NEWS: Denny’s Taste of the Holidays Menu Could Be Why Santa Won’t Lose Weight This Year, Despite Pleas From His Reindeer

Give Me Some Sugar

I expected Denny’s to come up with some outrageous holiday fare. After all, they’ve been hitting some gluttonous home runs this year with their Baconalia and cheese crazy menus. However, after looking at the new items on their Taste of the Holidays Menu, I’m disappointed.

The new items include: Red Velvet Pancake Puppies with Cream Cheese, Arthur’s Milk & Cookies Shake, and Arthur’s Christmas Cookie Pancakes. I don’t know about you, but when I look at that list, I think nothing stands out. Having reindeer meat as a Grand Slam option would’ve been sufficient.

The Red Velvet Pancake Puppies consists of six bite-sized pieces made with white chocolate chips, sprinkled with powdered sugar and served with a side of cream cheese icing for dipping. Arthur’s Milk & Cookies Shake is a blend of vanilla ice cream and sugar cookies. It’s also topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with sugar cookie bits. Finally, Arthur’s Christmas Cookie Pancakes are three silver dollar pancakes with sugar cookies baked in. They’re topped with whipped cream and sugar cookie bits. The dish also comes with your choice of two bacon strips or two sausage links, one egg cooked to order and a side of syrup

Denny’s Arthur’s Christmas Cookie Pancakes have 660 calories, 21 grams of fat, 9 grams of saturated fat, 265 milligrams of cholesterol, 1,210 milligrams of sodium, 97 grams of carbohydrates, 59 grams of sugar, 2 grams of fiber, and 17 grams of protein. A 15-ounce serving of Arthur’s Milk & Cookies Shake has 790 calories, 41 grams of fat, 24 grams of saturated fat, 160 milligrams of cholesterol, 290 milligrams of sodium, 90 grams of carbohydrates, 75 grams of sugar, and 16 grams of protein.

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2 thoughts to “NEWS: Denny’s Taste of the Holidays Menu Could Be Why Santa Won’t Lose Weight This Year, Despite Pleas From His Reindeer”

  1. I love how so many of these foods seem like satire.
    Christmas cookie pancakes?
    That must have been one interesting focus group.

  2. There are several other “holiday” items on the menu which are really good. I’m diggin on the build your own slam choices of pumpkin pancakes and the bread pudding french toast. Both are winners in my book!

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