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11 Other Snacks You Can Bake For Santa This Year

Leaving a snack for Santa is one of the best parts of Christmas Eve. But what if Santa is... particular? Here are some ways to satisfy Santa whatever his cravings or dietary restrictions.

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1. For the fancy, gluten-free Santa:

If Santa is gluten free and also pretty sophisticated, these are the treats to make. Adorable, succulent, cinnamon-y, and high class.
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If Santa is gluten free and also pretty sophisticated, these are the treats to make. Adorable, succulent, cinnamon-y, and high class.

2. For the Santa who loves the simple joys:

Everyone — Santa included — will be head over heels for these adorable and amazing delights. It's a PB&J with a major upgrade.
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Everyone — Santa included — will be head over heels for these adorable and amazing delights. It's a PB&J with a major upgrade.

3. For the Santa who's had enough cookies to last a lifetime:

Even though Santa never gets tired of eating cookies, sometimes he appreciates new and different options. Like these delicious whole wheat peanut butter chocolate chip cookie bars. They're a mouthful.
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Even though Santa never gets tired of eating cookies, sometimes he appreciates new and different options. Like these delicious whole wheat peanut butter chocolate chip cookie bars. They're a mouthful.

4. For the Santa who wants something savory:

Did you ever think that maybe Santa wants something savory? These airy rolls taste like the holidays, making them the perfect snack for a Santa who's had too many sweets.
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Did you ever think that maybe Santa wants something savory? These airy rolls taste like the holidays, making them the perfect snack for a Santa who's had too many sweets.

5. For the Santa who relies on superfoods:

Featuring quinoa and butternut squash, and leaving out dairy and eggs, these brownies are an amazing source of Christmas spirit. They're also really good (promise).
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Featuring quinoa and butternut squash, and leaving out dairy and eggs, these brownies are an amazing source of Christmas spirit. They're also really good (promise).

6. For the Santa who’s being careful this year:

Santa doesn't always want to indulge. These mouth-watering muffins will provide a boost of pre-present-delivering energy without the extra calories.
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Santa doesn't always want to indulge. These mouth-watering muffins will provide a boost of pre-present-delivering energy without the extra calories.

7. For the vegan (but still decadent) Santa:

When Santa is vegan, but still enjoys a good dessert, this avocado cake with margarita glaze hits the spot.
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When Santa is vegan, but still enjoys a good dessert, this avocado cake with margarita glaze hits the spot.

8. For the paleo Santa:

Sweet, simple, and paleo-approved.
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Sweet, simple, and paleo-approved.

9. For the Santa who’s trying to lay off the sugar: Soft sugar-free chocolate chip cookies

Christmas is a difficult time for someone who's sugar-free; let's not make it harder on Santa, shall we? These will satisfy Santa's cravings while keeping him on track.
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Christmas is a difficult time for someone who's sugar-free; let's not make it harder on Santa, shall we? These will satisfy Santa's cravings while keeping him on track.

10. For the innovative Santa:

Using fried wontons and a whole bunch of caramel, you can create something truly original for Santa to enjoy. And really, who doesn't love nachos?
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Using fried wontons and a whole bunch of caramel, you can create something truly original for Santa to enjoy. And really, who doesn't love nachos?

11. For the busy Santa:

This is Santa's busiest time of year. How can we minimize stress while maximizing happiness? By suggesting these no-bake peanut butter oatmeal balls, which yield a beautiful result from a simple, short process.
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This is Santa's busiest time of year. How can we minimize stress while maximizing happiness? By suggesting these no-bake peanut butter oatmeal balls, which yield a beautiful result from a simple, short process.

Elf-sized tools make Santa-sized fun. Stir up some magic, then lick the spoon. Bake Like an Elf, direct from Northpole and specially delivered by Hallmark.