Looking for some inspiration this holiday season? We’ve collected 12 of our favorite dairy-licious holiday recipes, from our friends over at Savor Recipes, to help kickstart your holiday baking and colorful creations!
Make a recipe each day leading up to Christmas, to celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas, or make them all in one day for your annual holiday gathering! Either way, you are guaranteed to create sweet memories with these recipes.
All the recipes below feature nutritious and delicious fluid milk as a main ingredient, made possible thanks to our hardworking dairy farmers!
Chocolate Pots de Crème
Looking for a way to spice up your usual holiday pudding recipe? Try this Chocolate Pots de Crème recipe that every generation is sure to enjoy.
Each pot is topped with homemade peppermint whipped cream and crushed candy cane, right in time for peppermint season.
Carmel Eggnog Milk
Eggnog has been a favorite holiday drink for as long as we can remember.
This simple twist on a classic has just six ingredients and takes five minutes to prep. The flavor combination with caramel in this drink is bound to be a hit with anyone with a sweet tooth!
Chocolate Candy Cane Milk
Know someone who can’t get enough of candy canes this time of year? Then be sure to make them this Chocolate Candy Cane Milk recipe!
It’s an easy and delicious recipe, with an aesthetically pleasing crushed candy cane and chocolate-rimmed glass. This recipe is bound to end up on your loved ones Instagram feed.
Vanilla Holiday Cookie Milk
Trying to find a holiday recipe – that doesn’t feature chocolate – for that one friend who doesn’t like chocolate?
This Vanilla Holiday Cookie Milk is the perfect solution. It only takes 5 minutes to make, and you can customize it with any type of sprinkles that your heart desires.
Peppermint Milk Pudding
What is the holiday season without more peppermint recipes?
This Peppermint Milk Pudding is simple to make but does take at least 4 hours to set in the refrigerator, so be sure to allot that extra time if you want to serve it for dessert. Top it off with mint and crushed candy canes before serving!
Cookies and Cream Milkshake Cocktail
It’s Christmas Eve and you’ve just put out the milk and cookies for Santa, and they look so good you want to eat them yourself. But you know you must save the milk and cookies for Santa.
And after the kids have gone to bed, reward yourself for your restraint by making this Cookies and Cream Milkshake Cocktail!
Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs
Hot Chocolate is a must during the winter months.
These Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs are the perfect way to delight kids and adults alike. They also make for the perfect DIY gift for friends and loved ones during the holidays.
The Grinch Cocktail
According to Cindy Lou Who, “No one should be alone on Christmas.” And with this delicious Grinch Cocktail recipe, you definitely won’t be!
The recipe makes four servings, but can easily be doubled or tripled for a party. The perfect reason to break out your fancy cocktail glasses.
Merry and Bright Cocktail
Looking for a more colorful cocktail this holiday season?
This Merry and Bright drink is bound to be a crowd favorite. It features milk, Kahlua, rum, and a few drops of food coloring to give it a bright pink look.
Green Grinch Smoothie
We could all do with a little reset or cleanse after the copious amounts of food, drinks, and sweets this time of year.
This delicious Green Grinch Smoothie is the perfect healthy pick-me-up to help boost your spirit and keep you going all season long. It’s a fan favorite for kids as well!
Recreate a childhood favorite with this easy Whoopie Pie recipe! Rumor has it that it’s Santa’s favorite cookie (wink wink*).
Peppermint Milk Shots
And last, but certainly not least, these simple peppermint milk shots are perfect for someone who wants to make a memorable drink without spending all day in the kitchen.
All you need is milk, vodka, sugar, peppermint extract, and a few doses of the holiday spirit!
That is our recipe roundup, with 12 of our favorite dairy-licious treats to make this season as you’re planning for the upcoming holidays!
Looking for even more holiday recipes to make? Our friends at Savor Recipes have dozens of them on their website, from appetizers and entrees to desserts. Bon Appetit!