15 Fun Christmas Dessert Treats for Kids

From Christmas cookies and brownies to candy canes and hot chocolate, nothing beats Christmas desserts…especially when they are decorated so darn cute and even more irresistible during the holidays.

Make the festivities last longer with these fun Christmas treat ideas your kids will love — featuring Santa hats, colorful Christmas trees and reindeer-themed desserts. With so much creativity and charm, your little ones won’t be the only ones racing to the dessert table.

Related: Christmas Present Pretzels

Kids will LOVE these fun Christmas treats which make festive dessert recipes for a Christmas party!

Take a look at all of the fun options below and let us know your favorite!

Christmas Treat & Dessert Ideas for Kids

Strawberry Santas: A Healthy Christmas Treat – Kid Blogger Network

Need a healthier dessert option for your kids after all that sugar? Make small Santas with strawberries for a festive and healthy Christmas treat!

Easy Peppermint Marshmallow Treats – Passion For Savings

Add a candy cane to chocolate-dipped marshmallows for a sweet treat. So easy, yet so perfect for little ones!

Grinch Fruit Kabobs – MOMables

Create Grinch themed kabobs with this fruity festive snacks. They have grapes, bananas, and strawberries – and are perfected with a mini marshmallow providing a little bit of extra sweetness!

Magic Reindeer Food – The Idea Room

On the night before Christmas or a classroom party, make magic reindeer food – with oatmeal. Visit the link for free printable tags you can use to make these into a clever little gift idea too!

Chocolate Covered Oreo Reindeer Pops – Momma’s Playground

Make Oreo pops on a stick with a reindeer twist! Pretzels are used for antlers with these festive Oreo pops. Oreo pops give you a more flat surface to work with, instead of cake pops.

Easy Christmas Tree Rice Krispie Treats – Food Blogs

With some green food coloring make some Christmas trees from Rice Krispie treats. So clever and so cute!

Nutella Hot Chocolate – The Hungry Housewife

Mix Nutella with a simple homemade hot chocolate, topped with a three ingredient homemade whipped cream, made with heavy whipped cream.

Christmas in the Kitchen with Kids – One Time Through

Create a gingerbread house in this kid-led project. You can help practice fine motor skills and more.

Christmas Cookies With Hidden Presents – Crafts Morning

Make these Christmas Cookies with hidden treats inside, especially for kids! The peppermint sugar cookies only have a handful of ingredients.

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Christmas Trees – Lovely Little Kitchen

A green frosted covered Oreo makes the base of this Christmas tree, whereas the strawberry makes the Christmas tree! It’s recommended that you eat these quickly, since the strawberry can make things soggy.

Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies – Mum in the Madhouse

This gingerbread is made from flora, for a nice Christmas cookie. The recipe is also simple enough for kids to get involved with!

Santa’s Belly Cookies – Pillsbury

Make sugar cookies with this clever but simple Santa design, great for those who are just getting into cookie decorating.

Rudolph Cake Pops – Lisa Storms

Cake pops are a special treat! Red M&Ms make the nose of this bite-sized snack for kids.

Christmas in the Netherlands: Dutch Christmas Cookie Recipe – Kid World Citizen

Learn about Christmas in other cultures with these Dutch Christmas cookies, called speculaas. They are made with spices, dark brown sugar, and speculaas spices for a unique flavor. (It includes a DIY speculaa spice recipe, made from cinnamon, nutmeg, and more!)

Christmas Tree Brownies

It can’t get any easier than these Christmas tree brownies – just add some green frosting and sprinkles for an even more festive look.

Kids will LOVE these fun Christmas treats which make festive dessert recipes for a Christmas party!So many fun dessert ideas to try — you can’t go wrong with this list which has a mix of chocolatey deliciousness and fruity yumminess! Happy baking 🙂

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