Santa Clause Movie Night

It is Christmas Eve and we are having a Santa Clause triple feature for our #movienightfriday, because what else is better, besides watching Home Alone.

So we kept it simple with crafts and a Santa Clause themed menu below.


Paper Plate Santa Craft For Kids [FREE Template] – Simple Everyday Mom

paper plate Santa craft image collage with the words paper plate Santa

“It’s after Thanksgiving, dreary and cold outside, and you need something to do with your kids. ” – Sam

Santa Paper Plate Craft For Kids – Simple Everyday Mom

paper plate santa craft image collage with the words paper plate santa

“‘Tis the season for tons of Christmas crafts and activities for kids!!” – Sam

Santa Bookmark Craft – Big Family Blessings

“Get ready for all your Christmas time reading with this super cute DIY Santa Bookmark.” – Amanda

Santa’s beard – scissor skills – Little Ladoo

“Christmas is near, and we have these Santa’s beard scissor skills cards for kids to practice cutting. Let the kids Grab their scissors, trim Santa’s beard and have fun.” – Madhumitha


Adorable Reindeer Cupcakes – Eating on a Dime

Today I have some super cute Reindeer Cupcakes for you to make. These are crazy easy, but oh so adorable. The kids will love to help.

“Today I have some super cute Reindeer Cupcakes for you to make. These are crazy easy, but oh so adorable. The kids will have so much fun helping to make these.” – Carrie

Reindeer Chow – Desserts on a Dime

Reindeer chow is the perfect snack for Christmas and so easy. The salty sweet combination with pretzels, chex mix and chocolate tastes heavenly. Reindeer chow recipe is the best treat for Christmas. Let the kids help make this muddy buddies recipe! #dessertonadime #reindeerchow #RecipePowderedSugar #RecipeGiftIdeas #recipeeasy #recipeholidays #santas #printable

“Reindeer chow is the perfect snack for Christmas. The salty sweet combination is heavenly and makes the best treat. Let the kids help make this easy recipe.” – Carrie

Reindeer Pretzels – Desserts on a Dime

Make Reindeer pretzels with the kids for an easy and festive Christmas treat with m&ms and rolo candy. The salty sweet combination is always a hit! Everyone loves chocolate covered treats. Reindeer pretzels with rolos make the best snacks. Try these Christmas Chocolate candy bites. #dessertonadime #reindeerpretzels #TreatswithChocolate #bites #candy #antlers #Rudolphtherednosed #reindeerpretzelsrolos

“Make Reindeer pretzels with the kids for an easy and festive Christmas treat. The salty sweet combination is always a hit!” – Carrie

Cute Reindeer Christmas Cheese Ball Recipe – Hunny I’m Home

Simple Christmas cheeseballs

“The holiday season is quickly creeping up on us, which means it’s time to start planning your food for all those holiday parties you’ll soon be attending! Mini cheese balls are a great go-to option for any holiday celebration because they’re delicious and easy to eat. These simple bacon ranch mini cheese balls are a great way to celebrate the holiday season — especially when you turn them into a cute reindeer Christmas cheese ball.” – Emily

Reindeer Juice Pouches: Cute Christmas Drinks for Kids – Hunny I’m Home

Cute Christmas drinks for kids

“It’s the season for holiday parties! And whether you’re this year’s room mother in charge of planning the class Christmas party or are hosting a family-friendly get-together at your house, you’re going to need some fun Christmas drinks for kids. These adorable reindeer juice boxes are perfect for any holiday celebration and are a great simple Christmas craft!” – Emily

4-Ingredient Christmas Tree Brownie Bites – Confessions of Parenting

christmas tree brownie bites on white dishes

“These showstopping Christmas Tree Brownie Bites are just what any holiday event needs! And even better, making these Christmas Tree Brownies is shockingly easy!” -Michele

Double Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies – Plant Based on a Budget

finished Chocolate Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies on parchment paper with one halved in the front

“These vegan double chocolate chip peppermint cookies are soft, chewy, and perfect for the holidays! Packed with cocoa powder, vegan chocolate chips, and peppermint extract, these mint-chocolate cookies truly embody the festive flavor and require just 15 minutes of hands-on prep! Plus, they’re dairy-free, egg-free, and vegan!” – Toni

Festive Santa Hat Donuts for Christmas – Big Family Blessings

“These easy and festive Santa Hat Donuts are an adorable addition to Christmas breakfast!” – Amanda

Santa Hat Cupcakes – Frugal Mom Eh

These Santa hat cupcakes are easy to make, cute as can be and sure to please the kids. A fun holiday treat for Christmas!

