The holiday season is upon us! It’s time to slow things down & take the time to get together with friends and loved ones for those time honored traditions. Don’t have any favorite traditions? That’s okay, make some new ones! Today I’m sharing my 5 Favorite Family Holiday Traditions, including making Christmas treats and a new delicious recipe for  Honey Bunches of Oats® Treats for you to add to your plate!
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5 Family Holiday Traditions:

  1. Christmas Eve Service as a family
  2. Drive around looking at lights
  3. See a family movie, like SING© (So excited to see this!)
  4. Make Christmas cookies & treats together
  5. Deliver Christmas treats to friends & family

One of my favorite things to do is spend an afternoon in the kitchen I’ve shared a few of our seasonal favorites with you in the past, including Apricot Bark & Spiced Nuts. This time I’m sharing a new treat to add to your treat platter….  Honey Bunches of Oats® Almond Treats! These are similar to Rice Krispy Treats, but pack more nutrients into each bite with their honey oat clusters and toasty almonds. Top with a little bit of dark chocolate and you have a treat worth indulging in!

Step 1:

Grab your coupon for Honey Bunches of Oats® (click for a COUPON!)

Step 2:

Run over to Target or Albertsons & pick up Honey Bunches of Oats® (I opted for Almond for an extra crunch but the honey is yummy too!). I opted to head to Target with my coupon so that I could also peruse the fun holiday decorations!

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Step 3:

Melt 3 tablespoons of butter. Then mix in 4 cups of mini marshmallows & stir until melted!

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Step 4:

Now add in 1/2 box of Honey Bunches of Oats® and stir until well coated.

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Step 5:

Use a big spoon to scoop out lovely heaps of batter.

Step 6:

Melt chocolate chips (in a water bath or for 30 seconds at a time in the microwave). Drizzle over the Honey Bunches of Oats® Almond Treats. Let set for at least 30 minutes, then enjoy!

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Step 7:

Pile up on a holiday platter & deliver to friends and family. Everyone deserves a little joy this time of year! Bring your family along with you. This is the perfect time to build a new tradition together & to teach kids the value of caring for others.

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Step 8:

Save some Honey Bunches of Oats® Almond Treats for yourself and family and take some an evening to have some relaxing family. Head to the movies for the fun new movie SING©, starting December 21st.  Check out the Fun-Trivia game on their website to out which Star character everyone most resembles! Enter the SING© Sweepstakes for a chance to win the $100,000 grand prize plus many more prizes including movie tickets, speakers and more!

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What are your Family Holiday Traditions?

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