Holiday baking is one of the best family traditions and it makes for the fondest memories for both children and adults! This is a list of some of the most fun, creative, easy, and festive Christmas baking recipes that everyone will enjoy.
1. PEPPERMINT HOT CHOCOLATE COOKIE CUPS
Get the recipe here at The Gunny Sack.
What’s more fun than a Christmas craft that you can eat?! These adorable little edible cups have a chocolate cookie base that is filled with peppermint ganache; they have candy cane handles, and are topped with mini marshmallows and crushed candy cane.
2. CHRISTMAS LIGHTS COOKIES
Get the recipe here at Dessert for Two.
These easy-to-make cutout sugar cookies are decorated with icing and mini M&M’s as the Christmas lights. These would impress any child!
3. SANTA HAT CHEESECAKE BITES
Get the recipe here at Delish.
For this super straightforward recipe you’ll need one large plain cheesecake (store-bought or homemade), a small circle cookie cutter, strawberries, and whipped cream. I don’t think these would last long at a party!
4. CHRISTMAS WREATH CUPCAKES
Get the recipe here at Onion Rings and Things.
Chocolate cupcakes made from a boxed mix decorated with frosting, candy, and yellow fondant. Don’t they look so festive? They’re simple enough for children to make and a box of these would make a great holiday gift.
5. MELTED SNOWMAN COOKIES
Get the recipe here at Savory Experiments.
For this recipe you can make the cookies from scratch or use store-bought dough; whichever works best for you. Bake the cookies then let the children do all of the decorating! I think these would be a hit at a children’s Christmas party.
6. CHRISTMAS TREE BROWNIES
Get the recipe here at One Little Project.
This recipe is another edible Christmas craft for kids; triangle-shaped brownies with candy canes for trunks and icing and sprinkles on top. Aren’t they so beautiful?!
7. WHIPPED SHORTBREAD COOKIES
Get the recipe here at Just so Tasty.
These light and buttery shortbread cookies are simple enough for toddlers to make and the perfect size for them to eat!
8. REINDEER BROWNIES
Get the recipe here at Your Cup of Cake.
For this kid-friendly Christmas recipe all you have to do is grab a box of brownie mix, bake it, cut it into rectangles, then use melted chocolate as glue to stick on the pretzels and chocolate pieces to make reindeer faces. Easy peasy.
9. CHRISTMAS SUGAR COOKIE BITES
Get the recipe here at Two Sisters Crafting.
These festive little squares only take about 5 minutes to bake! So for those of you out there with kids who simply have no patience whatsoever, this one’s for you.
10. REINDEER CHOCOLATE COOKIES
Get the recipe here at Like Mother Like Daughter.
This kid-friendly holiday dessert has a chocolate cake mix cookie base, is topped with chocolate frosting, and decorated with mini vanilla wafer cookies, M&M’s, candy eyes, and mini pretzels.
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