These Santa hat cupcakes are easy to make, cute as can be and sure to please the kids. A fun holiday treat for Christmas! – Elizabeth

Santa Claus Cupcakes – Frugal Mom Eh

These Santa Claus Cupcakes are great for bringing to a Christmas party - such a fun idea to celebrate this winter holiday! 

These Santa Claus Cupcakes are great for bringing to a Christmas party – such a fun idea to celebrate this winter holiday! ” – Elizabeth

Healthy Sugar Cookies – ifoodreal

Decorated healthy christmas sugar cookies on a plate for serving.

“Add these Healthy Sugar Cookies to your Christmas cookies wish list this year! They’re incredibly light, buttery, and classically delicious. Made with almond flour and cane sugar (or make sugar free), they’re the perfect cookie to decorate as desired!” – Olena


A single Mini Oreo red velvet cheesecake on a plate

“A perfectly sized mini Oreo red velvet cheesecake with a soft chocolate flavor and creamy texture, topped with whipped cream and an Oreo cookie.” – Ruth

ANTIPASTO WREATH – The Jam Jar Kitchen

antipasto skewer christmas wreath appetizer recipe

“This festive and delicious Antipasto Wreath is the perfect easy and delicious holiday appetizer!” – Elizabeth

Vegan Chocolate Star Bread – Sugar Spice N Everything Nice

star bread with chocolate filling kept on the side

With Christmas right around the corner, we bring to you our chocolate filled vegan star bread. It is crunchy, chocolatey and a perfect way to start the holiday season.” – Akshita

Easy Christmas Tree Cupcakes (Vegan) – Sugar Spice N Everything Nice


These chocolate Christmas tree cupcakes are rich, moist and perfect for your next Christmas or holiday party. This is going to be one of the standout desserts on your holiday dessert table!” – Akshita

Hot Chocolate Sugar Cookie Cups – Sugar Spice N Everything Nice

2 hot chocolate cookie cups and a candy cane heart

Sugar cookie cups with candy cane handles are easy treats and are perfect for your holiday party! They are filled with “hot chocolate” ganache and topped off with marshmallows and sprinkles” – Akshita

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bon Bons – Sugar Spice N Everything Nice

peanut butter bon bons on white tray

Peanut butter bon bons are so easy to make that even your children can make them alone. You can make them year round or as a special no-bake, easy treat for a Christmas party! ” – Akshita

Chocolate Ice-Cream Bars – Sugar Spice N Everything Nice

chocolate coated ice cream bars, decorated as reindeers are kept in a line

I love ice cream bars, especially chocolate ice-cream bars! Be it summer or winter, I will never say no to them. These frozen treats know no season. They are prefect to cool down during summer or to have it on a cold Christmas night next to a fire! ” – Akshita

easy instant pot peanut butter fudge – Monday is Meatloaf

peanut butter fudge on plate in front of christmas cards and ornaments

“Instant Pot Peanut Butter Fudge is so delicious that I keep making it over and over! The constant heat temperature helps to make sure that it is perfect each time. It also uses common ingredients that you probably have in your fridge and pantry to make this wonderful confection.” – Tina

Father Christmas cookies – Emily Leary

Lots of Father Christmas cookies on a green marble surface. There is also a Mother Christmas cookie.

“These Father Christmas cookies are crisp, light and gently spiced, then decorated with sugar paste to create very fun, very tasty and very festive treats” – Emily

Christmas Popcorn – Little Sunny Kitchen

Christmas popcorn served in a festive bowl, with holiday M&Ms and candy cane hersheys in the background.

