Christmas is a time of great joy and celebration. Among other things, preparing and sharing the most delicious food items is an important aspect of the festivities. Desserts form a key part of such delicacies. White chocolate, made of sugar, milk and cocoa butter is a rich ingredient of many such items. Here is a list of some of the finest white chocolate based items that are ideal as Christmas gifts.
Dried Cranberry and Chocolate Cookies:
These are cookies studded with white chocolate chips. The cranberries and rolled oats present in the item gives these cookies a special crunchy feel that you are sure to relish.
White Chocolate Chunk Macadamia Cookies:
These cookies also have a liberal portion of white chocolate embedded in them. These are family thick in size like the ones available at the baker’s stores. Their golden and crispy outside and soft texture inside make them a favourite item at every Christmas meal.
Big White Chocolate, Almond and Cranberry Cookies:
In addition to white chocolate, almond and cranberry are the main ingredients of these cookies. Both almond flour and toasted almonds are used. These cookies are quite crispy and chewy and present a wonderful double nutty flavour.
Macadamia Nut Butter Cookies:
These are soft and delicious butter cookies that would literally melt in one’s mouth. The white chocolate adds to its soft and creamy nature. This is a food item that can be prepared with ease in just about 25 active minutes but enjoyed for days together.
White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Cookies with Dried Cranberries:
This is a fabulous type of crunchy cookies that brings together tart cherries, macadamia nuts and creamy white chocolate chips. The flavour is something you should taste and experience.
Matzo Bark with Pink Peppercorns and Fennel:
This is a wonderful treat that brings together White Chocolate and Matzo Bark as main ingredients. Other ingredients like crushed pink peppercorns, fennel and flaky sea salt counterbalance the sweetness of the white chocolate. Thus we can enjoy a tender peppery and floral brunch.
Warm Blondie Pudding:
This is a fudgy dessert item makes use of ground almonds rather than almond flour. Thus it is gluten-free. The confectionery item can be served by itself as a delicious dessert. To make it more attractive, it can be topped with fresh raspberries and crème fraîche. The active time involved in preparing this amazing dessert is just 20 min.
White Chocolate Walnut Muffins:
This is a muffin with a difference. Apart from the walnut as an ingredient, it combines the right blend of white chocolate is present. Further, it is caramelized and toasted to produce a delicious and irresistible item at any Christmas meal.
Matcha Tea Marshmallow Crispy Treats:
This is an unusual and unconventional treat. It is a special combination of tannic, floral green tea and delicious white chocolate. It goes well with crunchy and buttery original Rice Krispies. The slight salty tinge adds to the richness of the combination.
This is a very simple but delectable chocolate teat with a very few ingredients. It is an ideal delicacy for the festive time. Their value can be enriched further by adding roasted and slivered almonds into it.
White Chocolate and Pumpkin Mousse Pie:
This is an innovative American version of the traditional pumpkin pie. It has a marvellous pumpkin and-white-chocolate-mousse filling along with a superb crunchy crust. It takes 45 active minutes for preparing this holiday treat.
No-Bake White Chocolate Cheesecake:
This is a new version of the cheesecake developed by a famous chef and cookbook author Kamran Siddiqi. The main ingredients are melted white chocolate and citrus zest which makes up a creamy filling to create a special flavour. It is usually topped with jam and strawberries. It can be refrigerated and used for a period of 3 days without losing its original quality.
White Chocolate S’mores Gooey Cake Bars:
These cake bars are simply fabulous as a Christmas snack. The main ingredients are a cake mix, butter, egg, sweetened condensed milk, graham crackers, a few marshmallows and of course a small quantity of white chocolate chips. They are ready in about 45 min and have a golden look.
Mint Cookies with white chocolate Ganache:
The key ingredients required to prepare these delicious cookies are butter, egg, flour, finely chopped mints and white chocolate. They would tempt anyone to try and enjoy the crisp and soft texture and taste.
White chocolate and Ricotta cheesecake:
It is a delectable and mouth watering form of cheese cake that serves as an excellent dessert item. It is surprisingly light on our tummy despite the white chocolate content. It involves only half an hour of active baking as well.
Coconut Key Lime Thumbprints:
This is a special type of cookie. The recipe for this was revealed by one of the contestants at the World Food Championships held in Las Vegas in 2013. This cookie appears more or less like a shortbread thumbprint cookie, but has better flavour and taste.
Elegant White Chocolate Mousse:
As the name suggests, the mousse is definitely elegant and delicious. The main ingredients are whipped cream and white chocolate combine to provide a special touch to the overall flavour.
Curry-Kissed Coconut Fudge
This will a hit with all those who enjoy the typical coconut based flavours of Thailand, and are fond of fudge. This coconut fudge can be modified by adding a small quantity of sweetened curry powder.
Blackberry Cheesecake Cups:
This is a mini dessert where the flavour of white chocolate enriches the flavour of blackberries. The wonderful combination of crunchy chips, blackberry puree and pretzel crust that is sweet and salty makes this and extraordinary festive treat.
Who doesn’t love the traditional shortbread cookie? These can be made for delicious by dipping them into white chocolate melted baking chips and colourful sprinkles. The final effect of this treat is stunning.
