12 Days Advent Mystery Pack

Christmas Brown Butter Rice Krispie Squares

Recipe from Ellen Sin

A few tweaks to make these Rice Krispie Treats perfect and delicious! 


  • 6 cups Rice Krispies or crispy rice cereal
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla oil or extract
  • 1 bag mini marshmallows
  • sprinkles of your choice


  • Large pot
  • Line  8″ x 8″ baking pan with baking paper
  • Spatula 
  • Long knife

DIY Graham Cracker Gingerbread Houses

Recipe from Ellen Sin

Here’s a fun Christmas project for the whole family! Did you know you can make gingerbread houses without using gingerbread? Watch this detailed tutorial to learn how to make graham cracker “gingerbread” houses yourself.  

Ingredients needed: 

  • 8 pieces Graham crackers 
  • 1.5 cup Icing sugar 
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartare 
  • Candies of your choices 

Equipment needed: 

  • Mixing bowl 
  • Mixer 
  • Spoon
  • Ziplock bag 
  • Serrated knife (bread) 
  • Cutting board 

Soft Pretzels

baked heart shaped bread

Recipe from Rosita Au

Ingredients needed:

  • 2¼ tsp dry yeast
  • ¾ cup warm water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • vegetable oil

Equipment needed: 

  • Mixing bowl 
  • Measuring Cup
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Cookie Sheet
  1. Dissolve 1 pkg of yeast. (2 ¼ tsp,) into ¾ cup warm water.
  2. Add 1 tsp salt & 1 tbsp sugar to a mixing bowl; Mix well.
  3. Gradually add 2 cups flour to mixture.
  4. Knead dough until smooth (about 10 minutes).
  5. Coat dough with vegetable oil and let it rise for at least ½ hour.
  6. Preheat oven at 425F (bake setting).
  7. Give children a small piece of dough to roll into a long narrow
    worm shape. They can shape it into a pretzel or a letter of the
  8. Brush the top with olive oil or water. For different flavour variations, you may sprinkle cinnamon sugar, seasoning salt, or pasta sauce and cheese. This is a perfect dough for pizza.
  9. Place formed dough on a oil coated cookie sheet.
  10. Bake at 425 F in middle rack for 10 to 12 minutes.