5 Easy Christmas Recipes For Children
Kids will love contributing this holiday season with these 5 easy Christmas recipes for children. Making these treats is a sure way to bring any family closer!
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Stirs
- 40 plastic spoons
- 2 cups chocolate chips (milk, semisweet, or white)
- 5 candy canes
- Prep your kitchen. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Crush the candy canes into very small pieces.
- Melt the chocolate chips. Put the chips in a microwavable bowl and microwave for thirty seconds at a time, stirring in between, until they are melted and smooth. Mix in the candy canes.
- Cover the spoons. Dip the spoons in the chocolate mixture. Fill the bowls of the spoons with chocolate. Immediately transfer the spoons to the parchment paper.
- Chill the spoons in the fridge overnight. Serve to stir into hot chocolate.
Chocolate Covered Pretzels
- 20 pretzel sticks
- 1 1/2 cups milk chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
- Prep your kitchen. Line a cookie sheet with parchment.
- Melt the chocolate using the same procedure as before. Dip the pretzels in the milk chocolate, and let the kids have fun drizzling the white chocolate over top. You could also use sprinkles to decorate.
- Chill. Put the pretzels in the fridge overnight and serve.
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- 1 package sweetened coconut
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Prep your kitchen. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix the ingredients. Let the kids form the coconut mixture into balls and decorate with sprinkles.
- Bake for about ten minutes, until the coconut is just golden brown. Cool and serve at room temperature.
- 1 package refrigerated cookie dough
- Different colored royal icing mixes
- Prep your kitchen. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Get assorted cookie cutters.
- Cut and bake the cookies. Cut the cookies into Christmas shapes and bake according to the package's direction.
- Ice. Let the kids decorate the cookies once they're cool with the royal icing.
- 1 jar maraschino cherries
- 2 cups chocolate ships
- 1/2 cup almonds
- Prep your kitchen. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Using the method above, melt the chocolate.
- Cover the cherries with chocolate. Place them on the parchment, and let the kids put the almonds on the cherries to make the mice's "ears".
- Chill. Chill the mice overnight in the fridge and serve.