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#ChristmasSweetsWeek 2018

Welcome to #ChristmasSweetsWeek 2018 hosted by Terri from Love and Confections and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures! What better way to celebrate the holidays than with food and a fun giveaway?


44 bloggers from around the country have come together to share over 180 sweet Christmas recipes!! Deck the halls and get ready for very merry sweet treats, like fudge, cookies, Christmas morning breakfasts, layer cakes, martinis, cocoa, and more!


Our #ChristmasSweetsWeek sponsors are helping us give away some great prizes. Thank you so much, Sponsors, for your generosity. We have an incredible giveaway below and would love if you would take a moment to read about it and what you can win!


Prize #1 Dixie Crystals 

Dixie Crystals are giving one winner a Keurig K-Select Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker.

Since 1917, Dixie Crystals® has been the South’s choice for high-quality sugar and sweeteners. For generations, Dixie Crystals have been at the heart of family traditions and celebrations. Our pure cane, non-GMO sugar products guarantee that treasured family recipes will turn out right every time. Bake with love and Dixie Crystals.



Prize #2 Cabot Creamery Co-operative 

Cabot is giving one winner a cheese gift set, including a Cabot Cheese slate cutting board, small cheese cleaver, Cabot custom Bee’s Wrap, an assortment of Cabot’s finest cheeses.

Cabot Creamery Co-operative, makers of naturally aged, award-winning cheeses and dairy products is owned by 1,000 dairy farm families in New England and New York.



LorAnn is giving one winner a collection of 6 LorAnn Bakery Emulsions, a collection of three LorAnn Oils vanilla extracts, a candy making cookbook, The Sweetapolita Bakebook, and a 12-unit variety pack of LorAnn super-strength candy oils.

Our flavors. Your creations. For over 50 years, LorAnn Oils has been supplying professionals and home chefs with the finest quality candy and baking flavors, essential oils, and specialty ingredients. Visit us at LorAnn Oils & Flavors to shop, learn, and discover new recipe ideas.


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Prize #4 Joyjolt 

Joyjolt is giving one winner an Aurora Whiskey Decanter Set. Our Aurora Whiskey Decanter set has a timeless and sophisticated design that adds both class and style to any table.

This set is handmade with top quality lead-free crystal glass and cutting-edge materials. The sets quality, design and upscale packaging make the Aurora a perfect addition to your home, bar, hotel, restaurant, club or office. DRINK WITH JOY. ENJOY THE JOURNEY.

Here at JoyJolt we believe that so many of the moments you enjoy most include raising a glass. From the jolt, you get from that first sip of coffee in the morning to toasting a milestone with close friends. That’s why we have created glassware equally as special and unique as your happiest moments.


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Prize #5 Sweets & Treats Boutique

Sweets & Treats is giving one winner the Year of Sprinkles Box at a $150 value. It contains holiday mixes, classic sprinkles, and some of their most popular sprinkles.

Sweets & Treats, a party, and baking supplies manufacturer and wholesaler started out of a baking industry need for truly greaseproof cupcake liners. From there, the company expanded into a handful of specialized categories including the latest, Sweet Sprinkles, their one of a kind sprinkles and sprinkle mix line. With hundreds of truly unique products, they are a one-stop shop for your next party!




Prize #6 Torani 

Torani is giving one winner a year supply of Torani: 12-750ml glass bottles, flavors will be winner’s choice, plus pumps for each bottle.

Torani inspires you to taste life, one flavorful experience at a time. Even though people all over the world recognize our iconic Torani bottle, we’ve remained a family-owned company — adhering to the high-quality standards that Rinaldo and Ezilda set over 90 years ago.

Each and every syrup, sauce, and smoothie is created with care and pride. Way back we started with just five syrups. Today, you can use more than 100 of our naturally flavored syrups, sauces and beverage bases in coffees, sodas, teas, smoothies, cocktails and more. And we’re excited to bring you new taste traditions and flavors as we move forward.


