The holidays are the most wonderful time of year, and one surefire way to make them even MORE wonderful is by infusing them with a bit of Disney flavor!
With Thanksgiving and Christmas around the corner (gulp!), it’s time to start planning some holiday recipes! Really though, it’s time to start planning some Disney recipes!
When it comes to quintessential holiday flavors, we think of fragrant ingredients like ginger, peppermint, and hot chocolate. Also, Disney is an ESSENTIAL ingredient. Like pumpkin spice.
As you plan your holiday meals and parties, here are 6 EASY Disney recipes to make for the festive season!
Disney-themed Charcuterie Boards
Leave it to Disney to put the “cute” in charcuterie (charCUTErie, see what we did there 😊)! The perfect snackable spread for any gathering, charcuterie boards are always a fun (and easy!) option to put together!
Disney Parks Blog shared a guide from influencer Ginny Phillips of Making Main Street on how to make your own Mickey-themed charcuterie boards. Spoiler alert: they’re DESSERT charcuterie boards!
One is a Hot Chocolate Board and another is a Mickey Waffle Board! Find recipes for both here.
Disneyland Peppermint Marshmallow Wands
Looking to cast a spell on your party guests? Or at least their taste buds? Look no further than this recipe for Disneyland’s beloved Peppermint Marshmallow Wands!
Inspired by Marceline’s Confectionary in Downtown Disney, the recipe is surprisingly easy to make, with a few simple ingredients: fluffy marshmallows, caramel, dark chocolate, and crushed peppermint candy!
Peep the recipe here! And a word of warning, you might have to exercise some self-restraint! Once you realize how easy and DELICIOUS these wandy ‘mallows are, you’ll want to make them ALL THE TIME!
Gingerbread is an ESSENTIAL snack for the holidays, and we love a good gingerbread cookie as much as the next sweet tooth, but sometimes it’s good to mix it up! You can do so with Disney’s recipe for Gingerbread Beignets!
Check out the recipe here! Channel your inner Tiana to make this holiday twist on a Louisianian delicacy!
Uncle Walt’s Chili
In case you want to eat something other than sugar at some point this holiday season, you can’t go wrong with Disney’s recipe for one of Walt Disney’s personal faves!
Walt’s Chili is the savory comfort food we need and crave this time of year, made with pinto beans, ground beef, and a TON of fragrant flavors!
Visit here for the easy-to-follow recipe! On a cold wintery day, nothing feels cozier than a hot bowl of chili and classic Disney flick!
Hear us out: just because the recipe name is in French doesn’t mean you need to be Julia Child to make the perfect Beef Bourguignon. Trust us, it’s not as hard as you might think! Really, it’s a French version of beef stew, but it sounds so much more impressive and fancy with you say “beef bourguignon”.
This slow-cooker recipe is straightforward, simple, and EPIC. It’s inspired by one of the best comfort food items from EPCOT’s Festival of the Holidays, so you can bring a bit of the Disney holiday magic into your own kitchen!
Turn your home into the France Pavilion by following the recipe here.
Spiked Grinch Hot Chocolate
Now that you’ve got the entrees and desserts squared away, it’s time for drinks! And we can’t think of ANYTHING more festive than the green-colored Spiked Grinch Hot Chocolate!
Inspired by the 25 Days of Christmas on Freeform, this simple six-ingredient sipper features milk, white chocolate chips, vanilla extract, white chocolate liqueur, peppermint schnapps, and green food coloring.
With the holidays coming up FAST, you’ll be well-equipped to wow your friends and fam this season with any of these easy-to-follow Disney recipes! Happy cooking!
What’s your favorite Disney-inspired recipe to make for the holidays? Let us know in the comments!