christmas recipes for kids

When the lovely Tamara made the Milky Way Cars recently she noted that these little creations could be morphed into all sorts of fun treats and one of her suggestions was a sleigh.

With a number of Christmas catch ups over the next week or so, I thought I would give the sleigh idea a try and my kids just loved them. They are very easy to make and are a Christmas treat that you can let the kids make all by themselves.

Christmas Recipes For Kids – Milky Way Sleighs Recipe

Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Even though I used mini candy canes, they were still a little long for the Milky Way Bars, so I cut about 1.5cms off the curled end, to shorten them.
  2. Place a handful of choc buds in a small microwavable dish. Melt on high for 45 seconds, then stir. If choc buds haven’t melted, cook on high for 15 second intervals until they are melted.
  3. Using a teaspoon, place chocolate evenly on the base of the Milky Way Bar and then press candy canes lightly onto the melted chocolate, so that they stick to the bottom.
  4. Turn the Milky Way Bar over and allow to set.
  5. Once the candy canes have set, gently press a Tiny Teddy into the Milky Way Bar. I find holding the sides of the bar, prevents the bar from squeezing out.
  6. Also if you are making these in warm weather, I recommend putting the Milky Way Bars in the fridge prior to making them, so that they do not melt or go out of shape easily with the handling.
  7. Keep in an airtight container, in a cool place until ready to eat.

 

Other Christmas Recipes For Kids

Marshmallow Tree
Marshmallow Christmas Tree

Chocolate-Christmas-Tree-
Chocolate Christmas Tree

reindeer biscuits
Reindeer Biscuits

What are your favourite Christmas Recipes For Kids?

 

Christmas Recipes For Kids – Milky Way Sleighs
 
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Recipe type: celebrations
Ingredients:
  • Milky Way Bars – I used the small ones that come in the multi-packs.
  • Mini Candy Canes (with plastic removed)
  • Tiny Teddies Biscuits
  • Choc Buds
Method:
  1. Even though I used mini candy canes, they were still a little long for the Milky Way Bars, so I cut about 1.5cms off the curled end, to shorten them.
  2. Place a handful of choc buds in a small microwavable dish. Melt on high for 45 seconds, then stir. If choc buds haven’t melted, cook on high for 15 second intervals until they are melted.
  3. Using a teaspoon, place chocolate evenly on the base of the Milky Way Bar and then press candy canes lightly onto the melted chocolate, so that they stick to the bottom.
  4. Turn the Milky Way Bar over and allow to set.
  5. Once the candy canes have set, gently press a Tiny Teddy into the Milky Way Bar. I find holding the sides of the bar, prevents the bar from squeezing out.
  6. Also if you are making these in warm weather, I recommend putting the Milky Way Bars in the fridge prior to making them, so that they do not melt or go out of shape easily with the handling.
  7. Keep in an airtight container, in a cool place until ready to eat.

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12 comments...read them below or add one

  • Green Mama December 10, 2009 at 8:10 am

    Both treats look gorgeous! One question though- where did you get the lovely jars from? I’ve had a nightmare of a time trying to source jars.

  • planningqueen December 10, 2009 at 11:16 am

    Green Mama – I bought them from a friend who runs a catering business. I will find out her source and let you know!

  • trish December 10, 2009 at 4:28 pm

    These are Wonderful !
    I must make these for my boys .

  • Fiona December 10, 2009 at 5:27 pm

    Incredibly cute!

  • Tamara December 10, 2009 at 10:18 pm

    hey lovely to be mentioned in your post – although you might have got me mixed up with someone else – unless I have been making them in my sleep – been a real hum bug this coming Christmas as I have injured my leg and stuck on the couch!

  • planningqueen December 11, 2009 at 12:37 am

    Thanks for letting me know Tamara. I followed a link from my stats page to a Tamara on flickr. Will try and see if I can locate the right link!

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