‘Twas the night before Christmas…did you remember to make something for Santa? Here are a few easy last minute Christmas Eve snacks for Santa to ensure that your house doesn’t get skipped this year. And don’t forget the reindeer!
SANTA BARK ~ Deliciously Declassified
You can whip up this festive bark in the time it takes to hang your stockings.
SANTA’S SHORTBREAD COOKIES ~ The Clever Carrot
These deceptively simple shortbread cookies are delicious on their own–but if you feel the need to impress Santa a little more than usual this year, frost them, dip them in chocolate, or decorate with sprinkles.
NO BAKE WHITE CHOCOLATE THIN MINTS ~ The View from Great Island
Better leave a tall stack of these easy thin mints, they’re kind of addictive.
SLOW COOKER SALTED CARAMEL STEAMERS ~ Slow Cooker Gourmet
Skip the cold milk and whip up one of these cozy steamers, maybe Santa will linger a while (and leave more presents!) –also perfect for sipping while admiring the tree on Christmas Eve.
REINDEER MUNCH ~ Life Made Sweeter
Those reindeer work up an appetite on Christmas Eve, too! Leftovers make a great snack for holiday parties.
VEGAN CANDY CANE MERINGUE KISSES ~ Wallflowern Kitchen
It’s a good bet Santa’s on a diet, so why not offer him something he can enjoy without the guilt?
SOFT BATCH CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES ~ The View from Great Island
There’s no way Santa won’t love these classic soft and delicious chocolate chip cookies. Pairs perfectly with a glass of milk.
SANTA FUDGE (SKUMTOMTEFUDGE) ~ Louise’s Spis (Recipe in Swedish and English)
This pretty pink “Santa Fudge” is based on a traditional Swedish candy called “Skumtomtar”.
PEPPERMINT BARK HAYSTACKS ~ Lemon Tree Dwelling
Everybody and their brother is probably leaving peppermint bark for Santa, but you can outdo them all with these clever haystacks.
DARK CHOCOLATE COCOA NIB SHORTBREAD COOKIES ~ Vanilla and Bean
Need to get back on the good list? Tempt Santa with some dark chocolate ~ works like a charm :)
RUSSIAN TEA CAKES COOKIES ~ Saving Room for Dessert
Simple and delicious, these classic cookies look like perfect little snowballs–they would make a great addition to the fireside cookie plate.
ELF SHOES ~ (PEANUT BUTTER FILLED BUGLES) ~ Life with the Crust Cut Off
Santa will give you bonus points for creativity!
MELTING MOMENTS ~ The View from Great Island
We always left these easy vintage shortbread drop cookies for Santa when I was growing up, and he never complained.
WHITE CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT PRETZELS ~ Lil’ Luna
This crunchy combination of salty, sweet, and peppermint is guaranteed to make St Nick a happy camper.
NORTH POLE COCKTAIL ~ Half Baked Harvest
If your house happens to be Santa’s last stop of the night, then a cocktail is in order!
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