Holiday Baking as Homeschool Curriculum -- Over 100+ Recipes! (2024)

Holiday Baking as Homeschool Curriculum — Over 100+ Recipes!

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Every year I look forward to holiday baking with my kids. It’s a time of great memories because we are all together, laughing, telling stores and making up some yummy treats for get-togethers, friends and neighbors. Did you know this is also a great time to mix-in naturalhomeschool learning? Yep! There are many real life lessons to be learned while having family fun in the kitchen.

If you are looking for some delicious homeschool holiday recipes, I think we have you covered with all the amazing recipes below. This is also a great time to visit favorite FHD posts such as the original Holiday Baking as Homeschool Curriculum resource! For more homeschool holiday encouragement read throughHomeschooling for the Holidays: 5 Ideas for Learning and Fun, and the classicWhat Homeschool Moms REALLY Want For Christmas.

The Best Homeschool Cookie Creations

  1. Santa’s Cookies: Not only are these cute but you can use these to teach counting. How many M&M’s are in each cookie?
  2. Grinch Cookies : Use your color skills to try mixing up the colors to match the perfect shade of Mr. Grinch
  3. Chocolate Kiss Powder Puff Cookies: Cut these apart and talk about how putting them back together again forms the whole kiss. Great lesson on beginning fractions.
  4. Chocolate Pinwheels:Try not to eat all the dough first!
  5. Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies: These are the best! Trying making Tic Tac Toe boards on your cookie!
  6. Peppermint Kiss Thumbprint cookies: Have a ball mixing up red and green or create your own colors for even more fun.
  7. Snow Kiss Cookies: How cold does it need to be for snow to fall? Warm up after playing with these fun Snow Kiss Cookies!
  8. Perfect Sugar Cookies: Baking is packed with science, whip up the perfection concoction with these perfect sugar cookies
  9. Italian Cookies:How many colors of the rainbow can be found in these super cute Italian Cookies
  10. Snowflake Spice Cookies : Snow flakes come in all shapes and sizes which means the options are endless with these.
  11. Jelly Twinkles :What different shapes can you make in the middle of your cookie?
  12. Chocolaty Melting Snowman: Talking about “where does the snow go when it melts?” will be much more fun when eating these little guys.
  13. Oreo Balls:Can you make a perfect ball shape truffle?
  14. NutterButter Reindeer:Have a ball with these cute reindeer! Why do reindeer have antlers?
  15. Apple Pie Cookies:Have your child read all the ingredients to you while you gather the items.
  16. Santa Grahams: Can you count how many marshmallows are on Santa’s beard?
  17. 3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies: Use your imagination and create all kinds of fun shapes and designs.
  18. Penguin Cookies: Make up these little guys and finish up with this fun (affiliate link)Penguin book to learn more.
  19. Confetti Cake Batter Cookies:One of the easiest cookies you will ever make.
  20. Peanut Butter Christmas Mice:These little guys are the cutest, just be sure to put all the shapes together to make him come to life.
  21. Roly Poly Santas: How many different balls of dough do we need for Santa?
  22. Float Bear Cookies: It’s awfully cold where these guys live. Do you have bears that live near you?
  23. North Pole Cookies:How far is the North Pole from where you live?
  24. Santa’s Belly Cookies : Practice those fractions by making sure Santa’s belt divides the cupcake in half.
  25. Oreo Ornaments: Just be prepared for lots of sprinkles!

Perfect Homeschool Pies

  1. Grandma’s Pumpkin Pie : Who knew that pumpkin can turn into a pie!
  2. Chocolate Chip Pudding Pie:How many dollops of whipped cream will you add to your slice?
  3. Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownie Pie:See if you can line up the layers nice and smooth!
  4. Peppermint Crunch Ice Cream Pie: This may be even better than Pumpkin Pie.
  5. Pumpkin Silk Pie: Pumpkin and vanilla loaded on top of Cookies sounds like a must try!
  6. Easy Brownie Pie :You can’t beat brownies and ice cream in a pie.
  7. Mississippi Mud Pie: Are you sure you can eat all these layers?
  8. Cookie Dough Cheesecake: Have a ball making little dough balls to add on top!
  9. Mini Apple Pies: Oh so cute and perfect for small little hands.
  10. No Bake Cherry Cheesecake: A delicious, yet simple classic.
  11. Christmas Cookie Pie: The perfect dessert for movie night.
  12. Mama’s Pecan Pie: A family gathering is not complete without mama’s pecan pie.
  13. Best Chocolate Fudge Pie: I’ve never had Fudge Pie but this one looks divine.
  14. Turtle Pie: Drizzled chocolate with melty caramel are bound to leave little chocolate rings on sweet little faces!
  15. Gluten Free & Egg Free Pumpkin Pie: You won’t know its gone!
  16. Peanut Butter Cookie Pie: The baked in peanut butter cups steal the show!
  17. Almond Joy Pie: For those times when you feel like a nut.
  18. Maple Bacon Breakfast Pie: Who says you can’t have pie for breakfast?
  19. Coconut Cream Pie: A taste of south in your mouth!
  20. Chocolate Mousse Pie:For those days when you can’t get enough chocolate!
  21. Charlie Brown Pie: Make it with or without peanuts!
  22. Egg Nog Pie: For those that can’t get enough of Egg Nog!
  23. Chocolate Peppermint Ganache Pie:Low carb, just in case that matters.
  24. Braided Christmas Tree Pies: So cute and choose your own filling.
  25. Easy Cherry Pie: Don’t forget a big scoop of ice cream.

