Christmas cookies are always first on the list. We bake several different kinds, and put a couple of each into every box we give out. Some of the kids' favorites to make are :
They also came up with the Chocolate Peppermint Krispies, which are quick and easy to make...and an often-requested treat from the recipients!
Finally, as a family tradition, when the temperatures are consistently below-freezing, we make our Cinnamon Hot Candy. This one requires more adult supervision.
While you've got the oven turned on, and the ingredients pulled out, why not whip up a batch of cinnamon applesauce ornaments. They'll make your tree smell cinnamon-y delicious for days!
Heather, from Raising Memories, has two more fantastic tutorials on making Play-doh Cookies and Holly Wreath Trees. She's even more creative than we are!
And while you're baking up all this magic, why not have a crockpot of hot apple cider going in the background? It'll bring a heavenly scent to the whole house, and some healthy yumminess to end your day!
Have a girls' night out baking party with our six favorites, featured here in the Happy Holiday Baking Party!
What's your favorite holiday treat to bake up with the kids?