27 Easy Christmas Treat Ideas You Will Love
Santa’s coming! If you’re looking for some easy Christmas treats to help you celebrate, this list of 27 snack ideas and drinks is for you. From cakes and truffles to cookies and cocktails- all perfectly themed for the holidays and special occasions like school activities.
Christmas Cakes & Bakes
How fun is this Christmas treat? This Grinch Cake is not only fun and creative, but quite easy to whip up! Frosting and decorating is a cinch as well, not to mention the amazing flavor. It’s sure to be the centerpiece of any holiday platter or school party.
Candy cane sugar cookies have crushed peppermint candy and white chocolate glaze. Plus you don’t have to roll out cookie dough and break out the cutters. Simply scoop out balls onto a sheet pan and bake.
These 5 Ingredient Christmas cookies will quickly become a favorite snack idea in your household. They’re super moist and tender plus you make them with box cake mix. They’re super versatile too; you can add any variation you want.
Christmas treat ideas for school
These Christmas Tree Brownie Bites are the perfect treat for your fall gatherings. When you share these brownies at the next get-together everyone will love the chocolate flavor and the festive frosting toppers! All you need is brownie mix, white melted chocolate, green frosting, and sprinkles.
Grinch Cupcakes are a tasty and fun holiday treat! These moist and fluffy cupcakes have red candies inside adding the perfect amount of sweet flavor. They are festively decorated with cream cheese green frosting and red heart sprinkles.
Grinch Sugar Cookies are the best way to add holiday flair to your dessert platter. They are super soft and sweet too that melt in your mouth. You can also replace the sprinkles with red M and M’s or something else Christmas- themed. Perfect for school parties or lunch boxes.
Grinch Christmas snowballs are a light and sweet treat that will satisfy your cravings during this time of year. The best part? They are quick and easy to whip up at the last minute.
Christmas is coming! It’s time to get in the holiday spirit. My favorite Christmas tradition is watching Holiday movies with hot cocoa and cookies. However, this year we are taking it up a notch by making 3 ingredient Pillsbury Christmas Tree Cookies.
No Bake Naughty List
Candy Cane Fudge is the perfect Christmas snack idea. They’re so simple to make and decorate. This is an amazing dessert when you are expecting guests too. 3 ingredient snacks are always a winner.
This Peppermint Bark Popcorn is an easy dessert that’s fun for all ages to get in on the creativity. This treat is the perfect sweet and salty idea for holiday parties. It’s smooth and sweet with a crunchy finish — so fun and festive! Easy to make for school activities.
Our Christmas Puppy Chow is a fun and festive easy Christmas treat everyone will love! It’s great for snacking while watching your favorite Christmas movies! One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is eating Puppy Chow. I always do a little happy dance the first time I see the decorations hit the shelves!
Looking for a new festive treat this holiday season? Try this Grinch popcorn. And it is absolutely gorgeous when finished! And of course, delicious too!
Rudolph Chocolate Covered Graham Crackers for a Christmas party treat that both kids and adults alike will love! Super easy to make with just Graham Crackers, Chocolate Chips, Pretzels, Red M&M’s (flavor of choice), Candy Eyeballs, and Sprinkles.
Easy Dark Chocolate Peppermint Fudge Perfect for something different, and very addictive. These holiday treats would even be perfect to set out instead of cookies for Santa! It takes less than 10 minutes to make the perfect dessert or holiday treat that you can give as a gift.
Grinch Candy Pretzels are the perfect Christmas snack idea. Just look at how colorful it is! So pretty with the bright red and green color! Can’t you just imagine the elves and reindeer enjoying this festive snack at the North Pole? Winning christmas treat ideas for school.
Grinch Swirled Fudge is quick and easy to make, this recipe is kid-friendly and something that the entire family can get involved in creating! These fudge squares make for a beautiful display at a Christmas party, can be packaged up for gifting, or snacking on while you are watching your favorite Grinch movie.
These Christmas Mickey hot cocoa bombs are an amazing treat and a great DIY Christmas gift idea. Plus they’re easy to make using ingredients like Red Candy Melts Hot Chocolate Mix, White Candy melts, Mini Marshmallows, Mickey Sprinkles, and Chocolate Jimmies Sprinkles!
This bright red and green colored holiday truffles recipe is smooth, delicious, and the perfect easy Christmas snack idea. This red and green candy coated snack makes an awesome (and easy) recipe using Oreo cookies, cream cheese, Green candy melts or almond bark with food coloring, and Red heart sprinkles!
Drinks For December
You can easily learn how to make caramel hot chocolate on cold December days that’ll keep you warm! You’ll love this easy hot chocolate recipe from scratch that is rich and intense. Simple and heavenly dessert hot chocolate with your favorite caramel flavors!
This tasty drink is SUPER easy to make. It’s perfect for a quick cup of hot chocolate anytime. All you have to do is heat it up and enjoy. Make sure to try this delicious dessert-like drink while waiting for Santa!
Need an easy Christmas treat for grown ups after the kids go to bed? This themed cocktail is perfect for late December nights. This Rudolph’s Christmas Themed Cocktail is perfect for a crowd too.
This cocktail ice cream float is mouthwatering and fun. You will love the flavors of lime sherbet and Hawaiian Punch Green Berry Rush. If you’re sick of all the peppermint and fudge try this “tropical” toned float all dressed up for the holidays. Add a splash of vodka to share with your adult friends at your Christmas party.
If you need a low carb sugar free drink option for you holiday party try this Starbucks copycat. This homemade version has the same rich taste but fewer carbs. It’s super tasty!
Inspired by the movie Buddy The Elf, this eggnog recipe is sweetened with maple syrup instead of regular sugar. It gives the drink a warmth and richness that make for the most decadent holiday cocktail.
The most wonderful time of year! The gifts, the friends, the family, but most importantly… the FOOD! These easy Christmas treats, snack ideas, and drinks will tide you over until the gifts are ready. In fact some of these recipes make great edible gifts themselves.
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