Tis the season to get baking! Nothing says Christmas like huddling around the kitchen table with your family to rustle up tasty holiday desserts. This holiday season, get your toddler to be your tiny little helper around the kitchen. Not only will they have lots of (messy) fun, but it’s also a great way to teach them the basics of baking, help them develop various skills and to encourage them to get creative!
So, if you’re looking for tasty Christmas dessert ideas for your kids, look no further! We’ve put together some of the easiest & most delicious Christmas dessert recipes for you and your little ones to make together this festive season. Here goes!
1. No-bake Chocolate Truffles
This decadent dessert is a hit with both adults & kids and is so much fun to make with your tiny tots. Your toddler will love rolling the truffles into tiny balls and coating them with sprinkles. You may even make a large batch of this easy Christmas treat for your kids to send out as gifts during the holiday season. Here’s an easy recipe by Kids Craft Room. We also love this one from Sally’s Baking Addiction.
2. Gingerbread Cookies
Part of the fun of putting together Christmas goodies with your kids is all the MESS you’ll be making! It’s also one of the reasons why baking Christmas cookies together will become a fun yearly tradition that everyone will look forward to. Get your kids to help out with rolling the dough, cutting out the cookies into different shapes and then decorating them afterwards. You’ll love this amazing cookie recipe by Weelicious. If you’re looking for something a little easier but just as good, try this recipe for easy Christmas cookies for toddlers by Brooklyn Farm Girl.
3. Christmas Tree brownies
This Christmas, step up your brownie game with these absolutely delicious and festive-looking Christmas Tree Brownies. Let the little ones help out by mixing the batter. Once your brownies are out of the oven, let them cool before you let the kids decorate them with icing and sprinkles. It’s the perfect kids Christmas party treat! Check out this great recipe by Dinner at the Zoo. For easy decorating tips, we also love this one by One Little Project.
4. Reindeer Cake Pops
It is very easy to make and so much FUN to decorate. They’re also a great snack for a children’s Christmas party. Check out this super-easy recipe from Just a Pinch.
5. Santa Pancakes
Make Christmas breakfast the best one yet by getting a little creative! The kids will love helping you create their very own Santa pancakes. Check out these great tips from Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons to put together this easy Christmas snack for kids and make sure you give it your own little twist too.
6. Marshmallow Snowmen
This one’s a fun family activity that doesn’t require too many ingredients. Once you’ve made them, enjoy by dunking your marshmallow snowmen in some hot chocolate or dipping chocolate. Check out this tutorial by It’s Always Autumn.
Which of these quick and easy holiday desserts are you going to try making with your kids? Tell us below!