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Christmas for kids recipes

65 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

(4 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

Snowman biscuits

4.7

(10 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

Gingerbread people

3.923075

(26 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

Snowy chocolate crackle biscuits

4.444445

(9 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

5

(1 rating)

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

4.357145

(14 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

4

(4 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

Chocolate orange cookies

2.75

(4 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

4.2

(5 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

4

(4 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

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

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

(5 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

Christmas stollen with almonds & marzipan

3.666665

(6 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

3

(2 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

Spiced apple syrup with clementine & cloves

5

(2 ratings)

Mix this syrup into hot apple juice or wine for a sweet and fiery burst of Christmas flavour. It's also delicious drizzled over ice cream for dessert...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Really easy cinnamon rolls

5

(3 ratings)

Use ready-made croissant dough to make these easy cinnamon rolls. We’ve topped the rolls with a thick caramel, but you could use a thin white icing instead...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

White chocolate unicorn bark

3.5

(4 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

Polar bear peppermint creams

4.454545

(11 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

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