As Christmas Eve approaches, the fruits of your holiday labor are about to be reaped. The tree is a work of art and your gingerbread house looks so good you wish you could live in it yourself. The presents are wrapped, the ham is ready to cook and of course your holiday baking is finally coming to a close. After slaving over an oven all December long, you are ready to share your confections with the world and are particularly excited about leaving some for Santa himself. After working so hard all season long, you are confident that the cookies you left for him are absolutely perfect. And considering that you probably got all of your recipes from The Daily Meal, we definitely do not doubt your serious baking skills. However, are you sure that your cookie plate is sending the right message?
After literally traveling the world all evening long, Santa has had the opportunity to sample and see a large variety of cookie platters. Not to put too much pressure on you, but the man is bouncing around the globe to bring your little one(s) the bestChristmas he can, you owe it to him to not only give him some stellar sweets but to show him that you care. You can accomplish this easily, so long as you know what the cookies you are leaving him say about you.
Click Here to see The Complete List of What the Cookies You Leave Santa Say About You If you left snickerdoodles on a plate for santa, it is probably suffice to say that you are one silly cookie. You like to play and have a great time and want The Big Guy in on the fun too! Photo Credit: Shutterstock
We hate to say it, but leaving peppermint barkfor Santa kind of makes you a brown-noser. We mean come on, the guy is from the North Pole. Doesn’t he get enough peppermint to last him a lifetime? Next thing you’ll tell us is that you left the reindeer organic carrots. Oh youdidn’t... Photo Credit: Shutterstock
Click Here to see The Complete List of What the Cookies You Leave Santa Say About You Plain old biscotti cookies for Santa indicate that you clearly aren’t in the mood for games. Sure, they are delicious with tea, but for a night of jovial romping around the world? Your idea of a good time is probably something like watching paint dry on a Friday night. Photo Credit: Shutterstock
When we think of peanut butter cookies, we think of playfulness. You must love to have a good time if you are leaving something as fun as peanut butter! After all, nothing makes milk more enticing than a gooey decadent cookie with and ingredient so rich it sticks to the roof of your mouth. Photo Credit: Shutterstock
Click Here to see The Complete List of What the Cookies You Leave Santa Say About You Feeding Santa a plate full of chocolate thumbprint cookies? Clearly, you are a loving person. After all, taking tip to press down each cookie and seal with a chocolate kiss takes a lot of time, effort and love! Photo Credit: iStock/Thinkstock
If you leave a cookie plate of boring biscottis, how do you think Santa is going to feel? By selecting options like chocolate chip or snickerdoodle, you are totally telling Santa that you love and appreciate him -- but a few wrong selections and you could be sending the complete wrong message. To make sure that Santa is satisfied, and you come out glowing brighter than the star tree-topper, check out which cookies you leave for Santa say about you!
-Lauren Gordon, The Daily Meal
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