5. Christmas Caramel Corn
Because food coloring just makes everything better. Recipe here.
10. Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies
Recipe and instructions here.
14. Christmas Candy Carolers
Take a moment to appreciate that gummy worm scarf. Instructions here.
Making your own gingerbread takes a little extra time, but it’s not as hard as you might think. Full instructions here.
18. Easy Gingerbread House
You can go the extra mile and make a really beautiful, legitimate gingerbread house. OR, you can use graham crackers, make icing from powdered sugar, and let your kids go to town decorating with whatever candies they want. Really, the easy way sounds like more fun. Instructions here.
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