10 Christmas Bake Sale Ideas that are Guaranteed Crowd Pleasers

Jill Holtz

December 2, 2018

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If you are stuck for ideas on what to contribute to a seasonal bake sale at your child’s school or in the local community, these great Christmas bake sale ideas are guaranteed crowd pleasers and sure to be a hit!

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Bake sales are always popular, and a great way to raise funds for schools, clubs, charities and other community groups. If you are planning your contribution and looking for something that is destined to sell out quickly in aid of a great cause, these Christmas bake sale ideas are perfect.

Take inspiration from all the season’s favourite – snowmen, reindeer, Santa, elves, Christmas trees and more!

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Delicious Christmas Bake Sale Ideas

Christmas Lights Cupcakes

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Transform an ordinary cupcake treat into a festive showstopper with this idea for Christmas lights cupcakes from Baked Brie.

Snowman Cupcakes

Snowman cupcakes

Image: Cooking Classy

The kids will enjoy decorating these vanilla cupcakes with marshmallows to create fun snowman cupcakes. You can find the recipe and instructions over on Cooking Classy.

Marshmallow Kebabs

Snowman on a stick

Image: Forkly

This is the perfect bake sale idea for when you need to whip up a treat in a hurry! These snowman kebabs from Forkly are so easy you won’t even need a recipe.

Start with some skewers (or straws if for young children), then thread on three large marshmallows, and use some food-safe pens to decorate the snowmen’s coal eyes and mouth, carrot nose, and twig arms!

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Rudolph Rice Krispie Buns

Kid friendly Christmas recipes

Image: Eats Amazing

Rice Krispie buns are always popular with kids (and adults!), so these reindeer versions from Eats Amazing are sure to be a hit!

Reindeer Poop

chocolate covered raisins

Can you imagine the glee on the children’s faces when they see little bags of reindeer poop?!

This is one that’s more about the presentation, so get our printable reindeer poop tags here – as well as a catchy little rhyme that will provide plenty of giggles!

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Christmas Tree Brownies

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Image: One Little Project

Is there anything more delicious than the combination of peppermint and chocolate? Particularly when there’s icing and sprinkles involved? These Christmas tree brownies from One Little Project are perfect for packing up as a gift…if you can bear to part with any!

Gingerbread People

gingerbread men recipe

Gingerbread people are fun to make, decorate and eat – and they make the house smell fantastic too. Here is a very easy and tasty gingerbread men recipe that you will enjoy making with your kids!

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DIY Hot Chocolate Stirrers

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Image: Darice

At this time of year, a nice hot mug of cocoa is welcoming and very popular. Make your own DIY chocolate stirrers for the bake sale with these instructions from Darice, You could package them up nicely in individual cellophane bags.

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Cranberry & White Chocolate Chip Cookies

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This festive cranberry and white chocolate chip cookies recipe was submitted by parent Deirdre C for our Christmas Treats Recipe Competition.

I have made them myself and can assure you that they are not just for Christmas, but are delicious year round!

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Rosie’s Melting Snowman Cookies

Bake Sales ideas christmas cookie recipesAnother finalist in our Best Christmas Cookie Competition, Rosie’s melting snowman cookies.

These cookies only contain a few ingredients and if you’re stuck for time (or inclination!), you could cheat by using shop bought biscuits and decorating them!

How to Package Food for Bake Sale

You’ve gone to all the trouble to make lovely home baked treats, so why not consider packaging them nicely for display? Kin Community has neat ideas in this video.

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What are your favourite Christmas bake sale ideas? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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Published On: December 2nd, 2018 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: April 3rd, 2021 / Tags: , , , , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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