10 cute Christmas recipes to make with your kids

13 December 2018

There is no better time than Christmas to have fun with the kids in the kitchen, so to help inspire your Christmas culinary creativity, we’ve put together a collection of our ten fav cute Christmas recipes that look great and taste even better!

Warning: Some are so cute you won’t want to eat them!

Three-Ingredient Shortbread

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Shortbread is such a classic Christmas recipe, and recipes don’t get much easier (or delicious) than this Three-Ingredient Shortbread from Cooking for Busy Mums. As well as helping you make the shortbread, the kids will have fun decorating it too! You can find the recipe here.

Vanilla Christmas Cookies  

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This is another great cookie recipe that is perfect for kids. Plus, they make a great Christmas gift for loved ones who will be touched with all the effort put into them. You can find the recipe here.

Super Easy Christmas Reindeer Biscuits

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These Christmas Reindeer Biscuits from The Organised Housewife are the cutest Christmas treat ever! Your kids are going to love making them, and then eating them, antler by antler! You can find the recipe here.

Tiny Teddy Christmas Candy Cane Sleighs     

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The kids will love putting together these utterly adorable Tiny Teddy Candy Cane Sleighs from Bake Play Smile. You can find the instructions here.

White Chocolate and Maltesers Christmas Bark

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Christmas recipes don’t get much easier than this white chocolate and Malteser Christmas bark from Create Bake Make. Learn how to make this child-friendly recipe here.

Easy Gingerbread Men

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For something a little deliciously simply, why not try these easy gingerbread men? The kids will love helping decorate, and they are so yummy! You can find the recipe here.

Rocky Road Christmas Pudding

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You really can’t go wrong with Rocky Road, and this festive Rocky Road Christmas Pudding is practically fool proof – brilliant to make with the kids! Find the recipe here.

Kid-Friendly Rum Balls

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Rum Balls are such a classic Christmas recipe, and this super easy child adapted recipe is sure to be a hit with the kids, getting them into the rum ball tradition. Find the recipe here.

Minty Chocolate Ripple Cake

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Chocolate ripple cake is a great recipe to make with little ones. In fact, you could almost let them do it all by themselves! This recipe would make the perfect Christmas dessert. See how to make it here.

Christmas Bauble Cookies

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This is another recipe you can set up for the kids, and then stand back while you watch your budding chefs get creative with their decorating. Too easy! Find the recipe here.


What’s your favourite Christmas recipe to make with your bambinos?

Written by

Lauren Matheson

Hailing from Brisbane’s Bayside, Lauren is the creator of the blog Create Bake Make where she shares simple and easy recipes that the kids can help make and the entire family will enjoy. A keen home baker, Lauren is also a mum to two little boys so when she isn't breaking up arguments over toy trucks, you will find here in the kitchen baking up a storm. In her rare quiet moments, you will find her curled up with a book or the latest magazine enjoying a coffee or indulging in her slight online shopping addiction.

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