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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“Just a note to say that my hamper (Winter Wonders) arrived first thing this morning and it all looks absolutely wonderful! The packaging inside is really smart and stylish and the contents look really great – can’t wait to try it all! Thank you very much and please pass on my thanks to all the team there, I know that our clients are going to be delighted – the rush will soon be over for you guys and you will be able to get back to normal I hope! Have a good Christmas break”

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