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Christmas dessert recipes for kids

Updated on April 2, 2009

Kids love to eat desserts and some of the Christmas dessert recipes for kids are listed below. Christmas is a wonderful time especially for those yummy treats, goodies and delicious desserts. Christmas dinner will not be complete without some sweet desserts. These recipes will make your holiday special. Moreover these are easy to make and very tasteful too.

Christmas Dessert Recipe #1: Dark chocolate fudge

Dark chocolate fudge picture
Dark chocolate fudge picture

Dessert Recipe for dark chocolate fudge:


  • 3 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


In heavy pan over low heat, melt chocolate chips with condensed milk. Switch off the heat. Stir in 1 cup of walnuts and vanilla. Pour the batter into aluminum foil lined 8 or 9 inch square pan. Chill for 2 hours or until firm. Transfer fudge onto cutting board. Remove the aluminium foil and cut the fudge into squares. Enjoy this delicious dessert fudge along with your kids.

Christmas Dessert Recipe #2: rice pudding

Rice pudding
Rice pudding


  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe for Christmas rice pudding:

Add cooked rice, milk, sugar and butter in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat and stirring often for 20 minutes. Now add cranberries and lemon. Cook for 10 more minutes. Switch of the heat and add vanilla. Transfer into serving dishes.  Christmas rice pudding is ready now.

Christmas Dessert Recipe #3: Coconut cookies

Coconut cookies recipe picture
Coconut cookies recipe picture

Christmas Dessert Recipe for coconut cookies:


  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup coconut, shredded
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped


Melt butter over medium heat. Now add brown sugar and stir until dissolved. Let it cool then add eggs and vanilla. Then add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Add coconut, pecans and mix well. Drop onto cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. Kids will love this Christmas sweet treat dessert and you will enjoy this delicious coconut macaroons too.

What is your favorite christmas dessert?

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      Bobretea Tranyols 3 years ago

      All of them look great!:)

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      Sydney 7 years ago

      Your coconut cookies look great!! I'm making those cookies for Christmas!!!

      Date: 12/12/10

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      Lex and Mimi 8 years ago

      I added another cup of flour and they were still too wet. Good flavor, but did not turn out like the picture!

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      Triplet Mom 9 years ago from West Coast

      Great hub, I can honestly say that I have not tasted either coconut cookies or rice pudding but they look yummy and I am going to give them a try. Thank you!