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Hanukkah, New Year's Eve and Christmas Recipes for Kids

Celebrate Winter Holidays With These Kid-Friendly Foods


Wondering what to serve at a kids' holiday party? Start here for some tasty treats and clever food presentations.

1. Paper Snowflake Cupcakes

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Megan Cooley

These winter-themed cupcake toppers couldn't be easier to make: cut paper snowflakes, glue them to popsicle sticks, insert into white-frosted cupcakes. Click the link for full instructions.

2. Christmas Tree Mini Pizzas

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Megan Cooley
These crowd-pleasing mini pizzas are easy to make, healthy and delicious.

3. Jingle Bell Juice

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Megan Cooley
Floating raspberries are the surprise ingredient in this kids' party punch.

4. Mashed-Potato Snowman

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Megan Cooley
Kids will eat their vegetables when the vegetables are shaped like Frosty the Snowman.

5. Reindeer Snacks

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Megan Cooley
Tell you children this is what Santa feeds his reindeer. They'll eat it up.

6. Jack Frosty Mint Shake

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Megan Cooley
Who says ice cream is just for summertime? This mint shake will taste just right at a winter holiday party.

7. Candy Cane-Shaped Breadsticks

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Megan Cooley
Kids will devour these cheesy, salty candy cane-shaped breadsticks.

8. Ginger-Molasses Heart Cookie Perched Atop a Mug of Milk

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Megan Cooley
Surprise your kids with these acrobatic cookies as an after-school treat on Valentine's Day or follow the same steps with cookies that match a different holiday. No doubt Santa would get a kick out of seeing a ginger reindeer flying across a cup of cocoa on Christmas Eve!

9. Snowball Cake

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Megan Cooley

Hosting a sledding party or going with a winter theme for a birthday bash? Serve a spherical, coconut-covered snowball cake.

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