5 Holiday Snack Hacks That Make Everyday Food Way More Fun

Great for kids and adults alike, these simple holiday snacks dress up store-bought ingredients for a quick treat during the busiest (and most festive!) time of the year.
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Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

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Kid-Approved Treats

Creating quick and fun snacks for kids during the holidays is easier than it looks. Use shortcuts with store-bought snacks, and add simple embellishments to make holiday parties, potlucks and last-minute get-togethers super low stress.

Snowman Donuts

Store-bought powdered donuts are transformed into snowmen by simply adding mini chocolate chip eyes, mouths and orange gummy candy noses.

Snowman Donuts

As an added bonus, these are a yummy nut-free treat that are perfect for school parties.

Strawberry Santa Hats

Create a flat surface on both ends of an upturned strawberry and use piped white icing to create these adorable snowmen Santas.

Strawberry Santa Hats

A second strawberry "glued" into place with more icing and a couple of chocolate chips are all you need to make Santa’s face and hat.

Cupcake Christmas Trees

Ready-make cupcakes are transformed into festive Christmas trees with some easy (and tasty!) tricks. Top an iced cupcake with an ice-cream cone, and pipe green icing all the way around the cone. Finish the look with nonpareils as mini ornaments.

Rice Cereal Presents

Elevate standard (but always welcomed) rice cereal treats with decorative red icing piped on to look like a wrapped gift.

Sprinkle Cookie Sandwiches

Dress up simple vanilla wafer cookies with this quick macaroon-style dessert. Sandwich two cookies with vanilla icing and finish with festive sprinkles.

Sprinkle Cookie Sandwiches

Use a spoon to lightly add sprinkles to the middle of the cookies. The icing will work as a glue to hold the sprinkles in place.