‘Tis the season for enjoying hot cocoa by the fire and belting out Christmas songs. The best part of the holidays? Enjoying family, friends, and a little downtime after all the crazy shopping.
Celebrate the season with classic Christmas movies and some delicious snacks. We put together the perfect guide, featuring recipes to enjoy for each day of ABC Family’s 25 days of Christmas. It’s guaranteed fun for everyone!
Day 1: The Polar Express | Hot Chocolate on a Stick
The one rule on the Polar Express is to never let the hot chocolate cool, so add this treat to a steamy cup of milk. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Tuesday, December 1 at 7 PM ET/PT.
Day 2: Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas | Grinch’s Heart Lollipops
These easy lollipops will make any heart grow three sizes larger, even Mr. Grinch’s. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Wednesday, December 2 at 6 PM ET/PT.
Day 3: Jack Frost | Snowman Shots
Enjoy a heartwarming tale of a man who comes back as a snowman with these yummy ice cream treats. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Thursday, December 3 at 4 PM ET/PT.
Day 4: Santa Claus is Comin’ To Town | Oreo Penguin Cupcakes
Kris finds an adorable little penguin in this classic. Join their adventures as you snack on these adorable treats. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Friday, December 4 at 6 PM ET/PT.
Day 5: Elf | Candy Cane Forest Pancakes
Buddy would approve of these candy cane forest pancakes. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Saturday, December 5 at 7:15 PM ET/PT.
Day 6: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas | Jack Skellington Cake Pops
Whip up a frightfully delicious holiday delight as you watch the Pumpkin King take over Christmas! (recipe via Disney Family)
Tune in on Sunday, December 6 at 4:45 PM ET/PT.
Day 7: Fred Claus | Ginger Eggnog Fizz Mocktail
Santa’s rebel of a brother, Fred, has made it to the North Pole to stir up some trouble. While he’s there, Fred can’t help but partake in some eggnog. Here’s a spin on the classic holiday drink. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Monday, December 7 at 4 PM ET/PT.
Day 8: The Santa Clause | Eggnog Latte
In one scene, Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) isn’t able to indulge in eggnog because the restaurant is out. Think ahead and prepare a creative eggnog drink, because you will surely be craving one. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Tuesday, December 8 at 6:30 PM ET/PT.
Day 9: Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas | Chocolate Peppermint Stick Ice Cream Sundae Mini Cake
Let your little ones enjoy a peppermint ice cream treat as they watch their favorite character ice skate in this holiday classic. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Wednesday, December 9 at 4:30 PM ET/PT.
Day 10: Frosty’s Winter Wonderland | Bagel Snowman
Your kids will love this colorful and tasty frosty bagel. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Thursday, December 10 at 11:30 AM ET/PT.
Day 11: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation | Christmas Tree Cupcakes
Enjoy these Christmas tree cupcakes … just make sure to keep them far away from any family member’s lit cigarette. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Friday, December 11 at 6:45 PM ET/PT.
Day 12: The Bells of Fraggle Rock | Fraggle Rock Cupcakes
These Fraggle-inspired cupcakes are a colorful treat for all ages. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Saturday, December 12 at 11:30 AM ET/PT.
Day 13: Toy Story Marathon | Wheezy Cheese & Crackers
The Pixar classics are sure to put you and your family in the mood to play, even with your food! (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Sunday, December 13 starting at 4:30 PM ET/PT.
Day 14: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory | Blueberry Avocado Smoothie
This healthy smoothie is sure to kick your cravings for blueberry pie without turning you into a giant blueberry. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Monday, December 14 at 11:30 AM ET/PT.
Day 15: The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause | Frosty Christmas Tree Cupcakes
Jack Frost attempts to steal Christmas from Scott Calvin and turns it into “Frostmas” so gather the little ones for some frosted desserts. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Tuesday, December 15 at 6 PM ET/PT.
Day 16: A Year Without Santa Claus | Peppermint Whipped Cream
Create your own snow while watching Santa’s elves try to make it snow in Southtown, USA, where it’s never snowed before. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Wednesday, December 16 at 5 PM ET/PT.
Day 17: Snow | Red Nosed Reindeer Cookies
Nick Snowden (aka Santa) needs to rescue his new reindeer Buddy from a zoo in California with only three days till Christmas. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Thursday, December 17 at 4:15 PM ET/PT.
Day 18: Disney’s Prep & Landing | Prep & Landing Elf Cookies
Tune in on Friday, December 18 at 6:30 PM ET/PT.
Day 19: Rudolph’s Shiny New Year | Donut Reindeer
A classic morning treat for a classic holiday movie. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Saturday, December 19 at 9:30 AM ET/PT.
Day 20: Disney’s A Christmas Carol | Ghost Pretzels
Introducing the ghost of Christmas snacks. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Sunday, December 20 at 12:45 PM ET/PT.
Day 21: Snowglobe | Snowy Lemon Cupcakes
These snow globe-like cupcakes are just as magical as this ABC Family original. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Monday, December 21 at 4:30 PM ET/PT.
Day 22: Christmas Cupid | Peppermint Kiss Cookies
Celebrate Christmas with a kiss. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Tuesday, December 22 at 12 PM ET/PT.
Day 23: Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July | Toasted Marshmallow Milkshakes
This milkshake is like Christmas in July, in a cup … yum! (recipe via Babble)
Tune in Wednesday, December 23 at 4:15 PM ET/PT.
Day 24: Prancer | Merry Trail Mix
This trail mix reminds us of Prancer’s snack, but 100 times more delicious. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Thursday, December 24 at 1 PM ET/PT.
Day 25: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone | Owl Snack
Let your little ones have their own owl before they go off to Hogwarts. (recipe via Babble)
Tune in on Friday, December 25 at 7:15 PM ET/PT.More On