6 tasty treats for Santa

Gift delivery is a tough job! Set out these sweet treats for Santa to help keep him going—and don't forget the carrots for Rudolph.

By Today's Parent staff
6 tasty treats for Santa

6 creative treats to leave for Santa

Melting Snowmen Sugar Cookies

Don’t worry—this isn’t the real Frosty the Snowman! Or Olaf! But the man in red will love these adorable melting snowmen cookies with a glass of milk. Get the recipe: Melting Snowmen Sugar Cookies 

edible melted snowman made from marshmallow and cookiePhoto: Tony Lanz

Spicy Gingerbread Cake

Here’s a modern twist on an old classic. Instead of gingerbread men, leave Santa a slice of gingerbread cake instead. Get the recipe: Spicy Gingerbread Cake

plate of glazed bundt cakePhoto: Ryan Szulc


Cinnamon Glazed Cookies

Leave a special treat that Santa will appreciate. He’s so busy on Christmas Eve that he might forget to actually indulge in some of the cookies that are left for him. These ones are simple, but extra sweet! Get the recipe: Cinnamon Glazed Cookies

homemade sugar cookies on parchment paperPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Hot Chocolate Whoopee Pies

These squishy sandwiches are a bit of work, but totally worth it. Trust us, Santa will approve. Get the recipe: Hot Chocolate Whoopee Pies

plate of homemade whoopee piesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Lime Macarons

Change up Santa’s snack this year and make him some yummy macarons to have with his milk. Bonus: they’re Christmas-coloured! Get the recipe: Lime Macarons

woman holding a small plate with two lime macarons


Perfect Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Leave a treat for Santa to bring back to his hard-working elves. This tasty treat takes a classic and adds a little something extra. Get the recipe here: Perfect Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

stack of homemade oatmeal chocolate chip cookiesPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Read more:
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This article was originally published on Dec 23, 2016

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