The temperature has started cooling; the decorations have begun popping up on the windows, and the gift list has been prepared. Christmas is just around the corner, folks. But do you know what’s the best thing about holidays? Getting together with the family to prepare and feast on fun foods for Christmas!
To keep you in the festive spirit, we have put together a list of 21 adorable Christmas foods for kids that you might not want to eat – they’re so cute! From melting snowman cookies to strawberry Santas, we’ve got everything covered for the coming holiday season!
21 Fun Foods For Christmas that are Too Cute to Eat!
1. Vegan Santa Claus Pancakes
There’s no Christmas without Santa, so why not start the day with a plate of smiling Santa Pancakes? Taste of Japan shows us how to make these cute vegan pancakes, along with a tutorial for snowman pancakes too!
2. Sweet Tortilla Snowflakes
Have you ever made a snowflake out of a folded piece of paper? It turns out that you can cut out tortillas too in the same way to create tortilla snowflakes. For more instruction, head to Mums R U.
3. Rudolph Cookies
When you hear Rudolph, the first thing that comes to mind is his red nose, and that’s exactly the striking part about these cute Rudolph cookies too! Moje Wypieki shows us how to make these deceptively simple cookies with chocolate antlers and a cute cherry nose!
4. Holiday Tree Brownies
How about turning some simple brownies into holiday trees this Christmas? You just need to decorate the brownies with green frosting and red M&Ms and you’re done! For the full tutorial, check out Betty Crocker.
5. Snowy Pine Cone Stacks
These lovely pine cone stacks from Handmade by Charlotte reminds us of snowy woods in the winters, where many magical adventures take place! These are really easy to make, all you need is pretzel sticks and chocolate flavored cereal!
6. Melted Snowman Cookies
These festive melted snowman cookies from Somewhat Simple are so much fun! Summon the children into the kitchen to make their own snowman faces – include different expressions!
7. Christmas Jumper Cookies
This innovative cookie recipe from Dr. Oetker is guaranteed to bring a smile to your child’s face this Christmas. Use cookie cutters in sweater or jumper shapes to make these delightfully adorable cookies and coat with icing in Christmas jumper patterns.
8. Crispy Christmas Trees
How about some crunchy treats for the holidays? These crispy Christmas trees from Bored Fast Food are bright and colorful and will make the perfect centerpiece for your dessert table! Decorate with M&Ms, candies and anything you like!
9. Egg Snowmen
Who doesn’t love snowmen? And when they’re in the form of a protein packed snack like these Egg Snowmen, they’re even better! Get all the instructions over at Roxy’s Kitchen.
10. Oreo Ornaments
Yes, you have enough ornaments for your tree, but how about some for your plate, and eventually your tummy? Miss Candiquick has a clever recipe for Oreo ornaments that are seriously too pretty to eat! (But too yummy to leave behind too)
11. Christmas Tree Veggie Tray
Fun foods for Christmas don’t have to be all sweet! Encourage your children to eat healthy with this cute broccoli Christmas tree and yummy dip from Betty Crocker.
12. Sugar and Spice Snowflakes
If you’d like to give your guests a homemade gift, these sugar and spice snowflakes from Delish work perfectly! You can also hang them as ornaments on your tree or use them to decorate more intricate desserts.
13. Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops
Give good ol’ marshmallows a new look this Christmas by making this recipe from Live Life Too. Cover the marshmallows halfway up with chocolate frostings and sprinkle with crushed candy canes.
14. Snowman Oreo Balls
How cute are these snowman Oreo balls?? These adorable little treats from The Girl Who Ate Everything are perfect for a Christmas party, especially when there are kids involved! The snowmen look so fancy in their little hats!
15. Snowflake Cupcakes
These snowflake cupcakes adorned with light blue frosting are too good to eat. We’re sure these cupcakes will outshine every other dish you present on the dinner table.
16. Christmas Tree Pancake Stacks
How can this Christmas tree pancake not get anyone in the festive spirit? Add green food coloring to the pancake batter and cook the pancakes in different sizes. Stack them in the form of a Christmas tree and decorate any way you like. Get the details at Sprinkle Some Fun.
17. Black Olive Penguins
These adorable olive penguins filled with cheese and decorated with carrots will be a huge hit at your Christmas party. Not just the kids, even the adults will swoon over it.
18. Christmas Light Cake
Cannot find the cake ribbon that you had carefully packed last year? You will forget about it when you see these Christmas light shaped ribbons from Frugal Mom Eh, complete with recipes for cake ribbon and cake!
19. Santa and Reindeer Toast
Imagine how exciting would it be for children to wake up to some cute Christmas themed toast during the holidays? Little Food Junction has some lovely ideas for fun food for kids, and these are among their best!
20. Candy Cookie Cone Forest
We’ve never seen a forest as beautiful as this one. To recreate this enchanted forest, courtesy Coupon Clipping Cook, you’ll need a few ice cream cones and loads of chocolates and candies.
21. Mini Drum Cakes
Remember the 12 days of Christmas song that features ‘drummers drumming’? Well these mini drum cakes from Woman’s Day will have your kids drumming on the table with excitement!! They also remind me of those cute little drums that we hang on the tree!
These delightful treats are sure to elicit plenty of oohs and aahs, and are great conversation starters! Let the children join in the prep work, especially the decorating parts. It will help them feel involved as well as hone their fine motor skills at the same time. So what fun foods for Christmas are you planning to prepare for your little munchkins this holiday season?
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