10 clever Christmas treats!

10 clever Christmas treats

Loosen your waist band, the Christmas eat-a-thon is about to get serious! We’ve rounded up 10 delicious festive treats that are a feast for the eyes as well as your taste buds.

1. Peppermint snowballs

Clever Christmas food and treatsThe candy canes embedded in these snowballs by She Wears Many Hats act as a hook to hang over your Christmas drink, and a handle to devour them! Get the recipe here.

2. Glass window biscuitsClever Christmas food and treats

The ‘windows’ in these cookies are made by melting boiled lollies in the star-shaped cut outs. Get the recipe from taste.com.au.

3. Ice cream cone cupcakes

Clever Christmas food and treats

These cute Christmas cones by Love From The Oven are actually cupcakes disguised as ice creams (that won’t melt!) Get the recipe here.

4. Peppermint meringue cups

Clever Christmas food and treats

This Martha Stewart delicacy consists of homemade peppermint flavoured meringue filled with decadent chocolate ganache. Impressive! Get the recipe here.

5. Santa in the snow

Clever Christmas food and treats

Most of these professional cupcakes by Sugar Siren might be out of our baking league, but we reckon ‘Santa in the snow’ is achievable! Fluffy whipped icing, edible glitter and rolled fondant legs ought to do the trick. Take a closer look here.

6. Red velvet pancakes

Clever Christmas food and treats

For a calorific hit on Christmas morning, why not try these red velvet pancakes found at That’s So Yummy. Did we mention they’re also studded with chocolate chips? Get the recipe here.

7. Pretzel snacks

Clever Christmas food and treats

For this no-cook recipe from House On Hilltop, place Hershey’s kisses inside round pretzels, melt them slightly in the oven and press M&Ms inside. Easy salty-sweet goodness! Get the instructions here.

8. Santa bread

Clever Christmas food and treats

Why pass round boring bread rolls at Christmas dinner when you could bite off a piece of Santa’s beard instead? Get the recipe from Taste of Home.

9. Peppermint stick cocoa

10 clever Christmas treatsThis easy cocoa kit is a great homemade gift. See how to make it at My Recipes.

10. Strawberry santas

Clever Christmas food and treatsUse whipped cream, cream cheese or icing to create these cute little Santa desserts! Seen over at Leanne Bakes.

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