Snow-Inspired Winter Recipes for Kids

The weather outside may be frightful, but with these wintry recipes your kitchen will become oh so delightful. These kid-friendly treats take inspiration from the season, and are the perfect family activity for a snow day (or weekend, for those in warmer climates). There is, after all, no better way to keep warm during the winter than with some cookies and hot cocoa, so check out the slideshow below and get to it!

Candy Cane Meringue Cups 1 of 15
Some minty freshness and some chocolate fudge all in one bite! Winter has never tasted so sweet! Get this recipe.
Snow-Capped Mexican Wedding Cookies 2 of 15
Buttery Mexican wedding cookies are a great treat for chilly winter nights. Have your kids help you sprinkle powdered sugar atop for a deliciously snowy effect! Get this recipe.
Snowy Lemon Cupcakes 3 of 15
They may look like the snowballs you’re not supposed to eat, but these coconut-lemon treats sure are yummy. Get this recipe.
Peppermint Whipped Cream 4 of 15
Nothing reminds us of snow-capped mountains more than a hefty dollop of whipped cream. Added to a steamy mug of hot chocolate, you'll never guess that this peppermint delight only requires two ingredients! Get this recipe.
Snow-Covered Trees 5 of 15
The exuberant frosting on these cupcakes makes them the perfect canvas for creating an edible winter wonderland. Get this recipe.
Coconut Snowball Cookies 6 of 15
Now these are the kind of snowballs Mom wouldn’t mind seeing indoors! Serve these vegan cookies warm with a cold glass of almond milk for a scrumptious winter afternoon snack. Get this recipe.
Frosted Devil Donettes Snowman 7 of 15
No need to leave your kitchen to build a snowman with the kiddies this winter. The best part? This snowman is so chocolaty! Get this recipe.
Elf Cupcakes 8 of 15
In just one bite, your kids will pass through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest and through a sea of swirly, twirly gum drops — just like Buddy the Elf! Get this recipe.
Double Gingerbread Cupcakes 9 of 15
A star-shaped gingerbread cookie sits in a bed of snow, er, vanilla frosting on top of a gingerbread cupcake, making this a doubly divine treat. Get this recipe.
Homemade S'more Blizzard 10 of 15
Whether you live in a colder climate or on the shores of Malibu, this Blizzard treat will make your kids as happy as the real thing. Get this recipe.
Snowballs on a Stick 11 of 15
Your kids just might have a “snowball” fight indoors ... over who gets the last of these coconut cake pops! Get this recipe.
Classic Gingerbread Snowflakes 12 of 15
Sick of gingerbread men? Bake up these pretty, glittery, and — most importantly — edible snowflakes instead! Get this recipe.
Snowman Marshmallow Crispies 13 of 15
Your kids can finally make snowmen in the warmth of the kitchen with this easy, vegan recipe.Get this recipe.
Snowman Shooters 14 of 15
Bring a burst of winter chill to the dessert table with these fudgy ice cream snowman shots. Frosty has never tasted so good. Get this recipe.
Hot Chocolate Cupcakes 15 of 15
The best way to cool off these hot chocolate cupcakes? With a dollop of whipped cream snow, of course! Get this recipe.
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