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Nov 30, 2022

10 Easy and Fun Christmas Recipes for Kids

Mackenzie Lee

christmas recipes
christmas recipes
christmas recipes

Christmas is a time for family, friends, and fun. What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by cooking some fun and easy recipes with your kids? In this blog post, we will share some of our favorite Christmas recipes for kids. These recipes are simple enough for preschoolers to make, and they are sure to get your little ones in the holiday spirit!

  1. Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Treats: All you need is mini marshmallows, chocolate chips, and sprinkles. Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl or in a double boiler over low heat. Once the chocolate is melted, have the kids dip each mini marshmallow into the chocolate and then sprinkle them with festive holiday sprinkles. Place the treats in the refrigerator to cool and enjoy!

  2. Chocolate Reindeer: You will need pretzel sticks, mini marshmallows, red M&Ms, and chocolate chips. First, melt the chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl or a double boiler over low heat. Then, have the kids dip each pretzel stick into the melted chocolate and attach two mini marshmallows as antlers to make a reindeer head. Finally, attach a red M&M as the reindeer’s nose. Place the chocolate reindeers in the refrigerator for 30 minutes, then remove and enjoy!

  3. Gingerbread House: This classic holiday recipe is easy to make with the kids. You will need store-bought gingerbread cookie dough, icing, and decorations. Cut out the gingerbread house with a template or freehand it. Let the kids help you assemble the walls and the roof with the icing. Then, have a decorating party with the kids and let them get creative as they add all sorts of decorations to their gingerbread house.

  4. Santa Claus Cookies: Using Nutterbutters, melted chocolate, and sprinkles, you can turn these cookies into festive Santa Clauses. Have the kids dip each Nutterbutters cookie in melted chocolate and then add sprinkles for the eyes, nose, and mouth. Let their creations cool in the fridge before serving!

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  5. Christmas Tree Cupcakes: If your kids love cupcakes, this is a great recipe to make with them. Start by baking some cupcakes in festive Christmas tree shapes. Then, frost them with your favorite icing and let the kids decorate them with colorful sprinkles and candies. You can even add Christmas tree decorations like mini candy canes, star-shaped sprinkles, and green food coloring to make them extra festive.

  6. Christmas Bark: This is a great recipe for kids because it's so easy to make. Start by melting white chocolate or dark chocolate in a double boiler over low heat until it’s completely melted. Then, pour the melted chocolate onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and spread it out with a spatula. Finally, sprinkle on festive holiday sprinkles and mini candy canes. Let the Christmas bark cool in the fridge before you devour it!

  7. Chocolate Dipped Candy Canes: This recipe is a classic. All you need are candy canes and melted chocolate. Have the kids dip each candy cane into the melted chocolate and then sprinkle them with festive holiday sprinkles. Place the candy canes in the refrigerator to cool

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  8. Santa’s Chocolate Covered Pretzels: All you need are pretzel rods, white chocolate chips, and red M&Ms or other festive holiday candy pieces. Melt the white chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl or in a double boiler. Once the chocolate is melted, have the kids dip each pretzel rod into the chocolate and then sprinkle them with the red M&Ms or other holiday candy pieces. Place the pretzels on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and place them in the refrigerator to cool.

  9. Christmas Tree Pizza: Start by prepping a store-bought pizza crust and top it with your favorite sauce and cheese. Cut out mini Christmas tree shapes using a cookie cutter or freehand it with a knife. Then let the kids decorate their trees with festive holiday toppings like mini pepperonis, olives, and bell peppers. You can also make a healthy snack by turning the pizza into a sweet one with Christmas fruit snacks as toppings as well! Bake the pizza according to the instructions and enjoy!

  10. Christmas Tree Popcorn. Start by melting white chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl or in a double boiler. Once the chocolate is melted, have the kids drizzle the popcorn with it and sprinkle it with festive holiday sprinkles. Place the popcorn in a large bowl or plate and add some mini Christmas tree decorations like mini candy canes, star-shaped sprinkles, and green food coloring. Let the popcorn cool in the refrigerator before you enjoy it!

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Easy winter themed snacks and Christmas recipes for kids in preschool or day care centers are a great way to keep your children entertained during the holiday season. Plus, it’s an easy way to get them involved in the kitchen. So, break out those ingredients and get ready for a delicious and fun Christmas holiday season.

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