5 Easy Holiday Treats to Make With Kids

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Baking together is one Pinterest-inspired holiday fantasy that’s actually doable, thanks to our completely kid-friendly cookies from the author of the children’s cookbook Baking Class.
Dane Tashima
Dane Tashima

Cozy Cookies

Use our sugar cookie recipe or bake up a mix. Either way, the fun is in the decorating.

What You'll Need: Butter, granulated sugar, an egg, vanilla extract, all-purpose flour, powdered sugar, milk, food coloring, sweetened coconut, assorted sprinkles and sugars for decorating.

Dane Tashima
Dane Tashima

Sugar Cone Trees

'Tis the season to try a no-bake treat! Set out frosting, ice cream cokes, and sprinkles and let your little elves work their magic.

What You'll Need: Vanilla frosting or recipe for Cozy Cookie Glaze, sugar ice cream cones, sprinkles, sugars, and/or sweetened flaked coconut for decorating.

Dane Tashima
Dane Tashima

Marshmallow Mugs

Cheers! Everyone knows that the marshmallows are the best part of the cocoa.

What You'll Need: Mini candy canes, marshmallows, semi-sweet chocolate chips.

Dane Tashima
Dane Tashima

Cookie Sticks

Even the youngest kids will love dipping and decorating these easy cookies.

What You'll Need: Recipe for Cozy Cookie Doughrecipe Cozy Cookie Glaze and/or semisweet-chocolate chips, sweetened coconut Nuts, sprinkles, and/or sugars for decorating.

Dane Tashima
Dane Tashima

Peppermint Hearts

These no-fuss candies make charming gifts for grandparents, neighbors, or teachers.

What You'll Need: Mini candy canes, semi-sweet chocolate chips, colored sugars, sprinkles, or nonpareils.

Make your holiday desserts into red-nosed reindeer! These peanut butter cookies use pretzels and candy to make an adorable reindeer face.

Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

Three-ingredient, gluten-free dough makes a deliciously chewy peanut-butter cookie with no flour at all.

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