Make 7 Festive Holiday Treats with Kids

Peanut butter flowers become Hanukkah-friendly. Warm cookies are sprinkled with festive sprinkles and pressed with a chocolate gelt coin (a Hanukkah gift).

Gelt Peanut Butter Blossoms

Christmas candies, peppermint bits, salty pretzels, and white chocolate chips fill these saucer-sized cookies, living true to their name.

Holiday Monster Cookies

With green frosting and candy, a simple brownie dish turns spectacular. Baking brownies in round cake pans makes triangle forms easy to cut without trimming or wasting.

Christmas Brownie Trees

Buche de Noel, or Yule log cake, is a traditional Christmas treat that's difficult to create. We made these simple smaller versions that use Yodels, so you may assemble and frost logs without baking.

Miniature Yule Log Yodels

Green marshmallows spice up cornflakes for the holidays. These crispy wreaths with seasonal candies are a fun no-bake activity.

Cornflake Christmas Wreaths

Your holiday cookie tray might have four distinct goodies from one recipe. A couple tubes of store-bought dough and some holiday chocolate chocolates do the trick.

Four-Flavor Sheet Pan Holiday Cookie

Colorful candy, marshmallows, and wafer cookies make fudgy brownies festive. Everyone can assist make them, and they'll be the talk of your dessert buffet!

Christmas Reindeer Brownies