Quirky Christmas recipes

One of the best things about Christmas is the excuse to do some festive baking. Avid Christmas bakers will have already got their cakes and puddings baked and wrapped, awaiting final preparation. But there are simpler options for Christmas treats. Here are some of our favourites that you can whip up, with many of them ideal for making with help from the kids.

Rolo reindeer pretzels

Christmas quirky recipes

Recipe via I Heart Naptime

For nibbles in front of Christmas film, what could be better than some Rolo reindeer pretzels? A nice salty snack with a caramel hit – and a funny face, too.

Snowmen marshmallows

Christmas quirky recipes

Recipe via The Spruce Eats

These snowmen are really sweet and will add a bit of fun to the Christmas table. Stick your marshmallows together with melted chocolate, and get decorating with pieces of dried fruit.

Gingerbread shot glass

This gingerbread shot glass recipe is a little more detailed. Great for a party table around Christmas time, and quicker to make than a gingerbread house!

Recipe via Wilton

Hot chocolate spoons

Christmas recipes

Recipe via Fork and Beans

These hot chocolate spoons couldn’t be simpler. In fact, you could just swap out your summer iced lolly sticks in the freezer for these in the winter.