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36 Kids Christmas Party Snack Ideas: Fun & Cute Vegan Treats

36 Kids Christmas Party Snack Ideas: Fun & Cute Vegan Treats

In this article you will find 36 kid approved recipes to share at a Christmas party, or to make at home for your own little Christmas party! They are all vegan, adorable, and your kids will love them! Not all of them are the ‘healthiest’ holiday snacks, if you’re looking for holiday craft snacks using fruits and veggies, go here!

There is no doubt that Christmas parties for kids this year will be different from the past. However, that doesn’t mean our kids won’t want fun holiday snacks that make Christmas all that much more special!

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With 36 recipes to choose from, from Christmas cupcakes to Nightmare Before Christmas cookies and more, you’re kids will be sure to find one that they like and are super excited to try!

Take them with your to a kids Christmas party, or enjoy them at home during a virtual holiday party!

But before we get to the recipes, let me answer a few questions you may have about Christmas parties and snacks!

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What are good Christmas snacks?

Good Christmas snacks are basically anything that looks, smells, tastes, or reminds you or your kids of Christmas!

This could be as simple as making red and green Christmas cookies or cupcakes, or making gingerbread men or gingerbread reindeer!

It could be something that reminds you of Christmas when you were little.

For example, my mom always used to make cheese bread when I was little, so if I were to make a vegan version of that cheese bread; that would be a good Christmas snack. Same for cookies or other snacks or treats you may remember from your childhood.

There is no bad or wrong Christmas snack if it has some meaning to you!

What do you serve at a Christmas party?

You serve food that kids will actually eat at a Christmas party.

You could serve sweet treats, savory snacks, or other foods.

Ideally, you’ll serve something that doesn’t require a fork or knife to eat.

Something easy to eat that isn’t messy, like finger foods.

What are good finger foods for Christmas?

Good finger foods for Christmas may include (but not limited to);

  • Holiday cookies
  • cupcakes
  • pretzels
  • pieces of fudge
  • peppermint bark that’s pre-broken
  • truffles or energy balls
  • and more!

Fun Holiday Treats for Kids that are VEGAN!!

Classic Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies (Vegan)

vegan gingerbread cookies on a white plate.
Photo from strengthandsunshine.com

The holiday season is not complete without Gingerbread Cookies! These classic gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-free gingerbread men (and friends) are such a fun sweet treat for all to have this Christmas. Food allergies don’t have to get in the way with this dessert recipe!

Chocolate Candy Cane Crunch Cookies


chocolate candy cane crunch cookies on white plate.
Photo from strengthandsunshine.com

Naughty or nice, baking these cookies will put you on the nice list! Chocolate Candy Cane Crunch Cookies to celebrate the season! Gluten-free and vegan, healthy and delicious, the perfect holiday cookie for kids of all ages!

Mint Chocolate Sunflower Bites


Mint chocolate sunflower bites in white bowl.
Photo from strengthandsunshine.com

The refreshing taste of mint paired with decadent chocolate is a match made in flavor heaven. These Mint Chocolate Sunflower Bites provide a hefty dose of flavor along with whole grain oats and sunflower seeds, making them the perfect gluten-free, nut-free, and vegan energy snack!

Gluten-Free Mint Chocolate Cupcakes (Vegan, Allergy-Free)

Mint chocolate cupcakes with chocolate sprinkles and green frosting.
Photo from strengthandsunshine.com

Rich chocolate combined with sweet, minty freshness! These Gluten-Free Mint Chocolate Cupcakes are vegan, allergy-free, and a perfect way to take your chocolate cupcake craving up a notch! Homemade chocolate cupcakes topped with a naturally green, minty, & dairy-free buttercream frosting with a dash of chocolate sprinkles!

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels (Vegan, Sugar-Free, Allergy-Free)

Cinnamon and sugar mini pretzels in a white bowl.
Photo from strengthandsunshine.com

A super easy, salty, sweet, and crunchy snack recipe! These Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels are vegan, sugar-free, and top-8 allergy-free! Perfect for gift-giving, late night snacking, or a healthier kid-friendly

Best Easy Chocolate Hummus Ever (Vegan, GF)

Chocolate hummus in a bowl with strawberries around it.
Photo from recipesfromapantry.com

Chocolate Hummus is a dreamy and sweet dessert hummus that’s actually healthy (but no one will know it). It is a great spread, appetizer, dip, dessert, snack and me time treat that the whole family will love

Air Fryer Tater Tots (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Air fryer tater tots with some type of white dip.
Photo from recipesfromapantry.com

Air Fryer Tater Tots are a healthier homemade version of the fast food favorite. They turn out perfectly crispy on the outside and pillowy soft on the inside. Cook up homemade tater tots in air fryer using absolutely no oil at all! The perfect finger food for kids holiday parties (in person or virtual)!

