Christmas is a time of year that many children look forward to, and we can easily see why between the parties, presents, and of course, the sweet, decorative treats. From Santa, snowmen, reindeers, candy canes, Christmas trees, to the elves, Christmas party treat ideas are plenty. If you’re hosting a Christmas party this holiday season, consider these top 10 Christmas party treats to delight the kids with.
1. Santa Hat Cupcakes
Kids love cupcakes, but they’ll love them even more when you deck them out to look like Santa. Find the recipe at Delish.
2. Candy Cane Twist Cookies
The sight of candy cane often signals Christmas. Delight children with candy cane-shaped cookies by twisting rolls of plain cookie dough. Use food coloring to help make a batch of red dough and brown dough to mix with the plain dough. This treat has been featured in Country Living.
3. Christmas Tree Brownies
Turn the plain brownie into a Christmas tree, and what’s even better is when you can eat it off a candy cane stick. Find the recipe at One Little Project.
4. Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups
A cup of hot cocoa with marshmallows is always appealing on a cold winter’s day, so you can bet the kids will also love this creative hot chocolate cookie cup treat. Find the recipe at The Gunny Sack.
5. Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Reindeer
Make sure the reindeers are out in full force for your Christmas party with these marshmallow chocolate covered reindeers on a stick. Find the recipe at Yellow Bliss Road.
6. Grinch Kranky Crispy Treat
If your kids love rice crispy treats, they’ll love eating away at the Grinch who stole Christmas. Find the recipe at Delish.
7. Funfetti Shortbread Bites
They’re festive! They’re bite-size! They’re irresistible! And they make great little gifts you can package. Find the recipe at Cooking Classy.
8. Christmas Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods
For an easy treat to make that’s also festive and fun to snack on at your Christmas holiday party, go with pretzel rods dipped in chocolate with festive holiday color sprinkles throughout. Find the recipe at Kitchen Is my Playground.
Christmas is one of the best holidays for delightful treats for the kids because you have so many themes to work with.