Cookie flavors take over holiday menus and no baking is required

Dairy Queen Frosted Sugar Cookie Blizzard, photo provided by Dairy Queen
Dairy Queen Frosted Sugar Cookie Blizzard, photo provided by Dairy Queen /

Cookies and the holiday season often go hand in hand. Beyond the plate left for Santa, many people have baking traditions. From recreating grandma’s recipe year after year to showcasing some creativity through decorating, that cookie seems to celebrate all the merriment. Now, cookie flavors are taking over holiday menus from beverages to desserts.

Food trends can sometimes share a sentiment. Whether it is a bite of nostalgia or a longing for sweet simplicity, the reality is that these popular food choices are more than just a particular flavor. It seems to celebrate a particular craving.

Looking at some of the holiday menus from popular quick service restaurants, the treats seem to be inspired by cookie flavors. For example, one of the Dairy Queen December Blizzard flavors is the new Frosted Sugar Cookie Blizzard Treat.

Described by Dairy Queen as a blending the iconic DQ soft serve with soft sugar cookie pieces with icing with sprinkles, it is a colorful and sweet spoonful. While the idea is simple, it resonates with people.

Cookie flavors like Dairy Queen Frosted Sugar Cookie Blizzard
Dairy Queen Frosted Sugar Cookie Blizzard, photo provided by Dairy Queen /

The holiday and sugar cookies go hand in hand. Regardless if the decoration is perfect or a little more abstract, people crave that flavor. Why shouldn’t it be blended into that DQ soft serve. Maybe Santa might want a chilly dessert instead of that milk and cookies.

Other brands have taken inspiration from cookie flavors. Dunkin has cookie butter cold brew and donuts. Starbucks offers the holiday beverage, Iced Sugar Cookie Almondmilk Latte. It seems that cookie flavors are not limited to just the holiday plate.

Tasty cookie flavors to enjoy before the new year comes

Given that cookies are taking over menus, it can be hard to enjoy them all. Even Chuck E. Cheese has added a seasonal cookie, Warm Winter Cookie to its menu. Topped with crushed peppermint and chocolate syrup, the cookie could tempt people away from an extra slice of pizza.

While the kids might beg to try that cookie, Cheryl’s Cookies has partnered with Just Egg to offer 100% plant-based cookies. Many people have gifted Cheryl’s Cookies for the holidays and many other special occasions. Those sweet treats always bring smiles.

The partnership with Just Egg makes those favorite cookies more inclusive. Available in four flavors, sugar, chocolate chip, marshmallow chocolate chunk, and frosted cut-outs, the individually wrapped cookies can be enjoyed all season long. And, that treat might convince others that plant-based cookies can be quite enjoyable.

Whether it is a favorite cookie brand, cookie flavors in other holiday menus, or some time spent in the kitchen, just do not let them crumble.

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