What could be better than spending a toasty night inside while the snow falls outside? How about adding a little food fun in the kitchen. These fabulous winter fare recipes are easy for you and your kids to make together.
Set your kids to snowflake snipping and make our one-of-a-kind wintry snacks.
Whether you live in a Sun Belt state or a wintry clime, your kids can easily build their own mini versions of Frosty.
Little elves can shape this confection's chocolate cookie crust, then help place the fruity surprise in its center.
There are two ways to prepare these savory treats. The two versions are equally tasty, and both look merry presented in glass jars decorated with red ribbon.
This seasonal treat is a cinch to make, and the presentation is just as simple and sweet. Place sets of five candies in clear cellophane bags, staple them closed, then affix decorative paper labels.
These two flavorful rubs let you give others the gift of a quick, delicious dinner. Package the rubs in small stainless steel tins, accompanied by instruction cards.
This tempting gift deliciously combines three classic candy bar flavors. Kids can help by sprinkling on the topping and placing the finished cookies in colorful take-out boxes lined with holiday-inspired parchment paper.
Brrr-ing an open-faced bagel to life with veggie earmuffs and a colorful smile.
Bake your favorite chocolate cake batter in individual mugs for a warming winter dessert.
A delicious blend of salty and sweet makes these white chocolate peanut butter balls taste as good as they look.
Beyond fun, these meringue-topped ice-cream treats are pure magic - they stay frozen even while baking in a hot oven.
It's a win-win combo -- buttery shortbread and sweet, tangy raspberry jam. As their name suggests, these tasty triangles won't hold up to rough handling, but they make for a pretty presentation at a potluck.
This layered pie serves up a deliciously unique combination, bringing together two classic fall flavors in one creamy sweet-and-tart dessert.
This wistful snowman, made from candy melts, appears to be going the way of winter, and we have a feeling he'll soon disappear altogether.
Playful pancakes will make breakfast a blast.
In one shape or another, sweet, spicy gingerbread has been popular for centuries. During the 1600s, in fact, gingerbread making was such serious business that only certain bakers had rights to make it.
This rice pudding is super simple to make, rich and creamy.
Warm up a cold day with a mug of hot cider topped with a hint of caramel.
Pears make a good choice for these single-serving fruit crisps because their skins are so soft, your child won't even need to peel them.
Your guests will waddle in for some yummy penguin cupcakes.
Package all the fixings for hot cocoa in this festive cone, a great holiday gift for babysitters, teachers, and neighbors.
Whole wheat flour gives this sweet bread a healthful boost.
This cute marshmallow snowman on a stick can be roasted or eaten raw.
A Groundhog Day idea from Spoonful.com.
Your kids may be amazed to learn that a few simple ingredients and a cookie cutter are all it takes to create their own marshmallows in fun shapes. Paired with homemade hot cocoa, they'll make a perfect treat on any cold winters night.
Turn the classic hot-chocolate treat on its head by serving up steaming mugs of this vanilla-flavored tummy warmer -- topped with dollops of chocolaty cream.
We'll be very surprised if this isn't the creamiest custard you've ever eaten. It's so good, it might even upstage your holiday pumpkin pie.
Some call these powdery cookies Mexican wedding cakes or Russian tea cakes. We prefer the kid-appealing "snowballs" and gave ours a hint of lemon for a whimsical, tropical twist.
A hint of ginger gives this classic a lively flavor that makes it a refreshing finish to any supper. It's also quick to put together, particularly if you've got an aspiring chef in residence.
Brownie snowmen are fun, but you can also make other shapes for different days.
A dash of pudding mix turns a winter favorite into an extra-special treat.
"Mud" has never tasted as good as it does on these snowballs.
Here's how to make your own irresistible trio of Polar Bear Cubs, starting with Mama Bear.
An old-fashioned treat to make when the snow is fresh and clean.
These banana-based snowmen are decidedly more tropical than the frosty variety, and kids can assemble their own if you prepare the fruit for them.
Sweet Tortilla Snowflakes
Cheesy Cheddar Crisps
Pretty Peppermint Sticks
Jamaican Spice Rub and Montreal Steak Rub
Peanut Butter Toffee Bars
Frosty the Bagel
Hot Chocolate Mug Cakes
White Chocolate Snowballs
Raspberry Crumble Cakes
Creamy Pumpkin Pie with Cranberry Topping
Defrosty the Snowman
Grandma Kuck's Rice Pudding
Caramel Apple Cider
Pear and Cranberry Crisps
Hot Chocolate Cones
A Better Cinnamon Roll
Toasty the Snowman
Groundhog Day Cupcake
Maple Pumpkin Custard
The Ultimate Pear Crisp
White Hot Chocolate
Polar Bear Cubcakes
Snow Ice Cream
Snowman on a Stick
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