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3 Sweet Treats for Santa

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Bouncing from chimney to chimney can really work up an appetite - just as the big man in red himself! Treat ol'​ Saint Nick to some of your best slow cooker sweets this season and you'll be sure to land on his nice list.

Put out a large glass of milk, a letter of appreciation and a plate full of these tasty treats from Crock-Pot Girl™ Jenn Bare for Santa to enjoy this season. 

1. Cinnamon Fudge
You can't really go wrong with cinnamon and chocolate, so try whipping up a batch of this cinnamon fudge for your Christmas plate. 

You'll need:

  • 2 1/2 cups of dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Sea salt

Get cooking:
Start by spraying your slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray, then add the chocolate, coconut milk and honey to the stoneware. Stir the ingredients until they're well-combined, then cook for two hours on low. Remove the lid and stir in vanilla and cinnamon, then allow the treat to cool for four hours. Pour the room temperature fudge into a dish, sprinkle with sea salt, and allow it to cool in the fridge before slicing and serving to Santa.

2. Blondie Brownies
Opt for a healthier spin on brownies with this Christmas classic, blondie brownies.

You'll need:

  • 15 ounces chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup vanilla chips

Get cooking:
Blend chickpeas, peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract, sea salt, baking powder and baking soda in a food processor. When the mixture is smooth, stir in your vanilla chips, then spoon the batter into your slow cooker. Cover and cook your brownies for two to three hours on low, or until the edges are golden brown. Allow the brownies to cool for a few hours before setting on Santa's plate.

3. Chocolate Coconut Peanut Butter Balls
These crowd pleasers may look similar to coal, but once Santa catches a glimpse of your chocolate coconut peanut butter balls, he'll never dream of bringing you coal again.

You'll need:

  • 1/2 pound chocolate bark
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup rice krispies

Get cooking:
In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, vanilla, coconut, sugar, rice krispies and butter. When the dough is consistent, line an oven tray with parchment paper and top with small balls formed from the mixture. Freeze your cookies for about an hour, then place the chocolate in your slow cooker and cook on low for an hour. Every 15 minutes, remove the cover and stir the chocolate to keep it smooth. Dip each ball in the fondue, then place them in the fridge to allow the chocolate to set.

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