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Christmas for kids recipes

71 Recipes

Have some festive fun with the kids, with this selection of recipes that can be made by the smallest of hands.

Snowman cake

5

(3 ratings)

Get in the seasonal spirit with this stunning snowman cake. It will be a hit with the whole family and kids will love getting involved with the decorating
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gingerbread men

3.358975

(39 ratings)

Use this versatile dough to make gingerbread men and other shapes. Let the kids decorate them with icing for a perfect winter's day activity...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Snowman biscuits

4.666665

(9 ratings)

Get little ones to help decorate these festive snowman biscuits. You can bake and freeze the biscuits ahead, then bring them out for a winter’s day activity...
  • 1 hour and 14 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Snowy chocolate crackle biscuits

4.333335

(6 ratings)

Roll balls of dough in icing sugar to give these chocolate biscuits their ‘crackle’ effect. They make perfect presents for kids to make at Christmas time...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Elf & Santa cupcakes

0

(0 ratings)

Get the kids involved in making these cute elf and Santa cupcakes with our template for the chimney-style paper cases
  • 58 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Snowflake pretzels

5

(1 rating)

Treat family and friends to these gorgeous white-chocolate-coated pretzel snowflakes. Package them up to give as edible Christmas gifts
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Christmas pudding cake pops

4.384615

(13 ratings)

Try making these Christmassy lollipops as a festive treat for kids – and get them involved in the kitchen too...
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort

Christmas rocky road

0

(0 ratings)

Adapt this festive rocky road however you like. It’s great for using up leftover Christmas sweets and biscuits, and you can get kids involved in making them, too...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Christmas gingerbread penguins

3

(1 rating)

Make a batch of cute Christmas gingerbread penguins and you'll be everyone’s favourite person. Give them as gifts, or serve them at a festive afternoon tea...
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate orange cookies

0

(0 ratings)

Top rich chocolate biscuits with candied orange peel to make these moreish bites. They make a great edible gift for Christmas
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Christmas truffles

5

(2 ratings)

Pop these homemade Christmas truffles in a pretty box if you want to give them as a gift. Kids will love giving them to family and friends
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gingerbread stained glass biscuits

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Bake these pretty gingerbread biscuits with a stained glass centre as treats at Christmas time with the kids. They make great presents for friends and family
  • 46 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate stirrers

0

(0 ratings)

Get the kids in the kitchen making these chocolate stirrers that you pop into hot milk for a DIY hot chocolate. Experiment with your own flavour combinations
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Jammy star cookies

0

(0 ratings)

Bake these lovely star-shaped biscuits to give as edible Christmas gifts for family and friends. They're easy to make, so kids can get involved too...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Funfetti biscuits

3.25

(4 ratings)

Enjoy making these colourful funfetti biscuits with little ones. They make brilliant homemade presents at Christmas time and are great fun to make too
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Favourite biscuit cupcakes

5

(1 rating)

Top these cupcakes with buttercream and your favourite mini biscuits and they're sure to go down a storm. A perfect project for little hands...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Snowflake biscuits

3.333335

(3 ratings)

Bake our snowflake biscuits for a tasty Christmas gift. They're great to make with kids, too. Decorate with fondant icing, silver balls and white sprinkles...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Bourbon biscuits

5

(7 ratings)

Add some colour to classic bourbon biscuits using pink food colouring. Kids will love piping the filling – and eating them afterwards of course!...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & rosemary biscuits

5

(3 ratings)

These savoury biscuits are deliciously cheesy, and are so easy to make. They make a lovely gift. Leave out the rosemary, if you prefer
  • 39 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Winter wonderland cake

5

(1 rating)

A great Christmas bake for kids over the holidays. You can use a buttercream to ice the cake, but this frosting is much whiter if you want a snowy effect
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Giant jam tart

1

(1 rating)

This giant jam tart will go down a storm at a party. They're so easy to make, you can bake serveral at once, and get the kids to help you decorate them...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gingerbread people

3.5

(16 ratings)

Make decorating these adorable gingerbread people even easier (and less messy!) with tubes of shop-bought icing and sweets. Get the kids involved too
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Christmas stollen with almonds & marzipan

3

(3 ratings)

Nothing says Christmas like stollen with marzipan. It's a cinch to make, although it does take some time – think of it as a weekend project with the kids...
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Panettone muffins

0

(0 ratings)

Use a tabletop mixer to make these festive panettone muffins. Put the dough in the fridge overnight to rise, then bake it fresh for breakfast or brunch
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Reindeer & snowman chocolate bark

4.5

(2 ratings)

Get the kids involved in making some tasty Christmas treats like our fabulously festive chocolate bark. Great to give as a gift as well
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

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