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Christmas Day Desserts and Entertaining with Epicure Giveaway #SJHolidayGifts

Typically, my Christmas Day Desserts are made from scratch but the last few years I have found myself spending more time in the kitchen than with my guests on the big day. Epicure was introduced into my life and since then has helped make my holiday meals simple, fast and delicious.

Epicure offers clean eating with real, whole and gluten-free ingredients and innovative cookware. Clean products and recipes work together to form timesaving, practical solutions for real life situations.


4 Delicious Christmas Day Desserts


1.) Eggnog Cheesecake – Made with the Eggnog Cheesecake Mix; it tastes like the drink, vanilla bean, nutmeg & cinnamon. Alternatively, make with yogurt & a gingersnap crust or bite-size using Perfect Petites.



2.) Bread and Butter Pudding – Made with Epicure’s ground Cinnamon; using the Multipurpose Pot.


  • Cinnamon 68 g 2.4 oz / 68 g 2,4 oz – A versatile spice; use for more than just baking! Try it in oatmeal, Mexican sauces, or smoothies; season roasted root vegetables & spiced nuts.
  • The Multipurpose Pot 2 L (8 C) / 2 L (8 T) – Pour spout, ergonomic stay-cool handles & interior measurements on both sides for left- & right-hand use. Comes with a clear, tempered-glass lid with built-in strainer (2 sizes).

3.) Festive Yule Log – Made with Epicure’s Pure CocoaBaking Powder and Coconut Lime Sweet Dip; using the Bake & Roll and Baking Sheet.


  • Pure Cocoa 500 g 17.6 oz / 500 g 17,6 oz – Rich, pure cocoa. Contains up to 22–24% cocoa butter solids for dense chocolate flavour. Blends easily with wet & dry ingredients.
  • Baking Powder 225 g 7.9 oz / 225 g 7,9 oz – Aluminum free. Makes cakes & muffins airier.
  • Coconut Lime Sweet Dip – Made with the Coconut Lime Sweet Dip Mix and greek yogurt. The Coconut Lime Sweet Dip Mix is 142 g 5.0 oz / 142 g 5,0 oz: Coconut, lime leaf & organic cane sugar. Dip sliced mango & grilled pineapple. Decorate cookies & cupcakes.
  • Bake & Roll 42.5 x 30 x 2.5 cm (16¾” x 11¾” x 1″) / 42,5 x 30 x 2,5 cm (16 ¾ x 11 ¾ x 1 po) – Flexible, non-stick silicone baking mat. Bake treats; roast meat & veggies. Custom fit for the Baking Sheet.
  • Baking Sheet 45 x 33 cm (17¾” x 13″) / 45 x 33 cm (17 ¾ x 13 po) – Seamless aluminum evenly holds & distributes heat. Rolled edges for easy gripping. Pair with the Bake & Roll, Perfect Petites & Waffle Mold.

4.) Nanaimo Bars – Made with Epicure’s Pure Cocoa, this classic dessert will bring back many holiday memories.


Epicure kicks up your holiday cooking up a notch with products that inspire good food experiences and making memories. I’ve purchased Epicure products for years and have many favourites in my cupboard; two of my absolute must have are:

  1. Extraordinary Trio spices to make the well-known Extraordinary Cheese Dip™ in the Mini Baker.
    • Extraordinary Trio – Versatile blends to take you from breakfast to dinner. Make classic cheese dip, quesadillas, & fish sticks. Includes Cheese, Chives & Bacon Dip Mix, 3 Onion Dip Mix, Lemon Dilly Dip Mix & recipe cards.
    • Mini Baker – 500 ml (2 C) – 12.5 cm (5″) / 500 ml (2 T) – 12,5 cm (5 po) Glazed stoneware & lid keep food warm. Go from fridge, to oven, to table. Great for potlucks.
  2. Red Pepper Jelly to make Baked Brie with Red Pepper Jelly in the Mini Baker. Epicure Red Pepper Jelly 160 ml 5.4 fl oz / 160 ml 5,4 oz: Sweet & subtly spiced prepared jelly. Serve with cream cheese & crackers. Top baked brie; glaze meatballs. Spread on lamb or chicken burgers.


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If you’re looking for Christmas gift ideas for more people on your list, make sure to check out the rest of our Holiday Gift Guide features and don’t forget to join us for the #SJHolidayGifts Twitter Party on December 3rd at 9pm EST where Epicure will be giving away an amazing prize! RSVP HERE.


WIN a Epicure Entertainer Collection!

Calling all cooks or to those who would love an Epicure Entertainer Collection to set you up for your holiday cooking. One lucky winner will receive 1 Epicure Entertainer Collection valued at $214.00!


