Rudolph shortbread

Christmas for kids recipes

46 Recipes

Get little hands busy in the kitchen this Christmas.

3.75

(2 ratings)

You can tailor this edible chocolate gift to anyone's sweet tooth tastes by playing around with colours, toppings and sweets you know they'll love...
  • 18 mins
  • Easy

3.958335

(6 ratings)

We're in love with these cute minty treats that the kids can get involved in making. If you want a more classic cream, coat pieces in melted dark chocolate...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

5

(1 rating)

Show off your cooking skills and get in the festive spirit with these fun looking easy cheesy treats - they make great party snacks for grazing guests
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

2.916665

(3 ratings)

This jar of cookie ingredients makes an original gift for a favourite teacher - simply pop in a jar and add a label with the cooking instructions to transform into deliciously fruity, spiced biscuits
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

5

(2 ratings)

These simple shortbread triangles are a great edible gift for kids to make over Christmas - decorate with Smarties or other sweets and wrap up with pipe cleaner 'reindeer' antlers
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

0

(0 ratings)

Don't let Santa's elves get left out this Christmas! Kids will love to help bake and decorate these tiny treats and leave them by their stockings - and you can add some carrots for Rudolph too
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

5

(2 ratings)

Decorate wedges of chocolate sponge with green icing and Smarties to make festive cake pops on sticks - perfect for baking with kids
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

0

(0 ratings)

Cover these cute gingerbread biscuits with icing and sprinkles in Christmas jumper patterns for a fantastically festive bake
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

0

(0 ratings)

Bring a little magic to your Christmas cake with a simple snow globe and colourful sprinkles - kids will love helping to decorate!
  • 5 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

0

(0 ratings)

Make a batch of these to dip in warm milk or hot chocolate for a festive party or gathering, or wrap up and give as Christmas gifts
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

4.375

(2 ratings)

Make these colourful truffles from leftover Madeira cake, dried apricots and desiccated coconut - perfect as an edible gift to make with kids
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

4

(10 ratings)

Marshmallows and strawberry laces transform into a snowman in this cute edible gift idea - a hot chocolate kit in a jam jar - perfect family fun
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

3.75

(2 ratings)

Get little ones in the kitchen to assemble these cute festive biscuits - sticky fun for a wintry afternoon.
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

0

(0 ratings)

Easily turn a classic fruitcake into cute personalised gifts or place markers for Christmas lunch with fondant icing and cocktail
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

5

(3 ratings)

Bake to impress with this stunning edible centrepiece - perfect for a Christmas party buffet, or as an alternative to Christmas pudding
  • 2 hours and 4 mins
  • More effort

3.75

(1 rating)

These pretty sweet treats take just 15 minutes to make from just three ingredients - perfect as a last-minute edible gift or stocking filler
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

5

(2 ratings)

These chocolate cake lollipops are decorated in true festive fashion - have fun making them with the kids this Christmas.
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

4.375

(6 ratings)

Fun to make with kids or as a cute Christmas canape, top chocolate, peanut and raisin puffed rice cakes with white chocolate and festive holly icing.
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

5

(1 rating)

We all know a few die hard chocolate fans - make them one of these hot choc stirrers as a gift and they'll never want to use powdered cocoa again...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy

0

(0 ratings)

These chocolate carrot loaf cakes with edible vegetable decoration can be left as a present for Santa's reindeer - or enjoyed all year round
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

5

(1 rating)

Young children will love making these marshmallow treats with liquorice, chocolate and icing decorations.
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

5

(1 rating)

Children will love creating these chocolate penguins - the fruit pastilles and icing decorations add a fun wintery finish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

4.363635

(11 ratings)

These lollipops are a fantastic festive treat for kids and make an impressive centrepiece too
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort

4.083335

(6 ratings)

Get the kids into the kitchen to decorate these individual chocolate sponges with frosting and sweets
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

4.679485

(39 ratings)

Mary Cadogan’s fairy cakes are a treat for the whole family and they really do taste as good as they look
  • 45 mins
  • More effort

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