19 Fun Christmas Food Ideas

Christmas Party Food Inspiration

It’s nearly Christmas time which means lots of end-of-the-year Christmas parties at playgroups, preschool, and school. Will you need to bring a plate of food to share? Or maybe you just love surprising your kids with a special breakfast or lunch box item. Thrill the kids with these fun and fabulous Christmas food ideas.

1. Strawberry Santas

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I’m always so happy when there are healthy food options, especially at kids’ parties. These strawberry Santas are so cute, you might find it hard to eat them!

2. Banana Santas

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Here is another healthy food option – banana Santas!

3. Santa Toast

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How exciting to wake up to this Santa toast on Christmas morning?!

4. Reindeer Cupcake

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These reindeers cupcakes with pretzel antlers are so easy to make and so cute!

5. Reindeer Biscuit

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The kids will have fun putting the icing and details on the face of these reindeer biscuits. A great craft activity that you can eat afterwards!

6. Reindeer Porridge

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Does your little one love porridge? Surprise them with this reindeer shaped with porridge. How creative!

7. Reindeer Bottle

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This reindeer bottle would make a great kid’s craft item that they can fill with chocolate treats or use as a drink bottle.

8. Marshmallow Candy Cane

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Simple and filled with sugary goodness, make marshmallow candy canes to bring to your next Christmas party or make them to gift as a present.

9. Candy Cane Pops

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By combining two candy canes with melted white chocolate, you can make this candy cane lollypop. Your kids might enjoy making these for each of their classmates.

10. String Cheese Snowman

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Will your little one love opening up their lunchbox to find some snowmen string cheese?

11. Gingerbread House

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I think every kid loves decorating gingerbread houses. To reduce the amount of sugar and lollies or to cater to kids with food colouring allergies, decorate with white icing. A series of gingerbread houses would also make a great centrepiece for your next Christmas festivities.

12. Gingerbread Men Bunting

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Making Christmas decorations is always a fun activity to do with your kids. Imagine how good this gingerbread men bunting would smell!

13. Christmas Pudding Cake Pops

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How yummy do these Christmas pudding cake pops look?

14. Meringue Christmas Trees

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Make this meringue Christmas tree by baking piped green coloured meringue topped with a candy star.

15. Ice Cream Cone Christmas Trees

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This is a very simple craft the kids will love to do. Put green icing on an ice cream cone and decorate with lollies of your choice. I wonder how long these Christmas Trees will last after they are made!

16. Strawberry Christmas Trees

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These strawberry covered Christmas trees sit nicely on top of an oreo biscuit. Simple and very festive.

17. Christmas Trees Cupcakes

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To make this Christmas tree cupcake, pipe green coloured chocolate onto a pretzel stick laid on some baking paper. You can make the Christmas trees as a treat by itself or insert on top of a cupcake.

18. Watermelon Christmas Trees

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With just a little bit of effort and cutting skills, a wedge of watermelon can be transformed into watermelon Christmas Trees! Fantastic!

19. Fruit Christmas Trees

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Make this healthy fruit platter to bring to your next Christmas event. It cleverly uses the Kiwi fruit skin as the trunk and strawberries as the star and decoration.

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