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14 Festive Christmas Crafts and Desserts

By: Jennifer Bendix, Editor for AllFreeHolidayCrafts

Stunning Coffee Filter WreathWe've put together this list of 14 Festive Christmas Crafts and Desserts to help jump-start your homemade creations for this holiday season. From eggnog and gingerbread to ornaments and handmade gifts, this list will help you dress your home, fill your tummy and spread some love this December. Keep warm this season and spend some time indoors with these Christmas crafts and enough dessert recipes to keep your family happy well into December. What better way to spend your spare time this holiday season than crafting and baking up some special sweets and treats for your loved ones?

How about making yourself a Christmas-themed apron to use while you whip together a batch of peppermint sweets? Not only will these Christmas dessert recipes and crafts help to transform your home into a winter wonderland, these projects also serve as a great way to get the family together. Have your children help you put together some tasty treats and let them lick the beaters while you pull them out of the oven. Maybe even prepare a few different pieces of handmade Christmas decor this winter with your significant other.

There simply is not a better way to celebrate the meaning of the season than to bake and create for others. So check out our 14 Festive Christmas Crafts and Desserts and get your household ready for the holiday season with some wonderful ideas for Christmas crafts to make.

14 Festive Christmas Crafts and Desserts

Table of Contents

Festive Christmas Crafts
Christmas Dessert Recipes

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Festive Christmas Crafts

Vintage Christmas VillageName Your Gift Wrap

Glitter, holly, fake snow and Christmas displays, experience one of the finest parts of December as you decorate your home for Christmas. These festive Christmas crafts will give you a handful of great crafting project ideas to choose from. Take the time to enjoy yourself this holiday with these fun and easy Christmas crafts that will be sure to brighten up your home and keep you in the holiday spirit all month!

1. Stunning Coffee Filter Wreath This is a great recycled craft.

2. DIY Yarn Christmas Trees The perfect trees for a Christmas display.

3. Rustic Burlap Christmas Art Mount this craft above your fireplace!

4. Vintage Christmas Village Create your own North Pole!

5. Name Your Gift Wrap Personalize your Christmas presents.

6. Reindeer Cocoa Cones Kids love these treats!

7. Tis the Season Apron This apron makes a great hostess gift.



Christmas Dessert Recipes

Gingerbread Baked in JarsCandy Cane Buttercream Frosted Brownies

We all know that December is a month always full of tasty treats. Peppermints, brownies, and gingerbread cookies sit in the kitchen of every home on the block during this time of year. Why not add that sweet smell to your kitchen this holiday season with this list of Christmas Dessert Recipes? These are some of the best Christmas recipes to share with your family. They will be sure to bring a gooey and delicious extra helping of joy to you and yours this Christmas.

1. Candy Cane Buttercream Frosted Brownies These are the perfect brownies for a dessert display.

2. Peppermint Shortbread Squares Use these squares for you next a cookie exchange.

3. Gingerbread Baked in Jars Hand out some great Christmas gifts!

4. Basic Egg Nog Egg nog makes for a great bedtime treat!

5. Nutmeg Coffee Cake Have dessert for breakfast.

6. Billy Goats It smells like Christmas.

7. Egg Nog Pie This is the perfect pie for egg nog lovers!

Try making your own Christmas ornaments from our Homemade Christmas Ornaments: 9 Easy Ornament Tutorials free eBook!




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I did some for my Christmas theme this year, apple green and white.

I'm going to make a coffee filter wreath and the burlap Christmas Art as well as some felt tree ornaments.


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