10 Recipes Inspired by Classic Christmas Stories

Flip through the pages of these Christmas classics with the perfect snack in hand. From sugarplums to snack mix, these treats are tasty enough to secure your place on Santa's nice list for years to come.

Part of: Holiday Central: Christmas

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The Gift of the Magi: Gift of the Magi Bread

The lovers in this moving classic may have learned their lesson the hard way, but one thing's for sure — a bread this tasty would've softened the blow.

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: Frosted Reindeer Cookies

Sleigh your little readers with these adorable cookies. Crimson colored gum drops are the perfect way to recreate Rudolph’s signature — his red nose.

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The Grinch Who Stole Christmas: Green Tea Pound Cake

This colorful cake doesn’t only match the green grouch in this Doctor Seuss classic, but the inside is also soft and sweet as can be.

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The Nutcracker: Sugarplums

Inspired by the infamous Sugar Plum Fairy, this doughy treat will have your taste buds coming alive just like the dolls in this Christmas classic.

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The Polar Express: Magical Sparkling Snowflakes

Catch a sweet snowflake on your tongue as the train in this tale rolls into the North Poll. Perhaps their magic will allow you to hear the ringing of the bell, too.

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A Christmas Carol: Apple Spice Punch

Like the steaming bowls of punch in Dickens’ Christmas novella, even the darkest of holiday hearts couldn't say bah humbug to this sweet sip.

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas: Chocolate Christmas Mice

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse, for they made their way from the page to your mouth.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas: Chocolate Skeleton Cookies

Snack on these chocolate cookies in honor of Jack the Skeleton king and his bewitching bride.

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The Elf on the Shelf: Green Elf Biscuits & Ham

Finding the perfect throne for your elf is tough work. Fuel up on these festive sandwiches before flipping through the pages of this soon-to-be classic.

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The Mitten: Zoo Food

Just like the brigade of furry friends that found shelter in the mitten, this sweet and savory snack also houses a blend of tasty animal treats.

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