us know which ones you try!

No-Bake Oreo Peppermint Bark

It wouldn't be the holidays without some peppermint bark and we love this Oreo Peppermint version from The Toasty Kitchen. This no-bake recipe takes white chocolate and combines it with crushed oreo cookies for a cool vanilla-mint flavor. Top with sprinkles for an added dash of cheer. The full recipe can be found here!


(Photo & Recipe: @thetoastykitchen)

Candy Cane Cookies

We absolutely adore these Candy Cane Cookies from What The Fork Food Blog--they’re super festive and a great activity to get the whole family involved in! The cookies have a light peppermint taste and just the right amount of crunch. Best of all, this recipe is gluten free! Find all the info here.


M&M Pretzel Bites

We love a holiday classic that’s ideal for snacking and this M&M Pretzel Bites recipe from @emilykrinnskitchen is perfect for just that! Start with a simple pretzel base, then add a hersey’s kiss and bake for 3-5 minutes. Press an M&M into the center and voila! Find the full recipe and all the details here.


(Photo & Recipe: @emilykrinnskitchen)

The Krisp Mocktail

This holiday drink recipe from @krispxkristin, coined the Krisp Mocktail, is just the thing if you’re looking for a beverage to celebrate with! Delicious enough to be enjoyed without alcohol, the recipe also works great with a spirit of your choice if you prefer. With blackberries, pomegranate, and cranberry, and a dash of coconut and mint to finish things off, this drink is sure to bring the festive cheer.


(Photo & Recipe: @krispxkristin and @tjbelisari )

Perfect Sugar Cookies 

As delicious as a simple chocolate chip is, sometimes you just need a fully decked out sugar cookie this time of year! Fortunately, Delish shares their recipe for Perfect Sugar Cookies; and we have to say, they really do live up to their name. The best part of this recipe is, you don’t need any fancy tools for decorating...what you have around the house will work just fine! Find all the info here.


We hope you enjoy these terrific holiday recipes! Let us know what tasty treats you’re making by tagging us at #YourNewport!