Holiday Baking: Peanut Butter Santa Hats

Holiday Baking, Peanut Butter Santa Hats disclosure #HolidayButter #shop #cbias

This holiday season we have been busy in our kitchen. My daughter and I have been.baking our favorite holiday treats and discovering new recipes as we get closer to Christmas. We recently tried a new recipe inspired by the Land O’Lakes holiday giftgiving brochure.

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While shopping at Walmart, I visited the grocery section to purchase the ingredients for our holiday baking recipe. Land O’Lakes butter is a favorite in our home with so many yummy options. Most of our holiday recipes include butter so we go through quite a bit of Land O’Lakes butter during this time of year.

Land O'Lakes Butter at Walmart #HolidayButter #shop #cbias

Our Peanut Butter Santa Hats are easy to make and my daughter enjoyed helping in the kitchen.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Land O’Lakes butter
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate baking chips or almond bark
  • red sugar sprinkles
  • butter crackers

You also need wax paper to place the hats on after they have been dipped in chocolate and cookie sticks. 

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1) Soften the Land O’Lakes butter and mix with peanut butter on low speed. Add powdered sugar and continue to mix until filling is creamy.  

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2) Spoon approximately 2 tablespoons of mixture onto bottom side of one cracker. Place cookie stick in middle and top with cracker. Repeat with remaining filling and crackers.

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3) Line cookie sheet with wax paper. Melt baking chips in microwave for 30 seconds and stir. Continue melting at 15 second increments stirring in between until chocolate is smooth. Dip top of cracker sandwiches into melted chocolate and place on wax paper to dry. 

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4) Before chocolate is completely dry, top with red sprinkles. Add a white baking chip to the top of the Santa hat. 

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If you’re gifting the treats, consider placing cookie sticks in a piece of dry foam (found in the floral section at Walmart) to stand upright. Put the foam in the bottom of a cute holiday cup and you have a perfect gift! 

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[yumprint-recipe id=’15’]Visit the Land O’Lakes holiday giftgiving brochure for more great holiday recipes. You can also learn about Land O’Lakes by connecting with the brand on FacebookInstagram and Twitter

You have a chance to win a $250 gift card from Walmart simply by following Land O’Lakes on Pinterest and sharing one of your favorite images to your own board. Enter your email in the form and click “Enter”. Pin the image to any of your Pinterest Boards. Visit the Holiday Treats Board and share your favorites. One winner will be selected at random. One entry per person. Contest runs 11/25/13 to 1/4/14.

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