Kids love to help in the kitchen and there’s no better time than Christmas to let then help you bake. With simple, delicious Christmas recipes, even a five year can help bake, these yummy recipes will have little tummies smiling.
Reindeer Cookies– These simple cookies take no time to bake and are simple to make.
1 pkg. refrigerated gingerbread cookie dough
1 gingerbread man cookie cutter
1 tub chocolate frosting
1 bag stick pretzels
Red and brown M & M’s
Black or red licorice
Remove cookie dough from package
Roll out dough
Use cookie cutter to cut out gingerbread men
Bake as directed, let cool
Once cookies are cool, turn upside down
Ice the antlers with chocolate frosting, add a couple pieces of pieces of pretzels to antlers
For eyes, dab frosting and stick on brown M & M’s
For nose, dad frosting and stick on red M & M
For mouth, use a piece of licorice.
Popcorn Santas– These yummy treats melt in your mouth and kids love to make fat snowmen.
Ready-made popcorn balls
Red spray food coloring
Black licorice whip
Red fruit rolls
Brown & Red M & M’s
For the body of Santa, spray one popcorn ball red with spray food coloring, let dry.
Add top half with frosting
Dab frosting for Santa’s eyes, add brown M & M’s
Add black licorice whip around bottom half with frosting
For Santa’s hat, made a triangle from fruit roll
Add red M & M’s with frosting for mouth
Rice Cereal Snowmen– This yummy treat only requires a few ingredients that are easy for any kid to make.
1 11oz. box or bag rice cereal
1 jar marshmallow cream fluff
Brown & Red M & Ms
Black licorice whips
Red fruit rolls
Prepare rice cereal balls by making cereal and marshmallow fluff. Roll into about 16in. balls
Place two balls together with frosting
Cover entire ball with frosting
Use frosting for eyes, add brown M & Ms
Use frosting for mouth and add red M & Ms
Tie a black licorice whip around the “neck” part to make a scarf
Add a dab of frosting for buttons, stick on M & Ms
For the hat, fold a fruit roll into a triangle and add to top