5 Easy and Delicious Christmas Treats

I can’t believe Christmas is only FIVE days away! One of my favorite things about the holiday season is baking and making holiday-themed treats. I’ve rounded up FIVE adorable holiday-themed treats. You can make these easy and delicious treats ahead of time for holiday parties, you can make them with your best friends for a girls night in, or if you’re a parent these treats are easy and fun to make with your kids! You can even wrap these treats up in a cute little bag and give them out as gifts! Happy Treat-Making!


Pretzel Hugs



  • Square Pretzels
  • Hershey’s Hugs Chocolates (or any other variety)
  • M&M’s (Christmas Red & Green Mix)


  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and align pretzels in a single layer and then top each pretzel with one Hershey’s Hug chocolate.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 4 – 5 minutes, until the chocolate is shiny and soft (but NOT melting, the chocolates should still hold their shape).
  • Remove from oven and carefully place one M&M in the center of each soft Hug and press down on the M&M to spread the chocolate.
  • Place in refrigerator and allow to rest until chocolate has set. 
  • Enjoy!
  • Recipe Source


Reindeer Chow



  • 6 cups Rice Chex Cereal
  • 1 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup Dry Brownie Mix OR 1 cup Powdered Sugar Mixed With 1 1/2 tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • 1 bag Christmas M&M’s
  • 2 cups Mini Peanut Butter Cups
  • 2 cups Pretzels 


  • Place the cereal in a large bowl.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the chocolate chips and peanut butter.
  • Microwave the chocolate mixture in 30 second intervals until melted; stir until smooth.
  • Pour the chocolate mixture over the cereal and use a spatula to gently toss the cereal in the chocolate until it’s completely coated.
  • Place the brownie mix (or powdered sugar and cocoa powder mix) inside a resealable gallon sized plastic bag. Add the chocolate coated cereal. Seal, then shake until cereal is coated in the brownie mix.
  • Spread the cereal out in a single layer on a sheet of parchment paper; cool completely until dry.
  • Combine the cereal with the M&M’s, peanut butter cups and pretzel twists, and then serve.
  • Enjoy!
  • Recipe Source


Melted Snowman Oreo Truffles

oreo truffles


  • 1 package (8 oz.) Brick Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 36 OREO Cookies (regular size)
  • 16 oz . White Candy Melts
  • Mini OREO Bite Size Cookies
  • Decorating Icing or Gel (blue, orange, black) 


  • Mix cream cheese and cookie crumbs until well blended. You can crush the Oreos in a food processor and then add the cream cheese and process it together. You can also do it by hand by placing the Oreos in a bag and crushing them and mixing them into a bowl with the cream cheese. 
  • Shape the mixture into 1-inch balls and place them in a single layer in a pan.
  • Freeze for at least 20 minutes.
  • Melt the white candy melts in the microwave until smooth.
  • Dip balls in melted coating. ( You can do this by using a fork and tapping the fork on the bowl of the candy coating to remove some of the extra coating and then fill those holes with the melted candy.)  
  • Place them on a waxed paper-lined pan, allowing excess coating to pool at bottom of each ball.
  • Chill truffles until candy coating is set.
  • Decorate your snowmen by using the icing gel for the eyes, nose, and smile. You can use the melted candy coating to stick the hat to the head.
  • Place in the fridge immediately to set up the decorations.
  • Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Keep refrigerated.
  • Enjoy!
  • Recipe Source


Christmas Rice Krispie Treat Bites

rice krispies treat


  • 9 cups of Kellogg’s Rice Krispie Cereal
  • 9 cups of Mini Marshmallows
  • 9 tablespoons of Butter (Sweet Cream, Salted)
  • Red Food Coloring
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Christmas Sprinkles


  • Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a medium sauce pan on medium heat.
  • Add in 3 cups of Mini Marshmallows to the melted butter.
  • Stir the marshmallows until they are completely melted.  Turn off the heat when the marshmallows are melted. 
  • Add in the red food coloring into the melted marshmallow mixture and stir well. 
  • Add in 3 cups of Rice Krispie Cereal to the marshmallow mixture and fold the Rice Krispies into the marshmallow mixture until the cereal is completely covered.
  • While the Rice Krispie Treat mixture is still warm, add in Christmas Sprinkles and mix.
  • Repeat the steps to make the green Rice Krispies with the green food coloring and the white Rice Krispie with no food coloring.
  • When the mixture cools enough but is still warm enough to be malleable, grab a spoonful and roll it into a bite-sized ball.
  • Allow the Christmas Rice Krispie Treat Bites to cool before you store them.
  • Enjoy!
  • Recipe Source


Peppermint Bark

peppermint bark


  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate 
  • 8 ounces  white chocolate 
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract, divided
  • 12 peppermint candies


  • Line a pan with wax paper and set aside.
  • Crush the peppermints in a food processor or by hand and set aside.
  • Place the semi-sweet chocolate and 1 teaspoon of the canola oil in a medium glass bowl. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir and ladle down the sides and continue microwaving until melted, about 3 minutes.
  • Once the chocolate is melted, stir in 1/4 teaspoon of the peppermint extract.
  • Pour the melted chocolate on the prepared pan. Spread evenly over the bottom of the pan. Refrigerate until completely hardened, about 1 hour.
  • Place the white chocolate and remaining 1 teaspoon canola oil in the same medium glass bowl. Microwave exactly the same way you did the semi-sweet chocolate. Making sure not to over microwave. Make sure to stir and ladle down the sides every minute.
  • Once the chocolate is melted, stir in the remaining 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract.
  • Pour the white chocolate directly over the semisweet chocolate layer and spread evenly.
  • Sprinkle the crushed peppermint over the top and gently press them in.
  • Refrigerate until completely hardened.
  • Remove from pan and break into small pieces.
  • Enjoy!
  • Recipe Source


Which one (or ones) are you excited to try out? Let me know below!

Thanks for stopping by!

xoxo, jenny



15 thoughts on “5 Easy and Delicious Christmas Treats

  1. Niekartistiek says:

    You make baking amazing sweets look so easy! Can I jus say how adorable the prep truffle snowman looks? And how delicious it sounds… als really want to try the Pretzel hugs with m&m’S! The Christmas edition is a nice touch. Thank you for sharing! ❤

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  2. Chantelle says:

    These all look so amazing, you have some great ideas! I especially love the pretzel hugs and the reindeer chow! It all looks so yummy! Your blog looks so lovely by the way 🙂 , Take care, Chantelle xx

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