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Festive treats that aren't chocolate or nuts

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Gertrudesgarden Fri 06-Dec-19 10:14:21

I'd appreciate any suggestions you can give me. This time of year, most of the special treats people buy are either chocolate or nut based, and I don't like either. I also don't like marzipan.

I'm hoping some of you will share anything you enjoy that will be a bit of a special treat, rather than my usual hula hoops and ginger biscuits.
I don't mind making things so recipe links would be appreciated.
I'd also be grateful if you could point me at things that I could just buy and stash away for having as a personal treat whilst the rest of the piggery oops family gnashes their way through the quality street and nut bowl.....I feel all left out sometimes!

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ifigoup Fri 06-Dec-19 10:16:22

Twiglets
Those Scandi/German spiced biscuits - pfeffernussen?
Panettone
York Fruits
Orange and lemon jelly slices
Turkish delight

Lollypalooza Fri 06-Dec-19 10:18:43

Cheeseboard!

Gertrudesgarden Fri 06-Dec-19 10:24:01

Goody! I'd forgotten about York Fruits (yum yum yum) and the german style biscuits. I'm making up a shopping list and ALL of these are going on it. I'll have to hide them all really well though as my tribe of piglets will just seek and destroy if I don't. Thank you!

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Gertrudesgarden Fri 06-Dec-19 10:25:22

Cheese is thankfully something I don't have to share. They eat red leicester, and that's it. All the scrummy stuff is MINE! Nice crackers need to be hidden though.

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