Kiwiberry cheesecakes

Mini kiwi berry cheesecakes in clear small jar with kiwi berries and a spoon and more mini cheesecakes in background.
Photo from amummytoo.co.uk

Creamy, light, sweet and more-ish cheesecake made with coconut cream, cashews, dates, walnuts and kiwi berries. One recipe makes 4, be sure to make enough for everyone present!

Chocolate apricot balls

Chocolate Apricot balls on a cutting board.
Photo from amummytoo.co.uk

It only takes three ingredients and a few minutes to make these chocolate apricot balls, yet they look and taste incredible.

Snowflake Tortilla Crisps Recipe

Snowflake tortilla crisps on a cooling rack.
Photo from eatsamazing.co.uk

Crispy Air Fryer Chickpeas

Air fryer chickpeas in a glass weck jar.
Photo from littlesunnykitchen.com

These Air Fryer chickpeas make a tasty and super healthy snack! They are spicy, crunchy, vegan, gluten-free, and packed with plant protein. Enjoy them as a snack, top your salads, sandwiches, or even soups!

Snickerdoodle cookie pops with white outer layer.
Photo from pinkfortitude.com

Sometimes in life, you need a treat, like these Snickerdoodle Cookie Pops. Even better because they are gluten free and vegan. And soooooo good.

SNOWMEN MERINGUE COOKIES (VEGAN & GF)

Snowman meringue cookies on spotted plate, vegan and gluten-fre.
Photo from veganhuggs.com

These snowman-shaped Vegan Meringue Cookies will be a hit at your next wintertime gathering. They are sweet, crisp, airy and completely adorable!

VEGAN SNOWBALL COOKIES

Vegan Snowball cookies piled on a white plate with the top cookie with a bite missing.
Photo from stresslessbehealthy.com

Make your holiday complete with these festive Vegan Snowball Cookies. They are light, crisp, buttery and coated in sugary heaven! Plus, they require just 7 simple ingredients and take 25 minutes to make.

3-Ingredient Vegan Peppermint Fudge

Chocolate peppermint fudge with crushed candy canes on top.
Photo from wowitsveggie.com

This vegan peppermint fudge is so yummy and uses 3 ingredients! You can adjust the peppermint flavor if your kids don’t love it and add as many candy canes as you want!

20-Minute Vegan White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

White Chocolate Cranberry cookies on parchment paper.
Photo from wowitsveggie.com

These vegan white chocolate cranberry cookies are so delicious and easy to make! Perfect for kids and pretty healthy too!

AVOCADO REINDEER BROWNIES

Avocado Reindeer Brownies.
Photo from veggiedesserts.com

These Reindeer Brownies have a healthy secret – avocado! The pureed avocado makes these fun festive shaped brownies moist and gives extra goodness. Perfect for the holidays!

VEGAN CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES WITH CASHEW FILLING

Chocolate truffles with cashew filling.
Photo from eatingworks.com

RAW VEGAN TAHINI COOKIES

Raw tahini cookies on plate with pomegranate seeds.
Photo from eatingworks.com

Best Chocolate Fudge Recipe

chocolate fudge with sea salt on top.
Photo from happykitchen.rocks

Wonderfully sweet, delightfully gooey, this is without question the best chocolate fudge recipe made without condensed milk (and sugar!) you’re ever going to have! Feel free to indulge yourself with this vegan fudge without any guilt or second guessing.

GLUTEN-FREE VEGAN SUGAR COOKIES

Sugar cookies with blue, pink, or purple frosting.
Photo from rhiansrecipes.com

These Gluten-Free Vegan Sugar Cookies are soft and chewy, slightly fluffy and covered in a rich, creamy cashew frosting. The best pretty and colourful sweet treat for the festive season! Refined sugar free and naturally coloured.

CHOCOLATE PRETZEL REINDEER

Chocolate pretzel reindeer with pecan as head.
Photo from spabettie.com

these salty sweet Chocolate Pretzel Reindeer will bring smiles and fun to your holidays! a fun kid friendly holiday craft for your cookie gift trays!

Nightmare Before Christmas Cookies

Nightmare before christmas reindeer cookies.
Photo from vegandollhouse.com

Be careful if you bring these Nightmare Before Christmas Cookies to a Holiday Party, you won’t have any left when you leave! Unless the kids haven’t been introduced to that movie yet, in which case it may be a good idea to play the movie for the kids and let them enjoy watching it while eating these cookies!

