Snacks to make using your Christmas hamper treats

Before indulging in your Spicers Christmas hamper, have a read of our suggestions for how to make the most of the treats inside. Below are three simple snack ideas to try – that’s unless you’ve already dived into your delicious basket of goods! 

Parmesan and pepper oatcakes and cream cheese snacks

  • 200g cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons of chilli coated peanuts crushed
  • Parmesan and pepper oatcakes
  • Whisky marmalade 
  1. In a plastic bag crush the peanuts with a rolling pin.
  2. Mix with the cream cheese. 
  3. Spread onto the oat cakes and top with 1/4 teaspoon of whisky marmalade.


Chilli seed, yoghurt and chocolate thins crunch 

  • Large tub of Greek yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • Chilli seeds 
  • Belgian chocolate thins

Mix the seeds and sugar with the Greek yoghurt to make a sweet and sour dip to eat with the chocolate thins.

Chilli Peanut and Apricot Shortbreads

  • 6 Classic shortbread biscuits
  • 1/2 jar of apricot preserve
  • 1/2 bag of chilli peanuts
  • Good pinch of salt
  1. Heat the apricot preserve in a pan until it boils
  2. Add the chilli peanuts and salt
  3. Boil until sticky about 5 mins
  4. Spoon onto the biscuits and chill 

If you’re feeling extra creative, have a look at our more adventurous hamper recipes

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