This collection is the hottest gifts for those who like to see and be seen. The Entertainer Collection includes Bacon, Leek & Tomato Dip Mix, Christmas Tea, Dip & Spreader, Extraordinary Trio, Gingerbread Spices, Little Italy Sauce Mix, Mini Appetizer Plates, Mini Baker – Aubergine, Mulling Spices, Multipurpose Pot – 8 C, Paris Bistro Sauce Mix, Red Pepper Jelly & Waffle Mold.


Entry is simple, just fill in the form below. All entries will be verified, this contest ends on December 10th, 2015. The winner will have 48 hours to respond.
*Open to Canadian residents, excluding Quebec.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, all opinions are my own.

143 comments on “Christmas Day Desserts and Entertaining with Epicure Giveaway #SJHolidayGifts”

  1. I would give this to my mom ! She loves cooking and baking especially during the holidays ! My face dessert at christmas time is Pumpkin Pie ! and sugar and shortbread cookies ! Thanks for the chance !

  2. My favorite holiday dessert is Potica- a slovenian nut roll that my grandmother used to make. I plan on making it this year with my mom and sister for the holidays. If I won I would give this to my mom this is her first year in retirement and I am hoping she relaxes this holiday season. This would be the perfect gift to help her enjoy the holidays even more.

  3. My favorite dessert is cheesecake, I would love to keep this !

  4. my fav dessert is Christmas pudding and id gift to my mom 🙂

  5. My favourite Christmas dessert is trifle. This gift would be for me to share with my family.

  6. shortbread cookies

  7. Cheesecake is my favorite. I would get the prize. 🙂

  8. Gumdrop cake that my mother makes is my favourite!

  9. I would gift this to myself 😛 I love a good chocolate cake! Thanks!

  10. My favourite holiday dessert is chocolate mint cheesecake.

  11. My favorite Christmas dessert is homemade fudge. And I would give this as a gift to my mom.

  12. My favourite dessert is cheesecake and I would gift this to myself.

  13. I love epicure and would gift this to my mother in law who is the best baker! My favorite is fresh fruit pies that she makes. My favorite Christmas dessert is lemon butter tarts.

  14. My favorite dessert is Blueberry Cheese Cake. I would keep this if I won to try the products.

  15. I would love to gift this & share this with my hubby! We both love baking. I love making cream puffs or any cream fill desserts & he loves the cakes and truffles!

  16. this would be for my sister in law who loves to bake- everyone loves the yule log, but I get excited about eggnog!

  17. My favorite Christmas day dessert is mincemeat pie. This would be a gift to my aunt, who loves to bake.

  18. favorite dessert is cheesecake love to keep it

  19. My favorite Christmas dessert is cranberry cheesecake bars.
    I would gift this to my mom.

  20. I might keep this for myself or share with my sis. I love all kinds of Christmas cookies and also bark.

  21. we always make our favourite which is a plain cheesecake and this would be for me

  22. My favourite Christmas dessert is pie and i would give this gift to my sister!

  23. I love shortbread cookies and this would be for my mother.

  24. My kids grew up loving Jello and whipped cream mixed together! Not very fancy, but the kids love it! I would give this to one of my daughters!

  25. This gift would stay here, Love making bars at Christmas with my hubby.

  26. I would gift this to my mother.
    My favourite dessert at Christmas time is Cherry Cheesecake.

  27. My husband is the cheesecake king… I bet he’d love to make an easy eggnog cheesecake!

  28. I really like cherry cheesecake. I would keep it for our family.

  29. My favourite holiday dessert is Pumpkin Cheesecake and I would be gifting this to me if I won!

  30. Coconut Raisin Cake is my favorite. I would gift this to my sister.

  31. This would be for my family.

  32. favorite dessert is cheesecake and I would keep this for myself

  33. My favourite dessert is a chewy gingerbread cookie. I would give this to my mom!

  34. Chocolate cherry ice cream cake.
    Gift for mom.

  35. I love nanaimo bars and butter tarts. I’d gift this set to my sister 🙂

  36. anything chocolate does the job for me 🙂 but I do enjoy things like pecan pie, and nanaimo bars

  37. My favourite christmas dessert is cookies and this gift would be for my aunt!

  38. My favourite Christmas dessert is gingerbread cheesecake. This gift would be for my mother-in-law

  39. I’m a traditionalist, we love apple crisp. This gift would be for me, but I’d use it for party hosting!

  40. cheesecake for my best friend

  41. My fav holiday dessert is any kind of cheesecake! I’d give this to my mom.

  42. my husband and son have recently taken up baking together so this would be for them – and i hope they’d make me some of their nice banana bread!