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Christmas Dessert

Are you wondering what you can make for a Christmas dessert? You are not alone. That is what is so nice about Christmas Sweets Week, you can find all types of inspirations for a Christmas dessert, like this eggnog pudding.


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Layered Dessert

I love layered desserts. It was the idea of layering eggnog pudding with gingersnaps is had me wanting to do a dessert in a glass. Yep a dessert shooter recipe!




Dessert Shooter Recipe

JoyJolt sent me these beautiful square martini glasses for Christmas Sweets Week. I know they would be great for a dessert shooter recipe. Fist I thought, maybe I would create a homemade eggnog recipe. However, I really wanted to make an eggnog pudding instead.





Eggnog Desserts

I knew eggnog pudding would be perfect for any eggnog desserts collection. I decided that my eggnog pudding would be better in a layered dessert. What to pair with the eggnog? Gingersnaps! This would be perfect!



Gingersnaps have a spicy bite to them. If I crush them up and layer them with the eggnog pudding in the JoyJolt glasses, it would make a nice Christmas dessert!


Dessert in a Glass

This Christmas dessert is wonderful! This dessert shooter recipe is full of Christmas cheer. Plus using the sprinkles from Sweets and Treats boutique really makes this layered dessert look very festive!





Check out these other food blogger #ChristmasSweetsWeek recipes:






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Yield: 6 Servings

Gingersnap Eggnog Shooter

Gingersnap Eggnog Shooter

Gingersnap Eggnog Shooter is an easy Christmas dessert! This dessert shooter recipe features gingersnaps and eggnog. You will love this eggnog dessert!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cooking Time 1 hour
Cooling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes


  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoon molasses
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 25 small gingersnap cookies
  • Cool Whip
  • Christmas Sprinkles



  1. Fill a large bowl with ice water and set aside.
  2. Bring the sweetened condensed milk, 1 cup of the half-and-half, nutmeg, molasses, and pinch of salt to a simmer in a medium saucepan over medium heat. 
  3. Stir occasionally to prevent burning. 
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Whisk the egg yolks and 1/4 cup half-and-half in a medium bowl until combined.
  6. Slowly add in 1/4 cup of the hot milk mixture to the egg mixture, while continuing to whisk, and set aside.
  7. Whisk the cornstarch and remaining half-and-half together in a medium bowl.
  8. Quickly whisk the cornstarch mixture into the hot milk mixture. Then place the pan back on heat, increase to medium-high, and whisk constantly until it just boils.
  9. Remove from the heat and add the egg mixture, while stirring vigorously, to the hot milk mixture.
  10. Place the pan over medium-high heat and cook, stirring constantly, until the liquid just begins to simmer. 
  11. Immediately remove from the heat and strain into a medium bowl.
  12. Cover with plastic wrap, placing the film directly on the hot pudding, and set in the ice bath to cool. Refrigerate.


  1. Crush the gingersnaps and place in the bottom of the glasses.
  2. On top the gingersnaps, add a dollop of the eggnog pudding.
  3. Next add another layer of the crushed gingersnaps.
  4. Finally add another layer of the pudding.
  5. Finish up with a dollop of Cool Whip and garnish with sprinkles.
  6. Serve it up and ENJOY!

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 324Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 178mgSodium: 244mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 1gSugar: 20gProtein: 9g

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Thank you ChristmasSweetsWeek Sponsors: Dixie Crystals, Cabot Cheese, Lorann Oils & Flavors, Torani, Joyjolt, and Sweets & Treats Boutique for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and product to use for ChristmasSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are my own.

The ChristmasSweetsWeek giveaway is open to U.S. residents, age 18 & up. All entries for the winner will be checked and verified. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Six (6) winners will be selected.

The prize packages will be sent directly from the giveaway sponsors. The ChristmasSweetsWeek Bloggers are not responsible for the fulfillment or delivery of the prize packages. Bloggers hosting this giveaway and their immediate family members in their household cannot enter or win the giveaway.

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