12 Days of Christmas — Day 2

During the twelve days until Christmas break, the King Street Chronicle will present staff favorites from the holiday season.  This second edition will not include two turtledoves, but beloved Christmas songs, recipes, movies, crafts, and memories.




Song:Carol of the Bells” performed by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Courtesy of youtube.com

Recipe: Peanut Butter Snowballs

  • Total time
    • 35 minutes
  • Makes
  • Ingredients
    • Two cups of powdered sugar
    • One and one-third cup of creamy peanut butter
    • One-fourth cup of butter, melted
    • Two-thirds cup of graham crackers crumbs
    • One tablespoon of maple syrup
    • One teaspoon of kosher salt
    • Two cups of white chocolate, melted
    • Two teaspoons of coconut oil
    • Sprinkles, for garnish
  • Steps
    • 1) Line a medium baking sheet with parchment paper.
    • 2) In a large bowl, combine powdered sugar, peanut butter, butter, graham cracker crumbs, maple syrup, and salt.  Using a whisk or hand mixer, mix ingredients until smooth and fully incorporated.
    • 3) Using a small cookie scoop, form the mixture into balls and place on the prepared baking sheet.
    • 4) In a medium bowl, combine melted white chocolate and coconut oil and stir until smooth.  Dip peanut butter balls in white chocolate and place them on the cooling rack (excess chocolate will drop off).
    • 5) Top with sprinkles, then refrigerate until set, about ten minutes.


Courtesy of goodhousekeeping.com


Movie: Arthur Christmas

“Santa does the unthinkable and forgets to deliver a gift to a child on Christmas Eve — and his youngest son, Arthur, must make the delivery before dawn.  Pixar-level animation and wry British humor from the Wallace & Gromit team make this a heartwarming flick for the whole family,” courtesy of goodhousekeeping.com.





Courtesy of countryliving.com


Craft: Jingle Bell Swag 

  • Supplies
    • Large jingle bells
    • Ribbon 
    • Wire
    • Greenery 
    • Hot glue gun and hot glue 
  • Instructions
    • 1) Start by threading large jingle bells onto three lengths of ribbon and knot one end of the ribbon. 
    • 3) Next, tie the unknotted end around a small wreath form or a length of wire shaped into a circle. 
    • 4) Then, wire together a small bunch of seasonal greenery and attach it to the wreath or circle form. 
    • 5) Finally, tie an oversized bow and hot glue to the wire just above the greenery.


Courtesy of Mrs. Bader

Memory: Mrs. Kerry Bader, Director of Upper School Social Justice and Service, Senior Seminar Service and Theology Teacher

“When my sister and I were little girls we would get Christmas pajamas that we would open on Christmas Eve.  It was the only present we opened on Christmas Eve.”





Featured Image by Charlotte Burchetta ’22