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Christmas for kids recipes

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Have some festive fun and make our Christmas recipes for kids, this selection of easy biscuits, cakes and treats that can be made by the smallest of hands

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  • Snowman cake on a table

    Snowman cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 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

  • Snowman biscuits in a tin

    Snowman biscuits

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.17 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

  • Easy gingerbread cut into star shapes

    Ultimate easy gingerbread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.27 ratings

    Make some gingerbread stars to hang from your Christmas tree. This biscuit dough is extremely forgiving if overworked, so it's perfect for baking with children

  • A selection of elf & santa cupcakes served on two plates

    Elf & Santa cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Snowy chocolate crackle biscuits served in a decorative box

    Snowy chocolate crackle biscuits

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 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

  • Gingerbread people on a wire cooling tray

    Gingerbread people

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.56 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

  • Snowflake pretzels in a gift box

    Snowflake pretzels

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Christmas pudding cake pops

    Christmas pudding cake pops

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.16 ratings

    Try making these Christmassy lollipops as a festive treat for kids – and get them involved in the kitchen too

  • Christmas rocky road served on a platter

    Christmas rocky road

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.8 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

  • Christmas truffles served in a decorative box

    Christmas truffles

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.8 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

  • Gingerbread stained glass biscuits on a wire tray

    Gingerbread stained glass biscuits

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 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

  • Chocolate stirrers with different toppings

    Chocolate stirrers

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 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

  • Jammy star cookies served on a cake stand

    Jammy star cookies

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.9 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

  • Favourite biscuit cupcakes on plates and cake stands

    Favourite biscuit cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • Neapolitan bourbons served in a tub

    Bourbon biscuits

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 ratings

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

  • Cheese & rosemary biscuits in a decorative box

    Cheese & rosemary biscuits

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.16 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

  • Winter wonderland cake on a cake stand

    Winter wonderland cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • A serving board with Christmas stollen with almonds & marzipan

    Christmas stollen with almonds & marzipan

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.7 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

  • Chocolate reindeer & snowman bark cut into pieces with gift tags

    Reindeer & snowman chocolate bark

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 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

  • Clementine spiced syrup in mug and bottles

    Spiced apple syrup with clementine & cloves

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Honeyed almonds in bowl

    Honeyed almonds with cinnamon, nutmeg and five spice

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Roast some almonds for the festive season. They're coated in Christmassy spices but you can also try a Spanish twist by using sweet and smoked paprika instead

  • Children sharing cinnamon rolls

    Really easy cinnamon rolls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 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

  • White chocolate unicorn bark 2016

    White chocolate unicorn bark

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.5 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

  • Polar bear peppermint creams 2016

    Polar bear peppermint creams

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.14 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

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