20 Christmas Treat/Gift Ideas

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, I feel justified in thinking about Christmas.I LOVE Christmas!  It is my favorite holiday!  Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or something else, the season is wonderful, people seem to extra cheery and happy, there is always great food to be had, and exciting gifts both given and received.For today’s Mouth Watering Monday I wanted to highlight 20 fun treats/gifts you could make for parties or make for gifts for family, friends or neighbors.


Christmas Tree Cupcakes
(using upside down ice cream cone)


Christmas Reindeer Mini Donuts


Snowmen Donuts


Melting Snowman Cookies


Candy Cane Sugar Cookies


Santa Claus Crackers


Candy Cane Punch



White Chocolate Christmas Pretzels


Strawberry Christmas Tree Brownie Bites


Santa Hat Party Mix


Powdered Donut Snowman Treats


Cookie Cutter Fudge


Root “Deer”


North Pole Cupcakes


Reindeer Cupcakes


Candy Cane Blossoms


Cookie Dough Gift


Reindeer Noses


Colorful Swirl Cookies


Holiday Pretzel Treats


I love giving treats out for the holidays!  I hope some of these fun links and recipes were able to give you some inspiration like they did for me!


Linking up to these parties and here

If you make this recipe, snap a photo and hashtag it #chefintraining and/or #chefintrainingblog. I would love to see how these recipes take shape in your kitchens.

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  1. Cami


    I am totally bookmarking this page so I can make some of these for the holidays :)

    <3-Cami from First Day of My Life

  2. Michele

    Great ideas! I was looking for the fudge in the cookie cutters. Thanks for posting this!

  3. Sarah-Lyn

    I LOVE the xmas trees!! These are great ideas, thanks for sharing.


  4. Kelley @ TheGrantLife.com

    What a great roundup of Christmas treats.. thanks for sharing :)

  5. sabri

    addorable...love the cupcakes with peppermint...i made your died and gone to heaven recipe for thanksgiving ...my family loved it...gonna share it in one of my posts if you don't mind...

  6. Jessica

    SO cute!! Im totally pinning this so I can reference it for our Christmas party!

  7. Carrie's Experimental Kitchen

    What great ideas~Thanks for sharing!

  8. Cookin' Cowgirl

    What a great round up! Those first little Christmas Tree Cupcakes, CUTE!

  9. Kim

    Awesome! I'll be using some of those ideas for neighbor gifts this year. Love the root "deer" idea!

  10. Natasha in Oz

    You found some great inspiration for Christmas. Thanks for sharing them!My weekly Pinterest party is going on at the moment-Please pop by if you have 5 minutes to spare!Best Christmas wishes,Natasha.

  11. Our Italian Kitchen

    Thank you for featuring the Colorful Swirl Cookies from my blog! That was so sweet! If you make them, you must tell me how you like them! I greatly enjoyed your roundup! That santa hat party mix is adorable! Have a very Merry Christmas!

  12. Christie

    I pinned several from here! Thanks! Christie at Three Pixie Lane

  13. Kim@todayismysome-day

    Ahhh just in time for my daughter's class party! Thank you!Kimwww.todayismysome-day.blogspot.com

  14. pranav

    wow, what a wonderful collection,really loved itthanks for lovely mouth watering treats pics

  15. Lou Grace

    Thank you the children I look after will really enjoy trying to make these as Christmas Craft

  16. Angela @ AnotherBitePlease

    what cute fun ideas...I wish I had the patience to do a lot of those...I may have to stick with the cookie dough roll ;-)

  17. Sarita

    I love you ideas!

  18. Hannah

    Love them so much but more ideas

  19. Becky Ethington

    What makes the snowman nose in those snowman donuts?