With Christmas fast approaching, now is the time to start having some Christmas baking fun in the kitchen. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for recipe ideas for your next Christmas party, homemade gift ideas for teachers, family and friends or something sweet to leave out for Santa on Christmas Eve – we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite fun Christmas baking recipe ideas.
Impress your friends and family with these gorgeous Christmas Trees. These are deceptively easy, and require just a few ingredients.
Don’t these Santa Hat Cupcakes look amazing! Simply bake a batch of your favourite cupcakes and decorate with red and white frosting to create these impressive cupcakes. They are sure to be a hit at your next Christmas party!
If you are looking for a fun dessert, you can’t go past these Holly Jolly Jelly Shots. Simply add a little vodka to turn these cute jellies into an adult only dessert, or leave it out so the whole family can enjoy. Instead of decorating with mint leaves and candies, why not sprinkle crushed candy cane sweets over the top of the cream?
Who can resist Brownies? These Festive Brownies are the perfect dessert and I’m sure Santa would also enjoy one (or two!) when he stops by on Christmas Eve!
These Christmas Swirl Sugar Cookies look too good to eat – well almost! They are a great gift idea, just wrap a few cookies in coloured cellophane and decorate with a Christmas ribbon – just don’t forget to keep a few for yourself to enjoy!
These Candy Cane Marshmallows are such a fun idea! Simply insert a candy cane into the end of a marshmallow, dip it in melted chocolate and then coat it with crushed candy canes – too easy!
It’s easy to recreate these Christmas Pretzel M&M Hugs – simply preheat your oven to 200 degrees and line a tray with baking paper. Place pretzels on the tray and top with a marshmallow swirl. Bake in oven until marshmallow begins to melt and cover pretzel, remove and carefully place an M&M in the centre. Such a simple yet gorgeous Christmas Party treat!
These Peppermint Oreo Truffles would make a great Christmas gift for teachers, neighbours, family and friends.
The kids will love these Reindeer Cookies! To recreate these, simply bake a batch of your favourite cookies add two pretzels for the ears, and use M&M’ to create the eyes and nose of your little reindeers.
No one will be able to resist these cute Hot Cocoa Cupcakes! These will add some fun to any Christmas Party and would also be a great treat to leave out for Santa on Christmas Eve!