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Adorable and Healthy Holiday Snacks Your Kids Will Love

Healthy Living


Are you looking for fun, easy-to-make healthy holiday snacks for kids? You and your whole family will love these creative and tasty holiday snack ideas! 

All you need are a few basic crafting supplies and 15 minutes. Plus, these steps are easy enough that you can get your kids involved.

 

Cucumber Holiday Trees 

Supplies You’ll Need:

  • Toothpicks or wooden skewers 
  • Star-shaped cookie cutter
  • Mandolin or knife 

Ingredients:

  • Cucumbers
  • Cheese cube 
  • Carrots 
  • Cherry Tomatoes 

Directions:

Prep

  1. Cut thin slices of cucumber using either a knife or mandolin.
  2. Cut slices of cheese. Use a star-shaped cookie cutter to cut stars from slices.
  3. Peel carrots and cut into half-inch slices to form the base. 
  4. Cut a handful of cherry tomatoes in half.

Assemble

  1. Place a toothpick into the center of the carrot slice. Add a cherry tomatoes half face down. 
  2. Scrunch up the slices of cucumber and thread them on wooden skewers. You’ll want to narrow the width as you go to create the illusion of a tree.
  3. Secure the cheese star on top.

 

Variations

There are many ways you can tweak this recipe and still create beautiful holiday trees depending on the ingredients you have on hand. For example, use a melon to create the star instead of the cheese or swap out the carrot for a think juicy pineapple chunk. The possibilities are endless, and kids will enjoy expressing their creativity. 

 

Reindeer Seed Butter and Honey Sandwiches 

Even your pickiest eaters will enjoy digging into these delicious sammies! 

Supplies You’ll Need:

  • Heart-shaped cookie cutter
  • Knife 

Ingredients:

  • Seed butter
  • Honey
  • Raisins and a cranberry
  • Pretzels 

Assemble 

  1. Use the heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut hearts from two slices of bread.
  2. Spread seed butter on one of the heart-shaped bread slices. Drizzle honey on top of seed butter, then place the second heart-shaped bread slice on top. 
  3. Insert pretzels to form the ateliers.
  4. Place the two raisins to make the eyes and cranberry for the nose. 
  5. Repeat steps to make reindeer friends! 

For more fun holiday ideas check out our festive Grinch Grape bags and Rudolph Applesauce!