Holiday Recipes for Kids
Little ones can help stir up playful sweets for holiday party fun or gift giving with these kid-friendly holiday recipes.
Snowmen Donut Sticks
Store-bought sugar donuts become impressive holiday snowmen when decorated with chocolate candy pieces, pretzels, chocolate chips, and orange gummy candies.
Tutti Fruity Crispy Candy
Bring the kids in the kitchen during their holiday break to make some super-cute (and tasty!) treats.
You only need three ingredients to make this crispy candy. Pretzels and fruit-flavored cereal (like Fruit Loops) stirred into melted white chocolate give this simple confection a sweet and salty twist.
Recipe: Tutti Fruity Crispy Candy
Marshmallow-Krispie Christmas Trees
Using pieces of cellophane (or cellophane bags), wrap each tree individually and tie with ribbon or twine to give out as gifts this Christmas.
Christmas Light Strawberries
Create an edible string of multi-colored Christmas lights with this unique idea for chocolate-covered strawberries.
These super-cute snowmen (which rely on melted caramels and royal icing to stay together) are easy for little hands to help put together, and they're a great way to enjoy some family time during the holidays. Wrap them up in a simple, clear plastic bag for teacher treats or for your children to give to their friends.
Recipe: Marshmallow Snowmen
Sugar Cookie Pops
Make a colorful (and edible) centerpiece for the kids' table by filling a container with florist foam, topping it with jelly beans, and then sticking the pops into the foam.
Recipe: Sugar Cookie Pops
Giant Marshmallow and Cornflakes Christmas Tree Treat
Learn how to make a towering edible Christmas tree with this holiday riff on a classic treat.
Perfect for the chocoholics on your gift list, this candy ring features milk chocolate fudge studded with chocolate candies and chocolate sandwich cookies.
Recipe: Fudge Ring
Jelly Bean Thumbprint Cookies
Jelly beans make a fun middle for these classic vanilla thumbprint cookies.
Recipe: Jelly Bean Thumbprint Cookies
Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Scones
Dress up a holiday brunch – while making it fun for your kids – with these cute homemade peanut butter scones filled with a scoop of jelly. Little ones will love helping spoon jelly into the dough.
Recipe: Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Scones