“This is the best Christmas Popcorn recipe you’ll find! Light and crispy popcorn coated with white, red, and green chocolate candy melts and mixed in with holiday sprinkles, M&Ms, and candy cane kisses. It’s a sweet treat that you’ll be asked to make over and over again.” – Diana

Nutter Butter Cookies for Christmas (Easy!) – Angie Holden

reindeer, santa clause, elf cookies, and snowman cookies on green surfaces

“Join the festive fun with these traditional Nutter Butter cookies for Christmas. I have four easy ideas that all just take minutes to make. Decorating these no-bake Christmas cookies is a breeze! You’ll love this recipe for parties, school, or your holiday family gatherings. If you have missed any of the fun this week, be sure to check out the posts from day 1, day 2, and day 3.” – Angie


A serving plate of Christmas sugar cookies decorated with frosting and sprinkles.

These Christmas sugar cookies are roll out cookies that are frosted with an easy vanilla buttercream and decorated with sprinkles. A fun and classic holiday cookie that’s perfect for school parties and gift giving!” – Sara


A ladle full of slow cooker hot chocolate topped with marshmallows.

This rich and creamy slow cooker hot chocolate is perfect for any party or special occasion. Don’t forget the marshmallows!” – Sara

Candy Cane Hot Chocolate Bombs – The Soccer Mom Blog

Peppermint hot cocoa bombs with a mug of hot cocoa

“Warm up this winter with these tasty peppermint hot chocolate bombs!Made with minty hot cocoa mix, white chocolate, peppermints, and marshmallows, they make a smooth holiday treat that both kids and grown-ups can enjoy together!” – Stacey

Mini Santa Belly Cakes – The Soccer Mom Blog

Even the Grinch would agree that these Mini Santa Belly Cakes are the cutest Christmas treat ever!! An easy decorated holiday party dessert.

“Even the Grinch would agree that these Mini Santa Belly Cakes are the cutest Christmas treat ever!!” – Stacey


Chocolate hot cocoa cupcakes with marshmallow frosting. topped with mini marshmallows and mini candy canes to resembles a hot cup of cocoa. Four cupcakes are photographed on an oak cutting board with red fabric table and chopped up pieces of candy cane surrounding them.

“Santa’s Favorite Hot Cocoa Cupcakes are made with a chocolate boxed cake mix, making this an easy and spectacular holiday treat. The cake mix is elevated with packets of hot cocoa mix. The perfect finishing touch is the marshmallow fluff and cool whip frosting. Mini marshmallows and mini candy canes garnish this amazing dessert. Santa gets cookies everywhere he goes so why not give these babies a try?” – Dominique


“If you are looking for a super cute Christmas dessert that the kids will not only love eating, but making too, then give these Strawberry Santa Hat Brownies a try. Just a few ingredients are needed to make these raw Christmas brownies and then top them with yogurt and strawberries to make Santa hats. Perfect for a Christmas party.” – Dannii

Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops – Two Kids and a Coupon

“Looking for a tasty addition to your hot cocoa this holiday season? These candy cane marshmallow pops are easy and sweet to add to any drink or just to eat!” – Kim


“Finding fun breakfast ideas for your kids on Christmas morning is a great way to make the day extra special. But you don’t want to be in the kitchen cooking a time-consuming breakfast while your kids are opening their gifts! With these cute Strawberry Santa Claus Hats, you can whip up an adorable breakfast for your family on Christmas morning in a matter of minutes so you can quickly get back to enjoying time with your kids.” – Kim and Kalee


“Hot Chocolate Spoons are so easy to make, with lots of different topping possibilities, and they make a lovely homemade gift. Forget about store bought hot chocolate sachets, and make your own hot chocolates with real chocolate and a few fun toppings. The whole mixture is set with a spoon inside it, making it easy to just stir it all in to hot milk.” – Dannii

Christina’s Thick Italian Style Hot Chocolate – Christina’s Cucina

Christina’s Thick Italian Style Hot Chocolate is a copycat recipe of the thick hot chocolates one can order in Italy’s bars. It’s a perfect winter beverage!” – Christina

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