Creating fun Christmas treats for kids shouldn’t take hours of work. Here are 26 quick and easy Christmas snacks that are perfect for lunches, classroom parties, and family gatherings.
1. Christmas Trifle
If you are looking for an easy and delicious Christmas dessert you need to make a Christmas Trifle. This is such a simple dessert to make for any of your holiday gatherings that your friends and family are guaranteed to enjoy.
2. Hot chocolate cookies
Hot Chocolate Cookies are so popular in our family that I end up making dozens and dozens for family members during the holidays! They’re rich chocolate cookies with melted marshmallows stacked on top with a chocolate glaze drizzle and sprinkles to finish them off.
3. Peppermint chocolate cookies
These Peppermint Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies are so easy, delicious and super freezer friendly. You will need some peppermint kisses though so start keeping your eyes open for those. They do go fast this time of year.
4. Peppermint Oreo fudge
Peppermint Oreo Fudge! It has chunks of Oreos and Peppermint pieces. I think you will love it. It’s a great holiday treat and would even make a great gift.
5. Christmas crinkle cookies
The crinkle cookie, just in time for Christmas, I created red and green Christmas Crinkle Cookies.
6. Chocolate sea salt toffee
This dark chocolate sea salt toffee is the perfect candy for the holidays. (Not to mention easy!)
7. Oreo peppermint crunch cookies
These easy Oreo Peppermint Crunch Cookies get a holiday twist from chocolate cookies and peppermint chips. They will disappear as fast as you make them.
8. Chocolate peppermint
9. Peanut butter Christmas cookies
10. Loaded Christmas bark
It’s a ridiculously easy no-bake treat with Oreos, pretzels, peanuts, M&Ms, white chocolate chips, and holiday sprinkles all embedded into dark chocolate. In this busy season the words no-bake are Santa’s gifts to me.
11. Peppermint Fudge
I used Andes Peppermint Baking Chips to give the bottom layer a creamy texture with peppermint flavor. Then, I went one more step and topped the fudge with some Mini Peppermint Marshmallows and White Candiquik…and some broken candy cane pieces!
12. Festive chocolate covered dipped pretzel rods
13. Easy Rice Krispie snowmen
Who doesn’t love a rice krispie treat? These ones are shaped into snowmen to create the perfect wintry treat. These snowmen are so fun to make and pretty easy to make as well. Make them yourself or use as a fun project for the kids.
14. Christmas cookie sticks
15. Christmas tree sugar cookies
These Christmas tree sugar cookies are easy and adorable tree-shaped sugar cookies decorated with mini m&ms as Christmas lights. Perfect for the Christmas season!
16. Hot Cocoa Christmas cookies
17. Chocolate brownie Christmas cookies
My Favourite Dutch Cookies With Pastry Flour, Salt, Milk, Fresh Yeast, Fresh Lemon Juice, Unsalted Butter, Sugar
18. Rice Krispie trees
19. Homemade Christmas gumdrops
These Homemade Gumdrops are the perfect treat to make for friends and family during the holidays! Made with just a handful of ingredients – including applesauce – this easy gumdrop are sure to become a holiday tradition!
20. Sugared pecans
Crunchy, sweet Sugared Pecans. Make your own sweet spiced nuts for the holidays. These are the perfect addition to a cheese tray and make a wonderful old-fashioned stocking stuffer. Always appreciated by those who enjoy the finer things in life!
21. Pinecone snacks
How adorable are these snowy pinecone snacks that are made from nutella! They look like real pinecones, don’t they? They are super easy to make and no baking is required. Kids will enjoy making and eating these yummy snacks.
22. Bear paw cookies
These bear paw cookies are not just fun but SO easy! This is one of those things that make you go, why didn’t I think of this sooner? All you really need is a basic sugar cookie recipe and some chocolate. Voila!
23. Candy cane pretzel bark
This Candy Cane Pretzel Bark only has 3 ingredients and can be made and ready to eat in 10 minutes. I’d say that was a dessert win for sure!
24. White chocolate peppermint Oreo Bark
This easy and decadent treat features a layer of creamy white chocolate, topped with crushed Oreo cookies, along with another layer of white chocolate and crushed candy canes.
25. Gingerbread sugar cookies
These No Chill No Spread Soft Gingerbread Cookies bake up thick, soft, and absolutely delicious!
26. Kris Kringle Christmas cookies
Rich and buttery Kris Kringle Christmas Cookies are dressed for the holidays with creamy white chocolate chips and sweet dried red cranberries. Seriously, the BEST Christmas cookies!