The holiday season is finally here! If you’re all tapped out on sugar gorging on cookies and cakes, you can begin the final few weeks on a healthier note by opting for healthy Christmas snacks that are perfect for your kids. Also, it’s nice to maintain a healthy balance so that your kids don’t overindulge on sweets. With these treats, your little ones won’t get a sugar rush, but they will love preparing and eating them. They are perfect for Christmas morning, Christmas eve, or even to leave out for Santa. Continue reading our post as we list down 22 cute and healthy Christmas snacks for kids.
1. Watermelon Pops
If you’re looking for a delicious yet easy treat, then look no more. They are the perfect snack for people who celebrate Christmas in the summer. All you need is a tree-shaped cookie cutter, and within a few seconds, your treat is ready.
2. Kiwi Christmas Trees
The Kiwi Christmas Trees can be eaten for breakfast, as an evening snack, or dessert. Slice the kiwis into thin pieces so that you can lay them flat on the plate to resemble a Christmas tree. Now cut some blueberries and raspberries into half to use as decorations.
3. 3D Fruit Christmas Tree
Start a new Christmas tradition this year by creating a fruit Christmas tree. You can involve your kids in the making of this tree for a fun activity. They also make perfect centerpieces for your Christmas table. You’ll need a ripe pineapple. Start by slicing the bottom and top of the pineapple. Now trim the sides of the pineapple so that it resembles a cone shape. Push a bamboo skewer through the center of the pineapple and place a pear onto the top of the skewer. Next comes the fun part. Have your assortment of fruits ready so that you can stick them onto the “tree” with a toothpick. Complete the tree by adding a pineapple-shaped star on top.
4. Grape Christmas Tree
Grapes are another healthy snack that can be turned into a Christmas tree. Your little ones are sure to love this yummy treat.
5. Eggs Snowman
For this, you’ll need two eggs, peppercorns, carrots, parsley, and chives. First, hard boil the eggs. Next, cut both ends of the eggs and pierce them together with a wooden skewer. Using black peppercorns, make buttons and eyes on the eggs for the snowman. Slice carrots to add on top as the hat and use parsley for the hands. Complete the look by making the scarf from chives.
6. Snowman Marshmallow Pops
These Snowman Marshmallow Pops are not just adorable but made with marshmallows, chocolate syrup, and candy melts; all your favorite ingredients. They are a perfect treat for this holiday season. Stick three marshmallows together using a wooden skewer and make eyes and nose using chocolate and orange candy melts.
7. Christmas Egg In A Hole
Your kids will love this Christmas version of egg in a hole. Simply cut out the middle of the bread using festive cookie cutters. Next, whisk together eggs, milk, parsley, and tomatoes in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Now place a skillet over medium heat and melt some butter. Place the slice of bread on the pan and cook for 2 minutes on both sides. Pour the egg mix into the hole. Now cook until the eggs are done and serve warm.
8. Snowman Pancakes With Bacon Scarves
Though it’s not the healthiest Christmas option out there, this yummy treat is perfect for Christmas morning and takes very little effort to turn your normal breakfast into a festive one.
9. Christmas Pancakes In The Shape Of Deer, Tree And Snowman
Using fresh fruits such as strawberries, kiwis, apples, and bananas, decorate your pancake in shapes of deer, tree, and a snowman. Use peanut butter and cream cheese to put on top of the pancakes.
10. Marshmallow Snowman
Perfect for Christmas time, who wouldn’t love to have this marshmallow snowman with their hot chocolate?
11. Snowman Oatmeal Breakfast
Cut up some slices of kiwi, strawberry, and banana for this easy recipe of snowman oatmeal breakfast. You could use chocolate syrup to make the face and buttons of the snowman and for the base of the tree.
12. Strawberry Santa
Perfect as a snack or appetizer for your Christmas party, you can make these bite-sized treats with some strawberries and fluffy whipped cream.
13. Santa Hat Brownie Bites
To make this Christmas treat, you’re going to need three ingredients: brownies, strawberries, and whipped cream. Cut the brownies into bite-sized pieces, add whipped cream on the base, place the strawberry on top, and finish it off by adding whipped cream on top to resemble Santa hat.
14. Santa Sandwich
A simple snack perfect for December mornings; spread peanut butter on a toast and arrange the cut up slices of strawberry, banana, grape, and apple to make this Santa sandwich.
15. Christmas Tree Crepes
Make thin crepes and arrange them in the form of a cone to resemble the shape of a Christmas tree. Add chocolate syrup on top in a zig-zag motion and make small dots with jam. Now dust the crepes with some powdered sugar for a snowy effect.
16. Christmas Fruit Salad
Another healthy snack for people celebrating Christmas in summer, beat the heat with this bowl of fruit salad made with slices of watermelon in the shape of a star and blueberries.
17. Fruit Candy Cane
A healthy snack for kids or as a dessert during Christmas eve, your kiddos will love this real food candy cane treat during the holiday months. This simple yet yummy treat can be made by the kids giving them a sense of accomplishment. Slice bananas and strawberries in round shapes and place them alternatively to form a candy cane.
18. Strawberry Milkshake With Pink Sugar
Made without using vanilla ice cream, strawberry syrup, or double cream, this healthier version of strawberry milkshake will leave your kids wanting more. Made with fresh strawberries and full-fat milk, it’s a perfect drink to have with breakfast. For the final touch, sprinkle some pink sugar on top.
19. Reindeer Crepe/Pancakes
Get in the Christmas spirit with this reindeer crepe recipe. Fold the crepe in a cone shape. Cut up slices of banana and blueberries to place as the eyes. Use raspberry to make the nose. Next, cut thin pieces of crepe to resemble the antlers. Finish by spreading chocolate spread on the wider end of the crepe.
20. Raspberry Christmas Tree
A healthy snack to leave out for Santa, arrange the raspberries in a triangle shape on a plate. At the base of the triangle, place cinnamon sticks to complete the “tree”.
21. Christmas Tree Sandwiches With Cucumber Slices
If you’re looking for a healthy festive Christmas snack, you would love this simple Christmas tree sandwich made with cucumber slices. Cut out shapes from the bread using cookie cutters and arrange thin slices of cucumber to form a tree.
22. Edible Reindeer From Orange Slices
Cut an orange into thin slices and arrange them neatly on a plate to form the reindeer. Next, arrange the pieces of apple, orange peel, and banana slices to make the face, antlers, and hat of the reindeer.
Christmas snacks don’t have to be sugar-laden for them to be delicious. These fun treats are guaranteed to bring a smile to your kids’ faces. If you enjoyed reading our article, share it with fellow moms to help them make healthy snacks for their kids.