Chocolate Pomegranate Candies:
This is one recipe where both white and dark chocolate are blended with other natural ingredients to create a wholly new and tasty treat for the festive occasion and perfect to be gifted away.
Triple Chocolate Mousse Tart:
When you are in no mood to bake something, you can think of creating a triple chocolate mousse tart. You can have a flexible order for different layers and achieve slightly different effects by being creative. Your guest will surely adore your gift.
White Chocolate Cranberry Almond Tart:
This is a tart that brings out the best of the key ingredients – sweet white chocolate, tangy cranberries and the crunchy a healthy almond slivers. It turns out to be a favourite festive dessert.
Limoncello Cream Pie:
The lemon pie served after a fabulous Christmas dinner is simply irresistible. It is cool and refreshing. The flavour is heightened with the addition of limoncello that adds further charm to the creamy and tasty slice of the pie.
Raspberry Cream Sugar Cookies:
These sugar cookies are made by filling them with raspberry cream cheese that is quite tangy. It is best to enjoy the great taste of the cookies after leaving them in the refrigerator for about 45 minutes.
Red Velvet Whoopie Pies:
We all know how popular the red velvet cake is. Here is a pie that is an adaptation of the traditional red velvet cake. For the purpose of filling, packaged cream cheese frosting can be used. The overall effect is marvellous.
Peppermint White Hot Chocolate:
This is a very welcome independent item to warm up after a day out in the cold Christmas season. Your guests would surely feel cheered and grateful. It can also go well along with a festive brunch or an elaborate afternoon or evening tea party.
This is a dessert that can be prepared quickly and easily at short notice. It goes well at any kind of meal. The toppings can be varied to suit the occasion and the tastes of the hostess.
White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies:
This is an item that fits well into any grand party including Christmas lunch and wedding receptions. The bars can cut into a triangular shape to make them look more appealing. Then the final touch comes in the form of drizzling white chocolate over each piece.
Potato Chip Clusters:
This is a treat that requires no baking and is easy to make. It has three unusual ingredients – potato, white chocolate, and candy clusters. It is sweet-and-salty and the crowd like it at Christmas and other parties. These can be transported conveniently and presented to friends since it does not melt or become soft soon.
Here is a combination treat. A blend of white chocolate and vanilla in this out-of-this world cookies make them simply fabulous. They are most popular at Christmas time but available round the year.
White Chocolate-Strawberry Tiramisu:
It is an innovative adaptation of the classic tiramisu dessert. It brings together: strawberries and white chocolate to create a totally new effect. To make it more welcome for diet conscious guest you can lighten it up with non-dairy whipped topping and low fat cream cheese.
White Chocolate Christmas Torte:
This is a raspberry filled cake that will be accepted as an extraordinary and delicious dessert with any festive meal. The white chocolate effect cannot be missed out.
White Chocolate Macadamia gluten free Cookies:
White baking chips along with macadamia nuts combine beautifully in this recipe to give us superb butter cookies. They are a very different and welcome change from the traditional chocolate chip cookies.
Cookies ‘n’ Cream Fudge:
It is a novel item of baked confectionary that brings the crunchy chunks of cookie sandwiched between other delicacies. It turns soft as time passes. It is another great festive treat.
These are also a kind of cookies that are quite soft and chewy. The delectable gingersnaps become even more inviting when they are dipped in white chocolate. A great treat to remind us of the festive spirit all around.
White Hot Chocolate:
This is a sweet and creamy White Chocolate hot drink. It can be prepared within minutes and has just three key ingredients. These are milk, white chocolate and some vanilla extract. Optionally, you can take the liberty of adding a pinch of salt to the hot chocolate to moderate the sweetness.
Malted milk melting snowman cake:
As the name suggests this is a wonderful item to be presented at any important Christmas meal. The taste provided by the exotic combination of white chocolate and malted milk is splendid of course. But the greater attraction is the thematic shape of the cake in the form of a snowman at the top part that creates the real spirit of Christmas.Kids would love it most. They can even decorate the cake with buttons, icing and chocolate sticks and have great fun.
White chocolate berry cheesecake:
This is a great pudding that involves no cooking. The flavour is simply irresistible and hence it is the right kind of dessert for any type of festive occasion, especially Christmas, to have in a relaxed manner.
White chocolate mousse with poached rhubarb:
This is a wonderful dessert just right for the Christmas season to make your guests cheerful. This light, white chocolate mousse has s other ingredients some fresh and sweet rhubarb that is poached for better taste. As a topping, we can add some crunchy oats that will enhance the overall texture.
White chocolate and cardamom tart with raspberry dust:
This special combination tart turns out to be a favourite white chocolate dessert that will leave a nice feel in the mouths of the guests. We usually sprinkle some dried raspberry dust as a topping to lend an extra flavour.
We see that all kinds of delicious desserts and other food delicacies get enriched by the right mix of white chocolate. It is an excellent ingredient that helps to produce marvellous food ideas especially for Christmas season. These, in turn, can be shared as loving gifts to take the Christmas joy to a higher level.