Christmas for kids recipes
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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
Chocolate robins' nests
Prep these festive chocolate robins' nests in less than 30 minutes. Made with cornflakes, they‘re ideal for getting younger children involved in the kitchen.
Gingerbread mince pies
Combine two very traditional Christmas bakes - gingerbread and mince pies - to create a brilliant modern classic. Top with mini gingerbread people.
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
Chocolate hazelnut yule log with meringue mushrooms
Challenge budding little MasterChefs to create this chocolate hazelnut yule log decorated with meringue mushrooms. It's a perfect Christmas centrepiece.
No-bake PB&J cheesecake squares
Try these peanut butter and jam cheesecake squares. We’ve chosen a fruit topping, but you could opt for chocolate – turning it into a giant peanut butter cup.
Ultimate easy gingerbread
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
No-cook meringue Christmas tree
Make a simplified version of our magical meringue Christmas tree, using shop-bought meringues assembled in a tree shape, then decorated with white chocolate
Turn stollen into bite-size treats. With squidgy, sweet bread studded with fruit and wrapped in marzipan, it’s easy to see why this German bake is so popular.
Elf & Santa cupcakes
Get the kids involved in making these cute elf and Santa cupcakes with our template for the chimney-style paper cases
Classic everyday fruitcake
Use citrus juice to soak the fruit - instead of alcohol - in this lighter, family-friendly fruitcake. It can also work as an easy Christmas cake.
Snowy chocolate crackle biscuits
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
Easy gingerbread recipe for kids
Make decorating these adorable gingerbread men even easier (and less messy!) with tubes of shop-bought icing and sweets. Get the kids involved too
Treat family and friends to these gorgeous white-chocolate-coated pretzel snowflakes. Package them up to give as edible Christmas gifts
Christmas tree cupcakes
Treat guests during the festive season to these gorgeous Christmas tree cupcakes. Decorate with sugar balls, sprinkles or chocolate beans to make baubles
Christmas pudding cake pops
Try making these Christmassy lollipops as a festive treat for kids – and get them involved in the kitchen too
Christmas rocky road
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
These savoury biscuits are deliciously cheesy, and are so easy to make. They make a lovely gift. Leave out the rosemary, if you prefer