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December 9, 2022

5 Easy Homemade Christmas Snacks

You'll want to try all these tasty treats!


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Holiday fun needs holiday snacks! Whether you’re gathering with a few friends to watch a movie, playing a game with the family, or just relaxing by the open fire, everyone will appreciate having some tasty looking snacks on the coffee table to nibble on. The Santa.com team has put together this list of five quick Christmas snack recipes that are sure to be hits!

Holiday Salsa - Taste of Home

If you love crackers, cream cheese, and the zest of salsa (and who doesn’t?), this recipe is for you. Sweet, spicy and delightfully creamy, this snack is simple to make and a wonder to eat. With the crunch of the cracker, the softness of the cream cheese, and the bite of the salsa, you may never look at regular cheese and crackers the same way ever again!

Holiday Salsa

Christmas Chex Mix - Ree Drummond

Chex Mix is a party staple - but when you throw in some white chocolate and candy and you’ve got an especially sweet holiday treat! Kids and adults alike, will love this just right sweet and salty mix. Easy prep and cook time make this a perfect choice for family game night. Just make sure to wash those sticky hands!

Christmas Chex Mix

Rice Krispie Snowballs - Makinze Gore

You can’t go wrong with this festive take on Rice Krispies. Covered in white chocolate and filled with mini Reese’s peanut butter cups, these sweet snowballs are as fun to make as they are to eat. Hopefully, no one starts a Rice Krispie snowball fight!

Rice Krispie Snowballs

Mini Cheeseball Bites - Lauren Allen

Continuing our spherical trend, we just love this clever twist on the classic cheese ball. A delightfully retro mid-century party snack, cheeseballs made a comeback in the early 2000’s and continue to evolve. This easy recipe takes the cheesy classic and makes it bite-sized for more variety and convenience. Mini cheese balls with pretzel serving sticks will make sure everyone gets the taste of cheese they want, exactly how they want it!

Mini Cheeseball Bites

Bacon Bow Tie Crackers - Sheri Castle

Bacon.  Need we say more? The combo of crispy bacon and buttery crackers creates a savory treat that you and your guests won’t be able to get enough of.  You might want to make an extra tray of this delicate, crunchy snack that will be the star of your holiday party...or any party! 

Bacon Bow Tie Crackers