Easy Christmas Chocolate Dipped Treats

School break time is here and these chocolate dipped treats are the funnest activity for busy little hands!  These chocolate dipped snowmen, reindeer and santas are also perfect for parties, neighbor gifts, and treats!  You and your kiddos will have so much fun dipping cookies in chocolate and decorating with candy.  And the best part?  These treats require NO BAKING, just decorating!  Win win!

I tried to include as much information as possible to help save you from this:

Christmas treats that are easy no baking

Because a few of these ingredients can be tricky.  Always be sure to keep your melting chocolate fairly warm while working to prevent stickyness or clumping and move fast when dipping in the red sugar!  

1. Chocolate Dipped Reindeer

Christmas treats that are easy no baking

I listed these first because they are the EASIEST of the bunch and I personally think they’re the most delicious!  I love a good dark chocolate and peanut butter combo!

Supplies Needed:

Wax Paper

Nutter Butters

Mini Pretzels

Chocolate Melts

M&Ms

Googly Candy Eyes

Method:

Melt down melting chocolates according to instructions on packaging.

Lay out pretzel “antlers” on wax paper.

Dip Nutter Butters in chocolate with a fork, making sure to completely submerge them.

Place on laid out antlers and immediately decorate with M&M noses and googly eyes.

Allow to cool before moving/eating.

 

2. White Chocolate Snowmen

Christmas treats that are easy no baking

Supplies Needed:

Wax Paper

Nutter Butters

White Chocolate Melts

M&Ms

Googly Candy Eyes

Food Coloring Markers

Method:

Melt down melting chocolates according to instructions on packaging.

Dip Nutter Butters in white chocolate with a fork, making sure to completely submerge them.

Place on wax paper and immediately decorate with M&M buttons and ear muffs and googly eyes.

Allow to cool and then draw on faces with food coloring markers (or buy this icing to draw).

 

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3. Santa Cookies

Christmas treats that are easy no baking

You’ll notice that some of these are nutter butters and some of these are milano cookies.  They both turn out darling, so I would just go with whichever is your favorite!  Be sure to tap off some of the extra white chocolate before dipping in the red sugar to prevent too much sliding.

Supplies:

Nutter Butters or Milano Cookies

White Melting Chocolate

M&Ms

Candy Googly Eyes

Red Sugar

Wax Paper

Method:

Melt down melting chocolates according to instructions on packaging.

Dip Cookies in white chocolate on top and bottom, leaving space in the middle, tapping off any excess.

Immediately dip the top of the cookie in red sugar.

Place on wax paper on and decorate with an M&M nose and hat poof and googly eyes.

Allow to cool before moving/eating.

 

4. Mini Santas

Christmas treats that are easy no baking

Did you know Mini Milano Cookies existed??! I love the look of these implied santa faces.  If you’re missing the googly eyes they can still be added for silly mini santa faces!

Supplies:

Mini Milano Cookies

White Melting Chocolate

Red Frosting

Candy Googly Eyes

Red Sugar

Wax Paper

Method:

Melt down melting chocolates according to instructions on packaging.

Dip Cookies in white chocolate on top and bottom, leaving space in the middle.

Immediately dip the top of the cookie in red sugar.

Place on wax paper on and decorate with a dab of red frosting for the nose and hat poof from a googly eye turned upside-down.

Allow to cool before moving/eating.

 

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5. Oreo Snowmen

Christmas treats that are easy no baking

Supplies:

Oreos (I love the mint ones for this!)

White Melting Chocolate

Red Sugar

Food Coloring Markers or small candies

M&Ms

Sucker Sticks

Wax Paper

Ribbon

Method:

Melt down melting chocolates according to instructions on packaging.

Gently place the sucker sticks into the Oreo cookies.  Be sure to smoosh them back together if they separate.

Dip Cookies in white chocolate being sure to complete submerge the Oreo, tapping off any excess.

Immediately dip the top of the cookie in red sugar.

Place on wax paper and decorate with an M&M hat poof.

Allow to cool and drawn on the face with the food coloring markers.  Add a ribbon for some extra fun!

 

What are some of your favorite quick and easy treats??  Let us know what you think!

 

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The Nut Job 2 Movie Popcorn Trail Mix Treats

An easy popcorn trail mix recipe served in waffle cones is the perfect treat! Enjoy these cute free printable ice cream cone wrappers in celebration of The Nut Job 2 Movie.

Summer isn’t over folks! In celebration of the new movie THE NUT JOB 2 in theaters August 11, I made some cute Popcorn Trail Mix Treats!

I’m happy to partner with Open Road Films to to make a delicious recipe and printable ice cream cone wraps to showcase some of the adorable movie characters. I love making trail mix and this simple recipe only takes 10 minutes to make!

THE NUT JOB 2

Surly Squirrel (Will Arnett) and the gang are back! We are once again in Oakton where the evil mayor has decided to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place. Surly and his ragtag group of animal friends band together to save their home, defeat the mayor, and take back the park.

This looks like a super fun movie that the kids will love. So get out of the summer heat and make some treats before you head out to the movie!

I stocked up on some old mattress springs from a vintage market and finally getting to use them to hold these cute Popcorn Trail Mix Treats.

Putting popcorn trail mix into ice cream cones is just plain fun. Then adding these free printable cone wrappers will make it doubly cute!

My daughter loves animals and when she saw me taking these photos, she let out a loud squeal! So I’m taking that as a success. ha!

Of course you could use these cone wraps for ice cream too!

What you’ll need for this Popcorn Trail Mix Recipe:

  • Popcorn
  • Banana Chips
  • Nuts
  • M&M’s
  • Annie’s Bunny Grahams
  • Yogurt Raisins
  • Waffle Cones

Print The Nut Job 2 Ice Cream Cone Wraps by clicking the links below:

Ice Cream Cone Wraps – Design 1

Ice Cream Cone Wraps – Design 2

Ice Cream Cone Wraps – Design 3

 

After downloading, printing and cutting out your cone wraps, mix all of your snacks into a big bowl.

Fill up your cones, then sprinkle some of your favorite treats on top!

If you want to stand them up like I did, there are all kinds of cute ice cream cone holders on Amazon here.

This popcorn trail mix is so easy to make and looks fantastic on a party table!

Watch The Nut Job 2 trailer and don’t miss this cute movie in theaters August 11!


Popcorn Trail Mix Waffle Cone Treats
 
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An easy popcorn trail mix recipe served in waffle ice cream cones is the perfect no bake treat!
Recipe type: dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Popcorn
  • ½ cup Banana Chips
  • ½ cup Nuts
  • ½ cup Annie's Bunny Grahams
  • ½ cup Yogurt Raisins
  • ¼ cup M&M's
  • 6 Waffle Cones
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, mix all of your snacks into a big bowl.
  2. Fill up your waffle cones with trail mix.
  3. Sprinkle some of your favorite treats on top.

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