Around the Christmas holiday season, many people love to decorate and show their enjoyment of this holiday in as many ways as they can. If you want to make your desserts more festive and add a splash of color and crunch, then consider getting some Christmas sprinkles.
What Are Christmas Sprinkles?
Sprinkles are some of the world’s favorite toppings to finish off desserts such as ice cream cones, cupcakes, frosted cookies, and bonbons, to name just a few. These tiny pieces of confectionary come in a wide variety of colors and flavors. Placing sprinkles on top of a dessert not only gives an appealing and eye-catching garnish, but also adds an extra layer of flavor and texture. Sprinkles can be made in many shapes and around Christmastime, you can get sprinkles that have traditional Christmas shapes and colors. Here are just a few that you can choose from:
-Gingerbread Men Sprinkles – Making, decorating and eating gingerbread cookies has been a holiday tradition for decades. Now, you can honor that tradition and evoke nostalgia by using sprinkles in the shape of tiny brown gingerbread men.
-Peppermint Candy Came Sprinkles – Candy canes are Christmas candies that are stamped indelibly into our culture, with its shape and color symbolizing the reason why we celebrate this time of the year. What better way to add Christmas spirit to your desserts than by topping them with peppermint flavored and candy cane shaped red-and-white sprinkles?
-Holly Sprinkles – The holly plant is an instantly recognizable symbol of the Christmas spirit. Its green and distinctively shaped leaves, with the round, bright red berries, are incorporated into a lot of Christmas décor. Add some holiday cheer to your cupcakes or cookies with red and green sprinkles shaped like holly leaves and berries.