Let us help you wade through mountains of leftovers with these uh-mazing recipes
You're broke, your house is strewn with fake snow and your hair still weirdly glittery, but Christmas is over. Phew! You made it. Now there's just the small matter of the 36,480 Quality Streets you've got to eat your way through.
You've come this far, we say you might as well embrace the sugar rush. Here's some easy-as-pie ways to turn your leftovers into legendary (and child-occupying) desserts.
If you're mass catering and feeling a bit wiped out this recipe is a great use for your Smarties AND doubles as a game to keep the kids occupied. Peace at last!
If it's possible to fall in love with a chocolate bar, it may have happened right here. Think all the fun of a peanut Kit-Kat chunky with an extra level of chewiness. Your wedding invitation is in the post.
If you're clean out of energy, then this recipe is definitely for you. A couple of Ritz crackers and a lone Rolo later you've got yourself a seriously sexy dipping biscuit.
Instead of letting Maltesers roll around your kitchen, stick them all in one place. A really beautiful cake effort that will please all fans of geometry. Unless of course you mess it up, but that's fine too.
A couple of Jelly Tots, a few well-placed Smarties, and a quick bit of icing and you've turned a classic cupcake into an adorable friend. A friend you're going to eat in about six seconds flat.
An oldie but a goodie, this one from Amateur Gourmet is a simple peanut and leftover marshmallow miracle.
Combining two of our great loves, pizza and cookies, this isn't technically a pizza at all, but this creation with Smarties and M&M's scattered over the top will make you a living legend at the next kids' party.
Could it get more adorable than these iced marshmallow and biscuit hats? Have a go using any small round biscuit and a large marshmallow. A treat so classy we'd happily wear it.
Inspired by Enid Blyton's Magical Faraway Tree, these honey pop cakes make the most of any leftover sweets you're saddled with by adding them as a sprinkle decoration.
Popcorn seems to be all the rage right now as a healthy alternative to crisps, but there are a thousand ways to make it really bad for you. This particular way with melted marshmallows is the most moreish imaginable. Either mould into reasonable portions and wait for it to set, or gobble the whole lot yourself.
Chocolate box slice
Jennifer at Millk and Honey has left us speechless with this creation. It's basically any remaining chocolate boxes tipped into a tray and given an irresistible crust. Because even though we're all stuffed after crimbo there isn't a human being alive who wouldn't find room for this.
Not one for the faint-hearted when it comes to sugar, this jelly bean slab is unbelievably easy to make and looks gorgeous to boot.