Creating Homeschool Cakes

  1. Reindeer Cupcakes :Yes you can even make Rudolph!
  2. Christmas Present Cake: Can you guess the surprise shape inside this cake?
  3. Igloo Cupcakes: Learn all about Igloos and create your own adorable Igloo to eat.
  4. Hot Cocoa Cupcakes– Who says hot chocolate comes in a cup?
  5. Grinch Christmas Cake: Time to cut the cake and see how big that Grinch heart grew!
  6. Christmas Vanilla Roll Cake :This takes talent but it’s perfect for a fun holiday dessert
  7. Stuck in the Snow Cupcakes :Yes even Santa has bad days…
  8. Chocolate Gingerbread Cake: Can you guess how many gingerbread men live on this cake?
  9. Christmas Reindeer Cake: Which famous reindeer will you make?
  10. Santa Hat Cupcakes: Santa’s hat is a triangle! How many sides are on a triangle?
  11. Candy Cane Brownie Trifle – Elegant and easy and sure to be a hit
  12. Pumpkin Magic Cake: It magically has no calories! 😉
  13. Peanut Butter Sheet Cake: Melt in Your mouth amazing and easy enough the littles can frost it for you.
  14. Pecan Pie Cake: Do your best not to go back for seconds, and thirds! Yes it’s THAT good!
  15. Skinny Almond Joy Poke Cake: You will never guess this is skinny!
  16. Spiced Apple Cider Cranberry Cupcakes: I can’t get over how gorgeous these are!
  17. Red Velvet Cake: Topped with cream cheese white frosting …yes please!
  18. Gluten Free Gingerbread Cake:Simply amazing!
  19. Rainbow Christmas Wreath Cake: Almost too pretty to eat!
  20. Gluten Free & Vegan Fruitcake: A delicious take on a family classic!
  21. Chocolate and Peppermint Poke Cake: One of the easiest and prettiest cakes ever.
  22. Christmas Cranberry Pound Cake: The perfect way to start your day.
  23. Gingerbread Roll Cake:The little ones will love this swirly cake!
  24. The Best Coconut Cake: Have fun decorating this one with lots of “snow”!
  25. Nilla Cake Bites: So Cute and the best part is there is no baking required.

Can’t Resist Homeschool Holiday Favorites

  1. Silly Snowman Rice Krispy Treats:The perfect ending to a crazy homeschool day!
  2. Strawberry Santa’s: If you’re looking for healthy, easy and fun this is it!
  3. Snowman Hat Donuts: You don’t need much time to start the day with a surprise they will love.
  4. Polar Bear Pops: Polar Bear pops make learning about Polar Bears so much more fun!
  5. Snow Man Mashed Potatoes :What veggies can you use to make the perfect Frosty the Snowman?
  6. Candy Cane Punch:A little punch makes every celebration more festive.
  7. Marshmallow Snowmen : How many marshmallows does it take to hold up your snowman?
  8. Snowman Sammy: Make lunch time a little extra special with this cute little guy! Here’s a perfect Snowman cut out you can use.
  9. Frosty The Snowman Smoothie : Make breakfast a little more fun with Frosty!
  10. Snowman Cheese ball : How cute is this? All holiday foods should be this fun.
  11. Kiwi Tree: Add some grapes for cute ornaments
  12. Pinecone Snacks: How do you eat a pinecone? Try it and find out!
  13. Reindeer Chow : Because little reindeer get hungry too.
  14. Marshmallow Frosty Hats:Because every snowman deserves a fashionable hat.
  15. Grinch Punch : Whip this up before watching a holiday tradition.
  16. M&M Christmas Lights : These are super fun and are great for learning shapes and colors!
  17. Christmas Tree Brownie Bites :Sneak in a little fruit with these delicious bites.
  18. Easy Peppermint Marshmallow Treats : Add these to your hot chocolate for an out of this world treat.
  19. Pull Apart Veggie Tree:Got picky eaters? This may make your life a little easier!
  20. Peppermint Oreo Milkshake: This tastes JUST like the Chick Fil A version!
  21. Snowman Pizza:Perfect dinner idea for a night of watching holiday movies with the family.
  22. Santa Claus Crackers: These are so fun and perfect for little kitchen helpers!
  23. Grinch Fruit Snacks:There is nothing grinchy about these sweet guys.
  24. Christmas Snack Mix: The Perfect holiday party mix!
  25. Homemade Egg Nog:&nbsp ;Way better than anything you will find in stores.

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