What is Your Favorite Holiday Recipe? Share it in our Sweet & Savory Holiday Twitter Party #FritoLayHoliday

We’re so excited to talk holiday entertaining and share recipes in our upcoming Sweet & Savory Holiday Twitter Party sponsored by Frito-Lay, where we’ll share holiday cheer and celebrate its new line of STACY’S® Bake Shop Bakery Crisps.

We hope you will join us and share some of your favorite go-to recipes in this fun and festive holiday Twitter Party on Thursday, December 5th, from 8pm-9pm Eastern.

Holiday Twitter Party

Holiday parties and family get-togethers mean great company and sweet and savory snacks that help melt away any winter blues. Tasty food is one of my favorite parts of the season – and how I kick back and treat myself during the holiday hustle and bustle.

But, I also like to keep my part of creating in the kitchen on the simpler side. So I’m loving these STACY’S® Bake Shop Bakery Crisps which have me making fabulous treats in only a few easy steps.

Janice and I played around in the kitchen and crafted these simple, tasty recipes for you…

Sweet and savory holiday recipes


Roasted Red Pepper and Artichoke Dip with Herbed Baguette Crisps


  • STACY’S® Bake Shop Herbed Baguette Bakery Crisps
  • 1 can of artichoke hearts – drained
  • 1 small jar of roasted red peppers – drained
  • 1 package of cream cheese – softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 parmesan cheese – grated
  • 1 small clove of garlic – minced
  • Basil – optional, for garnish


  1. Place all ingredients in food processor and blend just until well blended, taking care to maintain thick, chunky consistency.
  2. Refrigerate before serving. Serve in bowl with STACY’S® Bake Shop Bakery Herbed Baguette Crisps for dipping or top crisps with a spoonful of dip and garnish with basil.


Easy Bruschetta on Pretzel Bread Crisps


  • STACY’S® Bake Shop Pretzel Bread Bakery Crisps
  • 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 tbsp olive oil
  • ground salt
  • ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped basil
  • Sliced cheddar cheese
  • Dijon mustard


  1. Mix tomatoes, onions, and basil with olive oil and add salt & pepper to taste
  2. Top pretzel crisps with cheddar cheese and broil until cheese is melted
  3. Spoon tomato mixture onto crisps and top with small drop of Dijon mustard
  4. Serve immediately


Vanilla Pound Cake with Coconut and Hazelnut Drizzled Ice Cream


  • STACY’S® Bake Shop Vanilla Pound Cake Bakery Crisps
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1/2 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 tbsp Hazelnut Spread
  • Shredded Coconut
  • Mint (garnish)


  1. Melt coconut oil and hazelnut spread in microwave for 25-30 seconds
  2. Stir until blended
  3. Place small scoops of ice cream on Vanilla Pound Cake Flavored Bakery Crisps
  4. Drizzle hazelnut spread topping, waiting for topping to cool and harden before adding additional layers of topping
  5. Sprinkle with shredded coconut
  6. Garnish with mint and serve immediately


Banana Nut Parfait


  • STACY’S® Bake Shop Banana Nut Bakery Crisps
  • Plain Greek Yogurt
  • Honey
  • Banana
  • Berries
  • Chopped Pecans or Walnuts (optional)


  1. Crumble STACY’S® Bake Shop Banana Nut Bakery Crisps
  2. Mix 1-2 tsp honey into Greek Yogurt (more or less to taste)
  3. Cut banana in half lengthwise and slice
  4. Layer ingredients in a parfait dish, starting with pieces of Banana Nut Crisps, then add yogurt, bananas, and berries. Continue until dish is full
  5. Top with berries and chopped nuts (optional)


What is Your Favorite Go-To Holiday Recipe?

We want to hear YOUR favorite recipes… Share them with us during the Sweet and Savory Twitter Party.

Twitter Party

If you plan on entertaining this holiday season, you will not want to miss this awesome party. During this fast and fun hour twitter chat, we will be talking about…

  • Favorite holiday traditions
  • Moments to savor during the holidays such as cooking with family, watching holiday movies, decorating cookies, and more
  • Party snacks, and how best to pair them, and recipes you will fall in love with
  • Fun ways to relax and enjoy the holiday season with your family and friends

Party Details

Date: Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Time: 8 pm Eastern / 7 pm Central / 5 pm Pacific

Hashtag: #FritoLayHoliday

Party hosts to follow:

Community Panelists to follow:
The following members of our community will be helping share important tweets during the party. Please follow them as well.


Thanks to Frito-Lay, during the party we will select 5 lucky prize winners and award them will entertaining goodies! Click here for party rules and prizing details.

Runner Up Prizes (4 winners):

  • 1 chip & dip bowl
  • 1 $25 Visa gift card
  • 3 bags of Rold Gold Pretzels (Dipped Holiday Flavors)
  • 4 boxes of STACY’S® Bake Shop Bakery Crisps

Grand Prize (1 winner):

  • 1 iHome
  • 1 chip & dip bowl
  • 1 $50 Visa gift card
  • 3 bags of Pretzels (Dipped Holiday Flavors)
  • 4 boxes of STACY’S® Bake Shop Bakery Crisps

Tweet & We’ll Follow You

If you will be joining the party, Tweet Us and I’ll make sure I’m following you ahead of time. Also, you can start to follow other friends who will be at the party by following the hashtag #FritoLayHoliday.

Follow The Conversation Below on Twubs

Twubs is a great way to follow and join the chat during a Twitter Party. You can use the widget below or go directly to http://twubs.com/FritoLayHoliday. Press Pause/Resume if you want to pause the stream and catch up… you can also change the speed at which tweets are displayed. You’ll see @5minutesformom tweets in the top panel.

Disclosure: This twitter party is sponsored by Frito-Lay North America. As always, our opinions are our own. Frito-Lay provided me with samples of Stacy’s Bake Shop Bakery Crisps to try and is providing prizes for the Twitter party.

Written by Susan Carraretto, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom
Talk with me: @5minutesformom and Facebook.com/5minutesformom
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