2 Healthy And Easy-To-Prepare Christmas Treats For Kids

If you are a parent of a toddler, you must always want your preschooler to consume healthy food. But as the holiday season rolls around, making your children stick to a nutritious meal plan might become a little tough. During the Christmas season, children always look forward to eating cookies, apple pie, mashed potatoes, fruit cakes, etc. You being the parents, would definitely like to prepare everything your little ones demand. But on the other hand, you must be concerned about their health and want to prepare something nutritious. To help you out, chefs of Montessori Buena Park CA have shared here some healthy and easy-to-prepare Christmas recipes. Try these recipes at home and ensure kids are happy during this festive season.

Deliciously healthy Christmas recipes for children :

Honey and Caramel Popcorn :
Ingredients :
  • Butter – 1/4th cup
  • Brown sugar – 2/3rd cup
  • Honey – 1/3rd cup
  • Popping corn – 1/3rd cup
  • Vegetable oil – 1 to 2 tbsp
How to Make :
  • Take some oil in a pan and heat it on medium flame.
  • Then add 2 to 3 pieces of corns to it.
  • Once the corn pieces start forming a circular shape, add the remaining corn pieces. Place a lid on the pan and let the corns pop inside.
  • After some time as the popping sound stops, turn off the flame and remove the lid. Put all the popcorn in a large bowl.
  • Now take another pan and heat the mixture of butter, sugar, and honey on the pan for around 10 minutes.
  • Once it gets adequately mixed, let it boil and then cook the mixture on a low flame for another 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Pour this mixture into the popcorn bowl and mix well. Let it cool down and then allow your kids to enjoy the delicious Honey and Caramel Popcorn with their Montessori Buena Park CA friends.

Chocolate Cookies :
Ingredients :
  • Unsalted Scotland butter – 1 cup
  • Cocoa powder – ½ cup
  • Sugar – 2 cups
  • Eggs – 2
  • Sodium bicarbonate – ½ tbsp
  • Baking soda – 1 tbsp
  • All-purpose flour – 2 cups
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – ½ tbsp
  • Icing sugar for garnishing
How to Make :
  • First, mix the butter and sugar in a large bowl until it reaches a cream-like consistency.
  • Then, add the eggs and vanilla extract to this mixture and mix well.
  • In another bowl, mix the all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Chefs of the Montessori Buena Park CA suggest parents slowly add these dry ingredients to the other bowl and mix well.
  • The mixture should have a dough-like consistency.
  • Take small portions of this mixture and roll it into balls. Flaten these balls to form the cookies.
  • Now place the flattened balls on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  • Preheat the oven to 180˚ C for 10 to 12 minutes and bake the cookies in it.
  • Once the cookies are baked and cool completely, give them to your child and let them enjoy the cookies.

These two are very popular Christmas preparation amongst kids. So, if you can prepare at least one of these at home, they would be more than happy.