  43. Peppermint nanimo bars are my fav. I would keep it for my self hehe

  44. My favorite Christmas dessert is a coconut pound cake my mother-in-law makes.

  45. My favorite Christmas dessert is buttery shortbread that melts in your mouth.

  46. my favorite holiday dessert is Christmas Cream Cheese Tarts and I would gift some of this prize to my mother, and keep the rest.

  47. I love my apple pie!

  48. This would be a perfect gift for me!! I love Belgium cookies

  49. My favourite Christmas time dessert is cheesecake . I would gift this set to my mom

  50. I love to make Black Bottom Cupcakes at Christmas in a variety of flavours so I have a mix to take everywhere!

  51. My favorite is cheesecake but we usually have rice pudding.

  52. My favourite Christmas dessert is fudge and I would share this with my mom and dad.

  53. Shortbread cookies are my favourite Christmas Dessert, and this would be of my sister-in-law and brother! Thank you!

  54. Cherry cheese cake.

  55. My favourite Christmas dessert is Broken Glass and I would keep this for myself:)

  56. My favourite is shortbrea cookies especially with cranberries. I would giy mom.ft this to m

  57. my favourite dessert is my aunt’s shortbread cookies

  58. My favorite dessert is cheesecake and I would keep this for myself!

  59. my favourite Christmas dessert is pecan pie – this would make a great gift for my brother in law!

  60. This would be great for my new place when my boyfriend and I move it together.

  61. I love homemade Christmas cookies for desert. If I won, I would give this to my mom

  62. Apple Pie! And my grandma thank you

  63. My favorite dessert is cherry cheesecake.
    I would gift this to my daughter.

  64. I love whipped shortbread at Christmas. If I win I’ll keep a few things for myself, and share the rest with my Dad’s girlfriend.

  65. My fave Christmas dessert is chocolate dipped shortbread, and I would gift this to my Mommy!

  66. I love shortbread cookies and fruitcake, mom would love this stuff

  67. My favorite Christmas dessert is my sour cherry pie, I would share this with my best friend, Jo.

  68. My favorite dessert is ice cream and I would gift this to a great friend.

  69. My favorite is cranberry pistachio biscotti. I would share this with several family members.

  70. I love Cherry Flips… the type my mom makes… way better than mine!

    If I won, I would probably split it with my mom and sister. We all like different things!

  71. I enjoy all desserts but I think butter tarts with whipping cream on top are my favourite.

  72. My favourite dessert is Mississippi Mud Pie (a frozen dessert)
    If I would win I would use it myself to share with my family!

  73. My favourite Christmas dessert is Nanaimo bars – and I’d probably keep this to cook with!

  74. My favorite Christmas dessert is nanaimo bars and I would give this to my mom!

  75. I like Hermit Cookies. This would be for my favorite cook, my mother-in-law.

  76. My favorite Christmas dessert is chocolate cake roll. It is so wonderful! I will share this with my daughters-in-law.

  77. Stollen Wreath filled with dried fruits and nuts.

  78. My favourite holiday dessert is ALL cheesecake.

  79. My favourite is shortbread cookies!

  80. Anything gingerbread or eggnog. Would give this to my wife so I would get to use it

  81. My favorite dessert is Cherries in the snow and I make it for my daughters

  82. My favourite is apple pie:)

  83. Spice cookies are my favourite dessert & I would give this to my boyfriend!

  84. Our favorite desert is cheesecake and the eggnog cheesecake looks fabulous I can almost taste it here

  85. My favorite Christmas dessert (or anytime dessert) is Apple Crisp. I make lots of other kinds, but my whole family loves this simple, yummy dessert. I would share it with family, ’cause they are the ones I love the most – Merry Christmas!

  86. My favourite Christmas dessert is Thomas Haas stollen. This gift would be for me : )

  87. My favorite dessert is Shortbread.

  88. My fave is leech flan (a filipino dessert) and I would gift this to my mother!

  89. I love my guy’s butter tarts, so this gift would be for him!

  90. My favourite Christmas dessert is Mocko cakes. My grammy always made them. If I won this prize, My mom and I would probably split it up!

  91. My favorite Christmas desert is plum pudding its all about the sauce! My earliest memories are of my mom steaming her pudding and the smell of that sauce!

  92. My favorite is naniamo bars ❤️

  93. I love heaven in a pan for the holidays

  94. I love plum pudding and I would use these gifts with my kids to create yummy morsels!

  95. my husband makes a chocolate roll that I love and I think it would be for me because I could really use everything you are giving away.

  96. I love cookies! I would gift this to my mom!

  97. My favourite Christmas desert are shortbread cookies!

  98. not really Xmas but lemon mirangue pie is ALWAYS my favorite!!

  99. I love homemade creamy cheesecake. This gift would be for my mother.

  100. My favorite desert is pumpkin or apple pie with ice cream and I would gift this to my mother because I know should would use this!

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