Once you become a mother, most of our celebrations begin to revolve around our kids’ tastes and preferences. We plan our menu according to what they’re likely to eat, and we plan our visits also taking them into consideration. And if your little one is a crawling baby or toddling two year old, then your decor will also reflect it! Today however, we’re going to focus on some incredibly cute Christmas treats for kids, which are not just adorable to look at, but delicious to taste too!
20 Incredibly Cute Christmas Treats for Kids
Let’s begin with some of the cutest cookies in town – hot cocoa cookies from Kitchen Fun with my Three Sons! These are really easy, provided you can find the ingredients to match. Put them together and they’ll be a hit at your Christmas Party!
If you’ve made regular thumbprint cookies before, then these will be a breeze to bake! In Katrina’s Kitchen has the full tutorial with instructins to make these cute little snowmen! Try to get natural food coloring for decoration.
These penguin cookies are much easier than they look and taste yummy too! Delightful E Made shows us how you can convert simple oval crackers and chocolate into cute and tasty little penguins! You can use orange gems for the beak and feet and sweet crackers instead of salty.
Strawberries are slowly being available in our markets, making these strawberry Santas from Smart School House the perfect treat for the season! All you need is cream and some melted chocolate, and these adorable and healthy Santas are ready!
You can’t help thinking about polar bears during winter, so why not make some cute polar bears? This recipe from Everyday Dishes requires a fair bit of skill, but when you look at the end result, they’re totally worth it! You may require specialized ingredients for this, so be sure to plan ahead.
Sure, you probably have a huge, decorated Christmas tree in your home or your apartment building, but it can’t replace these cute little Christmas Tree Brownie Bites from Erica Sweet Tooth! They’re easier than they look – place a strawberry on a brownie and decorate with green frosting. Add colored Gems and you’re done!
Corn flakes aren’t just for dunking in cold milk and having for breakfast, you can also turn them into cute Christmas wreaths! Buzzfeed has a video that shows us how we can make these easy treats, simply by melting marshmallows with green food coloring and tossing in corn flakes.
This recipe from Eats Amazing is probably the easiest way to make penguins this Christmas! With a bag of white marshmallows, chocolate and colored Gems, you can make a whole battalion of cute penguins who are just too cute to eat!
How cute are these gingerbread fudge men? With brown sugar, evaporated milk and spices, this fudge tastes really good and smells heavenly! The only problem is that they’re so cute you won’t have the heart to eat them!
10. Rafaello Snowmen
You know those yummy Rafaello chocolates we get in stores? Well you can make them at home too! Roxy’s Kitchen not just makes homemade Rafaellos, but then turns them into cute little snowmen, complete with hat, scarf, buttons and arms!
Don’t want to bother with the oven during this busy time? No problem, just make these no-bake Christmas tree cookies from the Recipe Rebel! The recipe requires basic ingredients which you’re sure to find in any regular supermarket.
These rice krispie ornaments form Living Sweet Moments may look pretty enough to hang on your tree, but they’re actually yummy enough to eat! If you can’t find rice crispies, you can try using puffed rice – just experiment with the sweetness before you settle upon what you like.
13. Reindeer Donuts
Who doesn’t love donuts? You can buy plain donuts for this recipe from Love from the Oven or you can make your own. With a few more ingredients, you’re all set to make these cute reindeer donuts. All that melted chocolate goes perfectly well with soft, fluffy donuts!
Christmas is incomplete without strings of fairy lights around the tree and in and around your home – and on your cupcakes! This recipe from Baked Bree uses plain chocolate cupcakes, white vanilla buttercream, dark colored frosting and colored M&Ms or Gems. You don’t even need complex decorating skills for this one!
Got a Mickey Mouse Clubhouse fan at home? Then he or she’ll love these cute cookies from Living Locurto! These no bake cookies are easy to make once you have the right sized cookies and colored frosting. Decorating the cookies is entirely up to you and your clubhouse fan!
Tired of all the sweet stuff and craving something savory? These hot dog Christmas stockings from The Peach Kitchen are super-easy to make and absolutely adorable! Hot dogs are cleverly cut at an incline to make a stocking shape. Add on some cream cheese, parsley and red bell pepper, and you’re done!
Now these are the cutest, tiniest, sweetest presents anyone will recieve this Christmas! This recipe from Meaningful Mama is a little complicated, but is great fun for the kids to join in! These make great party favors for a kids’ Christmas party too!
18. Oreo Ornaments
This is a recipe that you can customize to your heart’s content! With Oreo cookies and melted white chocolate, you can make the base of these ornaments. Check out Candiquik blog for ideas on how you can decorate these cute ornaments, with dragees, pearls and colored Gems.
Cookies don’t always have to be flat, they can also be in the form of canes! These candy cane cookies from Valya’s Taste of Home are pretty and perfect to brighten up your dessert table at Christmas.
We started off with hot cocoa cups and now we end the list with mini gingerbread houses that are perfect to perch upon the edge of your cocoa cup! These little houses from Not Martha are simply delightful! They do require a bit of effort, but it’s completely justified when you look at those mini houses!
If you’re like us, then you’re probably drooling over all these super cute Christmas treats for kids – even though we’re well past the kid-stage! Pick a few that your kids will like, order in the ingredients and get together to make some fun memories!
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