Moms are often found fishing for the healthiest snacks for kids especially when it is holiday time. You must be burdened with worries as your little one might be most hungry at this time. FemalesEra is here to bring you the great Christmas Ideas for this year.
Christmas is probably the best time of the year and so this leaves you excited about preparing sweet dishes that satisfy your hunger as well as boost your mood. Even if your little one is too picky about eating he/she would surely love the snack ideas mentioned here.
Everyone loves to cook and bake during the Christmas season. While you step into the kitchen you must be blank thinking what to prepare. Simply scroll down and find the more interesting stuff to prepare this Christmas.
How to Prepare the Best Christmas Snacks
1- Ginger Cookies
The recipe for preparing a ginger cookie is too easy! You just need to preheat an over to about 350 degrees and sift in the mixture of ginger, flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and cloves.
Now you need to cream a cup of sugar and margarine until it turns fluffy. Beat in the egg and gently stir until smooth. Shape the prepared mixture and place them onto lightly greased cookie sheet.
Put in in the oven and bake for 8-10 minutes. Once baked take out of the oven and let to cool down. Serve to your kids or store in an airtight container.
2- Santa Crackers
It has been observed that snacks that look attractive are the most loved ones by kids. You can prepare a Santa shaped crackers with the help of cheese, dried tomato, and chocolate chips.
Cut the cheese into rounds and place the sun-dried tomato on the cheese as Santa hat. Place the chocolate bits to form eyes and you are ready to go. You can even add a beard to the Santa face by cutting cheese into the shape.
3- Cheese Santa Baby bell
This is a cheesy snack that packs together a great taste and nutritional values. To prepare this snack you need to make cheese balls and place a half cut cherry on the top. Make Santa beard with cream and add a stick to form a baby bell.
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4- Watermelon Christmas Trees
Watermelon Christmas tree snack is one of the easiest recipes that can be prepared instantly with the least effort. You just need to cut watermelon in the shape of a Christmas tree and top with natural cream or sugar.
5- Egg Snowman
To prepare this recipe you need a pair of hard-boiled eggs, thinly sliced carrots, and parsley. Top the eggs on each other and made nose and hat of the snowman with the carrot. Cut the carrot into rounds to form the hat and cut into a triangle shape to form the nose.
Make eyes and decorate the recipe with the parsley. You can even top with some freshly cooked pasta and serve instantly.
6- Fruit Kabobs
A Fruit kabob is great for every season, it all depends on the theme and way of presentation. This Christmas you can serve fruit kabobs in front of your kids in form of Santa heads.
You just need some strawberries, banana, and grapes to prepare the recipe. Make the Santa cap from the strawberries, use the banana slices to add a layer to the hat and use the grapes to make the face. Now place them on a dish and your fruit kabob is ready to serve.
7- Edible Christmas tree
This sounds something interesting! You can surely make an edible Christmas trees out of melted chocolate and strawberries.
Melted chocolate holds the strawberries, and you can shape it in form of a Christmas tree. You can even decorate with the help of chopped grape and banana.
8- Sandwich Stars
Making a seeing star dish out of bread crumbs is too easy. You just need to have slices of bread, cookie cutter and chicken or vegetable for stuffing.
Add the filling to the sandwich and cut in shape of a star with the help of a cookie cutter. Now sprinkle with edible colors and your recipe is all done.
9- Banana Penguins
A Penguin Shaped banana snack would be surely loved by your little one! All you need to do is top the banana with melted chocolate, make the eyes and nose with colored sugar and put in the refrigerator to freeze.
Once frozen you can serve them. Instead to offering your kids ice creams you can provide them with this much healthier Christmas Snack.
10- Savory Pops
These can be created with just a few cheese triangles, chili flakes, and broccoli. Cut the cheese into thick triangles and put a stick in the middle of it for holding.
Now sprinkle the chili flakes, broccoli on the cheese and the dish is ready to serve. You can even add a small star-shaped cookie to the savory pops in order to make it look more attractive.