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Recipes and Ideas for Easy Holiday Baking

December 14, 2018


If you enjoy baking your way through the holiday season, consider saving time and money by shopping all your baking and cooking essentials with Dollar General.
 
Dollar General offers many baking necessities, kitchen tools and supplies that may be needed to see a baking project through. Find the holiday baking essentials online or at your local store. Consider Dollar General’s private brands to save money on quality items. The Clover Valley® brand offers a full selection of baking essentials and comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
 
Browse through Dollar General Easy Meals to find numerous holiday budget-friendly recipes that will be sure to be a hit with friends and family this holiday season. Discover appetizers, meals, desserts and much more by visiting www.dollargeneral.com/easymeals.
 
OREO Holiday Bark

This bark is perfect for gift-giving and sharing with friends and family during the holiday season.
 
Ingredients
2 pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
9 oz. white baking chocolate, melted
12 Winter OREO Cookies, roughly chopped
3 Clover Valley® Candy Canes, crushed (about 1/4 cup)
 
Directions
Cover large baking sheet with foil. Spread semi-sweet chocolate in a thin layer onto pan. Refrigerate 10 minutes.
Spread white chocolate in a thin layer over semi-sweet chocolate. Sprinkle with remaining ingredients. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.
Break into pieces or cut with cookie cutters to make Holiday OREO Bark Christmas Trees (see below). Store in tightly covered container.
 
Tip:
Cut bark using various sized star-shaped cookie cutters. Stack stars to form tree shapes. For easier cutting, use a wooden mallet to tap the cutter to cut through the bark. 
 
Easy Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookies (Small-Batch Quantity)

 
Ingredients
1 (7.5-oz.) pouch Betty Crocker™ chocolate chip cookie mix
Clover Valley® Butter and water called for on cookie mix pouch
3/4 cup Hershey's® premier white baking chips or semisweet or Special Dark® chocolate chips
2 tsp. Clover Valley® Shortening
Clover Valley® Candy Sprinkles
 
Directions
Make cookies as directed on pouch; cool completely, about 15 minutes.
In small microwavable bowl, microwave chips and shortening, uncovered on Medium (50%) 2 to 3 minutes, stirring once, until chips can be stirred smooth. 
Carefully dip each cookie halfway into melted chips; wipe off excess on edge of bowl. Place on cooking parchment-lined tray; top with sprinkles. Let stand until coating is firm, about 1 hour. Refrigerate cookies to speed up set up time for coating, if desired. 


About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for nearly 80 years through its mission of Serving Others. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 15,472 stores in 44 states as of March 1, 2019. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
 

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