How to make holiday crackers

Craft queen Tiffany Pratt shows you how to make the sweetest holiday crackers using leftover wrapping supplies...and toilet paper rolls.


Photo: Tara McMullen

Glitter Girl Tiffany Pratt shows you how to add some holiday sparkle to the table with these adorable repurposed crackers.

You will need:
-Toilet paper rolls
-Treat of your choice
-Wrapping paper
-Tissue paper
-Pompoms (optional)


1. Fill toilet paper rolls with treats like chocolates, taffy, jelly beans, peppermint candies or mini candy canes.


2. Wrap toilet paper roll in tissue paper and secure with tape. Cut a piece of wrapping paper 10 cm longer than the roll. Wrap and tape shut, leaving 5 cm on each end. Tie ends with ribbon or string, and add pom-poms for a fun touch.


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A version of this article appeared in our December 2016 issue with the headline “Craft, crackle, pop,” p. 16. 

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