Mint Chocolate Fudge Recipe

Mint chocolate fudge with mint leaves.
Photo from texanerin.com

Vegan Mini Wreath Cakes

Mini Wreath Cakes with dark background.
Photo from vegandollhouse.com

Vegan Chick-fil-A style Nuggets with Vegan Honey Mustard Sauce (Oil-free!)

Chick-fil-a style nuggets on white plate with yellow sauce and pickles on the side.
Photo from nosweatvegan.com

These Chick-fil-A style tofu nuggets combine agave sweetness and briny pickle juice for a unique yet familiar flavor. Plus everything is oil-free! Pair with a side of vegan honey mustard dipping sauce for the perfect holiday finger food.

POMEGRANATE + PISTACHIO DARK CHOCOLATE BARK

Pomegranate and pistachio dark chocolate bark stacked.
Photo from mapleandmango.com

This Pomegranate + Pistachio Dark Chocolate Bark recipe is an incredibly easy-to-make, delicious, healthy treat! The red and green in this chocolate bark give it a fun, festive vibe!

OIL-FREE VEGAN SUGAR COOKIES

Snowman, Christmas tree, and yellow stars and snowflake sugar cookies.
Photo from aplantifulpath.com

Cookies with no butter or oil? Yes! These scrumptious Oil-Free Vegan Sugar Cookies are perfect to cut and bake for your holiday treats!

OIL-FREE VEGAN GINGERBREAD COOKIES

Snowflake gingerbread cookies sitting on a white plate on the windowsill.
Photo from aplantifulpath.com

hese amazing Oil-Free Vegan Gingerbread Cookies are a healthier version of this classic cookie. You won’t believe there’s no butter or oil! Made with whole grain flour, molasses, and the perfect amount of spices – you’re going to love them!

No-Junk Christmas Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Christmas bark with tiny gingerbread men like cookies.
Photo from eatsamazing.co.uk

 This homemade easy coconut oil Christmas chocolate bark recipe is a great fun and healthy Christmas treat for kids to make themselves!

Easy Fruit & Nut Chocolate Buttons Recipe

Fruit and nut chocolate buttons.
Photo from eatsamazing.co.uk

Fruit & nut chocolate buttons make a fab quick and easy homemade gift idea that’s easy enough for kids to make themselves – perfect for Christmas presents or festive party treats!

The Quickest Cranberry Jelly

Cranberry Jelly Shapes, hearts, stars, and snowflakes.
Photo from mypureplants.com

This is 3-ingredient homemade cranberry jelly made of DRIED CRANBERRIES. It is the quickest and easiest cranberry jelly to make.

Walnut Crescent Cookies

Walnut Crescent cookies on plate.
Photo from mypureplants.com

These crescent cookies will taste like a nuttier friend of a shortbread cookie. It is really fun to make with kids or for kids.

VEGAN COCONUT ALMOND BUTTER COOKIES (GLUTEN-FREE)

Coconut almond butter cookies.
Photo from zardyplants.com

These super simple vegan coconut almond butter cookies are chewy, sweet, absolutely delicious and they happen to be gluten-free! Taking just a half hour to make, they are the perfect cookie to dunk in milk or enjoy with afternoon tea, or they are great to serve at a party!

SNICKERDOODLE HUMMUS | VEGAN SNICKERDOODLE DIP

snickerdoodle hummus in white bowl with coffee in the background.
Photo from vnutritionandwellness.com

This delicious Snickerdoodle Hummus Dip tastes just like the holiday cinnamon sugar cookie but it’s healthier! The surprise ingredient is chickpeas but don’t let that scare you away – the kids won’t even know!

VEGAN ORANGE CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

orange chocolate truffles on a plate.
Photo from lifebeginswithdessert.com

These melt in your mouth vegan truffles are as good as they look! With a hint of orange, these raw orange chocolate truffles are a perfect after-dinner snack.

Whether you’ll be celebrating Christmas with others at an actual party, or celebrating at home with a virtual holiday party, I hope you enjoy these vegan Christmas that are also kid friendly and approved!

Looking for more Kid Friendly and Healthy-ish (vegan) Christmas Food Ideas? Check out:

27 Vegan Christmas Cookies You’ll Want to Make this Holiday Season!

37 Easy Vegan Appetizers for Christmas

25 Vegan Christmas Dinner Recipes That Your Kids Will Actually Love!

36 Vegan Christmas Dessert Recipes

13 Easy Vegan Christmas Side Dishes

26 Kid Friendly Vegan Christmas Breakfast Recipes

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Want to Remember these recipes for Christmas? Pin 36 Kids Christmas Party Snack Ideas: Fun & Cute Vegan Treats to your favorite Christmas Pinterest board!!

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