The holidays bring out the kid in all of us and what makes this time of year so much fun is getting in the holiday spirit.  And nothing does that more than making 5 Fun, Kid-Approved Holiday Desserts! 

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Now on to today’s recipes!

Reindeer Rice Krispies

Shopping List

  • Everything you need to make Rice Krispies treats
  • Candy Eyeballs
  • Red M&Ms
  • Black Decorative Icing
  • Popsicle sticks


  • Follow instructions to make Rice Krispies treats
  • Cut the treats into rectangles
  • Stick the popsicle stick in one end of the Rice Krispies Treat
  • Using the decorative icing as glue, place the candy eyeballs as eyes and the red M&M as the nose
  • Draw on antlers with the icing
  • Enjoy!

Christmas Tree Brownies

Shopping List

  • Brownie Mix
  • Green decorative icing
  • Sprinkles


  • Follow the instructions for making the brownies
  • Let cool and cut into triangles
  • Using the green decorative icing, create the garland on the tree
  • Add sprinkles to the icing
  • Enjoy

Reindeer Chow

Shopping List:

  • 3 cups Rice Chex Cereal
  • 3 cups Corn Chex Cereal
  • 1 cup Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 cups Whoppers
  • 2 cups Mini Pretzels
  • 1 bag Red and Green M&M’s


  • Combine the cereal in a large bowl and set aside.
  • Melt chocolate chips and peanut butter together in a pan until smooth
  • Pour mixture over cereal and mix
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the powdered sugar and cocoa powder
  • Put the powdered sugar mixture into a large plastic bag and add cereal mixture and shake
  • Pour onto a cookie sheet to let cool
  • Pour into a bowl and add the marshmallows, Whoppers, pretzels and M&Ms

Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

Shopping List:

  • Pretzel Rods
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Sprinkles


  • Place parchment paper on cookie sheet
  • Heat the chocolate in the microwave for 1 minute, if not melted, put back in for 15-second intervals
  • Star dipping the pretzels immediately, set rods on cookie sheet
  • Top with sprinkles or other candy toppings
  • Place the pretzel rods in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes to allow the chocolate to harden completely

Rudolph Musketeers

Shopping List:

  • Mini Musketeers
  • Mini Candy Canes
  • Black decorative icing
  • Candy eyeballs
  • Red M&M’s


  • Using the black decorative icing, flip the musketeers over and add icing to the back
  • Immediately set the candy canes in the back to act as ears for the reindeer
  • Use the icing again to set eyes and a nose on the flip side
  • Allow for the icing to harden and serve

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