12 holiday snacks inspired by your favorite Christmas movies

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Ready to get into the holiday spirit? Grab the remote and some of these Christmas movie-inspired snacks!

A Christmas Story gingerbread cookies
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1. A Christmas Story

For a classic Christmas movie, you need a classic Christmas snack! And nothing is more Christmas classic than Gingerbread cookies. Bake up this Gingerbread cookie recipe, put on some comfy jammies, and make a cup of hot cocoa to go with them. Don’t forget the marshmallows!

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Elf spaghetti
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2. Elf

Buddy may love his spaghetti, but a more snack-like option are these air fryer pasta chips! They are crunchy, dippy, and just an all-around fabulous finger food snack.

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Frosty the Snowman energy balls
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3. Frosty the Snowman

If Frosty is your movie of choice, few snacks will be as “on the nose” as these snowman energy balls! These are fun for kids to help make, and nobody will feel guilty because they are a healthy snack to boot!

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Polar Express hot chocolate
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4. Polar Express

You can’t watch Polar Express without a cup of hot chocolate in your hands! This simple recipe is not only completely delicious, but it’s also adjustable to your tastes and you won’t need any sugary mixes to make it!

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Home Alone pizza
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5. Home Alone

Kevin finds himself home alone, and decides to order pizza. Now you can have some right along with him in just minutes! These easy pita pizzas are fast and simple to make, and everyone will get their favorite toppings.

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Miracle on 34th Street
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6. Miracle on 34th Street

In this movie, everyone ends up at George’s house at the end of the movie. And what’s better for a gathering of folks than a snack tray! Here are some ideas for putting one together for just you, or your own group of friends and neighbors.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas peppermint bread
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7. A Charlie Brown Christmas

You can’t watch Charlie Brown without having something peppermint flavored in your hands. This peppermint chocolate bread is perfect for snacking on during a holiday peanuts movie.

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The Santa Clause cookies
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8. The Santa Clause

We all know how much Santa loves his cookies! And this year, you should enjoy some too. Give these chocolate chip oatmeal cookies a try!

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National Lampoons Christmas Vacation eggnog
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9. National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

They can enjoy their eggnog in the movie while you nosh on some of this eggnog French toast casserole.

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It’s a Wonderful Life bread
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10. It’s a Wonderful Life

They talk a lot about bread in this movie. But that doesn’t mean it has to be sandwich bread. Try some of this delicious cinnamon apple bread instead. Top a slice with whipped cream for the perfect movie night treat!

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Jingle All The Way cookies
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11. Jingle All The Way

While Howard hunts down a sold out toy, his wife bakes some pretty epic cookies. Here’s a whole wheat version that will have you feeling a little less guilty about snacking on cookies.

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soup
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12. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Santa slims down in this holiday classic because Mrs. Clause feeds him tomato soup. While I can’t guarantee weight loss, I can definitely guarantee deliciousness with this tomato soup recipe.

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